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Mar
09

NCAA’s a heartbreaker For Francis Marion men

The FMU men’s basketball team will play the opening game of the 2018 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional on Saturday when the sixth-seeded Patriots meet the 24th-ranked and third-seeded UNC Pembroke Braves.

By Matt McColl | basketball . Homepage . News
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Mar
08

FMU’s Coleman joins University’s Concert Band

The Francis Marion University Concert Band will be joined by Dr. Fran Coleman, the newest academic staff member in the university’s Music Industry program,  for a show at the FMU Performing Arts Center on March 13, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. 

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Mar
08

FMU adds Irish college to growing list of exchange partners

FMU recently concluded an exchange agreement with Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, in Carlow, in the Republic of Ireland.

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Mar
05

Dr. Walter D. “Doug” Smith, founding president of Francis Marion University, has passed away

Dr. Walter Douglas “Doug” Smith, FMU’s beloved founding president, has passed away. He was 99.

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Mar
02

Francis Marion Board of Trustees elects new officers

Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees elected three new officers during its regular quarterly meeting on Thursday, March 1.

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Mar
02

Francis Marion presents alumni awards at annual Alumni Awards Gala

Francis Marion University honored Kathy S. Heustess (’81) as its 2018 Outstanding Alumnus at the University’s annual Alumni Awards Gala.

By Matt McColl | Alumni News . Homepage . News
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Mar
01

Carter highlights University achievements, future endeavors

FMU President Dr. Fred Carter told the University’s trustees Thursday that the University has made significant achievements over the past five years, all pointing it towards a bright future.

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Mar
01

FMU’s Browning named Player of the Year, Parker earns All-PBC honors

FMU Senior Detrek Browning has been named the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.

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Feb
27

Two Marion Medallions presented by Morning News, FMU

Two venerated members of the Pee Dee region were recognized for their tireless service to the people of the area at the 2018 Marion Medallion awards ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the FMU PAC.

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Feb
26

Southern rock legends Marshall Tucker Band to perform at FMU PAC

There’ll be “lightning in the air” on Friday May 4 with the iconic Marshall Tucker Band brings its legendary brand of Southern rock to the Francis Marion University’s Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4.

By Matt McColl | Homepage . News . Student Life
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Feb
14

FMU President’s Bowl to begin Thursday

Francis Marion University’s first-ever intramural Quiz Bowl tournament — the President’s Bowl — will kickoff with its first set of matches on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Smith University Center commons located on the Francis Marion campus.

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Feb
12

FMU crowns 2018 Homecoming king and queen

FMU celebrated its 2017 Homecoming by crowing a new king and queen and awarding other honors during the festivities.

By Matt McColl | Alumni News . Homepage . News
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