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14

FMU piles up multiple “bests” in 2020 USN&WR rankings

Francis Marion University has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of the top Regional Universities in the South.

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Sep
14

Francis Marion University recognized as Great College to Work For

Francis Marion University has been recognized as a Great Colleges to Work For® Honor Roll School for an eighth straight year. 

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Sep
08

Francis Marion University returns to in-person instruction

Francis Marion University resumed in-person classes Tuesday after the fall semester’s first three weeks were administered remotely.

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Aug
31

FMU’s 50th gala cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

Officials with the FMU Education Foundation announced that the gala, originally scheduled for April and postponed once to Oct. 1 at the FMU Performing Arts Center, has been cancelled due to concerns over safety and venue capacity. 

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Aug
28

MUSC Health Florence Medical Center and FMU partner to bring COVID-19 testing to community

MUSC Health Florence Medical Center and Francis Marion University are proud to announce a partnership to bring COVID-19 testing to the FMU campus.

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Aug
26

Duke Energy provides Makerspace grant for FMU Engineering

The Duke Energy Foundation has made a $50,000 gift to Francis Marion University’s new FMU Engineering Makerspace. 

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Aug
26

Biology professor lands bioinformatics grant

FMU professor Dr. Jeremy Rentsch was recently named recipient of a grant from the S.C. IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence’s Bioinformatics Pilot Program.

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Aug
25

FMU ‘Lights S.C. Purple’ to commemorate 19th amendment

FMU joined the City of Florence, South Carolina Women in Leadership, and other partners across the state to “Light S.C. purple” in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.

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Aug
24

CCU, FDTC, FMU, and HGTC sign Covid-19 mutual aid compact

Four public institutions of higher education in the Pee Dee and Lowcountry region of South Carolina have agreed to a unique partnership for assistance and mutual aid during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Aug
19

FMU Nursing recognized as NLN center of excellence

Francis Marion University is one of 17 schools named as Centers of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, the nation’s premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.

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Aug
18

FMU recognizes staff members for long-time service

Francis Marion University celebrated some of its longest serving staff members prior to the start of the fall 2020 semester.

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Aug
17

FMU welcomes nine new faculty members for 2020-21 academic year

Francis Marion University welcomed nine new faculty members to campus as the 2020-21 academic year began.

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