The McNair Institute for Research and Service and International Programs collaborate on bringing the world to FMU and FMU to the world! All of our McNair Scholars will have the opportunity to travel abroad as a part of their academic scholarship. Scholars can also become International Student Liaisons and serve as a point of contact […]
Jerel Dawkins, a sophomore in mechanical engineering, has begun a project with FMU’s Belle Baruch Institute for South Carolina Studies (BISCS) at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown, SC. He plans to use 3-D printing and reverse engineering to design and manufacture replicas of the late Belle Baruch’s equestrian medals. The project is super-vised by Dr. Rahul [...]
In early 2022, The McNair Institute commissioned a study on the consequences of COVID-19 on student engagement and learning in the Pee Dee. On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Drs. Megan Haggard, Kiley Molinari, Jared Stewart-Ginsburg, and Stephanie Williams shared preliminary findings from their "Covid Consequences" project at the FMU Faculty Teaching and Learning Seminar. During [...]
The following was written by John Odasco, McNair Scholar. I was supposed to travel abroad my fall semester of 2020 but due to the exponential rise of COVID-19 at the time, it had to be postponed. Fast forward to 2022 where we have better regulation of the virus and vaccine boosters, I felt a sense of [...]
Summer is typically a time most college students spend relaxing. Kennedy Glasgow (’20), a sophomore at Francis Marion University and Nursing major, isn’t a typical college student.
Francis Marion University has named three students as recipients of the prestigious McNair Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Kailey Eggert of Paul M Dorman High School in Greenville, S.C.; Nathan Hinson of Chester Senior High School in Chester, S.C.; and Kyndell Smith of St. James High School in Murrells Inlet, S.C. are the newest [...]