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Oct
19

Knowles celebrated as FMU Trustee Research Scholar

Travis W. Knowles became Francis Marion University’s newest Board of Trustees’ Research Scholar.

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Oct
17

FMU ready to host 2022 Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival

The 15th Annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival

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Oct
14

FMU hosts statewide AAUP conference

The AAUP met on the Francis Marion University campus this past week to discuss matters important to higher education.

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Oct
13

FMU professor receives international physics award

Dr. Larry Engelhardt, professor of physics, was one of the recipients of the annual award given to exceptional individuals or teams for “sustained commitment to excellence in physics education.”

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Oct
06

Duke Energy donates $25,000 to FMU sensory education lab

The new lab will benefit students across several disciplines, including a new collateral and minor in Autism and Neurodiversity Studies.

By Breanna Lisenby | News
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Oct
03

Francis Marion to host Autism speaker series

Francis Marion University will kick off the first of two special speaker events this week focusing on autism education.

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Sep
28

FMU cancels classes and activities ahead of Hurricane Ian

Classes and activities are canceled Friday and through the weekend. The university will reopen Monday at 8:30am.

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Sep
13

Francis Marion University earns perfect marks as Great College to Work For for second year in a row

Francis Marion University has once again achieved top marks in all categories for the Great Colleges to Work For® survey.

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Sep
12

Francis Marion University honored in U.S. News & World Report rankings

FMU ranked in seven categories in the 2022 US News & World Report.

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Aug
26

Pat Boswell retires after 29 years at FMU

Boswell graduated from FMU in 1977 and began working at the university in 1993.

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Aug
23

Fall construction, program expansions highlight FMU fall semester

President Dr. Fred Carter provided an update on the university’s upcoming projects during the annual welcome reception for faculty members held at the FMU Performing Arts Center on Monday night. Carter’s remarks highlighted major construction that will begin midway through the fall semester, including a new School of Business and School of Education building, renovations to the Smith University Center, a new engineering workshop, and $9 million in improvements to existing campus facilities.

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Aug
19

FMU welcomes new faculty for 2022-23 academic year

FMU welcomes new faculty for 2022-23 academic year.

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