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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.

By Breanna Lisenby | News
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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.

By Breanna Lisenby | News
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Aug
08

O’Kelley begins term as FMU faculty chair

Dr. Sharon O’Kelley, professor of mathematics, began her term as head of the faculty last month after being elected to succeed outgoing chair Professor Glen Gourley.

By Anna Strom | News
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Aug
04

FMU continues tradition of naming facilities for faculty, staff

Colleges and universities have many traditions, but at Francis Marion University naming buildings and other university facilities to honor the contributions of faculty and staff members has become one of its most cherished practices.

By Anna Strom | News
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Aug
04

FMU Freshwater Ecology Center named after esteemed biology professor

FMU honored Dr. John G. Rae, III member by naming the university’s Freshwater Ecology Center in his honor.

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Jul
27

FMU becomes first SC university to earn State Designation as a Professional Doctoral University

When it comes to institutions of higher learning, Francis Marion University is officially one of a kind.

By Anna Strom | News
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Jul
20

FMU students make summer road trips in 2022

FMU students are once again exploring the jungles of Ecuador, walking Civil War battlefields in Pennsylvania and Virginia, and venturing along the shores of Prince Edward Island, Canada as part of their university experience.

By Anna Strom | News
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Jul
13

“Converge” exhibit opens at Gately Gallery

Converge showcases a pair of exhibits from Amiri Geuka Farris of Bluffton, SC and Samantha Mack of Savannah, GA and will run through August 19.

By Anna Strom | News
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Jul
06

Josh Turner and Black Violin coming to FMUPAC this fall

The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center is excited to announce a star studded 2022 fall lineup.

By Anna Strom | News
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Jun
24

FMU staff members recognized for outstanding service

FMU recognized the outstanding service of four employees during its annual Staff Service Awards luncheon Thursday.

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Jun
23

$18M environmental facility to house FMU’s new forestry and environmental science programs

FMU’s Board of Trustees approved the university’s operating budget for FY 2022-23 on Thursday, including major expansions in the university’s environmental and health sciences programs.

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