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Jun
23

FMU Board names facilities in honor of Rae, McDuffie

The FMU Board of Trustees recognized two retired members of faculty and staff by naming university facilities in their honor.

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Jun
20

Activate Academy at FMU inspires, motivates rising ninth graders

Rising ninth graders in the Pee Dee had the opportunity to participate in a unique comprehensive learning experience at Francis Marion University last week known as Activate Academy.

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Jun
10

FMU community saddened by passing of Florence Mayor Frank Willis

“Frank Willis was a consummate gentleman, a selfless public servant, and a steadfast friend.”

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Jun
06

FMU Releases Spring 2022 Semester President’s, Dean’s List

FMU named full-time students and part-time students to its President’s and Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester.

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May
13

Two 70s rock bands slated for summer shows at the FMUPAC

The FMUPAC welcomes two musical powerhouses, Orleans and The Fabulous Thunderbirds, for a pair of summer concert events.

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May
13

Brand receives FMU’s AAFSC Diversity Award  

The current Dean of Students becomes the twelfth recipient of the AAFSC award.

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May
12

FMU’s Richardson Center for the Child awarded SC Building Blocks Grant

FMU’s Gail and Terry Richardson Center for the Child (RCC) is set to receive $142,500 thanks to the SC Building Blocks Grant.

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May
11

Special ceremony will commemorate historic cemetery on FMU campus

Trinity Baptist Church and Francis Marion University will host a ceremony honoring those buried in a historic cemetery on the university’s campus.

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May
07

FMU honors graduate hailed as the ‘embodiment of resolve’

First-generation college student Ke’Ziyah Williamson graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Francis Marion University on Saturday.

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May
07

History is the future for standout FMU grad

Elizabeth Henry, who received her diploma at FMU’s commencement on Saturday, is a direct descendant of American Founding Father Patrick Henry.

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May
07

FMU graduates first Mechanical Engineering class

The first students to graduate from FMU’s Mechanical Engineering program received their diplomas during Saturday’s commencement ceremony.

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May
07

FMU honors graduates, faculty at expanded commencement ceremonies

FMU is celebrating the accomplishments of graduates and faculty at commencements this weekend that more closely resemble pre-pandemic ceremonies.

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