Jun
30

Founders Day at 50: Founding of FMU remains a hot topic

Fifty years ago, higher education in the Pee Dee changed forever. That’s when Francis Marion University was created.

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Jun
29

FMU alumna creates new scholarship honoring William H. Johnson

A new scholarship honoring Florence-born artist  William H. Johnson will support students in FMU’s new African American Studies minor  while also bringing awareness to Johnson, and to African and African American art.

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Jun
18

FMU joins in national observance of Juneteenth

Francis Marion University joins other colleges and universities throughout the nation in celebrating Juneteenth on Friday, June 19.

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Jun
11

FMU Nursing receives prestigious CCNE accreditation

FMU’s nursing program has received initial accreditation from the prestigious Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

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Jun
09

FMU releases spring 2020 President’s, Dean’s lists

Francis Marion University named 523 full-time students and 25 part-time students to its President’s List for the spring semester. An additional 514 full-time students and 26 part-time students made the Dean’s List for the spring semester.

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Jun
04

FMU’s new student body president aims to ‘meet students where they are’

Students at FMU will be seeing incoming student body president Tymoshio “Ty” Robinson and his fellow SGA officers around campus a lot this fall.

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Jun
04

FMU freezes tuition, fees for second year in a row

FMU’s trustees affirmed that the University would freeze tuition and fees for a second straight year.

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Jun
04

FMU to facilitate community forum on diversity. ‘We can do better, we must do better,’ says Carter

FMU President Dr. Fred Carter told the university’s board of trustees Thursday that FMU would take the lead in sustaining a regional conversation on racial justice and equality in the wake of the George Floyd murder.

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Jun
04

FMU Board of Trustees Meeting Live Stream

Live stream the June 2020 meeting of Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees.

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Jun
01

Francis Marion University resumes summer hours

Francis Marion University’s campus re-opens to the public on June 1, along with other state government offices across South Carolina.

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May
29

FMU mourns the passing of Marvin Lynch, founding staffer

Francis Marion University is mourning the loss of one of its founding staff members. The Rev. Marvin W. Lynch, who was FMU’s first director of admissions, passed away on Friday. 

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May
08

He wasn’t planning to stay, now he’s a Patriot for life

Old hands at Francis Marion University can stop reading right now. You’ve heard this one before. It’s the one about the student who came to FMU “for just one year,” planning to transfer when that was done, and wound up never leaving. It happens a lot, at FMU. It happened to Darnay Wilson, at native [...]

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