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Mar
02

FMU approves Doctor of Psychology degree

Francis Marion University is once again expanding its graduate degree offerings with the approval of another doctoral degree program, the Doctor of Psychology degree. 

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Feb
27

FMU presents annual Marion Medallion Awards

On February 27, 2023, businessmen Jim Brown and Tim Norwood and former Florence City Council member and community activist Pat Gibson-Hye Moore received Marion Medallion awards during a ceremony held at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.

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Feb
24

Wages receives FMU’s AAFSC Diversity Award

Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration and Planning at Francis Marion University, received the FMU African-American Faculty and Staff Coalition’s Diversity Award at the organization’s 22nd annual scholarship reception held at the FMU Performing Arts Center on Thursday night.

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Feb
22

FMU’s South Carolina Chamber Music Festival returns February 28

Francis Marion University will host the eleventh annual South Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the FMU Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre February 28 to March 3.

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Feb
07

Hopla Receives 2023 AANP Advocate State Award for Excellence in South Carolina

In recognition of her contribution as an advocate on behalf of nurse practitioners and their patients, Dr. Deborah Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC, is being honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) as the 2023 recipient of the AANP Advocate State Award for Excellence in South Carolina.

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Feb
06

FMU Students offer free tax return prep through April 12

Francis Marion University’s tax accounting students are offering free tax return preparation through the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The program runs through April 12.

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Feb
06

CareFIRST Carolina, CareSouth Carolina give $25,000 in support to FMU in honor of Archie Tim Brown

The CareFIRST Carolina Foundation and CareSouth Carolina presented Francis Marion University (FMU) with the first of many annual support gifts, a total of $25,000, through the Archie TIM Brown Master of Science in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner Scholarship.

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Feb
05

FMU Receives Substantial Gift for Endowed Chair in Autism Studies

In 2013, Dr. Ron Faulkenberry retired from Francis Marion University after teaching in its School of Education for almost forty years.

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Jan
27

Search Committee selects three finalists in search for FMU Provost

The Francis Marion University Provost Search Committee has narrowed down the provost candidate pool to three finalists. 

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Jan
26

FMU Alumna Blankenship Recognized During McMaster’s State of the State Address

During Wednesday evening’s State of the State address, Governor Henry McMaster recognized Francis Marion University alumna MyKenna Blankenship of Darlington.   Blankenship is a 2022 graduate of Francis Marion where she was a Teaching Fellow and completed her bachelor’s degree in education.    MyKenna always wanted to be a teacher. She completed the Teacher Cadet [...]
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Jan
23
Jan
20

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

Fall 2022 President’s, Dean’s List

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