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Dec
07

Fall 2020 Commencement Francis Marion University  awarded 227 baccalaureate degrees and 109 master’s or specialist’s degrees throughout the five commencement ceremonies on Dec. 11 and 12. Attendance for both guests and University personnel was significantly limited to allow for appropriate social distancing. There were approximately 65 graduates at each ceremony. The attendance at each of [...]

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Aug
18

FMU implements personal health assessment app

Francis Marion University is implementing an innovative personal health assessment app called “HealthChampion.”

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Aug
14

Student Health Office moves to University Center

The Student Health Center provides a front-line healthcare resource for the FMU community.

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Mar
09

Latest statement from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU President – March 9, 2020

Latest message from Dr. Fred Carter, president Francis Marion University to FMU faculty and staff. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has reported the first confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Carolina. They are being treated and monitored with the protocol established by the Centers for Disease Control [...]

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Feb
20

FMU opening delayed until 10 a.m. on Friday, first classes begin at 10:30 a.m.

While there are varying forecasts with regard to snowfall in the Florence area, the northwestern part of our service area is expected to have heavier snowfall, more torrential rains, and stronger winds.  Accordingly, the University will delay opening until 10:00am with the first classes beginning at 10:30am. Check the FMU Weather Alerts page for regular […]

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Feb
10

Major Opportunities: Math

Today we are spotlighting some Math majors. They wanted to share their experiences and goals. Jonathan BrittWhere is your hometown?Lamar, SC What do you like best about Francis Marion University?I like the faculty the best! Why did you pick math for your major?I chose mathematics because it is beautiful and very useful. I see math […]

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Feb
03

Major Opportunities: English Liberal Arts

Do you enjoy thinking, learning, and discovering new things about not only yourself and the world? Are you passionate about connecting with others in the world and learning about new cultures and ideas? If so, an English Liberal Arts Major is definitely for you! In our classes, you learn how to interpret books and stories, […]

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Jan
20

“Post Secrets” coming to the FMU PAC

“Post Secret” will be at FMU’s Performing Arts Center for a one-night show on Thursday Feb. 13 at 7:45 p.m.

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Sep
16

How to Survive 8:30 Classes

It’s been a few weeks, and you should be getting settled into a good routine by now. Are you finding yourself struggling to make it to your 8:30 classes? It’s weird how you were able to make it to class for high school, but 8:30 classes in college seem so different. Most people loathe 8:30 […]

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Sep
13

FMU monitoring severe weather – Feb. 6, 2020

Due to the possibility of strong winds in the area later today, Francis Marion University is canceling all evening activities, including classes, after 5 p.m. FMU will resume its normal schedule Friday morning.

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Sep
09

What To Do If You Miss Class

Check your syllabus for attendance, late work, and make-up policies. As we have mentioned before, the syllabus is important. It includes all of the important information that you will need for the class, including attendance, late work, and make-up policies. If you know you’re going to miss class, email your professor beforehand. If you cannot […]

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Sep
03

How to Email Your Professor (or advisor)

Emails are an important form of communication for college students. Not only does the school send information through email, but students should also use it as a communication tool. Texting has become the norm for most people, so sending an email from your phone can seem similar. However, emails and text messages are different and […]

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