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Jan
25

Belle Baruch Institute Celebrates Retirement; Welcomes New Co-Director

Housed within FMU’s McNair Institute for Research and Service, The Belle Baruch Institute for South Carolina Studies (BISCS) was established in 2017 by a unique partnership between Francis Marion University, Coastal Carolina University, and the Belle W. Baruch Foundation at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown, SC. Dr. Lynn Hanson, Professor Emeritus of English at FMU, was […]

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Sep
26

Hurricane Ian Updates

Francis Marion University is closely watching the path of Hurricane Ian and preparing for the storm’s possible impact on university operations. According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources SC State Climate Office, the entirety of the state is expected to be impacted by this hurricane. Wind gusts over 40 mph are possible; however, […]

By Suzanne Henderson | Uncategorized
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May
03

Live Stream 2021 Commencement

Francis Marion University will hold three in-person commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 7, and Saturday May 8 for its spring 2021 graduating class.

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Mar
17

FMU closing early due to approaching storms

Francis Marion University will close at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, in anticipation of severe weather that’s expected to pass through the Pee Dee Region. All campus activities after 1 p.m. are cancelled. Continue to check here and our social media channels for more information. FMU will use the Swamp Fox Alert system to […]

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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.

By Matt McColl | News . Uncategorized
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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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