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Dec
13

FMU’s first PA class: a tie that binds

FLORENCE – Twenty-seven months and gallons of midnight oil later, Francis Marion University’s first class of Physician Assistants have graduated. The 32-member class reveled in the accomplishment at Saturday’s commencement ceremony on the FMU campus – two-plus years of demanding academic and clinical work were done. A new career beckoned. But the class also reflected [...]

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Dec
13

PA’s graduation walk a little tougher than some

FLORENCE – Charlotte Hanna knows what it mean to overcome life’s challenges. She’ll be in full view doing it again Saturday when he walks across the commencement stage as one of FMU’s first class of Physician Assistant Studies graduates Hanna is one of just 32 students in the first PA class that was selected from [...]

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Dec
13

Specht-acular: Dual-sport athlete readies for second FMU degree

Warren Specht has seen the highs and lows of being a student athlete Francis Marion University. He knows the pressure that goes along with mid-week road trips to Peach Belt conference opponents that are followed up the next morning with pressure-packed business class presentations. After graduating from Francis Marion with his degree in Management Information [...]

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Dec
13

End of a good journey for Robinson-Cain

FLORENCE — Francis Marion University wasn’t Chanie Robinson-Cain’s first choice when she was picking out a college and it took her two years to settle on a major once she arrived. But four years after it started, Robinson-Cain wouldn’t change a thing. Her collegiate journey has been just as important as her destination, although she’s pretty [...]

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Dec
13

FMU grad ready to head back to the classroom

College is a time to try new things. To take classes to find out what you’re interested in. To join campus organizations to meet new friends. To grow as a person and into a professional. That’s the blueprint Austin Halliburton followed during his time at Francis Marion University, where he sampled as many parts of campus and academic life as he could.

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Dec
13

First doctoral grads bring real-world research focus to regional health care issues

Francis Marion University graduated its first class of doctoral students at its fall commencement ceremony Saturday. It was a big day for the University. A big day for the community and the region, too.

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Dec
09

December 9, 2018 – FMU exams continue on a normal schedule

Final Exams at Francis Marion University will continue as scheduled for the week of December 10.

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Dec
08

Francis Marion to celebrate fall commencement, first class of doctoral graduates

Francis Marion University will award degrees to 329 new graduates at its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m.

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Dec
06

Dec. 6, 2018: Francis Marion officials monitoring potential winter weather event

There is a possibility of a heavy rain and cold weather in parts of the Pee Dee area this weekend and into Monday.

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Oct
10

Francis Marion University monitoring Hurricane Michael, will operate on normal schedule

Hurricane Michael is moving towards South Carolina and FMU officials are continuing to monitor its approach. It’s expected to reach our area during the day on Thursday.

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Sep
09

Francis Marion will re-open Wednesday

Due to extensive flooding and widespread power outages throughout the Pee Dee River Basin, Francis Marion University will remain closed Monday and Tuesday.

Maintenance crews will be on campus Monday and Tuesday dealing with minor damage that occurred as a result of the storm, but essential systems on campus survived the storm in good shape.

Assuming major roadways are passable by mid-week, FMU will re-open on a normal schedule Wednesday.

Continue to monitor FMU’s website and social media channel for updates.

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Jan
29

FMU, SC Humanities to host Beyond Mother Emanuel

FMU, in conjunction with South Carolina Humanities, will look to jump start the conversation on several thorny topics related to race and culture in America when it hosts a first-of-its-kind symposium Feb. 26-28.

By Matt McColl | News . Student Life . Uncategorized
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