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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
Francis Marion University will award degrees to 329 new graduates at its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m.
There is a possibility of a heavy rain and cold weather in parts of the Pee Dee area this weekend and into Monday.
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.
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.