FMU Focus Magazine Spring/Summer 2023 Edition

Spring/Summer 2023

After years of planning and hard work, the university has arrived at a good place, but a different place from where it was 25 years ago.

Darla Moore Scholars received a special treat when Darla Moore herself joined them for dinner and a unique, question-and-answer session in February.

Dr. Peter King didn’t grow up longing to be an academic, didn’t expect to live in America, and never imagined he’d become a university provost. Isn’t it great when a plan works out?

High Energy and hard work have paved the way for Jake Zehnder, FMU’s brand new men’s basketball coach. The Patriots’ future looks bright.

Francis Marion University’s investment in the health of the Pee Dee community is as old as the college itself and as deep as the namesake river that runs through it.

FMU’s Wildsumaco Biological Station is ready to grow, opening the door to even more extraordinary educational opportunities.

Prestigious Award recognizes distinguished service in the Pee Dee region. The Marion Medallion is an award with some real heft to it.

Alex Cox didn’t think he’d play another year of basketball at FMU, but he’s glad he did.

Lee Carter (’98) is passionate about helping the community that helped him.

A look at recent events across campus and in the FMU community

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