Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees ratified a reopening plan for the school at its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday on campus.
Francis Marion University will reopen for the fall 2020 semester on Aug. 17 with three weeks of online classes for all students before moving to a mixture of traditional, online and blended classes on Sept. 8.
The Allman Betts Band is rescheduling its August concert dates throughout the country, including the Aug. 19 concert at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.
A new scholarship honoring Florence-born artist William H. Johnson will support students in FMU’s new African American Studies minor while also bringing awareness to Johnson, and to African and African American art.
Francis Marion University named 523 full-time students and 25 part-time students to its President’s List for the spring semester. An additional 514 full-time students and 26 part-time students made the Dean’s List for the spring semester.
Students at FMU will be seeing incoming student body president Tymoshio “Ty” Robinson and his fellow SGA officers around campus a lot this fall.