Author Celeste Ng, twice the author of a New York Times bestseller for her novels Everything I never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere, is the headliner for the annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival at Francis Marion University.
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.
Francis Marion University’s Industrial Engineering program has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the highly respected worldwide leader in the accreditation of engineering and technology programs.
FMU President Dr. Fred Carter highlighted the dramatic growth of University’s academic programs, and its increasing impact on the region, at the FMU’s faculty breakfast Monday.
FMU is launching a bold, new initiative designed to improve accessibility to the University for students who are the first in their families to attend college.