May
05

Neal leaves FMU prepped for the desk or the cockpit

Most college students come to campus with their heads in the clouds. Derek Neal (’21) was no different. Well, he was actually very different.

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May
05

FMU’s Gamble receives prestigious grad school offers

Anquan Gamble (’21) was always fascinated with computers, coding, and anything related to cyberspace, but he never thought he’d be able to make a career of it.

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May
05

SGA president leaves a personal, public legacy at FMU

Ty Robinson (’21) says Francis Marion University will always have a special place in his heart.

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May
04

The sky’s the limit — or not — for FMU double major Morris

FMU grad James Morris (’21) has always enjoyed tinkering with mechanical objects and solving mathematical problems. He just had a knack.

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May
04

Mitchell retiring from FMU post, will be replaced by grad Sweeney

Francis Marion University is saying farewell to a long-time vice president and is welcoming his replacement to the campus community. Tucker Mitchell, FMU’s Vice President for University Communications, is retiring in July and will move to his native North Carolina. He’s been at FMU since 2013. Mitchell began discussing his plans with FMU President Dr. [...]

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May
03

FMU welcomes top incoming freshmen at Scholarship Day

Francis Marion University opened its doors to welcome new scholarship recipients at its annual Scholarship Awards Day on Saturday at the FMU Performing Arts Center. The event brought some of the state’s top high school students and future Patriots to FMU’s campus to meet with faculty and staff, register for Fall 2021 classes and receive […]

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Apr
28

FMU to hold three spring 2021 commencement ceremonies

FMU will hold three spring 2021 commencement ceremonies.

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Apr
23

FMU professors honored for research, teaching, service, governance

Four FMU faculty members were honored for their outstanding individual work.

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Apr
23

Kaufman named Francis Marion’s distinguished professor for 2020-2021

Dr. V. Scott Kaufman is chair of the Department of History.

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Apr
21

New Rachel Hodges International Fund will enhance study abroad for FMU students

A unique new educational fund created by Rachel Hodges, and her husband, former South Carolina Governor James H. “Jim” Hodges.

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Apr
20

FMU highlights student achievement at Academic Awards

Francis Marion University presented awards to its top  students at its annual Academic Awards ceremony on April 19 in the Smith University Center Gymnasium. The best students, as selected by each academic department, were recognized during the ceremony. University-wide awards, and special awards for particular achievements within a discipline were also handed out. Many of […]

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Apr
16

FMU Phi Kappa Phi chapter inducts 30 new members

Francis Marion University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, a nationwide honor society which recognizes superior academic achievement regardless of field of study, inducted 30 new members at its annual induction ceremony Thursday night in the Chapman Auditorium on the FMU campus. Phi Kappa Phi membership can be obtained through invitation only and is restricted to […]

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