FMU will award honorary degrees to South Carolina Senator Harvey Peeler; McLeod Health’s Vice President of Patient Service and former FMU trustee, Teresa C. Anderson ‘79; and long-time Florence physician and the University of South Carolina’s Florence Campus Assistant Dean of Medical Student Education, Dr. William H. “Bill” Hester during spring commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m., May 5 in the Smith University Center gymnasium.
Francis Marion University recently held its 48th-annual Athletic Awards Gala in the university’s Performing Arts Center. Most Valuable Player awards were given in 14 sports. A school spirit award, most outstanding cheerleader award, and a student-athlete award were also presented.
Four FMU faculty members were honored for outstanding individual work during the past year at an annual faculty recognition banquet Thursday night.
Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price, Dean of the FMU School of Health Sciences, was named the J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2018-19 academic year at the school’s annual faculty awards dinner.
FMU’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, a nationwide honor society which recognizes superior academic achievement regardless of field of study, inducted 28 new members at its annual induction ceremony Thursday night in the McNair Auditorium on the FMU campus.
Francis Marion University’s Department of Physics hosted Barrett N. Fountos, manager of the United States Department of Energy’s Russian Health Studies program, for a talk to university students and staff Tuesday.
Eight Francis Marion University students took part in the National Model United Nations simulation at U.N. headquarters in New York City last week.
Francis Marion’s graduating Visual Arts majors will take the spotlight in April as their installations don the Adele Kassab Art Gallery in the Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center.