Francis Marion University will move ahead with two important capital projects after the South Carolina Legislature overrode a pair of gubernatorial vetoes earlier this week.
Dr. Matt Bonds (’98), assistant professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-CEO and co-founder of the international poverty-fighting organization PIVOT, is the recipient of the 2018 Lawrence F. Swails Award from Francis Marion University.
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.