Oct
23

FM A’Glow winners crowned

Follow the lights to Francis Marion’s campus Saturday night for the FM A’Glow pumpkin-carving display and competition.

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Oct
05

Veto overrides set stage for FMU medical complex, honors center

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.

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Oct
03

Candidates spar in debate at FMU PAC

Francis Marion University will host a South Carolina Gubernatorial Debate on Wednesday Oct. 17 at the FMU Performing Arts Center.

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Oct
03

Grammy Award-winner Mary Chapin Carpenter coming to the PAC

American singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter will bring her special blend of acoustic-country to the FMU PAC Thursday night.

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Oct
02

Bonds receives FMU’s Swails Award

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.

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Sep
28

FMU dedicates David M. Peterson nuclear lab

Francis Marion University’s nuclear physics laboratory has been named in honor of the man whose hard work and leadership made the facility a vital piece of the University’s science curriculum.

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Sep
26

Francis Marion University enrollment up 5.2 percent

Francis Marion University’s student body for 2018-19 has grown by 5.2 percent from the previous year, to almost 4,000 students.

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Sep
20

New York Times bestselling author to headline FMU’s Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival

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.

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Sep
16

FMU to reopen on Wednesday

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.

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Sep
10

FMU ranked among U.S. News’ “Best Colleges”

Francis Marion University is once again ranked among U.S. News & World Report magazine’s top Regional Universities in the South.

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Sep
07

FMU thoroughfare renamed Heyward Drive

At a ceremony Friday, University officials held a dedication ceremony for the new Heyward Drive. The naming honors Dr. Joseph E. “Joe” Heyward, who served FMU for more than 30 years as an instructor, administrator and provost.

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Aug
29

FMU’s Industrial Engineering program receives its accreditation

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.

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