Apr
15

Help for FMU students under one roof at CASA

At FMU, help is easy to find because it’s all under one roof – it’s all in the “CASA,” FMU’s Center for Academic Success and Achievement.

By Matt McColl | Homepage . News
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Feb
10

Major Opportunities: Math

Today we are spotlighting some Math majors. They wanted to share their experiences and goals. Jonathan BrittWhere is your hometown?Lamar, SC What do you like best about Francis Marion University?I like the faculty the best! Why did you pick math for your major?I chose mathematics because it is beautiful and very useful. I see math […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Feb
03

Major Opportunities: English Liberal Arts

Do you enjoy thinking, learning, and discovering new things about not only yourself and the world? Are you passionate about connecting with others in the world and learning about new cultures and ideas? If so, an English Liberal Arts Major is definitely for you! In our classes, you learn how to interpret books and stories, […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Sep
16

How to Survive 8:30 Classes

It’s been a few weeks, and you should be getting settled into a good routine by now. Are you finding yourself struggling to make it to your 8:30 classes? It’s weird how you were able to make it to class for high school, but 8:30 classes in college seem so different. Most people loathe 8:30 […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Sep
09

What To Do If You Miss Class

Check your syllabus for attendance, late work, and make-up policies. As we have mentioned before, the syllabus is important. It includes all of the important information that you will need for the class, including attendance, late work, and make-up policies. If you know you’re going to miss class, email your professor beforehand. If you cannot […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Sep
03

How to Email Your Professor (or advisor)

Emails are an important form of communication for college students. Not only does the school send information through email, but students should also use it as a communication tool. Texting has become the norm for most people, so sending an email from your phone can seem similar. However, emails and text messages are different and […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Aug
26

5 Things I Wish I had Known as a Freshman

It’s the second week of school and I hope that things are starting to settle down for you just a bit. I hope you are figuring out your surroundings, meeting new people, and learning how to be a college student. Wait…what? Learning how to be a “college student?” Isn’t being a “college student” the same […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Aug
14

FMU First-Year Experience

As the new academic year begins, we are excited to meet our newest Patriots. Please join us during our first-year experience activities starting August 17th. Saturday will be a long, hot day, but we want to help you get settled in, have fun, and meet new friends. Class of 2023, this night is for you! […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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Aug
12

What to Pack for College

Over and under packing is a worry that most new college students have, but this list will give you a good idea of what you should bring on move-in day. CASA Staff collaborated with Resident Assistants (RAs) and students about what they thought was most important to bring. This list is generic and goes through […]

By Joshua Lloyd | Uncategorized
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