Commencement

May
05

Francis Marion celebrates spring commencement

Francis Marion University awarded degrees to 346 new graduates at its spring commencement ceremony on May 5.

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May
04

FMU basketball star Browning joins classmates at graduation

Detrek Browning is the all-time scoring leader in men’s basketball history at Francis Marion. He’s also the reigning Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year, just the second all-American selection from men’s basketball, and just the third FMU basketball player to have his jersey retired.

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May
04

FMU undergrads tag-team cancer research

Taylor Broach and Jessica McNeil were great friends going through college. They hung out, took many of the same classes, and did a lot of things friends do. They also made the Biology lab at Francis Marion University their second home for their final year in college, researching cervical cancer and different alleles of the [...]

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May
04

Faculty connections made all the difference for Bustos Jaimes

Professors and the relationships they build with students are one of the most important aspects of college life at Francis Marion University. Javier Bustos Jaimes, a part of FMU’s class of 2018, knows all about that. Bustos Jaimes, a much-decorated Industrial Engineering-Mathematics double major from Eagle Springs, N.C., says his connections with FMU faculty made [...]

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May
04

After horrific crash, graduation Walk means more to Hucks

On a day in late May just three years ago, FMU Nursing student Grayson Hucks endured an unexpected series of events that would forever change the course of her life.

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May
04

In San Diego, they’ve heard of FMU now

Mia Much, one of the stars of the Class of 2018, is spreading the Francis Marion to the far ends of the earth. Even California Melania “Mia” Much grew up in the northern suburbs of San Diego and is quick to describe herself as a “southern California girl, born and bred.” Now, she can describe [...]

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May
04

Francis Marion’s second triple-major graduate makes history

Yang met the major requirements in Accounting, Finance and Mathematics and became just the second triple major in Francis Marion’s history.

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Dec
18

FMU’s Rivers ready for the Army life

Jordan Rivers is the product of a military family who set his sights on a military career long ago.

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Dec
16

Duke Energy’s Ghartey-Tagoe tells grads to avoid ‘victim mentality’

Francis Marion University awarded degrees to 309 new graduates at its fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 16.

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Dec
15

MBA for Health Care execs was the perfect ‘next step’

Francis Marion University awarded degrees to 309 new graduates at its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16. The degrees included 231 baccalaureate degrees, and 78 graduate degrees.

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Dec
15

MBA grad says the struggle pays off

Earning a master’s level degree is tough. Earning one while working a demanding, full-time job is even tougher. But with the right educational partner it can work out. Just ask Eddie Vergara.

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Dec
08

Ghartey-Tagoe, Buckhannon to receive honorary degrees at FMU commencement

FMU will award honorary degrees to an power company executive and South Carolina Family Court Bench judge during fall commencement ceremonies Saturday at 10 a.m.

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