Commencement

May
22

Flannagan tells FMU grads to enjoy the moment

Francis Marion University awarded degrees to 379 new graduates at its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6.

By Larry Falck | Homepage . News
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May
22

Lights, camera, preparation! Grad says FMU education has left him ready for Hollywood and more

For aspiring actor Christian Brunetti, all the world is a stage. But when he walked across the stage May 6 at FMU’s spring commencement, he wasn’t acting.

By Larry Falck | Homepage . News
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May
06

FMU graduates inaugural Industrial Engineering class

Three years ago, Francis Marion University launched its new Industrial Engineering (IE) degree program, seeking to support a growing need in local industries and provide the university’s graduates with yet another meaningful career path. The bold initiative bore its first fruit Saturday when the first class of IE grads received their diplomas at FMU’s spring [...]

By Matt McColl | News
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May
06

True Patriots: two FMU grads will start their careers as officers

For most soon-to-be graduates, the promise of a degree, subsequent first jobs and paychecks are enough of a reward for their years of toil. For two Francis Marion University graduates, though, that wasn’t enough. They wanted a chance to be leaders, to serve their country and deviate from the most tread paths of college graduates. [...]

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May
06

Five FMU graduates receive prestigious Blackwell Award

Francis Marion University graduates Rebecca Cross, Devin Kellis, Margaret Evans, Natalie Stirewalt and Reba Gaskins received the William H. Blackwell Award during the spring commencement exercises at the Smith Center on Saturday, May 6. The Blackwell Award is named in memory of the founding chairman of the FMU Foundation and is presented to the undergraduate [...]

By Matt McColl | News
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Apr
15

FMU to award honorary degrees at commencement

Francis Marion University will award honorary degrees to an FMU professor Dr. Rebecca Flannagan and Florence’s Mayor Pro Tempore Frank J. "Buddy" Brand II during spring commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m., May 6 in the Smith University Center gymnasium. More than 300 graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred at commencement. Highlighting this semester’s class [...]

By Matt McColl | News
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Dec
17

Sheheen to Francis Marion University graduates: be courageous

Francis Marion University awarded 350 degrees at its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Smith Center on the FMU campus. The graduates included 282 baccalaureate degrees and 68 graduate students in Business, Education, Nursing and Psychology. Among the undergraduates students who marched were  27 majors  from FMU’s new Healthcare Administration program. They [...]

By Matt McColl | News
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Dec
09

New Healthcare Admin degree flourishing at FMU

New academic programs typically  require a crawl-walk-run phase as they ramp up and become a full-fledged major. Francis Marion University’s new Healthcare Administration major isn’t typical. The inaugural graduating class, which marched Saturday in FMU’s Fall 2016 commencement, boasts 27 students. That’s third most in any major among the more than 300 graduates at this [...]

By Matt McColl | Uncategorized
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