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May
28

Message from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU President – May 28, 2020

Dear Faculty and Staff: Thank you for the hard work involved in finishing spring semester. I hope that all of you and your families are doing well. The past three weeks our focus has shifted from the completion of spring semester to preparation for fall. The senior staff has participated in discussions with DHEC, infectious [...]

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May
22

FMU administration, faculty plan for return to campus

FMU President Dr. Fred Carter and members of the university’s administration briefed the academic deans and department chairs on Friday, May 22 on the progress of FMU’s planning for the return to in-person instruction on campus in the fall.

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May
04

Concert cancelled? No problem for FMU’s clever Jazz Ensemble

Like a lot of events this spring, the Francis Marion University Jazz Ensemble’s spring concert was cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak. And then it re-emerged last week in a different form.

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Apr
29

FMU preparing detailed plans for anticipated fall return to campus

Francis Marion University is putting together a comprehensive plan to keep students, faculty, and staff safe when fall 2020 classes begin in late August.

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Apr
29

Latest letter from Dr. Carter, FMU President – April 28, 2020

The latest message to the FMU community from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU's president. Dear FMU Community, Happy Reading Day. Congratulations on making it the through instructional portion of the semester. I hope that all of you and your families are doing well. Let me update you on a few of this week’s developments. Classes will [...]

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Apr
22

Latest letter from Dr. Carter, FMU President – April 21, 2020

Latest letter from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU President, to the FMU community. I hope that all of you and your families are healthy. As we enter our fourth week of online instruction, everything appears to be going well. While there have been sporadic problems with Blackboard, John Dixon and his staff have been very responsive [...]

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Apr
10

Latest letter from Dr. Carter, FMU President – April 10, 2020

Latest letter from dr. Fred Carter, Francis Marion University president, to faculty and staff.   We have one more week behind us this semester, and I hope that everyone is doing well. Let me take a few minutes and update you on a few events of the past week.   The General Assembly convened on […]

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Apr
08

Registrar’s letter to students on amended Spring grading policy – April 8, 2020

Dear Students, Following our move to online classes FMU is amending grading policies for Spring, Late Spring and Summer I classes. Undergraduate students will have an option to choose Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) as an alternate to the traditional grading scale (A-F). Graduate students should talk to their program coordinators regarding the applicability of this policy to [...]

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Apr
08

FMU will continue online for remainder of semester

Francis Marion University has moved to online instruction for the Spring 2020 semester and has closed most of the campus due to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Apr
07

FMU School of Education faculty and students bring the classroom online

Francis Marion School of Education students and faculty may be outside of their normal classroom environments, but their eagerness to teach persists.

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Apr
04

Francis Marion hosts special Open House presentation

Francis Marion’s final Open House of the spring semester wasn’t held in person, but potential Patriots were given a unique opportunity to learn more about the University 

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Apr
02

Community message from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU President – April 2, 2020

Message from Dr. Fred Carter, president Francis Marion University, to the FMU Community. These are truly challenging times for our state and nation. While many difficulties and uncertainties still lie ahead, I wanted to let all of FMU’s many friends and family members know that the university is faring well. This is due, in large [...]

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