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Sep
21

FMU is recipient of two large gifts from Aiken Foundation 

Francis Marion University recently received two large gifts from The Aiken Foundation, a long-time supporter of the University.

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Sep
19

Francis Marion University hosts in-person ceremonies for spring grads

Francis Marion University held four in-person commencement ceremonies for its spring and summer 2020 graduating classes Friday and Saturday.

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Sep
16

FMU conducting in-person ceremonies for 2020 grads this weekend

Francis Marion University will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for its spring and summer 2020 graduates this Friday and Saturday.

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Aug
11

FMU growing again with acquisition of Circle Park building in downtown

Francis Marion University’s presence in downtown Florence is growing yet again. 

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Aug
06

Francis Marion University trustees approve reopening plan

Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees ratified a reopening plan for the school at its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday on campus.

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Aug
04

FMU Board of Trustees Meeting to be live streamed

Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, on the FMU campus.

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Jul
14

FMU’s Driggers named NCAA Woman of the Year nominee

FMU’s Emma Driggers was one of just 605 female college athletes nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. 

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Jul
14

Allman Betts Band concert at FMU PAC rescheduled for 2021

The Allman Betts Band is rescheduling its August concert dates throughout the country, including the Aug. 19 concert at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center. 

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Jul
07

Gittings named FMU School of Health Sciences dean

Francis Marion University has named Dr. Karen Gittings, a highly respected nursing educator, as the dean of its School of Health Sciences.

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Jun
30

Founders Day at 50: Founding of FMU remains a hot topic

Fifty years ago, higher education in the Pee Dee changed forever. That’s when Francis Marion University was created.

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Jun
29

FMU alumna creates new scholarship honoring William H. Johnson

A new scholarship honoring Florence-born artist  William H. Johnson will support students in FMU’s new African American Studies minor  while also bringing awareness to Johnson, and to African and African American art.

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Jun
18

FMU joins in national observance of Juneteenth

Francis Marion University joins other colleges and universities throughout the nation in celebrating Juneteenth on Friday, June 19.

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