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Jun
10

Two new buildings, more growth, on FMU horizon

Carter told the trustees that it was possible FMU would receive funding for both the Circle Park medical education building and a new classroom building .

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Jun
09

FMU School of Education receives national accreditation

FMU’s School of Education recently received re-accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation.

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Jun
08

FMU’s Bolt will present special Juneteenth lecture on June 17th

Dr. Will Bolt, associate professor of history at Francis Marion University, will present a special lecture entitled, “The Forked Road to Juneteenth” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 17th in the auditorium at The Leatherman Medical Complex in downtown Florence.

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Jun
07

FMU adjusts COVID-19 summer protocols

At its June 2021 meeting, the FMU Board of Trustees approved a resolution that put into effect the following changes to the Campus COVID Protocols, effective immediately for Summer 2021.

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May
19

Board of Trustees to consider COVID procedures

The he University’s Board of Trustees will consider new COVID-19 procedures at its upcoming board meeting.

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May
17

FMU great Moore gains entry to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Francis Marion University women’s basketball great Pearl Moore has been named to the 2021 induction class for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. 

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May
17

New FMU student body president aspires for more involvement

Francis Marion University students will have a lot of opportunities to get involved with the FMU Student Government Association next year. 

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May
12

University Place Gallery hosting two new exhibitions

FMU’s downtown Florence art gallery, University Place Gallery, will host two next exhibitions beginning this week focusing on presenting nature in unique ways. 

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May
11

Tickets now available for unique Allman Betts Band ‘double concert’

It’s last call for tickets for the Allman Betts Band unusual, two-concert stop at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Thursday, May 27.

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May
04

Mitchell retiring from FMU post, will be replaced by grad Sweeney

Francis Marion University is saying farewell to a long-time vice president and is welcoming his replacement to the campus community. Tucker Mitchell, FMU’s Vice President for University Communications, is retiring in July and will move to his native North Carolina. He’s been at FMU since 2013. Mitchell began discussing his plans with FMU President Dr. [...]

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May
03

FMU welcomes top incoming freshmen at Scholarship Day

Francis Marion University opened its doors to welcome new scholarship recipients at its annual Scholarship Awards Day on Saturday at the FMU Performing Arts Center. The event brought some of the state’s top high school students and future Patriots to FMU’s campus to meet with faculty and staff, register for Fall 2021 classes and receive [...]

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Apr
28

FMU to hold three spring 2021 commencement ceremonies

FMU will hold three spring 2021 commencement ceremonies.

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