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May
07

FMU honors graduate hailed as the ‘embodiment of resolve’

First-generation college student Ke’Ziyah Williamson graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Francis Marion University on Saturday.

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May
07

History is the future for standout FMU grad

Elizabeth Henry, who received her diploma at FMU’s commencement on Saturday, is a direct descendant of American Founding Father Patrick Henry.

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May
07

FMU graduates first Mechanical Engineering class

The first students to graduate from FMU’s Mechanical Engineering program received their diplomas during Saturday’s commencement ceremony.

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May
07

FMU honors graduates, faculty at expanded commencement ceremonies

FMU is celebrating the accomplishments of graduates and faculty at commencements this weekend that more closely resemble pre-pandemic ceremonies.

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May
05

Teresa McDuffie retires after 32 years with FMU

FMU faculty and staff gathered Tuesday to celebrate the career of Teresa McDuffie, who will retire this week after nearly 33 years with the university.

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Apr
27

FMU to hold two spring 2022 commencement ceremonies

Francis Marion University will hold two in-person commencement ceremonies next week for its spring 2022 graduating class.

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Apr
22

Peterson named FMU’s 2021-22 Distinguished Professor

Dr. LeRoy “Pete” Peterson, Jr., professor of chemistry, was named FMU’s J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2021-22 academic year at a special awards ceremony Wednesday.

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Apr
21

FMU Trustees authorize studies to acquire Dargan’s Pond, extends president’s contract

FMU’s Board of Trustees approved resolutions exploring the acquisition of Dargan’s Pond and extending the contract of the university’s president through 2029.

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Apr
19

FMUPAC to host SC7 GOP primary debate May 5

The event is free to the public with reserved tickets

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Apr
15

FMU’s Early Childhood Library to benefit children, educators alike

Unique new space showcases power of children’s literature.

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Apr
14

Book commemorating the life of Sen. Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr. to be released

Available for order with donations to benefit future scholarships.

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Apr
12

FMU presents 2021-22 academic awards

Top academic achievers at FMU were recognized during the university’s annual awards program.

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