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Aug
08

O’Kelley begins term as FMU faculty chair

Dr. Sharon O’Kelley, professor of mathematics, began her term as head of the faculty last month after being elected to succeed outgoing chair Professor Glen Gourley.

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Aug
04

FMU continues tradition of naming facilities for faculty, staff

Colleges and universities have many traditions, but at Francis Marion University naming buildings and other university facilities to honor the contributions of faculty and staff members has become one of its most cherished practices.

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Aug
04

FMU Freshwater Ecology Center named after esteemed biology professor

FMU honored Dr. John G. Rae, III member by naming the university’s Freshwater Ecology Center in his honor.

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Jul
27

FMU becomes first SC university to earn State Designation as a Professional Doctoral University

When it comes to institutions of higher learning, Francis Marion University is officially one of a kind.

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Jul
20

FMU students make summer road trips in 2022

FMU students are once again exploring the jungles of Ecuador, walking Civil War battlefields in Pennsylvania and Virginia, and venturing along the shores of Prince Edward Island, Canada as part of their university experience.

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Jul
13

“Converge” exhibit opens at Gately Gallery

Converge showcases a pair of exhibits from Amiri Geuka Farris of Bluffton, SC and Samantha Mack of Savannah, GA and will run through August 19.

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Jul
06

Josh Turner and Black Violin coming to FMUPAC this fall

The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center is excited to announce a star studded 2022 fall lineup.

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Jun
24

FMU staff members recognized for outstanding service

FMU recognized the outstanding service of four employees during its annual Staff Service Awards luncheon Thursday.

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Jun
23

$18M environmental facility to house FMU’s new forestry and environmental science programs

FMU’s Board of Trustees approved the university’s operating budget for FY 2022-23 on Thursday, including major expansions in the university’s environmental and health sciences programs.

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Jun
23

FMU Board names facilities in honor of Rae, McDuffie

The FMU Board of Trustees recognized two retired members of faculty and staff by naming university facilities in their honor.

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Jun
20

Activate Academy at FMU inspires, motivates rising ninth graders

Rising ninth graders in the Pee Dee had the opportunity to participate in a unique comprehensive learning experience at Francis Marion University last week known as Activate Academy.

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Jun
10

FMU community saddened by passing of Florence Mayor Frank Willis

“Frank Willis was a consummate gentleman, a selfless public servant, and a steadfast friend.”

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