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Nov
15

FMU Trustees approve new mechanical engineering program

FMU is on the way to adding a second engineering degree program to its growing repertoire, part of a dynamic expansion of the University’s academic programming.

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Nov
15

FMU to honor fallen alumna with campus park

Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees approved naming a new park on campus after the late Farrah “Maxine” Turner.  

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Nov
15

FMU dedicates Tom Roop Physiology Lab

Dr. Tom Roop was a professor of biology at FMU for more than 30 years, and a mentor to hundreds of students. The University recognized that enduring legacy Thursday when it dedicated the Tom Roop Physiology Lab in the Leatherman Science Facility.

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Nov
14

New database shows FMU has lowest net cost in S.C.

A new database developed by The State newspaper and released this week, shows FMU has the lowest net cost of attendance of any four-year college or university in S.C. — public or private.

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Nov
13

Myrtle Beach Police Chief honored as Psychology’s alum of the year

FMU’s Department of Psychology honored Myrtle Beach Chief of Police Amy Prock as the recipient of its 2018 Psychology Alumni of the Year Monday night.

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Nov
09

FMU Health Sciences offering scholarships for APRN students

FMU and its students are once again the beneficiary of a federal grant program designed to improve the diversity of the region’s health care workforce, and increase the supply of healthcare practitioners to medically underserved areas.

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Oct
30

FMU, Pee Dee Coalition host “Take Back the Night”

Francis Marion University and the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic Violence will host a “Take Back the Night” event on Thursday Nov. 1 on the FMU campus.

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Oct
24

FMU’s Teacher Cadet program fills the ranks of region’s schools

One of the first professional programs at FMU was in education. University leaders and supporters realized early on that a critical part of the university’s mission would be supporting education in the region.

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Oct
23

FM A’Glow winners crowned

Follow the lights to Francis Marion’s campus Saturday night for the FM A’Glow pumpkin-carving display and competition.

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Oct
23

Real classes, taught by real professors at FMU

Nearly 90 percent of the faculty at FMU own the top degree in their field. That’s an impressive number, but here’s one that’s even more so: almost 100 percent of our classes are taught by full-time faculty members.

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Oct
10

Francis Marion University monitoring Hurricane Michael, will operate on normal schedule

Hurricane Michael is moving towards South Carolina and FMU officials are continuing to monitor its approach. It’s expected to reach our area during the day on Thursday.

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Oct
05

Veto overrides set stage for FMU medical complex, honors center

Francis Marion University will move ahead with two important capital projects after the South Carolina Legislature overrode a pair of gubernatorial vetoes earlier this week.

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