When FMU’s Dooley Planetarium opened 40 years ago, the Pee Dee region was presented with a distinctive new venue for education and, yes, entertainment.
Francis Marion University will conduct its first-ever academic quiz bowl tournament — the President’s Bowl — Feb. 13 through March 8 of 2018. The competition will pit three-member teams of FMU students in matches of intense, cranial combat using the time-honored Quiz Bowl format.
The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival, produced by FMU’s Dr. Paolo Gualdi, will make its way to Florence for its sixth season on Monday, Feb. 19.
Francis Marion University will observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a special presentation by Marlene Roth from the Columbia Holocaust Education Commission on Wednesday, Jan. 24. in the Cauthen Educational Media Center’s Lowrimore Auditorium on the FMU campus at 4 p.m.
Francis Marion University’s 2018 Homecoming week will kick off on Monday, Feb. 5 with a week of activities leading up to the big Homecoming Day celebration on Saturday, Feb 10.
Ceramic sculptures by Greenville artist Elaine Quave and paintings by Myrtle Beach artist Neva Campbell will be on view in the Adele Kassab Gallery in the Hyman Fine Arts Center at FMU from Jan. 9 through Feb. 15.