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HOMECOMING 2020: Jan. 27 - Feb. 1 Francis Marion to celebrate ‘Golden Year’

on Tuesday, 21 January 2020. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News

HOMECOMING 2020: Jan. 27 - Feb. 1 Francis Marion to celebrate ‘Golden Year’
Francis Marion University’s 50th anniversary Homecoming week will kick off Jan. 27 with a bevy of activities and events fitting of the University’s semi-centennial throughout the week. The big event, Homecoming Day itself, is set for Saturday, Feb. 1. FMU

FMU recognizes student-athletes

on Tuesday, 21 January 2020. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

FMU recognizes student-athletes
A record total of 131 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2019 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll. Each academic year, approximately 225 students comp

Pats fall despite 26 from Smith

on Tuesday, 21 January 2020. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

Francis Marion overcame a 23-point first-half deficit to take a second-half lead, but the Patriots eventually succumbed to Augusta 94-81 Wednesday in Peach Belt men’s basketball action. The Patriots return home this weekend to start a span of four PBC gam

Women netters ranked 9th

on Tuesday, 21 January 2020. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

Women netters ranked 9th
The Francis Marion women’s tennis team is ranked ninth in the Oracle/ITA pre-season 2020 NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings. Long-time head coach Garth Thomson welcomes back five letter-winners from last year’s 14-8 squad that placed sixth during

Woods scores 18, rebounds 18 in loss to Lander

on Tuesday, 14 January 2020. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

Francis Marion sophomore center Zaria Woods scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds, but the Lady Patriots lost an 82-67 decision to Lander Saturday in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball play. Francis Marion will travel to

Bearcats prevail, Matthews leads Patriots with 20

on Tuesday, 14 January 2020. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

Lander shot a sizzling 65.5 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes to pull away from Francis Marion University and record a 100-80 victory Saturday in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action. The Patriots will play at Augusta Wednesday at

Kassab Art Gallery to host new exhibit

on Tuesday, 07 January 2020. Posted in News, Arts & Culture, Education, Local News

Kassab Art Gallery to host new exhibit
Francis Marion’s Adele Kassab Art Gallery, located in the Hyman Fine Arts Center is hosting its first exhibition of the new year, Dereliction: Changing Structures by Pamela Winegard. The exhibit, which examines the narratives between community members and

$15,000 donation made to Trinity-Byrnes by McGinnis family

on Monday, 30 December 2019. Posted in News, Education, Local News

Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School recently received a $15,000 donation from Dan and Arlene McGinnis. The award will be administered by the Head of School Ed Hoffman and is intended for tuition assistance/financial aid. “Dan and Arlene McGinnis have been

New nurse practitioners took varied paths

on Monday, 30 December 2019. Posted in News, Education, Local News

A father of two, the mother of twins, and one of the youngest students ever to complete Francis Marion University’s Family Nurse Practitioner program were part of a group of 26 FNP students that graduated during the university’s fall commencement Dec. 13.

Hill named PBC Player of the Week

on Monday, 30 December 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

Francis Marion sophomore center Winston Hill was named the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by Floor Action for the week of Dec. 16-22. The Columbia native averaged 25.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game in three contest

Men’s Soccer Patriots 22nd in final poll

on Monday, 30 December 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News, Sports

Men’s Soccer Patriots 22nd  in final poll
Francis Marion’s men's soccer team ranked 22nd in the final 2019 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Top 25 poll released earlier this month. Under the guidance of first-year head coach Luis Rincon, the Patriots were ranked for seven weeks during the 2

FDTC announces fall honor rolls

on Monday, 23 December 2019. Posted in News, Education, Local News

FDTC announces fall honor rolls
Florence-Darlington Technical College recently announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall semester. To be named to the Dean’s List a student must carry a 3.5 grade point average or higher. A President’s List student must achieve a 4.0 GPA. D

298 receive diplomas Civil rights leader Sellers tells grads to aim high, reach for their goals

on Monday, 23 December 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News

Francis Marion University conferred degrees on 298 graduates at its fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 14 on the FMU campus. The graduating class was the third-largest fall class in FMU history, buoyed by 76 graduate students who received their

With double major, Burke still graduates Summa Cum Laude

on Monday, 23 December 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News

Being a college student is hard. Being a good college student is even harder. Being an exceptional college student that’s double majoring in two demanding majors is… Well, you get the idea. It’s not for everyone. For Francis Marion University graduate R

High School math tourney marks 40 years

on Monday, 23 December 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News

Francis Marion University recently celebrated the long-pondered equation of “Francis Marion + the Pee Dee’s top math students” with the answer of the Pee Dee Regional High School Math Tournament. The tournament noted its 40th year of competition on Tuesd
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