Patriot faculty welcomes 15 new members

Lauren Cole, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014

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On August 15, 2014, Francis Marion University (FMU) welcomed 15 new faculty members into its ranks. The new faculty members were treated to a complimentary breakfast, a full day of orientation and a luncheon with current administration. ...

New MBA program open to all undergraduates

Joshua Lloyd, Managing Editor

August 27, 2014

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Francis Marion University is now accepting students into its newly designed Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program, the only business graduate degree at the school. The program began this fall and is designed to...

Donation funds education and health ventures

Rebecca Cross, Assistant Editor

August 27, 2014

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During a lunch outing this summer, James S. “Jim” Konduros handed Francis Marion University (FMU) President Dr. Fred Carter a check for $500,000. Konduros is the chairman of the Fisherman’s Fund, a non-profit charity that...

Sutton presents eighth Moran Address

Rebecca Cross, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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Dr. John C. Sutton, a former American Literature and Business Communication professor presented the eighth Moran Address on Thursday, March 27 in the Lowrimore Auditorium. Among those in attendance were Francis Marion University’s...

Field study to offer unique opportunities

Lauren Cole, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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During the Summer II semester, the Biology department is offering a tropical ecology class, BIOL 318, which includes a two-week trip to Ecuador. The class will count for four credit hours and will give students from all majors...

Kappa Delta wages wars against child abuse

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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The Francis Marion University (FMU) chapter of Kappa Delta (KD) waged Penny Wars to raise money for Prevent Child Abuse America. On March 12, the women of KD ran a table in the cafeteria for Penny Wars.  Cups taped with the...

International arts festival to celebrate culture

Rebecca Cross, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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Francis Marion University (FMU) will host the 2014 Arts International festival on Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Arts International is a cultural festival that offers food, music, entertainment, contests, and...

Willy Pete offers internships abroad

Joshua Lloyd, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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Dr. Brandon Goff of the fine arts music industry department recently returned from a two-week tour across Germany with one of his bands, Willy Pete. The band is comprised of Goff and several other musicians from the Nashville-Memphis...

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