Exchange student embraces music program

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015

Junior music industry major and Germany native Daniel Gogolin has embraced the study abroad program provided by FMU and has decided to transfer for the remainder of his college career. As a music major at University of Koblenz-Landau (UKL) in Landau, Germany, Gogolin was ‘hand-picked’ to... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Almeida

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015

While he has pursued a career and an education in political science, professor of politcal science, Richard Almeida, found enjoyment and inspiration in different aspects of life away from government and politics. As a New England native, Almeida stayed close to home and received his Bachelor’s of Political... Read more »

Graduate works to achieve goals, change lives

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
April 4, 2015

After graduating from FMU in 2014, LaQuaan Malachi used his history degree in a less traditional manner and enrolled in Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Growing up in Bennettsville, S.C. with very few resources, Malachi became an independent and self-reliant person at a... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Brandon Goff

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
April 4, 2015

Drive, determination and a passion that cannot be dimmed has allowed Brandon Goff, associate professor of music, to live out his dreams through music. Growing up in a rural town in Arkansas with less than 2,000 people, Goff realized at a young age that being successful in the music industry would require... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Tim Shannon

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015

Professor of biology, Tim Shannon, has been dedicated to the field of biology ever since he could walk. Shannon embraced his science courses throughout high school and in college.  As an undergraduate at Western Kentucky University, he focused on recombinant gene techniques and pursued his master’s... Read more »

Freshman thrives through FMU theatre program

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015

With a big personality and even bigger dreams, freshman theatre major Kevin Holloway is embracing every opportunity Francis Marion University (FMU) has to offer. Raised in a military family, Holloway was born on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, but has lived all over the country.  Finally settling in South... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Ronald Miller

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015

Director of Career Development, Dr. Ronald Miller is using every outlet possible to motivate the students of Francis Marion University (FMU) and provide them with resources to succeed in all of their future endeavors. Miller began his teaching career at Presbyterian College where he also received his... Read more »

From FMU freshman to future physician

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
January 14, 2015

Francis Marion University [FMU] graduate Rebecca Gillaspie has pushed past boundaries to pursue her career in medicine. Currently in her third year of medical school at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, S.C., Gillaspie has found her calling while implementing all of the skills... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dawn Larsen – Students applaud professor’s passion for theatre

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015

With a resume a mile long and a passion equal in proportion, it’s no wonder Dawn Larsen has taken the theatre world by storm. Larsen, associate professor of theatre history, has brought plays, productions, publications and activities to Francis Marion University (FMU) in an effort to increase interest... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Travis Ragsdale – Chemist cooks up excellence, dishes out experience

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
November 22, 2014

Francis Marion’s Chemistry Laboratory Manager, Travis Ragsdale, has watched the university blossom, while leaving marks of excellence through his work with thousands of students in his 41 year long career. He began teaching at FMU after completing his Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry from Furman... Read more »

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