Willams crowned Ms. FMU

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Christian McMillan, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015

FMU students attended the annual Ms. FMU Pageant at 6 p.m. on April 2 in the Chapman Auditorium located in the McNair Science Building. Sophomore pre-nursing major Rose Marie Williams was crowned Ms. FMU 2015. The Ms. FMU Pageant has been held during the spring semester since 1971. The pageant began... Read more »

PAC hosts art festival

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Katrina Moses, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015

Downtown Florence was blocked off on Saturday, April 11 as the sound of bagpipes filled the streets and the smell of foreign cuisines wafted through the air during the annual Arts International Festival at the FMU Performing Arts Center. Florence and FMU collaborated on the Arts International festival. ... Read more »

RED unites university

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Katrina Moses & Christian McMillian, Staff Writer
April 4, 2015

More than 100 students attended FMU’s Research and Exhibition Day (RED) on March 24 as their peers presented research projects. RED is a day where students from all departments on campus can come to share their interests and projects. Shayna Wrighten, assistant professor of biology, gave a few details... Read more »

Visual arts students receive awards, recognition

Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor
April 4, 2015

It may not be the season for the Olympic games, but two FMU visual arts majors won gold and silver in the student section of the 2015 American Advertising Awards competition. Both students entered their advertisements for hypothetical products in the Poster Campaign category at the local level of the... Read more »

FMU adds Canadian partner

Lauren Owens, Staff Writer
April 4, 2015

FMU signed a comprehensive exchange agreement with a university in Canada, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), on Thursday, March 12. After months of looking for a university that would be a good fit for a foreign exchange program on the east coast of Canada, FMU professors visited UPEI last... Read more »

FMU names McNair Scholars

Rachel Droze, Assistant Editor
April 4, 2015

Three high school seniors were awarded the FMU McNair Scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. Elizabeth Goodman of Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology in Darlington, Aiden Humphrey of Mullins High School and Corbin Witt of South Florence High School are the 2015 McNair scholars. The... Read more »

Road work continues

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
April 4, 2015

Construction on Highway 327 around FMU began to create a more aesthetically pleasing campus and implement safety regulations for pedestrians. With the recently completed Griffin Athletic Complex and the Baptist Collegiate Ministry across the street, pedestrian traffic has picked up in recent years. ... Read more »

FMU leadership conference

Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor
April 4, 2015

FMU students interested in learning how to better develop their leadership abilities attended the 2015 FMU Student Leadership Conference on March 28. The event took place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Lee Nursing Building. Students had the opportunity to listen to four sessions about leadership.... Read more »

Spanish department provides online options

Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor
April 4, 2015

Are you interested in learning Spanish but unable to make it to the classroom? The FMU Spanish department will be offering online classes for the first time this summer. Associate professor of Spanish Dr. Kristin Kiely will be offering Spanish 101 and Spanish 201 in an online format during the first... Read more »

Fine arts department recreates “The Fantasticks”

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Rachel Droze & Christian McMillan, Staff Writers
March 4, 2015

FMU department of fine arts presented “The Fantasticks” from Feb. 18-22 at the Performing Arts Center. The cast consisted of FMU students interested in musical theater. Caroline Spearman and R. Blake Graham starred as Luisa and Matt, two young lovers separated by a wall built by their fathers Bellomy,... Read more »

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