New MBA program open to all undergraduates

Joshua Lloyd, Managing Editor

August 27, 2014

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

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...

HPV: A danger to women and men

Deborah L. Hopla, D.N.P.

October 2, 2013

HPV (human papillomavirus) is a virus that affects both men and women. Annually there are six million new cases of genital HPV. Side effects of this virus include cancer and genital warts.  In fact, it is estimated that every...

Tutoring Center given permanent location

Connor Veasey, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

The Francis Marion University (FMU) Tutoring Center receives a permanent location inside of Leatherman Science Facility (LSF) room 107 this semester after having had multiple locations in the previous years. The tutoring center...

MNA formed to promote diversity

Melanie Mitchell, Editor- In-Chief

September 25, 2013

Dr. Rhonda Brogdon, assistant nursing professor was successful in establishing Francis Marion University’s (FMU) first Minority Nursing Association (MNA) making this one of three in the state. Brogdon said there is a “drastic” need for...

Fifteen years under hypnosis

Melanie Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2013

For fifteen years and counting, Dr. Jim Wand has presented his "mind blowing” hypnosis show during welcome week on campus. This year's show began at 8 p.m. in the Smith University Center (UC) gym on August 20. As is tradition,...

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