FMU community mourns death of retired professor

FMU Public Affairs

February 6, 2017

Filed under In Memoriam, News

The FMU community is in mourning over the loss of Dr. Tom Roop, a former professor. Roop, a professor of biology at FMU from 1972- 2004, passed away in his home on Jan. 14. He was honored on campus on Jan. 21. A visitation...

FMU, Coker College hold business plan contest

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

FMU and Coker College are holding a business plan contest to give students the opportunity to share their creative ideas for a business with other students, professors and business professionals. The Pee Dee Idea Challenge is...

Community remembers Holocaust, hear stories of victims, survivors

Catherine Hyman, Managing Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under News

The FMU Multicultural Advisory Board (MAB) hosted Dr. Lilly Stern Filler, daughter of Holocaust survivors, as the keynote speaker of its annual International Holocaust Remembrance program. The event, held in Lowrimore Auditorium...

Office of Career Development to be part of CASA

Lauren Owens, Assistant Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under News

The Office of Career Development will open its doors in a new location this semester, offering students opportunities to take part in programs that will teach them about being prepared for post-college life. As a part of the...

Board of Trustees approves resolutions, plans for 2017

Rebekah Davis, Copy Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under News

FMU’s Board of Trustees approved four resolutions and announced several plans for the 2016- 2017 year at its last meeting of the year on Nov. 17. The four resolutions included: expanding the name of the Adele Kassab Recital...

First class graduates with new health care degree

Rebecca Cross, Copy Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

Twenty-seven healthcare administration students moved their tassels to the left during December’s commencement, making them the first to graduate from FMU with this degree. According to Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price, dean of FMU’s...

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