September 2000

Employee profile
Bill Pierce



News Briefs

2000 United Way Campaign kick-off

A new lease on life
Bone marrow donation give's man a second chance

The Furman Forum
What's the best book you read this summer?

New employees, promotions and anniversaries

Around Campus
News from university departments

Faculty/Staff news
Submitted professional activities

Inside Furman archives

Furman Calendar


Inside Furman is published monthly during the school year by the Furman University Department of Marketing and Public Relations. For story ideas, e-mail John Roberts, editor.


The Furman Forum
What was the best book you read this summer?

"The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy: Or Everything Your Doctor Won't Tell You by Vicki Iovine. Written by a women, it is about pregnancy from a woman's perspective."

Teri Brinkman, Athletics

"Citizen Soldier by Stephen Ambrose. It was a fantastic book that represents a soldier's view of World War II from D-Day to the end of the war."

Captain David Jewel, Military Science

"I know this won't impress my colleagues, but Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)."

Jim Leavell, Asian Studies, History

"Co. Aytch: A Confederate's Memoir of the Civil War by Sam R. Watkins. This was a compelling narrative by a common Confederate soldier."

Howard Porter, Financial Services

"Left Behind by Tim F. Lahaye, Jerry B. Jenkins. It's a great fiction book about the apocalypse and what happens to the people that don't make it to heaven."

Maggie Strickland, Financial Services