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Thank you for your interest in supporting our community. We offer parents a variety of opportunities to come together and connect with our campus.

Parents Council

Representing the parents of more than 2,700 undergraduates, Parents Council members are ambassadors to Furman and serve as liaisons between the university and its par​ents. Meet our council members. For more information on Parents Council, contact Mike Wilson '88, executive director of alumni and parent engagement, via email at​ or phone, 864.294.3466.

Internships ​​and Career Mentoring

Furman's internships mesh with the goals of our liberal arts program, adding another component to our students' holistic academic experience. If your company is seeking an intern and you believe a Furman student would be the perfect fit, contact Susan Zeiger, internship program director, at 864.294.3166 or via email at 

Join the Furman Admission Network

If you're interested in recruiting the next generation of Furman students, become a member of the Furman Admission Network (FAN). Our network is comprised of alumni and parents who represent Furman at college fairs, special events and calling campaigns. If you can't commit to every event, that's okay. Pick and choose what you want to participate in. Want more information? Contact Elizabeth Hawthorne​​, FAN manager, at 864.294.3049.

Host an event​

Invite accepted students to your home to meet their new classmates. Welcome alumni and parents for a reception. Be an extension of the Furman family in your city. Contact Leo Fackler, to learn more.

Join FUnet (Furman Network of Ambassadors)

Be in the know and share breaking Furman news through FUnet .This group of alumni and parent ambassadors collaborates with Furman's Alumni and Development offices to keep the Furman community informed. Contact Justin Rourk​ for more information. 


Connect with Admission

Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

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We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

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