Admissions Blog Posts

Welcome Home: What to expect during move-in and Fall Orientation

Hi, my name is Sally. I am a rising senior from Orlando, Florida and I am double majoring in applied math and IT. Thinking back to my arrival at Furman, I had no idea what...

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The May Xperience

Hello! My name is Pete Bard and I am a rising Junior here at Furman from Boise, Idaho. This summer I had the opportunity to participate in a MayX program! MayX is an opportunity for...

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The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities

The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities was established in 2020 as a regionally focused institute dedicated to promoting sustainable human flourishing. It operates through education, research, and leadership initiatives. The institute evolved from the David...

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Advantages to Majoring in Education at Furman University

Hi everybody! My name is Caroline Stemple and I am a rising junior from Charleston, SC. Coming into my freshman year at Furman, I told my summer advisor about my interest in Education. With that...

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Club and Intramural Sports

Hello Everyone, My name is Yamiko Sumaisi, I am a sophomore from Lusaka, Zambia, intending to major in Health Science. Coming into college, I knew I wanted to continue playing the sports that I played...

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Going Greek? What to know about sorority life at Furman!

Going into my freshman year, I was against joining Greek life. Now, I’m on the executive council of my sorority. What changed? The short answer is me, but the long answer is my perspective on...

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My Furman Engaged Research Presentation

Hello everyone,   As we progress towards the end of the spring semester, I would like to talk about a major event that takes place on Furman’s campus every year. Furman Engaged is an event...

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Study Away: Faculty-Led vs. Affiliate 

G’day!   I hope you all are having a fantastic second semester. It is sunny and 90 degrees here in Newcastle, Australia, and we just kicked off first semester and classes! Thus far, I have...

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Personalized Four-Year Pathway to Graduation

 Furman has a unique approach to undergraduate education, known as the “Furman Advantage”. It has had a significant impact on students attending, as it is designed to help students achieve success in their personal and...

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Thinking of being a Communication Studies Major?

Furman offers more than 70 majors and minors. How do you decide which academic path to take? Are you interested in advocacy, marketing, event planning, public relations, journalism, and broadcasting? Looking for one of the...

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Interview with Dr. Veronica Flores

College can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also be a challenging one. Between classes, professors, and adjusting to a new environment, there's a lot to navigate. Classes are a fundamental part of...

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Everything Greenville!

Greenville was named one of the best cities to live in by Condé Nast Traveler readers; the beautiful sights, friendly community, and decent size attract people from all around the country. Greenville, SC, has been...

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