We celebrated several events during the 2014-2015 academic year to commemorate 50 years of desegregation at Furman.
CLP and open to public. Panel moderated by Dr. Courtney Tollison-Hartness will feature Lillian Brock Flemming, Harry Shucker and Sarah ReeseContinue Reading >
A lecture by Brian Neumann with introduction by Steve O’Neill, part of the Upcountry History Museum series History After Dark.Continue Reading >
A panel discussion of participants in the struggle, 50 years ago, to admit black students to Furman. Panelists are Jim Edwards ’65, campus news reporter at the time and long-time philosophy professor; Robert Schaible ’65, student body president 1964-65 and activist; Phil Hill, assistant professor...Continue Reading >
Lillian Brock Flemming, a recent recipient of Furman’s honorary doctorate, will discuss “What Really Matters,” engaging both her personal experiences as one of the first African-American students admitted to Furman in 1967 and as an engaged leader, councilwoman, and educator in the Greenville. The L.D....Continue Reading >