continuing-education

Furman University Board of Trustees approves faculty promotions and tenure

The Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions and tenure for a number of faculty members during its spring meeting on May 10, 2024. The recommendations go into effect Aug. 1. Congratulations, Furman faculty!

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The Duke Endowment offers virtual history exhibit online

The Duke Endowment celebrates 100 years of philanthropy. In an online exhibition, step through the history of the James B. Duke family and how Duke's legacy is impacting communities today.

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Mental health and wellbeing suggestions from the Trone Center for Mental Fitness 

For Mental Health Awareness Month, the expert staff of the Trone Center for Mental Fitness offer suggestions to help stay mentally fit throughout the year.

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Furman launches strategic plan with focus on innovation, community, sustainability

"FUture Focused," a five-year plan, enumerates priorities and goals for strengthening the academic experience for students and deepening relationships with the community.

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Furman graduates nearly 500 in two commencement ceremonies

Weather forced commencement events inside but spirits weren't dampened. Family and friends came out to support 491 graduates who walked in two ceremonies in McAlister Auditorium.

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Senior Spotlight 2024

Congratulations to the Class of 2024! Meet six Furman seniors who represent diverse talent and immeasurable promise.

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Beth Pontari Named VP of Academic Affairs and Provost

Pontari was a key leader in developing The Furman Advantage and the underlying Pathways Program. She started her career at Furman in 2001 as an assistant professor of psychology. Her new role begins May. 1.

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Leadership awards honor student legacies, impact

The Furman University Student Leadership Awards were presented April 7 in Younts Conference Center. Students were recognized in 15 categories; two student groups and two advisors were also recognized.

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Furman Engaged continues to highlight The Furman Advantage

A record number of students participated in this year's Furman Engaged, covering topics from piano music of Bohemia to cryptological warfare.

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Furman Engaged happens Friday with record number of students participating

Nearly 700 students will participate in this year's Furman Engaged. Other events, from the Paladin Pitch Competition to the groundbreaking for the Timmons Arena renovation, will be part of Spring Weekend.

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Joseph Vaughn Day will be held Friday, Jan. 26

The event begins at 12:15 in front of Daniel Chapel. This will be the first year the Black Alumni Council will present an annual award in honor of Idella Glenn '84.

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2023: The Year in Review

The past 12 months were full of reminders that Furman truly is a special place. Take a moment to reflect.

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