continuing-education

Women’s Leadership Institute graduates 33

Furman University’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development has announced that 33 members of its inaugural class of the Women’s Leadership Institute have graduated.

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New program connects students with business mentors

Furman University’s Undergraduate Evening Studies program is launching the Furman University Career Advancement Program this month to connect students in three accounting and financial management classes with business mentors. [caption id="attachment_16658" align="alignright" width="187"] Robyn Miller,...

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Road tripping with OLLI’s “Dixie Chicks”

They’ve photographed the lush greenery and cascading waterfalls of Table Rock State Park and the mile-high peaks of Pisgah National Forest. They’ve explored beneath the soaring sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park and the hoodoos...

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Off to a successful start

Furman University’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development has announced that the inaugural class of the Women’s Leadership Institute is off to a highly successful start after beginning its work on campus in January. The...

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Women’s Leadership Institute launches January 13

Furman University Women’s Leadership Institute is kicking off its inaugural conference on Jan. 13 with Aphrodite Konduros, judge of the S.C. Court of Appeals, as the headliner. Konduros, a member of the South Carolina and Greenville...

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UES hosts photography exhibition

Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) will host a photography exhibition Oct. 21-Dec. 1 in the Baiden Gallery of the Herring Center on the Furman campus. The Herring Center for Continuing Education is open 8:30...

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From Greenville Tech to Furman and beyond

When Jessie Stanion left high school in California, she I did not expect to attend college. However, at age 23, living in Greenville, she decided to take night classes at Greenville Technical College. That decision...

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Selective colleges not out of reach

The college admissions and enrollment process can be intimidating and complicated, especially to low-income students who are the first in their family to attend college. But studies have shown that that when low-income students do...

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A lasting legacy

The Greenville community recently lost a philanthropist and community leader, Mamie Jolley Bruce, whose lasting legacy has and will continue to make a difference in Greenville. Her generous gift created Furman’s Bridges to a Brighter...

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Far Peripheral

[caption id="attachment_15075" align="alignright" width="200"] Photo by Pam Brissey, Class of ’14[/caption] Our hectic lives often limit the time we spend absorbing the world around us. The "Far Peripheral" photography exhibit at Furman’s Baiden Gallery is...

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Bridges to a Brighter Future hosts college admissions expert

Bridges to a Brighter Future Furman University will present a program for students and families who want a better understanding of the selective college admission and scholarship process Thursday, Nov. 6, 6-8 p.m., in the...

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Helping out South Carolina Women in Higher Education

Elizabeth Crews, director of Furman University’s Undergraduate Evening Studies program, has been selected as the university’s institutional representative for South Carolina Women in Higher Education (SCHWE). The representatives are volunteers at educational institutions across the state...

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