continuing-education

Greenville: The new boomtown for active adults

More than 2,600 students who attend Furman University call Greenville, South Carolina, home - at least until they graduate, and they may likely stay on indefinitely. Census data show that Greenville is the choice of...

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Furman receives second $25 million grant from The Duke Endowment

Furman University has received a $25 million grant from The Duke Endowment to expand and advance The Furman Advantage, the university’s transformational approach to offering every student a pathway toward a meaningful and valuable college...

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Joseph Vaughn statue unveiling scheduled April 16

Furman University President Elizabeth Davis sent the message below to the campus community on Tuesday, March 2.  Learn more about the unveiling and watch the live video stream of the event. Dear Campus Community, We are...

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Let Joseph Vaughn Day shine a light on our values

This morning, President Elizabeth Davis sent the following message to the campus community to celebrate Joseph Vaughn Day. Dear Campus Community, At last week’s presidential inauguration, poet Amanda Gorman reminded us that “there is always...

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Message from President Davis: A commitment to our democracy

Today, Elizabeth Davis, president of Furman University, sent the following message to the Furman community. Dear Campus Community, Yesterday was one of the most troubling days in the history of our American democracy. Like many...

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2020: The Year in Review

Amid the challenges, 2020 also brought us countless moments of joy, discovery and community – from learning and gathering virtually to getting out the vote to giving back. While students realized The Furman Advantage in...

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Members of the class of 2020 receive Furman’s highest honors

Congratulations to these members of the Furman class of 2020, who received the university's highest honors: Scholarship Cup Awards Catherine Lippert Catherine Lippert discovered her major fairly late in her time at Furman and immersed...

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Campus will resume normal operations Friday, Oct. 30

Update: Campus will resume normal operations on Friday, Oct. 30. --- The Furman University campus will remain closed through today, Oct. 29, following Tropical Storm Zeta. All FurmanFlex classes will continue remotely for the entire...

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All classes remote for Thursday, Oct. 29; campus closed until noon

Furman University will be closed until noon on Thursday, October 29, due to expected high winds from Hurricane Zeta as it passes over our area as a tropical storm Thursday morning. All FurmanFlex classes will...

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Back in the Game – Scenes from Homecoming 2020

It's safe to say Homecoming 2020 was a homecoming like no other in Furman's history, but while the activities looked a little different students, faculty and staff worked together to organize a robust schedule of...

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Work begins on Joseph Vaughn Plaza

Furman University will break ground next week on the Joseph Vaughn Plaza, which will be home to a statue honoring Furman’s first Black undergraduate student and establish a place for reflection and celebration of those...

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Furman moves up in WSJ/THE rankings

Furman University moved up 13 spots in the Best Colleges 2021 rankings released this week by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The rankings place Furman as the top college or university in...

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