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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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Furman inducts new Phi Beta Kappa class

New initiates include members of Furman's classes of 2024 and 2025.

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OLLI Senior Leaders Greenville prepares for 10th class

Senior Leaders Greenville classes take on issues facing the community, such as transportation and geriatric medical care, and devise solutions.

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Clearly Furman Highlights University’s Institutes

The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities, The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, The Riley Institute and the Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship all benefit from Clearly Furman: The Campaign for our Third...

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Fund Brings Life to Students’ Ideas, Honors Alumnus’s Memory

The Johnny Flynn ’69 Paladin Pitch Award honors an alumnus with a mind for innovation and a heart for mentoring the next generation of business leaders.

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Former Director of Bands Hicken to conduct, alum to premiere new music

The May 5 Greenville Symphony performances conducted by Les Hicken highlight wind instruments and a world premiere by Furman alumnus Erik Franklin '11.

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Trustee Jason Richards talks commercial real estate on YPK podcast

Furman Trustee Jason Richards '01 joins Kamber Parker Bowden '17 in a podcast to talk about how NAI Earle Furman LLC attracts and retains young professionals in the commercial real estate business.

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Alumnus performs, mentor conducts in May 5 Peace Center concert

Composer and musician Erik Franklin '11 will play an original piece for the clarinet while Les Hicken, former director of bands at Furman, will wave the baton in the Peace Center's Gunter Theater.

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Conor Bready ’24 receives national graduate research fellowship

Bready will continue his studies at the University of California, Berkeley. A research fellowship from the Department of Energy will help him apply mathematics to solve complex chemical problems. Ultimately, he wants to better understand...

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Dins Day Breaks Record

More gifts than ever were donated to Furman Dins Day, with contributions supporting more than 200 funds that provide scholarships and invest in The Furman Advantage; Academics; Wellness, Belonging and Community; Athletics; the Institutes and...

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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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Caterisano to be inducted into National Wrestling HOF

Caterisano coached wrestling at Furman during the first seven years of his 40-year career at the university and saw Marty Fajerman ’91 crowned Southern Conference Champion. He'll be officially inducted into the Hall of Fame...

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