corporate-and-professional-development

Furman responds to Black alumni petition

In the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other Black Americans, people of color who are members of the Furman family have shared horrific and painful stories about explicit...

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Students, alumni, parents and friends join together for Dins Day on June 16

Furman University students, alumni, parents and friends will join together Tuesday, June 16, to kick off the sixth annual Dins Day, a 24-hour celebration of Paladin pride and philanthropy. After a date change due to...

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Furman’s fall semester to begin Aug. 18

Furman University announced its fall 2020 schedule today, with a planned full semester of in-person instruction beginning Aug. 18, one week sooner than previously scheduled. Students will leave for Thanksgiving break and finish final exams...

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Do not turn away from racial violence

Dear Campus Community, Even though we can’t be together in person right now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask that you come together with us in spirit to reflect and take action on behalf...

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Degrees awarded to 671 students at Saturday’s virtual graduation

On Saturday, May 9, Furman University President Elizabeth Davis conferred degrees on 671 students virtually in a video to graduates. [caption id="attachment_45212" align="alignright" width="210"] A screenshot taken during the Emily Scott Robinson's live Instagram show...

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Sharing from a distance

We all have stories to share from the pandemic, about people we miss or things we wouldn’t otherwise be doing. [caption id="attachment_44862" align="alignright" width="400"] Jay Davis '21 shared her thoughts about being home during the...

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Extending the job search

While Wall Street continues its roller coaster ride, and jobless claims reach record highs in the United States amid the spread of coronavirus, graduating college seniors across the country suddenly find themselves on shaky ground....

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Remote reflection

The disruption much of the world is experiencing right now from the COVID-19 pandemic could be the best opportunity many people have to pause and reflect. “Sometimes we forget to slow down,” says Rolyn Rollins,...

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‘Carry on and be strong’

Furman is more than a place. It's a community – a community held together by a common bond of purpose, resilience and strength in the face of adversity. As students enter a second week of...

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Furman recognizes graduates of Women’s Leadership Institute

The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) of Furman University recently recognized the following Class of 2020 graduates: Nenna Akpaete-Culliver, Michelin North America Rafaela Baranzano, Fitesa Emily Baulig, Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands, SC Amie Blankenship, LS3P Lauren...

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Sam Ybarra ’22 awarded first place in Furman’s venture pitch competition

An intense process that started in November with 80 students vying for a chance to take part in Furman University's first annual Paladin Pitch competition culminated Saturday, Feb. 22, with a first-place win by Sam...

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Furman to offer Customer-Centric Innovation training to the Upstate

Innovation moves at the speed of ideas, and increasingly, ideas in the business world are driven by customers – what they want and need, even if they don’t know it yet. To meet customer demands,...

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