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Class of 2026 begins transition to campus during Summer Orientation

On June 13, 75 recent high school graduates got a little more familiar with the campus where they’re about to become first-year college students. The first of seven Summer Orientation sessions in June was designed...

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Furman University students gain insight into fishing activities in Prampram

Janet Kwami, associate professor of communication studies at Furman University, accompanied about a dozen students to West Africa's Ghana for a three-week May Experience course, "Media and Culture in Ghana." Part of the excursion included...

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Furman graduates receive Fulbright honors

Four Furman University graduates have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The honorees include: Leanne Joyce ’22, a German studies graduate on the...

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Furman Rugby Club competes for collegiate championship

The Furman University Rugby Club claimed third place in its division during the USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championship last weekend in Georgia. The event, which took place at Fifth Third Stadium on the campus of...

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Pathways to STEM success: The first year experience

Thanks to a National Science Foundation S-STEM (Scholarships in STEM) grant, Furman University has developed a cohort-based program for students who wish to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The program includes an eight-day...

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Furman named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Furman University has been named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review based on data from its surveys of administrators at about 650 colleges in 2021-2022. The company also factored in data...

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Pathways course to guide students through The Furman Advantage

Furman University faculty have voted to make Pathways, a two-year program central to The Furman Advantage, a graduation requirement for all students starting in Fall 2022. Pathways is a one-credit class each semester for first-...

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Funding local ventures + a new West End eatery

The everything Greenville platform, GVL Today, spotlights the city's first #StartupGVL event, which took place in recent weeks. Among the organizations hosting incubator events was The Hill Institute for Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the...

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Innovators Take the Stage

Like most woodwind players, first-year student Alexandra Valdovinos goes through a lot of reeds each month. She loves the music she can create with the reeds  – thin pieces of wood that vibrate when a...

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