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Greenville Liberty to train at Furman

Local news outlets cover the partnership between Furman University and pre-professional soccer club, USL W’s Greenville Liberty SC, sister team to the Greenville Triumph Soccer Club, a men’s professional team. The partnership will allow the...

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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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Senior Spotlight 2022

From graduate school to first jobs, find out what these six members of the Class of 2022 are doing after graduation. University Communications would like to offer a special thanks to these students as well...

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Pathways course approved 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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Fall 2021 Dean’s List

More than 1,000 students made the Dean’s List for the 2021 fall term. The honor is awarded to full-time undergraduates who earn a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the semester. The students,...

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Pontari named interim vice president for academic affairs and provost

Beth Pontari, who has led Furman University’s engaged learning efforts as associate provost since 2017, will serve as interim vice president for academic affairs and provost, beginning July 1, Furman President Elizabeth Davis announced Wednesday....

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Furman student, cancer survivor, running across country to raise money for cancer research

Furman student Sydney Beason '22 is going the extra mile for cancer research. This summer, she will set out on a cross-country run, from Baltimore to San Francisco, hoping to make an impact every step...

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Have we gotten student success completely backward?

In an article appearing in The Chronicle of Education, Aaron Basko, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of Lynchburg, in Virginia, cites the Gallup-Purdue Index, which lays out “The Big 6 for...

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New Millennium Fellows tackle United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Nine Furman University students have been selected for the Millennium Fellowship, a program of the United Nations Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network. Launched in 2018, the Millennium Fellowship convenes, challenges and celebrates undergraduate student leadership...

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Furman climbs in US News ranking; voted ‘most innovative’ 5th straight year

For the fifth consecutive year, Furman University is one of the “Most Innovative Schools” among national liberal arts colleges and universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings released today. Furman...

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Students study race, COVID-19 in tweets

For more stories about student research, click here. For their Research and Evaluation in Health Sciences class in the fall of 2020, Samantha Norton ’23 and Imaya Virani ’22 wanted to know if they could...

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Students study how to prevent injuries in high school athletes

To read about more student research, click here. The first step to preventing injuries in a given population, say among high school athletes, is to understand the injuries. A team of researchers at Furman University...

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