asian-studies

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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Juneteenth is an opportunity to reflect

President Elizabeth Davis sent the message below to the campus community on Friday, June 18, 2021. Dear Campus Community, The first time I heard about Juneteenth I was a first-year student in college at Baylor...

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Hispanic entrepreneur Dina Estrada credits success to family, community and SCORE

Just a few years after graduating Furman University, Dina Estrada '18 is a business owner. Estrada, a communication studies and Asian studies graduate, credits her connections with family and community for paving the way for...

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Students, faculty honored at 2020 and 2021 commencement ceremonies

Student and faculty awards and honors were handed out at the commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021 on Saturday, May 8, and for the class of 2020 on Saturday, May 15. The Donaldson-Watkins and...

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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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Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Here are the students who made the Dean’s List for the 2020 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...

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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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