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Furman honors alumni, inducts new members to Benefactors Circle

In mid-May, Furman’s trustees and boards and councils converged on campus for the annual Leadership Summit Weekend. In addition to regular meetings, key volunteers and donors gather for the presentation of the year’s four alumni...

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Class of 2014 leaves record-breaking legacy

When the Class of 2014 walked across the stage this May, they had plenty to be proud of. But this year, graduates carried with them a unique achievement—they set the record for participation in Furman...

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A new take on Homecoming Court

Furman’s Homecoming celebrations are filled with tradition. The Friday night carnival on the mall, orange-streaked trees, crisp temperatures, tailgates, and class reunions. But one Homecoming tradition is changing for the 2014 celebration, taking place October...

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2014 Furman grad is high tech CEO

Anja Smith is CEO of Sabai, a fast-growing, tech company in Simpsonville that provides virtual private network routers to more than 120 countries. She also happened to graduate this spring from Furman’s Undergraduate Evening Studies...

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Dempsey is Team USA’s main man

The U.S. men’s national soccer team heads to Brazil next month for the World Cup and the squad is counting heavily on the talents of captain Clint Dempsey. A Furman alum, Dempsey returned to America...

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GoPro: My graduation

Strolling down the Furman Mall alongside classmates who, over the last four years, have become your family. Taking your seat on the field in Paladin Stadium. Hearing your name, and at that moment, knowing you...

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Miss S.C. pledges support for statewide texting ban

Furman alumna and Miss S.C. 2013 Brooke Mosteller came to the State House Wednesday, May 7,  with Miss Teen S.C. Brook Sill and dozens of other women vying for Mosteller’s crown this year, to sign...

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Speaks and Dozier named Paladin athletes of the year

Furman’s best were honored recently at the school’s all-sports awards banquet, highlighted by the best of the best – Dakota Dozier and Ansley Speaks, who were named the Paladin male and female athletes of the...

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FU times two

For many incoming freshman, making the transition to college life—new friends, new digs, new routine—can be daunting. But for identical twins, Kayla and Kellie Bingham ’14, plunging into their freshman year at Furman was a...

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Superstar seniors

Who says lightning never strikes twice in the same place? In recent award ceremonies, seniors Christina Dorismond and Rhodes Hambrick both received one of Furman’s highest leadership honors, the President’s Award, and the John Albert...

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Furman bids farewell to the Class of 2014

Furman awarded 616 undergraduate and master’s degrees and presented a number of its top academic honors during graduation exercises Saturday, May 10. Approximately 7,000 people attended the commencement activities in Paladin Stadium. Interim President Carl Kohrt gave...

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Keep the Furman Experience Alive

As we prepare to welcome the Class of 2014 into the Alumni Association at Commencement this Saturday, we are reminded that they stand on the shoulders of the loyal donors who sacrificially supported their Furman...

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