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Investing in the Furman community and beyond

In the fall of 2015, Furman English and communication studies double major Erin Mellor ’17 noticed a campus advertisement for an internship with the university’s Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) program. She was drawn to the opportunity to gain...

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Sam Tisdale named director of Center for Corporate & Professional Development

[caption id="attachment_30386" align="alignright" width="400"] Sam Tisdale[/caption] Sam Tisdale has been named director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University. In his new role, which began in January, Tisdale oversees a wide...

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Silver named director of Bridges to a Brighter Future

Carolyn Silver has been named director of Furman’s college access and success program, Bridges to a Brighter Future. Her appointment begins March 1. Silver brings more than a decade of experience in higher education and...

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Undergraduate Evening Studies Establishes Advisory Council

Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) has established an Advisory Council. Council members met Jan. 19 in the inaugural meeting of the group. Members of the council include Upstate business and community leaders, as well...

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Sustainability good for business

John Meindl, a senior associate with Furman's Center for Corporate and Professional Development, is interviewed by South Carolina Business Review’s Mike Switzer about the importance of sustainability in business.

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Undergraduate Evening Studies Helps Adults Obtain Degree

According to data from the National Student Clearinghouse, the number of people over the age of 25 going to college to get their first undergraduate degree has dropped since 2012. Matthew Clark of GSA Business...

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Women’s Leadership Institute Accepting Applications

The Women’s Leadership Institute of Furman University is now accepting applications for the 2017 class. The series for 2017, themed “Reflection, Transformation and Self,” includes four half-day sessions and a graduation ceremony, all of which...

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Local Business Taps Talents of Family Members

It takes multiple skills and talents to start a business and keep it running on all cylinders--technical trade expertise, finance and banking, operations, customer service, logistics, human resources expertise, marketing and branding smarts, and the...

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University Launches ‘The Furman Advantage’

Visit The Furman Advantage website The Furman Advantage in the News Furman University today announced an ambitious effort to transform the student experience and address critical community issues. The new strategic vision—called The Furman Advantage—will...

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