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More awards for Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Furman graduate Tomiko Brown-Nagin has been awarded the 2012 Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation Nonfiction Prize for her recent book, Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement. Brown-Nagin, who graduated from...

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Celebration is set for Furman’s Homecoming weekend

For one week, Furman University is bringing its entire family back to campus. Furman alumni, students and friends will celebrate Homecoming 2012 with a week of reunions, student activities and events. The festivities begin Oct....

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Furman gets thumbs up from alums

Furman is listed in a new publication that ranks colleges and universities according to the satisfaction of their alumni.  The Alumni Factor profiled 177 institutions who received highly positive reviews from their graduates.  Furman was...

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Furman listed in Forbes’ annual rankings

Furman is included in Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of “America’s Top Colleges.” The university is listed at No. 20 in the category of top Southern colleges, and is ranked No. 96 among the top 200 colleges...

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A Bollywood ending

It’s not everyday a movie night turns into a career networking event. But for Lauren Moon, it did just that. When she was a senior, Moon thought a Bollywood night sounded like a fun event...

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Coulter looks for that championship form

Once upon a time, Leigh Coulter played golf well enough to qualify for the USGA Junior Girls national tournament, earn a berth on Furman’s 1976 national championship team and spend seven years teaching the game...

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Furman graduate named Teacher of Year

Eric Tornfelt, a 2003 Furman graduate who teaches civics and economics at Mallard Creek High in North Carolina, has been named Teacher of the Year for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Tornfelt received his B.A. degree in political...

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Furman grad Malac nominated as ambassador

President Barack Obama has nominated 1977 Furman graduate Deborah Malac to serve as Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia in the Department of State.  Malac was among several individuals President Obama recently nominated or appointed...

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Furman grad Malac nominated as Ambassador to Liberia

President Barack Obama has nominated 1977 Furman graduate Deborah Malac to serve as Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia in the Department of State.  Malac was among several individuals President Obama recently nominated or appointed...

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Late C. Dan Joyner first recipient of Riley Medal

MAY 1, 2012 by Vince Moore, Director of News and Media Relations The Furman Board of Trustees has announced that the late C. Dan Joyner of Greenville is the first recipient of the newly created...

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Furman alum top graduate at veterinary school

Virginia Tech has named 2008 Furman graduate Brittany J. Carr as the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine for the 2011-12 academic year.  Carr graduated magna cum laude from Furman...

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Ten new members to join Furman Board of Trustees

MARCH 29, 2012 by Vince Moore, Media Relations Richard W. Riley, chair of the Furman Board of Trustees, has announced that 10 new members will join the board this summer. The new trustees are Ann Bryan...

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