Winter 2018

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FMU grad kick pushes his way to the top of skateboard...

Skateboarding is an interesting hobby for some. For Jaime Owens (‘97) it’s a career. Owens has spent most of his working life chronicling the skateboarding world,...

New alumni director has deep roots with FMU

Alumni often find their way back to Francis Marion. Count Lee Daugherty (‘89) among them. Daugherty is FMU’s new director of alumni affairs. He...

Academia Winter 2018

Francis Marion welcomes 25 new faculty members Francis Marion University welcomed 25 new faculty members to campus as the 2017-2018 academic year began in August. The...

Loyalty is its own reward

Detrek Browning stayed true to FMU and became the school’s all-time leading scorer By Tucker Mitchell In an early January game against Clayton State, Detrek Browning...

Class Notes Winter 2018

Ninteen 70s Lang Beaty (‘74) was awarded the 2017 John J. Kispert Leadership Award at FMU’s Annual Staff Awards Luncheon. Billy Hoylen (’75) and Hoylen Agency,...

Special place, Special partnership

FMU joins CCU, Baruch Foundation to create new research institute at Hobcaw Barony By Tucker Mitchell Hobcaw Barony, with its unique mix of geography, history and...

Alumni Association changing of the guard

Bailey happy to have made a difference Outgoing President of the Francis Marion University Alumni Association Craig Bailey is proud to have left his...

Awards and Grants Winter 2018

FMU ranked among USN&WR’s top colleges Francis Marion University was once again ranked among U.S. News & World Report magazine’s top Regional Universities in the South....

Internships make FMU’s Industrial Engineering program go

By Matt McColl (‘09) Francis Marion University launched its Industrial Engineering program in the spring of 2014. Four years later it’s already paying dividends for the...

Gearing up for engineering’s future

Mechanical Engineering degree is next on the drawing board at FMU By Tucker MItchell Francis Marion University’s first engineering program was launched in 2014 – a...