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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,...

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...

FMU Athletics Round-up      

Women’s Volleyball Record: 9-18 Peach Belt Finish: 3-9 (6th) First-year head coach Lauren Baufield fielded a very young Patriot squad in 2017 with only two seniors and...

FMU students see the world, experience growth through BCM’s “Love Goes”...

By Lauren Owens (’18) For FMU student Kennon Strowd, a summer spent surveying water wells and meeting the locals in a remote corner of India...

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...

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....

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...

From the President

Dear Friends, Francis Marion University is embarking on an innovative new partnership to promote research and scholarship at Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000 acre preserve fronting...

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...

December 2017 – Commencement View

Check out the views from the December 2017 commencement ceremony.