FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University honored the extraordinary career of men’s basketball star Detrek Browning by retiring his jersey – No. 2 – Monday night at the FMU Athletic Awards Gala at the FMU Performing Arts Center.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University hosted the final round Thursday in its inaugural President’s Bowl, a game-show-style competition that saw Phi Alpha Theta and Team ACS go head-to-head for the chance to win $1,000 for their student organizations.
Team ACS outlasted Phi Alpha Theta with a strong second-half performance to take a 355-225 victory.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Walter Douglas “Doug” Smith, Francis Marion University’s beloved founding president, has passed away.
Smith, who served the university from its opening in 1970 through 1983, died last weekend in a Columbia hospital. He was 99.
Fred Carter, Francis Marion’s current president, says Smith will be sorely missed by the entire Patriot community.
Help4Kids Florence, Billy Powers receive Marion Medallion awards
FLORENCE, S.C. – In recognition of their service to citizens in the Pee Dee region, Billy Powers and Help 4 Kids Florence were honored Tuesday afternoon with Marion Medallion awards.
The ceremony took place at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, and the awards are presented by the university and the Morning News.
Fred Carter, president of Francis Marion University, said that often, the selfless acts of Marion Medallion recipients are only known by the giver and the recipient.
FLORENCE, S.C. — Francis Marion University President Fred Carter told the university’s trustees Thursday that the school’s fiscal health has “never been better,” and that it is well-positioned for the future.
Carter’s remarks came at the board’s quarterly meeting on the FMU campus.
The Philadelphia Phillies have an opportunity to get it right, finally.
Of the city’s sports franchises in the NFL, NBA and MLB, the Phillies are the only one to have never been led by an African American. Look it up.
Ray Rhodes coached the Eagles for four seasons, two of which included postseason appearances.
Innovation, new initiatives will make for ‘interesting’ year at FMU
FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University President Fred Carter told university faculty members at their annual kickoff breakfast Monday morning that FMU is in for an “interesting” and innovative year.
More than 300 faculty members and university staff attended the breakfast, which signals the opening of the academic year. FMU was expecting more than 4,000 students for the 2016-17 fall semester which began Monday afternoon.
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