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Furman golfer Stefanie Kenoyer ’11 and team members Oren Geri and Al Del Greco were eliminated in the Nov. 12 episode of Golf Channel’s “Big Break NFL Puerto Rico.” Kenoyer was invited to appear in not one, but two seasons of Golf Channel’s reality-competition series. Kenoyer talks about the sudden death challenge and what she learned from the experience in Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive.” Click here for a recap.
Academics, clubs, study broad programs, small class sizes. Furman had everything Emily Hunter was looking for. What she hadn’t decided on when she arrived at Furman was a major. “I dabbled in just about everything math- and science-related during freshman year and narrowed it down to economics my sophomore year,” said Hunter. “The professors were […]
In a wide-ranging lecture last Wednesday titled “Sports and Society” Curt Hamakawa, an associate professor of sport management at Western New England University and former official of the United States Olympic Committee, said the number of inactive people is growing each year. Diabetes and lack of physical activity can each be attributed to about six percent of global deaths each year, according to a recent study by the World Health Organization.
Viet Le ’17 set foot on Furman’s campus for the first time in August, carrying nothing but two suitcases and a backpack. He made the 8,500-mile journey from Hanoi, Vietnam, bringing only clothes, his favorite noodles, coffee, tea and traditional handicrafts to give as gifts. Le’s college search had been done entirely online, using information […]
Jesse Rice wanted to make sure it was perfect. The 12-year-old stayed up late into the night, making sure each detail was just right. He left the results of his labor, scrawled on a slightly rumpled legal pad, on the kitchen counter and went to bed. The Civil War ballad titled, “The Other Side of […]
Furman University will hold its second annual World Religions Symposium beginning Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center. The symposium is free and open to the public, and includes a series of lectures and other programs that run through Dec. 2. The theme of this year’s forum is “Judaism: Ancient Conversation, Contemporary Voices.” All events are part of Furman’s Cultural Life Program. The first speaker for the symposium is Cherie Brown, founder and executive director of the National Coalition Building Institute based in Washington, D.C. Her Oct. 22 talk is titled “Jewish Identity and the Impact of Antisemitism.”
Only six weeks have passed since Furman families moved their freshmen and returning students to campus. But when family members descend on campus for the annual Family Weekend festivities, they quickly see how Furman becomes a true home away from home. This year was no different. 809 families registered for Family Weekend (October 4-6) […]
The Furman team put its undefeated fall record on the line Sunday at East Riverside Park and lost. But it was for a good cause. And thankfully, the sport was not rugby. The Paladins turned in a part inspiring and part comical performance at the Eastside High School Spirit Week softball tournament, which raised $1,200 […]
When Kelsey Orr decided to come to Furman, she knew she’d meet some interesting people along the way. Furman set the bar high before classes even started. Orr was one of 11 incoming students who took part in the Japan Summer Experience. The two-week trip, which is one of two study away programs offered annually […]
In the United States, September 21 will be remembered as just another Saturday. However, for freshman Patrick Musau ’17, it will never be forgotten. On this day, the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya came under siege by terrorists and was held until Tuesday. During the siege it was estimated that 137 died and many more were wounded. All of this happened just minutes away from where Musau’s family and friends live.