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Furman honors first African American student

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Marcus Tate, a cousin of Joseph Vaughn, outside the James B. Duke Library Jan. 29.

Furman’s inaugural Joseph Vaughn Day Jan. 29 drew hundreds, including family members of the late Vaughn ’68, faculty, students, alumni and members of the media. TaTiana Cash of WSPA 7News got reactions from Deborah Allen of the Center for Inclusive Communities, English major Alyssa (“Adare”) Smith ’20, neuroscience major Nicaella Fogle ’20 and a Vaughn family member, Marcus Tate. FOX Carolina also covered the historic day.

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Julia Tyson '22

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Erica Daly '22 holds a Dins Vote pin in front of Johns Hall

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Furman awarded two NSF grants totaling $720,000

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