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COVID-19 impact adds hurdles to economic growth

Kailash Khandke
Kailash Khandke, the Frederick W. Symmes Professor of Economics, Furman Department of Economics

Furman University’s Kailash Khandke, an economics professor, has written an opinion piece in Greenville Business Magazine. In it, he draws comparisons of our COVID-19 times to the Great Depression and the Great Recession and makes a case for federal intervention that reaches beyond individual stimulus checks and the Paycheck Protection Program. In addition to these short-term measures, Khandke says our state is in need of federal assistance programs that address alternative transportation networks, an expansion of South Carolina’s port, cleanup of federal lands and hazardous waste sites, and broadband access for all South Carolinians – measures that will reap benefits for decades to come.

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‘Lead bold and thrilling lives’ – Furman celebrates Commencement for the class of 2021

More than 500 students received their degrees in an in-person ceremony in Paladin Stadium.

The Furman bell tower

Students, faculty honored at 2020 and 2021 commencement ceremonies

Students receive awards for scholarship, general culture, participation in college activities and high moral character; faculty receive awards for teaching, advising.

Trude Heller passes away at 98

Namesake of Furman's Heller Service Corps was a long-time servant leader in Greenville.

2021 Senior Spotlight

From graduate school to the Fed to a high-powered law firm position, this year's Senior Spotlight students show us what's possible at Furman.