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2020: The Year in Review

Furman's Bell Tower.

Amid the challenges, 2020 also brought us countless moments of joy, discovery and community – from learning and gathering virtually to getting out the vote to giving back. While students realized The Furman Advantage in all its forms, Furman athletics adapted to new pandemic rules, alumni and friends found novel ways to create community, and the Seeking Abraham project continued to help the university better understand and learn from its past. The 2020 Year in Review tells the story of the past year through some of our most memorable images.


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