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Black History Month: Furman University’s Dr. Cynthia King

Cynthia King
Cynthia King, chair, Department of Communication Studies

FOX Carolina shines a light on Furman University’s Cynthia King during Black History Month. King, the first Black faculty member to chair a department at the university, speaks to a reporter outside Furman gates about leadership, her teaching philosophy in the Department of Communication Studies, and the role her mother played in desegregation and racial equity in the Jim Crow-era South.

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Graduating Seniors Recognized with Academic Awards

Seniors who received awards were honored across three award ceremonies this year.

Yendelela Neely Holson '03

Talent, tenacity and timing lead to connection between trustee and job-seeking senior

Qwameek Bethea ’21 connected with Yendelela Neely Holston ’03 before securing a job at her law firm, where he will gain experience before law school.

Students and organizations recognized with Leadership Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of 18 awards presented in a university-wide recognition event.

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.