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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 Crowe-era South.

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‘The Time is Now’ – Two alumni present keynotes at African American Children and Families Conference

Brianna Burnette and Daniel Hoilett join a slate of keynote speakers at the University of Northern Iowa-hosted virtual conference.

Man in cap at ball park, Sam Spear '09

A gift to remember

David and Debbie Spear establish a fund to enrich the Furman experience for health sciences majors, the chosen field for their son Sam Spear '09.

Joseph Vaughn statue unveiling scheduled April 16

Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, the campus community will be invited to gather, masks on and physically distanced.

White man in black coat standing in front of brick wall, Jackson Pearce '18

Jackson Pearce ’18 named 2021-2022 Luce Scholar

The Luce Scholars Program is a fellowship program launched by the Henry Luce Foundation to bolster the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in America.