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Oct. 24th marked a national recognition of afterschool programs and their impact on students, families and communities. To show support of "Lights On Afterschool," an initiative of the Afterschool Alliance, many landmarks donned new colors. Furman University's bell tower was among them. (Photo by Sara Ellis Pearce)

As part of the Koru Mindfulness program at Furman, students participate in a silent meditation walk around the university’s labyrinth, which is located behind Daniel Chapel. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

We’re not exactly sure why, but summer orientation for the new students involves a certain amount of aerobic activity by the returning students who help with the program. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Several new native wildflower areas were planted around the Shi Center for Sustainability eight weeks ago. They are now in full bloom, providing a food source for honeybees and other native pollinators. (Photo by Laura Bain)

Furman alum and former U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley (center) welcomed 18 rising high school seniors to campus the week of June 16-20 for the Riley Institute’s Emerging Public Leaders program. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Recognize this popular area of the Furman campus? It's a bird's-eye view of the Janie Earle Rose Garden. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

A traditional, as well as colorful, event that takes place every year in conjunction with commencement is the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony. This year's ceremony took place May 10 in McAlister Auditorium. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Even though commencement had to be moved indoors because of the threat of stormy weather, the elements cooperated long enough to allow the students to make their traditional march down the Furman Hall on their way to Timmons Arena. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

This photo by Furman student Kristen Janes, a rising junior communication studies major from Richmond, Virginia, received the first place award for sports photography from the South Carolina Press Association (Collegiate Awards division). In the October game against Wofford, senior Danny Kierath (10) converted a free kick with 53 seconds left in regulation to give the Paladins a 2-1 victory and a reason to celebrate.