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Members of the Class of 2020 rejoice at Commencement on May 7, 2022.

Oscar Guillén Arauz '22, First Generation Student Alliance Emily Miller '22 and Jada Walker '24 celebrate GEN week on April 22. It is a week observed nationally across many universities dedicated to celebrating first-gen pride and to raise awareness and visibility for first gen, low-income students. “Reclaiming our Identity" was GEN Week's theme this year. "The context for this is that we (FGLI students) are reclaiming our identity from administrators and institutions, or the compartmentalization of the identity," said Miller. "We are reclaiming our identity. We are reclaiming the mantle of what it means to be FGLI and to have pride in this identity."

Seniors Nichole Ragsdale, Olivia Martins, Addison Smith and Olivia Martins celebrate LDOC on April 26, 2022.

Members of the Furman Gospel Ensemble perform during the Peace Pole dedication at the Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection on April 05, 2022.

Students gather at Timmons Arena to learn about their peers' engaged learning experiences at the 14th annual Furman Engaged.

Alexandra Valdovinos ’25 is named the top winner of the Third Annual Paladin Pitch Competition, hosted by The Hill Institute. She won $10,000 to help support her idea of manufacturing environmentally friendly instrument reeds and packaging. She is congratulated by Bryan Davis, managing director of The Hill Institute.

An aerial view of Furman's campus in spring.

Trevor Stewart '20 of Kappa Alpha Psi performs during February's Yard Show Celebration held in honor of Black History Month.

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Brianca Beckford '23, Lexi Rojas '24, LeNae Jones '22, Daria Parks '24, Kyndall Shaw '23 and Courtney Waters '23 perform during the Yard Show Celebration on Feb. 25.