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Archives: Around the Lake Archive

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.

Earlier this spring, more than 100 alums, faculty, staff and friends of the university honored retired Furman professor Don Aiesi (center) during his induction into the Politics and International Affairs Hall of Fame. Aiesi taught political science at Furman for more than 50 years before retiring in 2018.

Spring is in full bloom on the Furman campus. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Furman music professor Les Hicken acknowledges the audience following the performance of the Furman Symphonic Winds in McAlister Auditorium on April 12. The concert marked the end of Hicken’s 26-year career as director of bands at Furman. He is retiring from the faculty at the end of the current academic year. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)