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Archives: Around the Lake Archive

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman celebrated its 25th anniversary on Nov. 29 with a special event at the Greenville Convention Center. There was much to celebrate as the organization has achieved incredible success, growing from 60-plus members in 1993 to its current size of more than 2,000 members. OLLI currently offers between 120-130 courses in each of three terms over the academic year. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

It's a nice day for a walk around the Furman lake. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Music Professor William Thomas rehearses the Furman musicians as he prepares for his final concert at the university. The Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus will perform Haydn’s “The Creation” Friday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Taking the road less traveled during a quiet, late fall afternoon on campus. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The fall colors are out in full force on campus, as this shot of the Bell Tower will attest. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The Riley Institute at Furman and South Carolina Future Minds sponsored a luncheon in Columbia on Oct. 30 to celebrate the 2018 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence. The top honor went to Farm to Belly, an innovative partnership of Greenville Health System, Feed and Seed, and Head Start. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Furman trustee Yendelela Neely Holston ’03 (left) and student Cassidi Dozier ’22 (right) share a laugh during the Partners Program’s annual luncheon that took place on campus this week. The Partners program pairs dedicated scholarship donors with students who benefit from their philanthropy. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Douglas Brinkley, one of America’s preeminent presidential historians, came to campus October 24 to speak with students in a politics and international affairs class. Brinkley delivered a public lecture, “Highs and Lows of the American Presidency: Past, Present and Future,” at the Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville on Oct. 25. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Some of the Furman students participating in the Brussels study away program were on hand when alum Alex Stubb ’93 officially launched his candidacy to become the new European Commission president. Stubb (top center) is flanked on his right by Furman professor Brent Nelsen and his wife, Lori, who works in the Earth and Environmental Sciences lab at Furman.