Organized by the Furman Creative Collaborative student group, Innovation Hour awards a grant to winners to help their startups get off the ground.
The university ranked No. 3 for “Most Politically Active Students” and No. 12 in the category of “Most Accessible Professors.”
This year marks the first time Furman alums have won the award from the National Council of Teachers of English. Two of the six honorees this year are Furman graduates.
Student groups visited Denmark, New Zealand, Australia and New Mexico during the optional three-week term.
The students, representing 41 states and nine foreign countries, earned a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the term.
Students receiving assistantships to teach overseas are Abby Harwell (Clinton, South Carolina), Bernie Chaney (Sunbury, Pennsylvania) and Yasmin Harrington (Cumming, Georgia).
Two Furman students advocate for gender equality for women and girls at the UNICEF Student Summit.
“Reading to Make a Difference: Using Literature to Help Students Speak Freely, Think Deeply, and Take Action” is published by Heinemann and co-authored by Lester Laminack.
The writings of Education Professor Paul Thomas are cited in an opinion piece by two University of Texas at El Paso professors.
Today's annual daylong event is dedicated to highlighting the diverse and immersive learning experiences available through The Furman Advantage.