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Category: Career Services Archive

A weekend well spent

Furman welcomed more than 600 guests to campus Nov. 10–12 for Family Weekend 2017. Festivities kicked off with a pre-game tailgate featuring a band and BBQ, followed by a Furman football win over The Citadel. During the weekend, families were able to learn more about engaged learning opportunities available to students such as study away […]

Furman named “Great Place to Work”

Furman has once again been designated as a great place to work, according to the most recent survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Furman was one of 86 colleges that were recognized in the Chronicle’s eighth annual “Great Colleges to Work For” survey. The university also received special mention for excelling in the category of “Facilities, Workspace and Security.” Furman was listed in the small school enrollment category, which features institutions with 2,999 or fewer students.

A talent for bringing out the best

Just a few days after graduating with her elementary education degree from Furman, Madison Smith ’15 has happily taken the plunge into the world of adulthood. She’s rented her first house near downtown Greenville and purchased two white rocking chairs that she assembled herself to use for daily al fresco dinners on the front porch. […]

Furman listed among “Colleges That Pay You Back”

Furman is listed among the nation’s top 200 schools that provide students with an outstanding combination of academics, affordability and career prospects, according to a new book published by The Princeton Review. The university is also ranked No. 7 among the top 25 schools listed in the special category of “Best Schools for Making an Impact.” Those schools were selected based on student ratings and responses to survey questions covering community service opportunities at their school, student government, sustainability efforts and on-campus student engagement.