Furman University

Furman University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Furman is one of the oldest institutions in South Carolina. Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,800 undergraduate and 525 graduate students on its 750-acre (304 ha) campus.

In recent years, more Furman University graduates have gone on to earn more Ph.D. degrees than those of any other private liberal arts college in the South, according to a survey conducted by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center. Today Furman offers majors and programs in 42 subjects. Most of Furman's 2,800 undergraduates are from the South Atlantic region, but more than 40 states and 15 foreign countries are represented in the student population. Furman is a member of Associated Colleges of the South.

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... also the Director of Athletic Bands at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina ... He was born in Maryville, Tennessee in 1953 and received a Bachelor of Music degree from Furman University in 1975, and went on to receive a Master of Music degree from University of Louisiana at Monroe, (formerly ... Bocook became a Sinfonian at Furman University, joining the Gamma Eta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia in 1972 ...
Consequences Creed - Early Life
... That same year he began studying psychology and philosophy at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina ... Watson graduated from Furman University with two degrees a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and philosophy on May 29, 2008 ... At his time at Furman University, Watson had a brief stint as an accomplished cheerleader ...
Furman University - Points of Interest
... Doughboy Statue, honoring Furman students who served in World War I Daniel Chapel Organ The Bell Tower and Burnside Carillon (a 59 bell carillon by Van Bergen) Furman's special ...
Furman University Japanese Garden
... The Furman University Asian Garden is an Asian garden located on the campus of Furman University at 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, South Carolina ... Furman University has a long-term exchange program with Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan ...
South Carolina Baptist Historical Collection - History
... The history of the collection begins in 1830 when the South Carolina Baptist Convention asked Furman University, at the time known as the Furman Academy and ... When Furman University moved to its new campus in the late 1950s, the South Carolina Baptist Historical Collection received renewed attention ... co-founder of the South Carolina Baptist Historical Society, was hired in 1961 as Furman’s first Special Collections Librarian ...

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