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Alice Scott Beaudrot

Alice Scott Beaudrot

Alice Scott Beaudrot’s grandmother and mother attended Lander College when it was in Williamston. When it relocated to Greenwood in 1904 and was renamed in honor of its founder, the Rev. Samuel Lander, the stage was set for what would become Alice’s lifelong love for...

Josephine B. Abney

Josephine B. Abney

The Josephine B. Abney Scholarship was established in September 2006 by Josephine Abney, a long-time Lander friend. In recognition of her great service to the University and to the Greenwood community, Lander University conferred an honorary doctor of humane letters...

Lewis Memory Morgan

Lewis Memory Morgan

Lewis Memory Morgan (August 21, 1950 – June 19, 2005) graduated from Satellite High School in Florida in 1969 and Florida Technological University (now the University of Central Florida) in 1973 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He moved to Greenwood...

Martha Thurmond Bishop

Martha Thurmond Bishop

Born in Edgefield, SC, she graduated from Edgefield High School as salutatorian of her class. She graduated from Winthrop where she served in the Student Government Council, the YWCA Board, and as a College Marshal. She later served on the Alumni Board and the...

Martha Wharton Barnette

Martha Wharton Barnette

Martha Wharton Barnette was a lifelong resident of Greenwood, SC, and served as President of the Lander Foundation and as secretary to the Lander University Board of Trustees. She had also served on the State Colege Board of Trustees which formerly governed Lander,...

Mary Alice White Abell

Mary Alice White Abell

Born in Augusta, GA, September 29, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Bruce and Mary Alice Marshall White. She was a graduate of Chester High School and was a 1960 graduate of Lander College where she was elected May Queen her senior year and also served as student...

Michael & Claudette Surrento

Michael & Claudette Surrento

Michael and Claudette Surrento are the parents of Brianna Surrento, the youngest of their three daughters. Brianna was a student-athlete at Lander University from 2016 to 2019, where she played softball and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in May 2019. The...