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FMU names non-profit institute for Fred Sheheen
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Francis Marion University recently honored the late Fred Sheheen by naming the Universitys Non-Profit Leadership Institute for Sheheen. From left are Sheheens daughters, Margaret Sheheen Bishop and Maria Sheheen Spring; son, State Sen. Vincent Sheheen; wife, Rosemary Sheheen; FMU President Fred Carter and Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford. - photo by Provided by FMU
Francis Marion University (FMU) honored long-time university friend and advocate of the downtrodden, the late Fred Sheheen, at a special event at the FMU Performing Arts Center on Jan. 26. More than 150 state leaders, university officials and faculty, and friends and family turned out for a tribute to Sheheen that culminated with naming of the FMU Non-Profit Leadership Institute (NPLI) in Sheheen’s honor. Sheheen, a Camden native whose career was spent in public serve to the people of South Carolina, was killed in a tragic auto accident in June 2016.