Fayetteville State University to Host Global and Intercultural Celebration Event Features Scholarly Presentations, Mongolian Folk Arts Performers/Dancers, and Ceremonial Deed Signing

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Fayetteville State University (FSU) will host administrators and guests from its partner institutions in China. The celebration will include a scholarly forum, entertainment by Mongolian musicians, singers and dancers, and a reception. The culminating event pays homage to FSU’s founding.

The events begin on November 8, with the Sino/U.S. President’s forum titled “Global Cooperation and the Future of Higher Education.” Making presentations will be FSU Chancellor James Anderson and visiting university administrators from four of FSU’s partner institutions in China. The presentation begins at 3 p.m., in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Immediately following will be a performance by the renowned International Mongolian Folk Arts Performers from Inner Mongolian Normal University. The free public performance begins at 5 in Seabrook Auditorium. A community reception with officials from the partner institutions and performers will be held in Seabrook Auditorium immediately following the dance performance. The reception will be hosted by Chancellor and Mrs. Anderson.

On November 9, a Commemorative Deed Signing Ceremony celebrating the university’s founding will be held at 2 p.m., in Seabrook Auditorium as well.  Guests will be FSU leaders from the past and present who will commemorate the deed signing that took place in 1867. The public is invited.

For more information on these and other Sesquicentennial Events, please go to https://150.uncfsu.edu/.

FSU is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. FSU offers nearly 60 degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,300 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation.

For more information, call (910) 672-1474.