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Fayetteville State University has increased partnerships between its own campuses and international universities and enhanced global awareness of its faculty and students.

Global Interdependence


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News and Events

  • FSU offers five to six mini-stipends and two to three travel awards for faculty to travel internationally during summer 2016 and develop Global Understanding courses with foreign universities.

  • FSU offers multiple Global Understanding courses with international partner institutions during the 2015-2016 academic year, such as World History, World Literature, World Religions, and Global Peace Role Models.

  • Save the date for Global Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center. Classes, campus, and the community are welcome to attend and participate in various activities.

  • The American Council on Education recognized FSU for "using technology to bring the wider world into the classroom" in a recent brief on "Innovating to Expand Student International Experiences."    

Of Interest

Global Take-Off: Puerto Rico Meeting, August 2015

  • FSU freshmen, Erica Bowen and Kayla Hunter, were selected to travel to Puerto Rico during fall break as part of Global Take-Off: Puerto Rico, and they participated in a Global Take-Off meeting with faculty, staff, and students from FSU and UNC-Chapel Hill in FSU's Student Center in fall 2015. For additional information, please contact Ms. P. Lorraine Jackson.  

  • Christopher Darden, FSU May 2014 MBA graduate, received a four year, full scholarship (tuition, fees, room, board and a monthly stipend)  to study at Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. Christopher left for China in fall 2014.

  • The Office of International Education works closely with the UNC Exchange Program to provide hundreds of study abroad opportunities to our students.

  • The Office of International Education actively attracts international students from all over the world.

Office of International Education
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Hackley Honors Hall
Suites 117 & 118

M-F, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Phone: (910) 672-2153
Fax: (910) 672-1981

Dr. Yunkai Chen
, Director of International Education Programs

Mrs. Deborah Vasquez, International Student/Cultural Immersion Program Advisor

Mrs. Antoinette Boyer, Administrative Support Associate

Dr. Alison Van Nyhuis, Associate Professor and Global Literacy Coordinator


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