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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.

GO! Global Orientation Initiative

The Office of International Education invites FSU students to attend the GO! Global Orientation at UNC-Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Transportation and meals will be provided for selected FSU students. If you are interested in attending, please review the program website for event highlights, and contact Mrs. Deborah Vasquez or Ms. P. Lorraine Jackson for additional information.

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Global Awareness Day: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Classes, campus, and the community are welcome to attend and participate in Global Awareness Day 2016 in Student Center Room 242. Event highlights include the following:

  • 10-11:50 am: International Cultural Exhibits: View and discuss international cultural exhibits with Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, faculty, staff, students,and members of the community (Contacts:  Ms. P. Lorraine Jackson and Mr. Brent Lewis).

  • 12-12:50 pm: International Cuisine Tasting: Taste cuisine from around the world, such as from China and Nigeria (Contact: Ms. Sharmila Udyavar).

  • 1-2:50 pm: Global Talent and Fashion Show: Watch a variety of performances, such as from International Student Association Members (Contact: Mrs. Deborah Vasquez). 

Events are free and open to the public. For additional information, or to volunteer, please contact one of the relevant event coordinators listed above.  After the event, professors and participants are welcome to contact Mrs. Antoinette Boyer for a record of attendance or a certificate of participation.

News and Events

  • 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.

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

  • 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

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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