The grand opening of the Construction Resource Office at Fayetteville State University (FSU) will be held on April 24, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m., in Room 335A of the College of Business and Economics. The public is invited.
Sponsored by Construction Resource Centers of North Carolina and the Veterans Business Outreach Centers of the United States Small Business Administration, the Construction Resource Office will offer services and support to help small, minority, and women-owned businesses identify and compete for construction-related projects. The center will assist with the following:
- Research, view and print project drawings to scale
- Online bidding opportunities and access to virtual plans room
- Access to estimating software
- Project solicitations
- Group training classes
- Technical assistance, including bonding and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification
Following the grand opening, a small business class with Balfour Beatty Infrastructure will be held. The class will assist certified small business owners with the next steps to finding work to include:
- Where to look for work
- How to choose work that is appropriate for your company
- Best tools to help with your search
- Free and low-cost resources
To register for the grand opening, go to: https://faycro-grandopening.eventbrite.com. For more information, call (910) 672-1592.
The College of Business and Economics, recognized as one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which is one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting programs. Currently, less than one-third of the US business schools and less than 5 percent of business schools around the world have earned AACSB accreditation.
Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state, having been founded in 1867. FSU offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,200 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. Chancellor James A. Anderson is the 11th chief executive officer.