Fayetteville State University Announces FedEx $250,000 Commitment to Support Leadership, Professional Development & Student Support Program

Date: February 09, 2022

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Dr Juanette Council

Today Fayetteville State University (FSU) announced a $250,000 commitment from FedEx to support a grant proposal sponsored by Dr. Juanette Council, Vice Chancellor of FSU Student Affairs. This generous philanthropic grant provided by FedEx will directly benefit students by providing additional resources for career preparation and leadership development.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, FSU will hold a check presentation ceremony and luncheon entitled, "Leadership, Professional Development, and Student Support Program" on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. EST. At the check presentation ceremony and luncheon, FedEx executives, local FedEx employees, FSU alumni, university leadership, ambassadors, and key staff will join in celebrating, commemorating, and showing appreciation for the generous grant that FedEx is providing as a part of their philanthropic mission.


"FedEx is proud to support the Leadership, Professional Development, and Student Support Program at Fayetteville State University to enhance career and workforce readiness for students," said Tracee Walls, Managing Director of Equity, Inclusion and Engagement at FedEx Ground. "We continue to build on longstanding relationships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and this investment demonstrates our commitment to develop clear pathways for future leaders."

"It is a great day at Fayetteville State University! We are proud to collaborate with such a wonderful and esteemed company like FedEx to encourage leadership, professional development, and student support through our Leadership, Professional Development, and Student Support Program," said Vice Chancellor, Dr. Juanette Council.

The announcement of these initiatives, check presentation ceremony, and luncheon will take place:

When: February 9, 2022, at 11:30 am

Where: The Rudolph Jones Student Center Conference Room 242, W. T. Brown Drive, Fayetteville

Attendance RSVP by Feb. 7th: aharley2@uncfsu.edu or call (910) 672-2422

Media RSVP: Joy Cook, Media Relations jcook15@uncfsu.edu

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