FAYETTEVILLE — Four hundred and thirty-eight graduates received their bachelor’s degrees and were welcomed as alumni on Saturday, May 13 at Fayetteville State University’s 150th spring commencement ceremony held in the Crown Coliseum.
Chancellor James A. Anderson presided over the ceremony and addressed the graduates as the keynote speaker. His address focused on “Voices of FSU: Past and present,” with reflections from alumni and current students, including the oldest living alumnae, one of the youngest graduates, university founders, an alumni donor and others.
John Davis Jr. of Wadesboro earned his bachelor of science in business administration- marketing.
Tamekia Smith of Polkton earned her bachelor of science in nursing-RN online.
Fayetteville State University is the second-oldest public institution in North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina System, Fayetteville State has more than 6,000 students and offers degrees in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.