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Welcome Center opens after numerous setbacks

The Welcome Center’s walk-on roof is not available at this time due to various repairs needed and will remain out of commission until deemed safe for walking upon. 

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018

The Fuquay Welcome Center officially opened Nov. 1 following over two years of construction. Ground broke on the Welcome Center in September of 2016, located between the University Center East and the Orr Center, but construction did not start until nearly a year later. Construction faced num...

Fuquays honored at Founder’s Day

Dan Fuquay speaks at the Founder's Day luncheon in Carter Hall Sept. 13. Fuquay and his wife, Janet, received the Honorary Alumni Award for their contributions to students and the Welcome Center.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 13, 2017

Dan Fuquay approached the podium dawning his Jerry Garcia tie, welcomed by students, faculty and alumni who will receive similar hospitality from the facility that will bear his name. The university Alumni Association awarded Fuquay, along with his wife, Janet, the Honorary Alumni Award, an honor given to o...

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