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USI hosts Founders’ Day speech competition

USI hosts Founders’ Day speech competition

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

The university will host a speech competition for the Founders’ Day Luncheon on Sept. 16. The speech must be 750-1,000 words. A $500 stipend will be rewarded to the student who is chosen to give...

Former USI President Linda Bennett speaks at Founder's Day to a crowd of trustees, faculty, students, administration and alumni.

Former USI president honored at annual Founder’s Day

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor September 17, 2018

Former President Linda Bennett was selected for the Honorary Alumni Award at the annual Founder’s Day event in Carter Hall Sept. 12. The Alumni Council gives the award to individuals who demonstrate...

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.

Fuquays honored at Founder’s Day

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 hosts Founders’ Day Luncheon

Nick Leighty September 8, 2015

The university’s Alumni Association invites all students to its Founders' Day Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Sept. 15 in Carter Hall. Registration is $15 and can be completed online. Following the...

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