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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 their speech during the luncheon. All entries are due by 4:30 p.m. on April 3. ...

Former USI president honored at annual Founder’s Day

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

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 outstanding service or generosity to the university. Bennett started at the university in 2003, servi...

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...

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 luncheon will be an award presentation and a Tribute to the Founders. Some guests at the luncheon inc...

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