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Southern University annual Founders' Day celebration, March 9 - Monday, March 2, 2015


Southern University will observe its 135th Founders' Day, with a series of activities March 9, 2015.

The special recognition of the University's history is themed "One Team, One Dream."

The commemorative celebration begins with a SU Laboratory School Commemoration on the Baton Rouge campus at 8 a.m.

Events throughout the day include:

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Community Prayer Breakfast Brunch / Foundersí Day Convocation
F.G. Clark Activity Center
Speaker: Attorney Preston J. Castille Jr.
National President, Southern University Alumni Federation

Noon - 1 p.m.
SU Foundersí Day Birthday Party
Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union Front (Jaguar Square)

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Donald Carlye Wade - Building Dedication / Reception and Tour

 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Service Awards Recognition Dinner and Dance Honoring 20, 30, and 40+ years Faculty and Staff
(By invitation)

Other campus events that are part of the celebration include historical exhibits in the John B. Cade Library, 1st floor area, and an 1880 Film Presentation at the SU Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

SU Jaguars Baseball will host a Pre-Foundersí Day Series, March 6, 7, 8, vs South Dakota State at Lee-Hines Field.

For more information, contact Patricia Flood, general chairperson and director of special events, (225) 252-8657.

 

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