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Founders Day

Schedule of Events

  • Tuesday, September 17

    Scholarship Dinner
    Sponsored by NSU Foundation
    (Scholarship donors and recipients)
    6 p.m.
    Student Center, Room 149
    By invitation only

    84 Hours of Giving 
    begins noon on Sept 17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20. 
    #NSULegacy
    www.nsu.edu/GiveNow

  • Wednesday, September 18

    Founders Day Breakfast
    Sponsored by NSU Foundation, Inc.
    7:30 a.m. (Doors open at 7 a.m.)
    Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall Arena
    Keynote Speaker: Andrew Gillum
    Politician and Political Analyst 
    Ticket Price: $35 | nsuspartanstickets.com
     

    University Birthday
    Party 12-2 p.m. 
    Student Center Lobby

    84 Hours of Giving 
    begins noon on Sept 17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20. 
    ​#NSULegacy
    www.nsu.edu/GiveNow

  • Thursday, September 19

    Founders Day Ceremony
    featuring Freshman Convocation
    10 a.m.
    L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center
    Keynote Speaker: Larnell B. Exum ’85 
    Director of Travel, Security and Facilities Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure United States House of Representatives

    Founders Day Ceremonial Walk*
    Immediately following Convocation from
    Wilder Center to the Communications Tower

    84 Hours of Giving 
    begins noon on Sept 17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20. 
    ​#NSULegacy
    www.nsu.edu/GiveNow

  • Friday, September 20

    Green & Gold Color Run/Walk*
    Noon registration 
    12:30-1:30 p.m. (Run/Walk)
    Student Center /Spartan Greens
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    *Weather permitting


    84 Hours of Giving 
    begins noon on Sept 17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20. 
    ​#NSULegacy
    www.nsu.edu/GiveNow