120th Calendar of Events



July 8 – 11: Alumni Development Academy, FVSU Campus

July 9 • 8 a.m.: KICK-OFF – 120-Day Social Media Campaign

July 30 • 2 p.m.: ROTC Change of Command Ceremony, Student Amenities Banquet Room


August 10 • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Faculty-Staff InstitutePettigrew Center

August 10: 120th Anniversary Balloon Release

August 22: Julian Bond Memorial Services


President’s Celebration of Scholarship Day and Historic Presentation B

September 12: Horace Mann Bond Memorial Football Game vs Lane College


October 8-9: National Alliance of Artists from HBCUs (NAAHBCU) Conference, Pettigrew Center

October 8-18 : Georgia National Fair, FVSU Night – Tuesday, Oct. 13, Perry, Georgia


October 12 • 7 p.m.: FVSU Authors Series featuring Randall Barnes, Hunt Memorial Library

October 17  • 9 a.m. -12 p.m.: Fall Open House, Student Amenities Building

October 19-20 : John W. Davison Lecture Series featuring Curtis Chin

October 20-22: Sunbelt AG Expo, Governor’s Visit – Oct. 20, Moultrie, Georgia

October 31: Homecoming – 120th  Activities

  • Half-Time Presentation, Campus and Community-Wide


November 5 • 10:30 a.m. : Founders Day Convocation, Immediately followed by 120th  Anniversary Celebration with cake, goat milk ice cream 

November 5 • 2 p.m. : Historical Presentation, Hunt Library Heritage Room Second Floor

  • Unveil new FVSU 120th  brochure highlighting our history and bright future


December 2015 • 9 a.m.: Fall Commencement, Historical Presentation, Health and Physical Education Complex

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