In 1865, a "sophisticated" education agenda was already underway in Fayetteville’s black community. A year after the Civil War ended, the Phillips School provided primary education to Fayetteville’s black citizens, and the Sumner School provided intermediate education for this population.
In support of the mission of Fayetteville State University, the School of Education is committed to educating and preparing individuals at the undergraduate and graduate levels for professions in the fields of education, research, and service. The School of Education seeks to prepare the education professional as a facilitator of learning through the development of cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning patterns. The school is further committed to providing leadership in teacher education throughout the region, state, and nation.
The Research and Technology Transfer Office at Fayetteville State University promotes collaboration, innovation, technology transfer, partnership, and supports economic development.
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The Archives and Special Collections Department serves as the repository for the official records of Fayetteville State University and actively participates in the acquisition, arrangement and preservation of materials that document the socio-economic, political and cultural development of African-Americans in the local community, southeastern region and the State of North Carolina.
The FSU campus is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our growing student body. We are a midsize university set on 92 acres where 75 percent of the buildings are new or newly renovated.
Noted for excellence in teacher education, FSU has accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954.