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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Methodist University

Methodist University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Cole, May 10, 2010
1. Methodist University Marker
Inscription.  Chartered 1956 as four-year liberal arts college. Opened September 1960. University since 2006.
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-55.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
Location. 35° 7.899′ N, 78° 52.644′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Ramsey Street (U.S. 401) and Lowdermilk Drive, on the right when traveling north on Ramsey Street. Large university entrance sign sits on north side of Lowdermilk Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville NC 28311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Omar Ibn Said (approx. 3.4 miles away); Frank P. Graham (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fayetteville State University (approx. 4.3 miles away); Hiram R. Revels
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); C. M. Stedman (approx. 4.9 miles away); Confederate Women's Home (approx. 5.1 miles away); Currahee Rocks (approx. 5.2 miles away); Warren Winslow (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
More about this marker. Marker is just off Hwy 401 on green space between Ramsey Street and BB&T bank parking lot at the entrance to the university, immediately south of Lowdermilk Drive
Regarding Methodist University. Methodist University, historically supported by the North Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, owes its origin and values to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. The university is committed to an ecumenical spirit, respects diversity, and recognizes the dignity and worth of all human beings. The university's programs are based on the conviction that a liberally educated person is sensitive to the needs and rights of others. Methodist University affirms the importance of intellectual values and ethical principles such as truth, virtue, justice, and love. The college community seeks to develop whole persons
Methodist University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Cole, May 10, 2010
2. Methodist University Marker
View of sign looking north along Ramsey Street toward main university entrance road.
who will contribute substantially and creatively to the professions and to civic life. Therefore, Methodist University provides opportunities for spiritual, academic, and social growth, to the end that students may acquire enlightened minds and responsible spirits, as well as a continuing thirst for knowledge.

The purpose of Methodist University is to provide an undergraduate and graduate education firmly grounded in the liberal arts tradition that nurtures moral values and ethical decision making; to provide distinctive professional and graduate programs that complement the undergraduate programs; to provide educational and cultural services and resources to the community; and to prepare students for a variety of careers and educational pursuits.
Also see . . .  Methodist University website. (Submitted on May 17, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
Methodist University Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Cole, May 10, 2010
3. Methodist University Entrance
Located at the northeast corner of Ramsey Street and Lowdermilk Drive.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 207 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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