Watch University Day ceremony on livestream

Carolina’s University Day celebration will be available at 11 a.m. on Oct. 12 via livestream on unc.edu.

University Day marks the 1793 laying of the cornerstone of Old East, the nation’s first state university building, and the beginning of public higher education in the United States.

Chancellor Carol L. Folt will preside over the event. Gov. Roy Cooper will give the keynote address.

Carolina turns 224 this year.

Published October 12, 2017