Brief speeches, a re-enactment and a birthday cake on May 3 will mark the 100th anniversary of UAF’s creation.
Everyone is invited to the ceremony, which will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. in Centennial Square, between Wickersham Hall and the Gruening Building.
In April 1917, the Alaska Territorial Legislature passed a bill to create the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines. On May 3, 1917, Territorial Gov. John Strong signed the bill.