NAA News

On Monday afternoon, Aug. 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental United States in 38 years is scheduled to take place. The solar eclipse will affect an estimated 500 million people across North America, as the moon passes between the sun and Earth. Depending on where you are [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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 The Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Nursing has launched new efforts to increase opportunities to prepare students to work as health care professionals in rural and underserved communities. The Academic-Practice Partnerships Enhance Advanced Learning (APPEAL) project is supported by a new two-year, $1.3 million grant received by the Health Resources and Services [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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NEW ORLEANS – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) bestowed more than 100 awards at its 42nd Annual Convention from August 9-13 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NABJ inducted four veteran journalists into its 2017 Hall of Fame on Friday, August 11. The Hall of Fame is NABJ’s highest recognition. Among the distinguished group [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Marching “100” Summer Band Camp attracted nearly 300 campers from across the country, including the Bahamas and Germany. Please enjoy this video presentation highlighting camp activities. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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More than 400 graduates of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) celebrated years of hard work during the Summer Commencement Ceremony Friday evening in the Alfred Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium. While addressing the new FAMU alumni, James E. Nevels, J.D., chair of The Swarthmore Group, and commencement speaker [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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Welcome to another issue of FAMU Forward where we share the latest-exciting news and achievements of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Please join me in congratulating the more than 400 Rattlers who became FAMU’s newest alumni on Aug. 4. I commend each of them for the effort they put in [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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By Kanya Stewart As students head back to campus for the fall semester, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) officials and stakeholders are working to ensure they have the resources needed for a successful college experience. This summer, FAMU’s Board of Trustees (BOT) approved the University’s 2018-2019 Legislative Budget Requests (LBRs), which [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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By FAMU Office of Communications Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus Shundrawn Thomas has been named the president of Northern Trust Asset Management. Effective October 1, Thomas succeeds Stephen Potter, who has been named vice chairman. Northern Trust is an industry leader, providing wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: famu news
Five Florida A&M University (FAMU) faculty members were honored by their peers Friday, Aug. 11 during the University’s seventh Principal Investigator Appreciation & Researcher of the Year Awards Luncheon. The luncheon recognizes outstanding faculty for achievements in research and scholarly activities, who have distinguished themselves among their peers both within and [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
Source: famu news
This October, Florida A&M University (FAMU) will kick off its celebration of 130 years of providing “Excellence With Caring” to scholars and communities around the globe.    FAMU will host a masquerade-themed gala at the Al Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium on Friday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m., during Homecoming week. Doors [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
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