FAMU News

Due to predicted freezing weather conditions this evening and tomorrow morning, the FAMU Crestview Campus will be closed tomorrow, January 17, 2018. Those traveling to and from impacted areas are asked to practice caution on the roads in light of the storm. University officials will monitor conditions and release additional information via FAMU.edu, [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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STEM Day at Florida A&M University (FAMU) is an outreach activity for 6th through 12th-grade students, designed to increase their interest in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, and to highlight the various STEM activities taking place on FAMU’s campus. This year’s theme is “Math in Motion: Easy as [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Florida A&M University (FAMU) is mourning the loss of two students, Aniya Brown, 20, of Bensenville, Illinois and 19-year-old Alfred Motlow III, of Memphis, Tennessee. The students were among three people, who were killed Friday night during a car accident in Shelby County, Tennessee. Both students were sophomores majoring in engineering. A candlelight vigil [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
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Film by Preeminent Storyteller Stanley Nelson Showcases Florida A&M University’s National Impact Highlights: Documentary explores the impact of FAMU and other HBCUs on American history, culture and national identity for more than 150 years Big Bend area screening will be held at FAMU’s Lee Hall on January 26, 2018 The film premieres nationally on [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
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College Magazine ranks FAMU among top schools changing the world  According to College Magazine, Florida A&M University (FAMU) is among the top 10 historically Black colleges and universities in the nation whose programs and graduates are helping to change the world. The publication cites the University’s impact through its cybersecurity programs and [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
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Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Kelvin Lawson and Dr. Matthew Carter to the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees.    Lawson, 54, of Jacksonville, is a vice president at Acosta Sales and Marketing. He previously served as the director of national accounts for Johnson and Johnson. Lawson received his bachelor’s [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
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On Friday, January 12, Benjamin L. Crump, civil rights attorney and the host of the A&E series “Who Killed Tupac?,” will be the keynote speaker during Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) 2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation. FAMU invites prolific speakers and notable figures in Black history, human rights and [...]
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
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With the spring semester beginning on Monday, January 8 here are some move-in day tips to help you breathe a sigh of relief this weekend. Find or bring a moving cart. Packing multiple items in a cart will help make the move-in process faster. Plan ahead and bring your own or be [...]
Fri, Jan 05, 2018
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Florida A&M University (FAMU) Vice President of University Advancement George Cotton has resigned his position, effective January 5, 2018. Cotton also served as executive director of the FAMU Foundation. FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., has appointed FAMU School of Business and Industry Dean Shawnta Friday-Stroud as interim vice president of University Advancement. The FAMU alumna has served [...]
Fri, Jan 05, 2018
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Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumni are taking the helms of four cities in 2018. FAMU alumna Keisha Lance Bottoms was inaugurated on January 2 as the 60th mayor of Atlanta. On December 30, Deana Holiday Ingraham was inaugurated as the 34th mayor of East Point, Georgia near Atlanta. FAMU President Larry Robinson, [...]
Thu, Jan 04, 2018
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