FAMU News

The School of Nursing hosted its 80th Anniversary Celebration during the weekend of June 16-17. The events included a welcome reception, the Rattler Nurses’ Breakfast and a commemorative banquet. The FAMU School of Nursing is the oldest continuing baccalaureate nursing program in Florida, as well as the oldest program of its kind [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been awarded a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) to help broaden the participation of minority graduates in the nation’s science and technology workforce. The grant, which was effective June 1, supports FAMU’s HBCU-UP [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Interim President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., issued the following statement on June 13: “The top priority of FAMU and the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication is to ensure that our students have the resources and facilities needed to promote academic success.  We have been more than willing to support the Black Television News Channel with [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
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Special to FAMUNews.com from TV One WASHINGTON D.C. – Roland S. Martin, host and managing editor of TV One’s News One Now, has created the fundraising initiative, #HBCUGivingDay, a national call to action in support of raising funds for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). For the past week, Martin has [...]
Tue, Jun 06, 2017
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Florida A&M University Women’s Athletic program has returned to the top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in 2016-17, as they captured the Mary McLeod Bethune Women’s All-Sports Award, the conference announced on Wednesday. The All-Sports Awards are indicators of the overall strengths of the conference’s [...]
Fri, Jun 02, 2017
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While Florida A&M University students are enjoying summer activities, such as internships and study abroad experiences; faculty are hard at work finding unique ways to overhaul their classrooms by weaving the latest technology infusion upgrades into their courses. Professors are redesigning their classes in preparation for fall to include the use [...]
Tue, May 30, 2017
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 Hundreds of alumni, FAMU trustees, Interim President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., and guests gathered to recognize the following honorees: Col. Cedric Carrington (Military Honoree), director of Strategic Wargaming, U.S. Army War College Wendell Duggins (Technology Honoree), retired senior manager, IBM Kelvin Lawson (Business Honoree), FAMU Board of Trustees chair and Acosta Sales and Marketing [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
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According to the National Science Foundation (NSF), minority women comprise fewer than 1 in 10 scientists and engineers in the United States. Studies from researchers around the world reveal that one antidote to this disparity is to ensure there are more role models in underrepresented communities. Three Florida A&M University (FAMU) female [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
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This week, Florida A&M University (FAMU), Domi Station and the Office of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a FAMU alumnus, launched I/O Avenue, a Tallahassee-based code academy. The program was created as a component of a larger Tallahassee TechHire Initiative and focuses on rapidly training workers to enter high-paying tech jobs in [...]
Wed, May 17, 2017
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By Mariah Depass & Communications Staff During the Florida A&M University (FAMU) National Alumni Association Annual Convention on May 25, the University’s Board of Trustees Presidential Review Committee will meet with alumni stakeholders to receive feedback about their expectations for our next president. The event will be the fourth meeting trustees have [...]
Tue, May 09, 2017
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