Florida A&M University is a charter member of the Internet2 Consortium. The Internet2 Consortium, led by the research and education community, is the leading U.S. advanced networking consortium. Internet2 members have access to leading-edge network capabilities and unique partnership opportunities which make the use, development and deployment of innovative Internet technologies possible.
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The newly established HBCU consortium was designed to promote technology collaboration among HBCU's nationwide. Florida A&M University, a charter member of the Interent2 consortium, will assist its sister HBCU's in gaining access to advanced technology resources including Multimedia Streaming Services , Internet2 and the National Lambda Rail. In addition, FAMU will provide the opportunity for HBCUs to join forces in the development of Disaster Recovery Plans, Technology Research, Application Hosting and High Performance Computing. Florida A&M University, a leader in technology, is committed to collaborating with sister institutions to share advanced technology resources in an effort to enhance information technology capabilities in the HBCU community.
MOREHOUSE GRADUATION WEBCAST
On Sunday, May 18, 2008 for the first time in the Morehouse College¹s history, the Commencement ceremony was available for live viewing via the Internet thanks to the technical support provided by FAMU. Viewers were able to watch the commencement activities in real time as more than 520 men became Morehouse men, including the college¹s valedictorian, Joshua Packwood, and salutatorian, Shannon Joyner.