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Feb./March. 2011
Vol. 1 No. 5

FAMU Restructuring and Reinvesting to be Best in Class
Throughout the United States, universities are looking at their academic programs,
reviewing administrative and academic structures, as well as its business processes
for addressing the diminishing resources from state allocations. 
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FAMU Lyceum Series Presents Opera Singer Kathleen Battle
Florida A&M University Lyceum Series will bring Opera singer Kathleen Battle to campus, Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 4 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium.  Full Story

Florida A&M University Hosted Opening Ceremony for Jones Hall
There may been a chill in the air and an overcast over Florida A&M University, but
that did not stop FAMU’s Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty, and students from celebrating the official opening of Jones Hall.    Full Story

Board of Trustee Members Reappointed
Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently announced the r e a p p o i n tment of Torey L. Alston of Fort Lauderdale to the Florida A&M Un i v e r s i t y Board of Trustees. Trustees Karl White, Richard Dent
and Spurgeon McWilliams were also reappointed...   Full Story
Maya Angelou Graced FAMU with ‘Phenomenal’ Words of Wisdom
With a voice that is so soothing it commands an individuals’ full attention,  worldrenowned poet and author Maya Angelou spoke to a crowd of nearly 6,000 people with songs, poetry, stories and words of wisdom at Florida A&M University as part of the University’s Lyceum Series.    Full Story

FAMU played a major role in welcoming Gov. Scott and Lt. Gov. Carroll
Florida A&M University played a significant role in welcoming Florida Gov. Rick
Scott and Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll to their newly elected seats.  At the inaugural prayer breakfast on Jan. 4 in the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium .....  Full Story

National Alumni Association to host Annual Convention
The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (NAA) Annual Convention
is scheduled for May 18-22 in Orlando, Fla. The theme for this event is “Back to the Basics: Energizing that ‘ole Rattler Spirit.”  “The conference is a time to plan for the upcoming year,” said FAMU’s National Alumni President Thomas L. Mitchell
Sr. ... Full Story

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