|April/May 2011 || |
|Vol. 1 No. 6 |
|FAMU Professors Elect New Faculty Senate President |
Florida A&M University Faculty Senate has elected a new president, Narayan Persaud, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.
|FAMU Launches e-Rattler.com |
Florida A&M University announced the launch of its new online store, e-Rattler.com. The new online store, powered and supplied through Cintas, will afford Rattler students, faculty, alumni and supporters the opportunity to purchase specially designed apparel online. Full Story
|FAMU President Awarded More Than $1.5 Million in Scholarships to Help Make Life a Little Better |
Life got a little better for some of the State of Florida’s best and brightest students as Florida A&M University (FAMU) President James H. Ammons awarded more than $1.5 million in scholarships during its fourth annual President’s Tour: FAMU Up Close and Personal. Full Story
|Breyon Love and Troy Harris Will Lead FAMU’s Student Government Association for 2011-2012 |
Newly-elected Florida A&M University Student Government Association (SGA) President Breyon Love and SGA Vice President Troy Harris say they are ready to enhance the educational experience for students during the 2011-2012 academic year. Full Story
|EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Atlanta Mayor M. Kasim Reed to Keynote FAMU’s 2011 Spring Commencement |
Atlanta Mayor M. Kasim Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida A&M University’s 9 a.m. Spring Commencement ceremony and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P.
Jackson will serve as the 2 p.m. speaker. The ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday... Full Story
|FAMU to Host its Weekend of Rededication |
Florida A&M University will host its Weekend of Rededication (WORD) and spring Alumni Meeting April 28 through April 30.
|FAMU to Offer Distance Learning Courses in August |
Florida A&M University Board of Trustees unanimously approved the one-year contract with the Tom Joyner Online Education (TJOE) for its distance-learning program. The online program will offer master’s degrees in nursing, public health and business. Full Story
|Two FAMU Alumni Serving As Chiefs-of-Staff in Congress |
Florida A&M University graduates Virgil A. Miller and Tasha Cole are both serving as the chiefs-of-staff for two political figures in Congress. Miller, a Palm Beach, Fla. native, works for Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-New Orleans). He says his daily routine consists of briefing the member on administrative matters, interacting with constituents, meeting with stakeholders and overseeing the overall direction of the office. Full Story
|FAMU General Counsel Featured Among Florida’s Legal Elite for Fourth Consecutive Year |
Florida A&M University General Counsel Avery McKnight was selected by his peers as one of the top government/non-profit attorneys in Florida Trend Magazine’s 2011 Florida Legal Elite for the fourth consecutive year.
|FAMU Cuts Orange and Green Ribbon for the Hansel E. Tookes Sr. Student Recreation Center and Recreational Fields |
Florida A&M University hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hansel E. Tookes, Sr. Student Recreation Center and Recreational Fields. The ceremony celebrated the opening of Phase Two and Phase Three of the three-phase project. Construction for Phase Two began in spring 2010 and Phase Three began in summer 2010. Full Story
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