TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) President James H. Ammons will start his eight -city tour beginning March 8, 2008, to meet students, parents, business executives and alumni throughout the state as he works to build enrollment and donor and corporate support.
“This tour will give us the opportunity to tell our story to people across Florida and help us continue to boost enrollment while recruiting some of the state’s best and brightest students,” said Ammons.
The tour will take Ammons and a team of administrators, recruitment advisors, and students through eight cities including Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Miami, Pensacola, Dothan, Ala., Daytona Beach, West Palm Beach and Sarasota. Ammons also will visit the homes of two high school seniors who have been offered full scholarships to FAMU for fall 2008.
“This is an excellent opportunity for me to personally meet students and tell them why they should attend Florida A&M University,” said Ammons. “Florida is a very competitive market in terms of choice for higher education, and I want students, parents and supporters to understand that FAMU has something very unique to offer.”
The FAMU Connection, the university’s recruitment/performing group, will accompany President Ammons on the trip along with several FAMU administrators
and student ambassadors and leaders appearing at high schools and student receptions.
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