TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) students, faculty, staff and alumni will join state legislators Wednesday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to
2 p.m. to celebrate FAMU Day on the second floor of the Capitol Rotunda and the Senate Portico.
FAMU Day is an annual recognition of the university’s accomplishments and contributions to the state of Florida. It is also a day for students, administrators, and alumni to meet with legislators and personally thank them for their support of FAMU and to advocate on behalf of the university’s 2008-2009 Legislative Agenda. The day will also feature presentations of resolutions by Florida Senate and the Florida House of Representatives.
During the lunchtime intermission on the Senate Portico, there will be performances by FAMU’s Jazz Ensemble, cheerleaders, Venom and the Connection. FAMU President James H. Ammons will also recognize legislators and friends.
FAMU Day also includes free health screenings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second floor. The College of Pharmacy and the Schools of Nursing and Allied Health and Sciences will offer blood pressure, pulse oximetry, test of grip strength, flexibility of lower back, height and weight, body mass index, glucose and cholesterol screenings. All screenings are open to the public.
For more information, contact Tola Thompson at (850) 599-3225.
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