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Career Expo on tap Thursday

After months of planning for Florida A&M University’s Fall 2019 Career Expo, the time is finally near. More than 150 companies from across the country will be at Thursday’s expo and the Center for Career and Professional Development at Florida A&M University is getting students ready. In the days leading […]

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Prof. Ellis is FAMU-bred

Reginald Ellis has Florida A&M in his blood. The highly regarded associate professor in history grew up in Whigham, Ga., a small town about 45 minutes northwest of Tallahassee. He frequently visited FAMU as a child to be with his mother, who was an office manager in the university’s Department […]

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Five tips for phone photography

In this day and age, the advancement of technology brings the ability to take a great photo with the touch of a finger. With apps that help you edit and smartphones with high resolution cameras, adding photography to your skill set is not as far-fetched as it seems. There are […]

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Bfaast Fitness: More than a gym

Bfaast Fitness, located two blocks from Florida A&M’s campus at 1517 S. Adams St, aims to be much more than just a fitness center. The owner, Patrick Nelson, graduated from Liberty University with a masters in counseling. Bfaast is an abbreviation for Building Fundamentals for Academic Athletic Success Training. It […]

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Wakulla Springs State Park a local gem

Calling all naturalists: Are you ready to add this place to your traveler’s itinerary? Open your world to new possibilities with the outdoor recreation springs at Wakulla Springs State Park, just 20 minutes south of Tallahassee. It’s perfect for family vacation trips, family reunions, private getaways and even weddings. The […]

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Foster-Tanner starts art outreach program

Florida A&M’s Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery will host the inaugural Fostering the Arts! program titled “Different Strokes for Different Folks” on Saturday. Fostering the Arts! has been established to serve as an art-based public program catering to the youth of Tallahassee to stimulate their interest in the arts. The program […]

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Strike Right prepares students for Career Fair

Florida A&M University’s Career and Professional Development Center on Wednesday hosted the the second ever revamped Strike Right Career Expo Prep Day. The event focused on  five topics: professional attire, interviewing, LinkedIn, employer research and resume reviewing. Marie Smallwood, the assistant director for the Career and Professional Development Center, revamped […]

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Transfer students feel at home at FAMU

Most students come to Florida A&M as 18-year-old freshmen without previous college experience. However, many students transfer to FAMU from around the country every year in an attempt to acquire their bachelor’s degree. Some of the transfer students go to community colleges so they are not spending as much on […]

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Mere makes magic with her clothing brand

  Mere Designs is anything but mere. In fact, it’s a Tallahassee-based luxury clothing brand that services clients from across the world with custom pieces such as bridal, prom, evening wear and more. Its founder, Shelbie Mere, 26, says she always had a passion for fashion, but it wasn’t until […]