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Mixed verdict for first week of HyFlex classes

After months of not being on campus, more students are adjusting to having HyFlex classes or FAMU Flex classes. Before being able to come back on campus all students and faculty were required to get tested for COVID-19. Students and faculty coming to campus must get tested biweekly with undergraduate […]

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Dean David Jackson ‘bleeds orange and green’

Florida A&M’s dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research, David Jackson, was recently appointed to serve as an official member of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Ocoee Election Day Riots Historical Review and Dedication Committee. The infamous Ocoee Massacre took place on Nov. 2, 1920, lasting […]

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Slowly but surely, Florida seniors get the vaccine

As schools continue to struggle to find their footing in the 10th month of the global pandemic, Florida begins to roll out plans that may be promising. On Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state has registered over 400,000 seniors in the last week who have received the COVID-19 vaccination […]

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Local Black churches promoting COVID vaccine

Bethel AME Church hasn’t held in-person service for months, due to COVID-19. The 156-year-old church at the corner of West Orange Avenue and Wahnish Way has partnered with the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Department of Emergency Management, the 156-year-old church on ways to regulate the principal portion […]

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Here’s how FAMU is using $125 million grant

Florida A&M University is one of many historically Black colleges and universities receiving a portion of the national COVID-19 relief bill. FAMU is receiving a substantial amount of money from the federal government in hopes to better financially support HBCUs, especially during the pandemic. The bill was approved in late […]

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Robinson optimistic during State of the University address

Florida A&M President Larry Robinson delivered his annual State of the University address Wednesday, calling it “Sustaining Excellence.”  Robinson  provided  updates on the university’s six strategic priorities, explained how FAMU has maintained its record of success, and discussed  plans to ensure the future excellence of Florida A&M University. Provost Maurice […]