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FAMU celebrates International Education Week

International students at Florida A&M University are being recognized and celebrated this week through a series of events hosted by the Office of International Education and Development.  International Education Week is a joint initiative by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education designed to honor the […]

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FAMU professor headlines Tedx Talk

Florida A&M nutrition instructor and published poet Jennelle Robinson delivered a TedX presentation on the topic, “Using Media, Poetry, and Performance to Enhance Eating Behavior.” Robinson applies the arts to engage students in the classroom and online activities during her lessons. Her students have even produced a documentary, published on […]

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Ceremony pays tribute to three individuals

Florida A&M University held a plaque endowment ceremony Friday afternoon to celebrate three individuals for their contributions to the university. Erica D. Hill and the late Lewis family had scholarship funds created in their names. The event was set to be held around the Eternal Flame, but due to frigid […]

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Parental consent bill stalls as Democrats mount opposition

Planned Parenthood volunteers and supporters attended a rally and committee hearing on Tuesday in opposition to proposed parental consent legislation in the Florida Senate. Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, is the sponsor of Senate Bill 404, which would prohibit a physician from performing an abortion on a minor unless the physician […]

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Ruptured steam pipe causes major damage at SJGC

The School of Journalism and Graphic Communication building has sustained major damage following a burst steam pipe early Thursday morning. Some time between 8  and 8:30 a.m. the flooding began, making several classrooms an unsafe environment for both students and teachers to be in. Professor Barton Christner, who had an […]

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Students encouraged to register to vote

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, the Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority and the Tallahassee Dream Defenders teamed up on Tuesday to get Florida A&M University students to the polls for their event, “BADST Politics: Voter Registration & Dream Defenders Presentation.” The organizations held a voter registration […]

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Project preserves legacy of ‘Marching 100’

Preserving a legacy. Dale Thomas, a 1986 graduate of Florida A&M University, is working to restore and share historical footage of the “Marching 100” and the university’s less known music ensembles through a digitization project that is now drawing national attention. Thomas has more than 40 digitized videos published on […]