FAMU campus awakens with Spring excitement

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The campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU) is experiencing a resurgence of vitality and excitement as a newly initiated sorority and fraternity members bring fresh energy to the university community. With the crossing of new initiates, an increase in campus tours, the anticipation of spring preview events, and the arrival of warmer weather, FAMU is buzzing with activity and renewal.

The crossing of new sorority and fraternity initiates marks a significant milestone in the rich tradition of Greek life at FAMU. These young individuals, eager to contribute to the campus community, bring with them a sense of enthusiasm and dedication that is palpable across the campus grounds. As they step into their roles as active members, they infuse new perspectives and ideas, enriching the fabric of campus life.

Dakarai Williams, Student Government Association Vice President-elect, shared his thoughts as a new initiate to Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, and the spunk new members of fraternities and sororities bring to the campus.

“I think the addition of new fraternities and sororities has influenced the sense of community and unity amongst students at FAMU, showing that we all have important roles when it comes to supporting our campus and community, and in FAMU fashion, we are much stronger together than apart,” Williams said.

Chloe Fisher, a spring initiate in The Original Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated , also expressed her thoughts on the campus revival.

“Campus is always lively, but now it’s more engagement and activity since everyone can be involved now. I know that I’m personally ready to get back to the swing of things, especially set Friday,” Fisher shared.

The influx of new initiates is not the only catalyst for the campus’s rejuvenation.

Campus tours have become more frequent, providing prospective students with a firsthand glimpse into the vibrant culture and diverse opportunities that FAMU has to offer. These tours showcase the beauty of the campus and highlight the warmth and inclusivity of the “FAMUly” community.

The anticipation surrounding spring preview events further adds excitement on campus. At each event, students and prospective students, faculty, and visitors highlight the culture of FAMU and its contributions surpassing the city of Tallahassee. From academic showcases to cultural performances, spring preview events offer a showcase of the university’s excellence and serve as a source of inspiration for all who attend.

The busyness of campus tours also gets the attention of current students who are familiar with the daily motion of FAMU.

Myah Kemp, a fourth-year business administration scholar, shared her experience as a student who anticipates the engagement and involvement shaping the campus this Spring semester.

“I have always been pretty involved in different organizations, so initially I didn’t perceive the energy of the campus to be any different. But now as a member of the Divine 9 and just as student having future rattlers come and ask us questions is always exciting,” Kemp shared.

While the sun and fun of campus plays a significant role in the enthusiasm of others, the camaraderie serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of the FAMU community and its commitment to excellence in all endeavors.