Author: Gladys Murray


School of Business & Industry Dean Emerita Dr. Sybil C. Mobley Dies at 89

Sybil Collins Mobley, Ph.D., Dean Emerita Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University School of Business and Industry October 14, 1925 – September 29, 2015 FAMU School of Business and Industry pioneer, Dr. Sybil C. Mobley, 89, died early Tuesday morning at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare after a brief illness. Dr. Mobley began […]


President Mangum Afforded Exclusive Opportunities in Agriculture

Florida A&M University President Dr. Elmira Mangum has been selected by United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to join the 39-member Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) for Trade. In 1974, the U.S. Congress created the advisory committee system to guarantee that U.S. trade policy and negotiating objectives accurately represent […]


Community Vigil Held To Remember The Life of Markeal Dickey

Loved ones gathered at the scene of the accident to host candle light vigil in remembrance of 21-year-old Markeal Dickey. Just 48 hours since the car crash that took Markeal Dickey’s life, the sounds of tears and sobs surrounded the scene of the accident once again at a candle light […]


FAMU Sends Students to National Alumni Association Convention

FAMU Student National Alumni Association joins the National Alumni Association for a welcoming reception at the Buffalo Soldiers Museum in Houston.    The students of the Florida A&M University Student National Alumni Association (SNAA) have just returned to Tallahassee after attending the FAMU National Alumni Association (NAA) Convention. From May […]


FAMU Orientation Leaders Make Record Breaking Wins at Regional Conference

The FAMU Office of New Student Orientation made history at the 2015 Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW). This weekend, SROW was hosted at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, where over 30 institutions of higher learning were represented. “SROW stands for Southern Regional Orientation Workshop, which is a part of […]


Representative Alan Williams Vocalizes His Support of Adoption Bill

Representative Alan Williams has vocalized his support of HB 7013, the adoption and foster care bill presented by the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee and Health & Human Services Committee. The legislation demands a lengthy list of requirements that will reshape certain policies and procedures. Licensed child-placing agencies that provide services […]


Failure to launch

  After numerous conversations with my peers, it is safe to say that there seems to be some discontentment among the student body. For many of the upperclassmen, this year’s homecoming week of events has been very disappointing. In light of the university’s 125th anniversary, many students were expecting an […]