The bill cleared the U.S. House Small Business Committee back in June 2017 and U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-NY, the ranking Democrat on the committee, went to bat for Lawson on Monday.
In addition to filling those posts, Robinson announced FAMU is searching for a permanent provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Looking to recruit advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) based in the Sunshine State, the new program will be mostly online with three campus visits. The program will take six semesters to complete 30 credit hours.
Rutherford’s proposal would reauthorize the 2001 Secure Our Schools program and send $50 million to schools around the nation for school safety.
Where FCS schools place in the rankings help determines it final budget as incentives are in play.
The bill has been before the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee for more than a year now but Ros-Lehtinen has rounded up more than 65 cosponsors.
The new national advisory panel was created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education.