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Byron Donalds Calls on House Committee to Hold Hearing on Bomb Threats to HBCUs

A Southwest Florida congressman wants the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee to hold a hearing after more than a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) received bomb threats last week. U.S. Rep. Byron...

Al Lawson: NDAA Includes Funds for FSU, FAMU

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson applauded the U.S. Senate for passing the $768 million National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on an 89-10 vote last week and noted that Florida State University (FSU) and Florida A&M...

Florida A&M Extended President Larry Robinson’s Contract

Last week, Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees (BOT) announced it will extend President Larry Robinson's contract a year, extended him to December 2022. Robinson has been president since 2017 and received strong ratings...

FAMU Partnering With Apple and Tennessee State University to Become Coding and Creativity Center

Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced last week it will become a community center for Coding and Creativity as part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2. The teaching and learning initiative...

NASA Funding FAMU’s Efforts to Recruit More African American Students into Aerospace Engineering

At the end of last week, Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced it has received $1.2 million from NASA to recruit more African American students to pursue careers in aerospace engineering. According to the grant proposal,...

FAMU Getting $5 Million from Google

The one-time unrestricted financial grant will provide FAMU with financial support for scholarships, technological infrastructure support, career readiness and curriculum development.

FAMU Agrees to Agreement with Nike, LeBron James on Footwear, Apparel and Equipment

“This is great news for Florida A&M University. We are thrilled to be in partnership with Nike and LeBron James. Our student-athletes and the University will be the beneficiaries for years to come,” said FAMU President Robinson Larry Robinson.

Larry Robinson: FAMU Continues to Make Progress Despite the Pandemic

While the pandemic presented many unforeseen obstacles, it also brought opportunities, Robinson said. The university was able to increase its online and remote course offerings, while also addressing the technology needs of students, faculty and staff.