McNeil, a fourth-year doctoral candidate studying educational leadership, was selected from more than 300 students from 24 states. FAMU has consistently been represented on the list of ambassadors who are tasked with providing outreach opportunities and communicating with other students about the value of both education and the Initiative as a networking source.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
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In the wake of Hurricane Hermine, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU) students put their best foot forward by aiding the community.
During the last three hours leading up to Hurricane Hermine’s arrival, the Transfer Student Association (TSA) partnered with Leon County Public Operations to assemble and disburse sandbags to Tallahassee residents. Sandbags can be used as barriers against runoff and floodwater in order to prevent serious water damage to one’s property.
Friday, September 23, 2016
Barnhart, the festival planning team, and Gary Anton of the Bradfordville Blues Club have assembled an award-winning lineup of artists from all parts of the world. Having played trumpet all over the world, Barnhart said he knew there was a certain formula to follow when planning an event of this scale.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The saddest thing is that Lee has a small, but loud social media following of gullible Rattlers-in-name-only who believe him.
On Monday, FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson terminated Lee’s contract as a special assistant in the Office of the President. Lee responded by putting his termination letter on display in an unofficial FAMU Alumni Facebook page and then posting rants with conspiracy theories about recent events at the university.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Wright previously served as interim provost during Robinson’s stint as interim president from 2012 through 2014.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Yesterday, FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson gave termination letters to six individuals who had worked in the central administration building under his predecessor. The FAMUan reported that those six employees were: “Provost Marcella David, [Assistant Vice President for Communications] Elise Durham, Chief of Staff Jimmy Miller, Executive Assistant to the President Jackie Hightower and special assistants to the president Dee Gamble and John Lee.”
All six terminations were effective at the end of the business day on Monday, September 19. The student newspaper added that each individual was “placed on administrative leave with pay for 60 days.”
Monday, September 19, 2016
“To the FAMU BOT I am disappointed in you,” wrote Jones, a FAMU alumnus. “But God knows I still love my University. Dr. @RattlerinChief, thank you for your leadership.”
That statement came about 10 months after Jones chose to keep quiet as one of Mangum’s biggest opponents on the BOT cruised to an easy confirmation in the Florida Senate.