FAMU Mourns the Loss of Beloved Educator and Administrator Roosevelt Wilson

FAMU Mourns the Loss of Beloved Educator and Administrator Roosevelt Wilson

By Veronique George, FAMU The Florida A&M University (FAMU) community is mourning the loss of former journalism professor and athletics director Roosevelt Wilson, who passed away on Sunday, October 21. He was 78 years old. Wilson was known among the FAMU community as a “fair and principled” man, profound teacher, mentor, businessman, administrator and writer, […]

University Performance Funding Set for Changes

University Performance Funding Set for Changes

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida university leaders want to revise the system’s performance-funding model, looking to eliminate a dreaded “bottom three” that annually denies state money to the lowest-performing schools. In this academic year, Florida A&M University, the University of North Florida and New College of Florida missed out […]

FAMU Leadership Meets with Federal Officials to Discuss Center of Excellence

FAMU Leadership Meets with Federal Officials to Discuss Center of Excellence

By Veronique George, FAMU FORWARD Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been diligently meeting with the private sector, federal officials and key legislative staff over the last several months to discuss the establishment of a new Center of Excellence in Tallahassee, Florida. The Construction and Infrastructure Technology Innovation Center of Excellence (CITIC) is an innovative multidisciplinary […]

UPDATED: Tallahassee Democrat Reporter Paid by FAMU While Covering FAMU

UPDATED: Tallahassee Democrat Reporter Paid by FAMU While Covering FAMU

UPDATE   10:00 AM FAMU journalism professor and former Tallahassee Democrat reporter Doug Blackburn has responded, via Facebook,  to TR’s article about Mr. Blackburn being paid by FAMU while covering FAMU as a reporter. “It is bizarre beyond words that Steve Stewart would have the gall to question my integrity as a journalist. I covered […]