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 […]

Innovation Park Takes A Different, Unique Path

Innovation Park Takes A Different, Unique Path

Rarely does a government entity decide to become smaller so that it can become more effective. But that is exactly what Innovation Park did. Innovation Park is the areas university-based research park that is overseen by the Leon County Research and Development Authority (the Authority).Among the partnerships highly valued by the Authority are those with […]