Florida A&M University

FAMU (Source: American-School-Search.com)

Florida A&M Faces Questions Over Improvement Plan

Worried that Florida A&M University was taking too much of an “incremental” approach, members of the state university system’s Board of Governors directed the school in June to come back with a more-aggressive plan for improving performance

09/03/2015

A black bear at Yellowstone National Park. (Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

‘Harvest’ Numbers Set For Revived Bear Hunt

A target was placed on at least 320 black bears Wednesday as the once-threatened species will be hunted across Florida next month for the first time in more than two decades.

09/02/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Fmr. Band Member Awaits Sentence In FAMU Hazing Death Case

A former Florida A & M University band member is set to be sentenced for his role in a drum major’s hazing death.

08/27/2015

FAMU (Source: American-School-Search.com)

Chancellor Says FAMU Is On Right Track

As Florida A&M University grapples with an ongoing dispute between its president and board chairman, two state higher-education officials said Wednesday the university is heading in the right direction despite its leadership woes.

08/26/2015

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Attorney Suing FAMU Barred From Practicing Law In Florida

The attorney who sued Florida A&M University over the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion is no longer allowed to practice in Florida.

08/06/2015

January 9, 2014: FAMU elected its first female president, Elmira Mangum.

Chairman Of FAMU Trustees Seeks Tighter Control Of President

Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum is facing criticism from some of the university’s trustees as they evaluated her performance.

07/21/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Prosecutor: All Involved In FAMU Hazing Case Were Willing

A prosecutor in the case of three former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major said all who participated, including the victim, knew it was illegal.

04/21/2015

FAMU (Source: American-School-Search.com)

Trial Beginning For Last Three Defendants In FAMU Hazing Case

Three years have passed since the brutal beating death of a Florida A&M University drum major exposed a culture of hazing within the school’s band.

04/19/2015

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Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear Hunts

Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.

04/15/2015

Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Florida Targets October For Bear Hunt

The state this October would open its first black-bear hunting season in two decades, under a set of rules that will be reviewed next week.

04/06/2015

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