Tag Archives: FAMU

In The News: Floridians Wait on BP Buyouts, FSU Engineering School, Disney Offers Workers Raise, Craft Brews in Danger

By on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 10:40 am

4 years later, thousands await BP payouts – Since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, thousands of Gulf Coast businesses and individuals have filed claims in Florida and are still waiting on reimbursement. Out of the 55,000 claims filed in […]

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In the News: Elected Officials Residency Requirements, First Woman President for FAMU, Virtual Visits Option for Alachua County Jail Inmates, Food Companies Cut Calories

By on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Latvala: up to 10 percent of lawmakers don’t live in their districts – A Florida senator is working on a bill that would create stricter district residency requirements for elected officials. Orlando Sentinel FAMU picks a new president, Elmira Mangum, […]

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FAMU Legacy Torch tours Gainesville

By on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm

The FAMU legacy torch is coming to Gainesville on its tour of the country.

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FAMU president resigning immediately

By on July 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Florida A&M University President James Ammons is stepping down immediately after the school’s board voted to pay him more than $100,000 dollars in bonuses in exchange for leaving sooner. Ammons is the latest to resign in the wake of a […]

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Hazing expert weighs in on FAMU tragedy

By on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

As the author of four books on hazing, Hank Nuwer has has gained a national reputation on the subject. Nuwer is also an Associate Professor at Franklin College in Indiana. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Nuwer about FAMU’s hazing controversy and why […]

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FAMU president resigns

By on July 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

By Lynn Hatter – FPR,  Matthew Peddie – WMFE & Margie Menzel – WLRN Florida A&M University’s President has resigned in the wake of the hazing death of a band drum major. Lynn Hatter reports President James Ammons’ decision to step […]

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Hazing continues to be hot topic of concern on campuses across the country

By and on May 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:37 am

Two Florida A&M University music professors who allegedly were present while band members were being hazed have been forced to resign. Their lawyers confirmed that both resigned after being given notices the university intended to fire them.   In addition, here at the […]

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Anti-hazing task force to meet at UF Tuesday

By on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:32 pm

For the second time, an anti-hazing task force will meet at the University of Florida to look at ways of eliminating the practice.  One fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha has been placed on an “interim suspension” while officials investigate allegations of […]

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