Tag Archives: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

University of Florida hosts state’s anti-hazing summit

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:35 pm

Nearly 100 officials and faculty members from college campuses across the state met at the University of Florida today for the State of Florida’s Anti-Hazing Summit, a professional development event focused on ending hazing.

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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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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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