FAMU Responds To Bahamian Students Affected By Hurricane Dorian
The FAMU community has turned its focus to assisting Bahamian students whose relatives and friends have been severely affected by Dorian’s destruction.
Those who want to help can visit the FAMU Foundation website and donate to the FAMU Cares Hurricane Relief Fund at Account #2197.
Nonperishable relief supplies, such as cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, can be taken to the 24-hour drop-off location at the FAMU Police Department, 2400 Wahnish Way.
Vote for FAMU Marching “100” in Cracker Barrel HBCU Battle of Bands Poll
After FAMU Marching “100” lit up the NRG Stadium in the Cracker Barrel HBCU Battle of Bands in Houston, Texas, fans can still show their appreciation. HBCUsports.com continued the competition online with a poll for band fans to vote for the best performing band at the event.
Vote for The Marching “100” at: HBCUsports.com.
FAMU and the Foster Foundation Celebrates Dr. William P. Foster 100th Birthday Anniversary
The 100th birthday of Dr. William P. Foster will be celebrated on Thursday, September 12, at 6 p.m., in Lee Hall Auditorium. Dr. Foster’s legacy as creator and chairman of bands from 1946-1998 of the incomparable FAMU Marching “100” Band lives on.
The event is a birthday celebration and tribute, sponsored by the Dr. William P. and Mary Ann Foster Foundation and FAMU, to Dr. William P. Foster. Dr. Foster was director of Bands for more than 50 years. This year, August 25, would have been his 100th birthday. Foster died at the age of 91 on August 28, 2010.
FAMU Recognizes Faculty Members for Their Commitment To Research
FAMU honored 10 faculty members and President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., on Friday, August 30, for their commitment to research excellence. It is a tradition for the University to recognize principal investigators and faculty for their unique and outstanding work during a luncheon at the beginning of the fall semester.
FAMU’s Division of Sponsored Research is on a record-breaking pace to bring more research dollars into the University. This past academic year, FAMU nearly doubled the amount for proposals submitted for funding.