FAMU alumnus John Thompson, CEO of Virtual Instruments and Chairman of Microsoft, Inc., was presented the Technology and Business Award at the 2015 BET Honors Awards.
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
President Elmira Mangum announced that the university’s annual United Way fundraising drive raised more than $44,400 for the organization, outpacing last year’s total of $20,875 by 112 percent. The increase represents a growth in campus participation by 122 percent.
According to United Way of the Big Bend officials, the university’s efforts represent the largest giving increase among participating organizations.
Friday, February 27, 2015
According to his official biography, Mosley “is the author of more than 43 critically acclaimed books, including the major bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work has been translated into 23 languages and includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award.”
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Ford Blue Oval Scholarship is an award of $2,000 and is paid directly to the recipient's school to help offset college expenses. Students who have distinguished themselves through outstanding academic achievement and personal excellence are chosen to receive this honor.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
include “new computers, Rattler Charge Stations and mobile charger stools.”
FAMU President Elmira Mangum, SBI Dean Shawnta Friday-Stroud, and Director of Student Activities Marvin Green were present to celebrate the room’s re-opening.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
On Sunday, he received the award for “Best Original Song” from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 87th Academy Awards ceremony. Common, whose birth name is Lonnie Lynn Jr., shared the honor with John Legend for the song “Glory.”
The two artists also performed the song at the nationally televised event shortly before the Academy announced that they had won.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Rucker is the star of the new film “The Man in 3B,” and his previous credits include “Why Did I Get Married?,” “Why Did I Get Married, Too?,” “The Undershepherd,” “Meet the Browns,” “The Temptations,” “Half & Half,” “As The World Turns,” and “All My Children.”