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2022 FMU Homecoming
There are university homecomings, then there is the FMU homecoming! One of the most memorable moments on the campus of South Florida’s only HBCU is its annual homecoming event. The traditional week of festivities kicks-off on Monday, October 31, and this year’s theme is “Unleash the Lion”. The university’s homecoming committee is working hard to...
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student loan forgiveness
Lions, Exciting news from the White House concerning the cost of your education! On Wednesday, President Biden officially announced that his administration is forgiving up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt for borrowers making less than $125,000 annually. Here’s the breakdown of the three-part plan and what this would mean for you and your...
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Big Cat Classic
The Lions and Tigers will battle it out on the gridiron on Saturday, August 27, when Florida Memorial University hosts in-state HBCU rival Edward Waters University in the second football meeting of the “Big Cat Classic.” These big cats will go head-to-head in South Florida at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th...
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2022 Football Schedule
The FMU Lions have been training hard with new head coach Bobby Rome II for the official start of the 2022 college football season on Saturday, August 27, against Edward Waters University at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th Street in Miami Gardens. Coach Rome is eager to lead the Lions in...
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Convocation: Elevating Minds, Transforming Lives
Dr. Jaffus Hardrick, President and Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees cordially invite you to Convocation: Elevating Minds, Transforming Lives Thursday, September 1, 2022 10:00 A.M. Guest Speaker: Mr. Freddie Figgers Location: Florida Memorial University Wellness Center 15800 NW 42nd Avenue – Miami Gardens, FL 33054
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welcome week events
Join us for the exciting Welcome Week Events at Florida Memorial University.
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Engaged Community Schools
This past year, FMU has made tremendous progress integrating into the community. With relationship development a top priority, the University is becoming a major presence in the local – and global – community, having formed strong partnerships with renowned corporations and organizations. By offering programs in high demand fields and partnering with companies for real-world...
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Board of Trustees Announces President’s Contract Extension
Future Looks Bright for South Florida’s Only HBCU  Board of Trustees Announces President’s Contract Extension   Miami Gardens, Fla. (July 11, 2022) – Florida Memorial University’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to extend the contract of Dr. Jaffus Hardrick for an additional five years. “I have great love for Florida Memorial University. I am a graduate,...
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SACSCOC update
FMU is pleased to share the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has officially lifted FMU’s Probation for Good Cause. FMU was initially cited by SACSCOC in June 2021, and while the issues leading to the probationary citing were financial, strategies were immediately implemented to address them, including the formation of...
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FMU Football Welcomes Bobby Rome II as Head Coach
FMU Football Welcomes Bobby Rome II as Head Coach Rome II brings an impressive resume to South Florida’s only HBCU MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Florida Memorial University’s Director of Athletics, Jason Horn, names a new head coach to lead the Lions’ football team. Bobby Rome II will be at the helm as...
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