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Singer Wille Spence performing
Florida Memorial University extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Willie Spence. His mother, Sharon Singleton-Spence is a graduate of FMU. Spence, 23, who was the American Idol Season 19 runner-up, died in a car accident on Tuesday, October 11. He was one of FMU’s honored guests for Homecoming 2021 and gave...
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FMU Scholar Lounge Wall Signage
El Dorado Furniture donated seven outdoor furniture sets and accessories to Florida Memorial University for the creation of the new FMU Scholars Lounge. Thanks to this generous donation the second-floor breezeway of the FIU/FMU Building has been transformed into a multifunctional space for tutoring, meetings, and relaxation for students, faculty, and staff. The delivery and...
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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 homecoming game will take place, Saturday, Nov. 5. The Lions will host Ave Maria in Miami Gardens at...
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Hack SoFlo
FMU is hosting a hackathon event with Johnson & Johnson Technology and several key sponsors on Thursday, Oct. 6, Friday, Oct. 7, and Saturday, Oct. 8. The event is designed to provide an exploration of new ideas when it comes to technology. There will be give-a-ways and career opportunities with on-the-spot hiring for our senior...
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news update
FMU has been awarded more than $4.4 million in new grants. This funding is crucial, as it allows a variety of departments to begin or continue critical projects that benefit the local and global community. Thanks to these new grants, the School of Education, department of Computer Science, and the Black Male College Explorers Program...
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FMU versus Keiser football game
Florida Memorial (2-3, 0-1) scored its only points in the second quarter in a 48-7 loss to Keiser (RV) at the Keiser Football Field in the conference opener. Early in the contest, a number of miscues and penalties allowed the Seahawks to jump out to a 27-0 lead before FMU finally got on the board....
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The Roar Magazine hot of the presses
Lions, Hot off the press, here is the September issue of The ROAR! We are already experiencing a semester filled with accomplishments to be proud of. Happy reading, Lions! Click here or click directly on the cover below to gain access to the publication.  
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storm advisory update
Date: Sept. 27, 2022 To: University Community From: FMU Emergency Management Team Re: Tropical Storm Watch The safety of our University community is our top priority. According to the National Hurricane Center, the South Florida area is under a Tropical Storm Watch. Due to this status, Florida Memorial University’s Emergency Management Team has decided to...
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storm advisory update
Hurricane Ian – Update 3 Monday, Sept. 26, 11:06 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Miami-Dade County through Thursday morning. The ​Emergency Management Team will continue to monitor and assess the situation and provide timely communication of any impact to FMU’s operations or activities. At this time all classes, services,...
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Florida Memorial University encourages diversity in aviation
Florida Memorial University encourages diversity in aviation “Florida Memorial University, a historically black university, said since its aviation program started in 1987, they’ve had approximately 500 graduates of the program, and 85% of them have secured jobs in the industry as airport ground and support staff and commercial airline pilots all over the world.” KMTV...
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