ORLANDO, Fla – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law delivered a vanload of items collected during a clothing drive to benefit students attending OCPS Academic Center of Excellence (ACE) School in Parramore on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
As part of the college’s Employee Appreciation event, Interim Dean Nicky Boothe Perry attached a charitable component to encourage employee participation in community engagement and giving.
Using the university’s ‘FAMU Cares’ initiative, staff and faculty members were asked to bring new clothing items to donate to the clothing drive.
FAMU College of Law employees responded with clothes and shoes for the school’s kindergarten through eighth grade population, which will be placed in the ACE School’s Community Closet, where students who have need of clothing articles can retrieve select items at no cost.
Shannon Currie, ACE School community school director; Wendy Ivory, ACE School principal; Delbert Clark; ACE School dean; and Nicky Boothe Perry, FAMU College of Law interim dean
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The FAMU College of Law is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, just steps from the George C. Young United States Courthouse and Federal Building; and blocks from governmental offices, major law firms, large corporations and legal service agencies.
The college’s prime location provides students with direct access to the area’s largest employers of individuals with law degrees, offering our students and graduates ample avenues to gain practical experience in the legal profession.
With tuition among the lowest of the 13 law schools in Florida, along with a full-time day program and a part-time evening program, the college is distinctly positioned to offer the traditional student and the working professional a chance to earn a law degree while accruing minimal debt.
Thanks to its renowned faculty, the college focuses on academic excellence in the classroom; emphasizes practical experience and public service within its clinical programs; and stresses professionalism through its co-curricular activities.
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