FAMU Law Grad Succeeds Despite All Odds

ORLANDO, Fla – Growing up the eighth sibling in a struggling family of 10 children was a challenge for Jacksonville, Fla., native Shawndra Nash.  But despite the odds, she decided at an early age to study law. “I wanted to be a lawyer to help people,” said Nash. “Regardless of my meager beginnings, as a child I knew that despite my circumstances,…

FDACS Provides Free Educational Resources During COVID-19 School Closures

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is providing free educational resources for parents whose children remain home and are distance learning during COVID-19 school closures. “With Florida schools closed during COVID-19, it’s so important that our children continue learning, especially about the world around us including our animals, farms,…

FAMU Extends Remote Operations Until May 15

Florida A&M University (FAMU) will extend rules to allow most personnel to continue to work remotely through at least May 15, as the University continues social distancing guidelines during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During this period, essential personnel are expected to continue to report to campus, unless otherwise authorized by their supervisor and vice president.…