Florida A&M University was originally founded as the State Normal
College for Colored Students that served the underrepresented and
underprivileged. Today, Florida A&M University boasts an
extraordinarily diverse student body including citizens from across
the State of Florida and the globe. For nearly 125 years, Florida A&M
University has served as a beacon of hope for thousands of talented
young men and women seeking to improve their lives through the pursuit
of a college education. To celebrate its rich history, Florida A&M
University will kick off its 125th anniversary on October 3, 2011. The
University is proud of its history and is dedicated and committed to
providing “Excellence with Caring” to a new generation of scholars.
A year-long series of special events are planned to celebrate the
aspirations and accomplishments achieved over the past 125 years as
well as illuminate the university’s vision for its future.
FAMU Yesterday. FAMU Today. FAMU Forever.
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