CONTACT:  Bernadette Morris
T: (305) 948-8063, ext. 201

MIAMI GARDENS, FL (February 3, 2014) – The Board of Trustees of Florida Memorial University (FMU) will make an important announcement to the students, faculty, administration, media and general public on Tuesday, February 4th at 1 p.m.

The announcement will take place at the Lou Rawls Performing Arts Center, located on the main campus at 15800 NW 42nd Avenue in Miami Gardens, Florida 33054. FMU Board Chairman, Charles George, and other key members of the Board of Trustees will be on hand, along with noted FMU alumni and community leaders.

WHO:  Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees Announcement

WHEN:  Tuesday, February 4, 2014 ● 1 – 2 p.m.

WHERE:  FMU Smith Conference Center

15800 NW 42nd Avenue ● Miami Gardens, Florida 33054

INFO:   For more information, call Bernadette Morris at (305) 948-8063, ext. 201, or via cell at (305) 450-0942.

About Florida Memorial University

Located in the City of Miami Gardens, Florida Memorial University is a private, historically Black institution offering 41 undergraduate degree programs and four graduate degree programs to a culturally diverse student body. Since its inception in 1879, the University has upheld a commitment to providing a solid foundation for thousands of young people and opening doors to educational opportunities that may have otherwise been closed to them. As South Florida’s only Historically Black College or University (HBCU), it is widely recognized for being the birthplace of the Negro National Anthem, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” and the home of Barrington Irving, Jr., the first and youngest pilot of African descent to fly solo around the world. Florida Memorial University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). For more information about FMU, visit

For more information, contact Bernadette Morris of Sonshine Communications at (305) 948-8063, ext. 201.

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