Date: March 12, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update II The safety of our students, faculty, and staff remains a top priority and we are continuing to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will make changes as necessary. Currently, we do not have any reported cases of COVID-19 on campus. At this time, we will continue our normal operations and University residence halls will remain open. We are monitoring the situation and will provide periodic updates to the FMU Community. Listed below is critical information related to COVID-19 and how to protect yourselves, as well as actions taken by the
What is the coronavirus? The novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not that same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. What are the symptoms? Some common symptoms that have been specifically linked to the 2019 coronavirus include: Shortness of breath A cough that gets more severe as time passes A low-grade fever (common colds do not have fevers) The full list of symptoms are still being investigated. How can we prevent catching it? Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with
On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, WPBT’s Your South Florida featured Dr. Preston Jones, Dean of FMU’s School of Business. The segment focuses on black entrepreneurship and business in South Florida. The program will center around a study published in the New York Times titled “Being Black in Corporate America,” which outlines the scarcity of diversity and inclusivity in the workforce as well as the lack of black professionals in executive positions.
(Miami Gardens, Fla.) August 29, 2019--Florida Memorial University (FMU), the only historically Black university in South Florida, recently appointed longtime educator and bandleader Richard Beckford as director of University Bands. Beckford currently serves as band director at Miami Carol City Senior High School, his high school alma mater.
Dr. Adrienne Cooper, FMU students and the Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter of the AKA’s met with Barrington Irving, FMU alum, to send much needed supplies to the Bahamas.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Florida Memorial University student Khalil Dean said he has been messaging constantly with his grandmother. They lost contact with relatives in the Bahamas when Hurricane Dorian unleashed its fury.
A long high school coaching career that saw him bring three state championships to the program came to an end for Booker T. Washington football coach Tim “Ice” Harris on Monday evening. That’s when Florida Memorial University announced that Harris has taken the reins as the new coach as the school is launching a rebirth of its program.
On Monday, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson hosted the inaugural summit featuring A. Zachary Faison, Jr., president of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Jaffus Hardrick, president of Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens and Bethune-Cookman University President E. LaBrent Chrite.
Over 75 guests, including Board of Trustee members, athletic coaches, and FMU staff, filled the Midtown Commerce Center on historic Sistrunk Boulevard to introduce Broward’s community to FMU’s academic and athletic goals and plans.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2019 Contact: Jordean Matthews Sports Information Director 305-626-3166 Jordean.email@example.com Crockett-Moulton named Florida Memorial head women’s volleyball coach (MIAMI GARDENS, Fl.) — Florida Memorial Athletic Director Ernest T. Jones recently announced the hiring of Marrita Crockett-Moulton as the head coach of the women's volleyball program. "I am very excited to announce Marrita as our new head women's volleyball coach. She comes to us highly recommended with a pedigree that speaks for itself," said Jones. "She will add value and credibility to the Department of Athletics at Florida Memorial University. She is committed to the values and mission of the University and will make an