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.

A little over a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall and ravaged parts of the Bahamas, students at Florida Memorial University joined together for a prayer service. Brea Rolle sat in the front pew with her head bowed. Rolle is from Grand Bahama, one of the areas hardest hit by hurricane Dorian. Her mom sent her a message on Whatsapp saying she’s ok, followed by solemn news— their home is completely destroyed.