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.