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Campus Notes FAMU Recognized for Online Learning Excellence

FAMU Partners with Tallahassee Mayor and Domi Station to Launch Coding Academy This spring, FAMU, Domi Station and the office of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a FAMU alumnus, launched I/O Avenue, a Tallahassee-based coding academy. The program was created as a component of a larger Tallahassee TechHire Initiative and focuses on rapidly training workers to enter high-paying tech jobs in North Florida. I/O Avenue will begin taking students in the fall and will be operated in the computer labs of FAMU’s Workforce Computing Center. The innovative coding education program will provide training in highly sought-after software languages and development processes that complement existing FAMU curriculum and workforce programs.

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AffordableCollegesOnline.org, a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings, has recognized FAMU three times for its excellence in online learning. FAMU was ranked among the nation’s top 15 Best Online Master’s in Public Health Degrees, top 30 Best Online Public Health Degrees and top 40 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Degrees. The factors used to identify the Best Online Colleges of 2017 included regional accreditation, in-state tuition and fees, percentage of full-time undergraduate students receiving institutional financial aid, number of online programs offered and student-to-teacher ratio.

NSA and Homeland Security Designate FAMU as National Center of Academic Excellence The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security have designated FAMU as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through 2022. The designation was awarded in March after the University met rigorous requirements and demonstrated its ability to serve the country’s need to defend cyberspace by preparing a skilled workforce via its academic offerings. FAMU will receive its designation this summer at the National Cyber Security Summit in Huntsville, Alabama, and joins a list of designees such as Purdue University, Johns Hopkins University, Princeton University and Dartmouth College.

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Summer 2017 A&M Magazine  

Welcome to the summer edition of the award-winning A&M Magazine. This issue highlights alumni, students, faculty, staff, programs and partne...

Summer 2017 A&M Magazine  

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