Historic Inaugural Celebration Set for FAMU President Elmira Mangum

Dr. Elmira Mangum

Tallahassee–Dr. Elmira Mangum will be installed as Florida A & M University’s 11th president in a weeklong celebration in Tallahassee.  The festivities will begin September 28th featuring, forums, entertainment, an inauguration, formal gala and Rattler football. The first woman president of the nation’s largest historically Black university is beginning “The Season of Change,” at the institution renowned for its standout research, business, pharmacy, and engineering colleges and schools.Mangum has already launched herSustainability Institute to find solutions to global socio-economic, ecological and energy issues.  She also plans to enhance FAMU’s prominence as a STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) institution and improve services to students.

The celebration promises to take in all of the elements of the president’s vision for FAMU highlighted by a gala that has Hollywood glitz, glamour and entertainment. The FAMU family invites everyone to join them on the highest of seven hills in Tallahassee as they commemorate this historic occasion.

INAUGURAL WEEK SCHEDULE

Sunday September 28

Healthy Families 5k Walk-Run-Roll-Stroll

Smooth Jazz Concert

 

Monday September 29

Student Production

 

Tuesday September 30

Inaugural Presidential Lecture Series

 

ThursdayOctober 2

Presidential Inaugural Symposium

An Evening of Artistic Performance

Student Government InauguralFounders Day Kick-Off

 

Friday, October 3

Presidential Installation Ceremony

Community Celebration

Inauguration Scholarship Gala

 

 Saturday, October 4

President’s Inaugural Pre-Game Rally

Famu Vs Morgan State Football Game

 For more information contact  famuinauguration2014.com

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