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FAMU DRS Students Attend FAMU SAET

FAMU DRS Students Attend FAMU SAET "Black Architects in the Making" Event

On Thursday, February 20, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University's (FAMU) School of Architecture and Engineering Technology (SAET) hosted a "Black Architects in the Making" event for FAMU Developmental Research School (DRS) students. Thirty middle and high school students participated in the workshop, presented by Miami architects, Craig Aquart, AIA, Naomi Harrison, AIA, and the Miami Center of Architecture and Design, which focused on introducing middle and high school students to architecture. 'This event exposed our students to a field they may not have initially considered," said FAMU DRS Superintendent Micheal Johnson. “The workshops provided career-based, exploratory learning experiences that will benefit students as they begin to set career goals. The Black Architects in the Making event included creative games, presentations and hands-on computer-based model construction to entice and encourage students to consider architecture as a career choice. “Students who knew little or nothing about architecture and the role it plays in their communities now understand their involvement in building better communities is essential to their well-being," said Aquart. Although Black Architects in the Making primarily focuses on introducing African American students to architecture, organizers emphasize students—regardless of ethnicity—are welcome and encouraged to participate.
FFA Expo

FFA Awareness Day Expo 2020

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, FAMU DRS Future Farmers of America (FFA) held a very successful and engaging FFA Awareness Day Expo. Hosted by Mrs. Cynthia Holloway and FAMU DRS FFA student members, the expo was held at the FAMU DRS Courtyard from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Students, faculty, parents/guardians, families, and community members attended this exciting event which was designed to introduce participants to various professions and interests in agriculture, the environment, food science, and natural resources. Students engaged in various hands-on activities and presentations and were able to interact with representatives from various fields in agriculture and natural resources. For additional information about this awesome event, contact Mrs. Cynthia Holloway at cynthia.holloway@famu.edu or at 850.412.5930.
FAMU DRS Art Teacher Exhibits His Work Featured Photo

FAMU DRS Art Teacher Exhibits His Work

FAMU DRS Art Instructor, Sylvester Peck, Sr., will exhibit his painting, “The Violin Player” in the “Voices of FAMU Art Program: A Collection of Six Decades of Art” Exhibition presented by Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery at FAMU Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee FL. The exhibition opens on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The opening reception begins at 5:30 pm and lasts until 8:00 pm. Mr. Peck is a graduate of the Florida A&M University Fine Arts Department and a professional visual Artist who specializes in Acrylic Painting.

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