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The Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees is taking careful consideration in selecting the next president of the historically black institution. After celebrating 131 years since the University’s founding in Live Oak, Florida in 1879, the Trustees remain focused on hiring the right person to lead the University in educational advancement, fundraising initiatives, and fiscal responsibility.
ImageThe Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s (GMCC) Healthcare & Bioscience Committee recently announced Miami Dade College (MDC) nursing professor Annette Gibson as one of several finalists for its 13th annual Health Care Heroes® Awards. Winners will be announced May 20, 2010 at a ceremony at Jungle Island.
Eva Sevilla
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation recently announced Miami Dade College (MDC) civil engineering major Eva B. Sevilla as one of 80 college students nationwide to be named as a 2010 Udall Scholar. Udall scholars were chosen based on their commitment to careers in the environment, health care or tribal public policy; leadership potential; and academic achievement.
On Tuesday, May 11, 2010 from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm, the Florida Memorial University Presidential Search Committee will host a campus forum to introduce the top three finalists for president to the campus family. “Our initial pool of eighty applicants vying for the presidential position has been narrowed down to an impressive three,” stated Charles W. George, chairman of the Board of Trustees. “Each candidate would bring certain strengths to the institution that would further advance our mission, so our choice will be a difficult one,” he continued.