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Florida A&M University Announces Partnership With NBCU Academy

New Partners Include School of Journalism & Graphic Communication and FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Professor Tarik Dickens, right with graduate students Jolie Frketic, left, and Marquese Pollard in the DeXter 3D printing and additive manufacturing lab at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

NEW YORK (January 18, 2022) – Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication (SJGC) and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering are among 13 new academic partners with NBCU Academy, the NBCU News Group’s multi-platform journalism training and development program.

With the addition of FAMU, the University of Florida, Howard University, Arizona State University and five others, it brings to 30 the number of academic programs partnering with NBCU, NBCU News Group Chairman Cesar Conde announced Tuesday.

The 2022 cohort introduces STEM programs into the academy and grows NBCU Academy’s geographic footprint, diversifies the student population through specialized programs and expands beyond journalism to include business, engineering, technology and sports programs, the company announced.

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