FAMU-HOWARD WEEKEND Events for the Highly Anticipated FAMU vs. Howard Game Weekend


Thursday, October 4

HAPPY HOUR KICKOFF: An unforgettable kickoff happy hour at The Park at Fourteenth. This event will be hosted by 50 Florida A&M University and Howard University alumni. The happy hour kickoff will be sponsored by popular spirits companies Moet Hennessy USA and feature food & drink specials.

Friday, October 5

WELCOME TO DC: A late night “Welcome to D.C.” happy hour-turned-party. At Tabaq Lounge, the Howard University School of Law and 25 celebrated alumni will serve as official hosts. Friday night’s event is sponsored by The Lip Bar, a new entrant to the D.C. market. The Lip Bar will premiere its new Fall 2012 lipstick collection during a special VIP Happy Hour from 9-10 p.m., which includes complimentary signature cocktails and admission. DJ Square Biz of Grits & Biscuits, fresh from a sold-out performance at the 930 Club, will spin the latest jams for late night partygoers.

Saturday, October 6

GAME DAY: A post-game dash to the new Eden Lounge. Immediately following the FAMU vs. Howard football game, Rattlers and Bison will “Turn Up” at Eden Lounge. Alums will flock to the renovated venue, which features a rooftop and three floors. Guests will be able to mingle, dance to the tunes of DJ Square Biz, DJ Suave & DJ Double Down. Each floor will be dedicated to each generation of graduates. There will also be a live performance by D.C.’s award-winning The Future Band. Later that night, Florida Legend DJ Demp, DC’s #1 Party DJ Quicksilva & DJ Casper will come together under one roof for SCHOOL DAZE.

This exciting week is made possible through the support of sponsors and event partners including: Moet Hennessey USA, Hennessy VS, AlumniRoundUp, DigitalGuestlist, The Smugger, Wylie K & Friends, Crown Royal, The Lip Bar, SendHub, and Courvoisier VS.


Two FAMU Alumni Serving As Chiefs-of-Staff in Congress

Florida A&M University (FAMU) graduates Virgil A. Miller and Tasha Cole are both serving as the chiefs-of-staff for two political figures in Congress.

Miller, a Palm Beach, Fla. native, works for Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-New Orleans). He says his daily routine consists of briefing the Member on administrative matters, interacting with constituents, meeting with stakeholders and overseeing the overall direction of the office.

Campus Life

16-year-old scholar turns down Ivy League schools for FAMU

Florida A&M University (FAMU) freshman, Ralph Jones Jr., a 16 year old from Atlanta, Ga. turned down offers to Howard University, Fort Valley State University and Morehouse College to attend FAMU. In addition to these institutions, he also turned down prominent Ivy League institutions such as Harvard University to become a Rattler.

Campus Life

Photos from Howard vs FAMU Game Day 2010

The Howard vs FAMU game was nothing short of a full embarrassment (50-7) on the part of the HU football program. The Rattlers manhandled the Bison like Cosmo Kramer whooping kids in karate class. There were about equal parts of Howard fans and FAMU fans in the stands which makes everything more interesting. Meeting new other alumni is where it’s at.

The Day Party was a good round two. Cheap drinks, good music, and new people makes a great mix. For the second week in the row however the spot’s AC was insufficient. No matter this week, we took to the sidewalk! Thanks for coming out every one. We’ll see you in Atlanta and NJ for the classics this weekend.


FAMU Announces it’s 40 Under 40 Honorees

Florida A&M University is proud to announce the nominees that will be honored at the Young Alumni Awards: A 40/40 Celebration, Friday, October 29, in the Alfred L. Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium. The gala is part of this year’s Homecoming celebration.

Events Sports

Howard vs FAMU Game and DAY PARTY Sat. Sept 18


OchoCinco Goes 100 #FAMU

“I got my marching 100 band warm up on, even Carson Palmer wants to be a Rattler” -Ocho Cinco

Campus Life

FAMU College of Law is most diverse in the nation

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for having the most diverse law school in the nation – for the second consecutive year.