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Florida A&M University Celebrates 129th Anniversary

Florida A&M University Celebrates 129th Anniversary
Posted at 4:36 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 14:08:37-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Florida A&M University has celebrated 129 years of history in higher education on Monday.

The university's Founder Day kicked off at 10 a.m. with a speech from interim president Dr. Larry Robinson, a performance from a gospel choir, and a ceremony honoring faculty at Lee Hall Auditorium.

Following the convocation in Lee Hall, FAMU's Marching 100 played in near the Eternal Flame as student body leaders laid a special wreath. There were also a recital presentation, appearances from former university leaders, and a sweet treat for attendees. 

The event was free and open to the public.