Village Dormitory Opens on FAMU Campus

Florida A&M University
Posted at 5:38 PM, Sep 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-12 13:48:45-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--A brand new dorm on the FAMU campus had its official opening.

Around 800 students are calling the Village dormitory on Gamble Street their home.

The new dormitory cost more than $39 million to build. FAMU administrators say the opening of the dorm marks a "new era of excellence for the school" and that it fits into their long term plan to transform the campus for students into a more vibrant community.