Robinson touts value of Florida A&M, HBCUs in address to Economic Club of Florida

Robinson touts value of Florida A&M, HBCUs in address to Economic Club of Florida

Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson on Tuesday said recent investments in the university by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Thermo Fisher are examples of the university’s strategic plan to create partnerships.

Robinson, the university’s 12th president, was the featured speaker during a virtual address before the Economic Club of Florida, the influential business and civic forum focused on economic issues affecting business, government and education.

His topic: “The Importance and Impact of Florida A&M University and HBCUs,” or historically Black colleges and universities.

Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson on Tuesday said recent investments in the university by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Thermo Fisher are examples of the university’s strategic plan to create partnerships.

Robinson, the university’s 12th president, was the featured speaker during a virtual address before the Economic Club of Florida, the influential business and civic forum focused on economic issues affecting business, government and education.

His topic: “The Importance and Impact of Florida A&M University and HBCUs,” or historically Black colleges and universities.