Message From the Dean

Dr. Friday-Stroud

As the Dean of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) School of Business and Industry (SBI), I am excited about the infinite domestic and international opportunities that we can provide for our students.   By embracing and extending the SBI Legacy of our founding dean, Dr. Sybil Collins Mobley, we offer a competitive global business education through our demanding curricula, committed faculty and staff, and student-centered academic environment. 

The SBI curricular and co-curricular environments encourage students to maximize their personal and professional growth capabilities as they matriculate through our programs, such that they are critical thinkers and problem solvers prepared to capitalize on the academic, career, and entrepreneurial endeavors of their choice.  Our undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni have a long tradition of demonstrating that our system of rigorous academic preparation combined with practical business experiences gained as a result of our integrated corporate and private partnerships enables them to successfully compete in and contribute to today’s global society.

We invite prospective students that are determined and committed to “excellence” to visit us in Tallahassee, FL and our website to learn more about how we can better prepare you for an exciting future. We invite prospective and returning corporate/private partners to visit us as well, such that you can interact with our exceptional students, faculty, and staff while exploring the win-win partnering possibilities that exist.  In the spirit of “Each One, Reach One,” we invite our alumni to continue their engagement with our faculty, staff, and most importantly, our student to continue the SBI tradition!

Whether you are a prospective or current student, prospective or returning corporate/private partner, or alumnus, I invite you to develop or reinvigorate a rewarding relationship with the distinguished students, faculty, and staff of the Florida A&M University School of Business and Industry.  We look forward to welcoming you to SBI!

Shawnta Friday-Stroud, Ph.D.