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
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.