Recently, Caleb was featured this morning on CBS News Chicago, where he discussed
his Grammy Awards experience, aspirations, music, and the impact of the scholarship.
You can watch the feature above or view an Instagram event video recap.
FAMU SBI Junior Mr. Caleb Wilkerson. A Chicago native transferring from Indiana University,
Caleb is pursuing a major in Business Administration and a minor in Music Industry
Studies here at FAMU.
The Recording Academy's Black Music Collective (BMC) and Amazon Music have selected
Caleb as the recipient of the prestigious "Your Future Is Now" scholarship. This scholarship,
designed for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), provides
a unique opportunity for Caleb to learn and explore all facets of the music industry.
The world of finance is a fast-moving and competitive arena where standing out from
other players requires a unique combination of strategy, dedication and a deep understanding
of the markets. Florida A&M University transfer student Jaeden Patterson, a fourth-year
business administration major, recently demonstrated all of these qualities, emerging
in first-place in the Bloomberg HBCU Environmental, Social, Governance Trading challenge.
The Black Music Collective and Amazon Music have announced the recipients of the 2023
"Your Future Is Now” scholarship program, and Caleb Wilkerson has won a $10,000 scholarship.
Caleb Wilkerson is in his third year of matriculation as a candidate for a professional
MBA at the School of Business. More >>
On March 31, 2023, SBI students competed in the PGIM Fixed Income Case Competition at PGIM headquarters in Newark, New Jersey, in front of senior managers. The FAMU SBI scholars
emerged victorious while being lauded by the PGIM observers for being confident and well-spoken. The FAMU SBI scholars were Aunjoli
Myers, Donovan Bryant, Jazmine Hughes, and Timiah Sinclair. Dr. March-Dallas served
as the team’s faculty advisor.
The Dean's Corner
Dr. Friday-Stroud, VP for University Advancement and Dean of SBI, has been invited
to The Crossman Conversation to talk about what sets Florida A&M University apart
from other institutions of higher learning. Listen >>
USPS Direct Effect - Ambassador Program
FAMU is working with the USPS through the Direct Effect Ambassador Program. USPS serves
160 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. With more than 34,000 retail
locations, 600,000 employees, and one of the most frequently visited websites in the
federal government, the Postal Service delivers 48 percent of the world’s mail and
has one of the world’s largest computer networks.View >>
Alumni Spotlight: Sylnovia Holt-Rabb
"A Florida A&M University alumna that received both her Bachelor’s degree and MBA
from the HBCU has been chosen to lead economic development for the city of Austin,
Texas! " Read more from HBCU Buzz >>
Alumni Spotlight: Ray Fregia Jr. Wins National Recognition for Community Service and
(New York, NY, November 8, 2021) – The nomination of Ray Fregia Jr., president and
dealer principal at Courtesy Ford Lincoln in Danville, Illinois, for the 2022 TIME
Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME. More >>
Student Spotlight – Mulbe Dilard
SBI Senior and Captain of the University Golf Team, Mulbe Dillard joins Golf Today
to discuss playing in the APGA Tour Event at the Farmers Insurance Open, seeing more
players of color getting opportunities at the PGA level and more.Read More >>
Alumni Spotlight – Jonathan Quarles
Congratulations to Jonathan Quarles on his new book “MAKING DOLLARS WHILE MAKING CHANGE:
The Playbook for Game Changers”.
In his new book, (on-sale January 7, 2021; BMcTalksPress), Quarles journeys through
his formative personal and professional experiences, highlighting how they have shaped
him as an entrepreneur.
Alumni Spotlight –Eric Gillman
Congratulations to SBI Alum Eric Gillman on his promotion to join the PwC LLP partnership!
“These newly admitted partners represent the next generation of leaders who put people
first—leaders who do the right thing for our staff and clients, for our teams and
for our communities." Read More >>