Florida A&M/ Florida State University Engineering School

Florida Channel

A few years ago, controversy surrounded the Florida A&M and Florida State Universities’ joint College of Engineering with talks of a possible split debated in the state legislature. But, the university presidents say now, things are going well with last year’s appointment of a new dean.

Capital Report: 04-28-2014

Apr 28, 2014

A bill filed to make sure tragedies like Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting don’t happen in Florida passed the state House Monday. But, as Sascha Cordner reports, the measure that could allow teachers to carry guns on school campus drew a lot of fire from Democrats.

Plans to divide the jointly-run Florida A&M -Florida State University College of Engineering are on hold, for now. Lynn Hatter reports legislative budget officials dropped the idea during Sunday negotiations, opting instead to do a study on whether the split is even feasible.

Capital Report: 04-25-2014

Apr 25, 2014

As the House and Senate try to come up with a 75-billion dollar spending plan  for Florida, one of the biggest issues lawmakers will have to decide is the fate of the joint Florida A&M/ Florida State University Engineering School. Lynn Hatter reports that issue could be decided by the top lawmakers in both chambers.