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Terrius Bruce (BS, FAMU), Kennedy Jones (BS, JSU, pictured), Miya Pavock-McAuliffe (MS, CSUMB), Shaquilla Rolle (BS, FAMU), Miracle Vance (BS, JSU), Natalie Vaughn (BS, CSUMB), Ki'Anna Watson (BS, BCU), Miranda White (BS, BCU), Riley Young (BS, CSUMB)
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On Monday 9 March, 2020, Gov. Ron DeSantis, announced a State of Emergency as a result of risks related to COVID-19. As a precaution all on-campus Florida A&M University gatherings and events that involve community participation have been canceled or postponed.
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.
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The CWCC on-site component was an intensive, hands-on course that included field and laboratory activities, lecture and discussion sessions, and completion of a problem-based learning activity.
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Environmental Cooperative Science Center (ECSC) has served NOAA and the nation for fifteen years, stemming from a series of competitively awarded cooperative agreements in 2001, 2006 and 2011. In the latest FY2016 award a new Cooperative Science Center has been established under the leadership of Florida A&M University.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME) was established in 2016 as one of the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI) Cooperative Science Centers. The Center was formed to address issues confronting marine and coastal communities.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME) was established in 2016  as part of the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI).

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  • Prian NERTO June 2, 2020

    Oyster aquaculture is an important industry in the State of Maryland. When oysters are grown in submerged cages fouling organisms attach to the cage and oysters, impacting water flow and feeding. To reduce fouling, farmers remove cages and oysters from the water for a desiccation period for up to 24 hours. This has been recognized to elevate...

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  • NOAA CCME Spring 2020 Graduates May 14, 2020

    Congratulations to all of our recent Spring 2020 graduates on your wonderful work within the program!   Kennedy Jones, BS in Biology, JSU Terrius Bruce, Florida A&M University, Environmental Studies Kennedy Jones, Jackson State University, Biology Miya Pavock-McAuliffe, California State University Monterey Bay, Marine Science Shaquilla Rolle,...

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  • NOAA EPP/MSI Forum Postponed Due to COVID-19 Health Concerns March 31, 2020

    On Monday 9 March, 2020, Gov. Ron DeSantis, announced a State of Emergency as a result of risks related to COVID-19. As a precaution all on-campus Florida A&M University gatherings and events that involve community participation have been canceled or postponed. This includes the 10th Biennial NOAA EPP/MSI Education and Science Forum, which has...

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  • CCME Webinar featuring NOAA's Andy Strelcheck October 16, 2019

    Andrew Strelcheck who is a Deputy Regional Administrator at the National Marine Fisheries Service talks about the NMFS mission in the Southeast and various opportunities that exist for students. [view video on...

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