Why Join?

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Reasons To Join

We’re trying to come up with 101 reasons to join the Alumni Association and there’s still room for some of your most nostalgic memories. If you want to add a reason, contact us!

Reason #1

Because it’s the right thing to do

Reason #2

Because you remember Fridays on the SET

Reason #3

Because you had a Presidential Scholars full scholarship

Reason #4

Because you were a Life-Gets-Better Scholar and had a full ride

Reason #5

Because you know how it felt to not have a scholarship and want to bless a current student

Reason #6

Because you were a member of SGA and preached about giving back

Reason #7

Because you want the discount tickets to the Jazz Brunch

Reason #8

Because you know its important to give back financially, not just wear orange and green

Reason #9

Because you once were Queen / King of Orange and Green

Reason #10

Because you were once Miss FAMU

Reason #11

Because you graduated with a Doctorate of Pharmacy and got a job paying six figures

Reason #12

Because dues are tax deductible

Reason #13

Because of the discounts with a paid membership

Reason #14

Because your best friend joined

Reason #15

Because you believe in “give and I’ll give it back to you”

Reason #16

Because you want to support scholarships for high school seniors

Reason #17

Because you love FAMU

Reason #18

Because you think Dr. Humphries was the best President ever

Reason #19

Because you remember Kappa Luau

Reason #20

Because you remember Gorilla Thrilla

Reason #21

Because your mother would be proud of you

Reason #22

Because you one day want to run for office and will need the contacts

Reason #23

Because if it were not for FAMU you would not have had the Black College experience

Reason #24

Because the Marching 100 is the best band in all the land

Reason #25

Because your support will help the University survive

Reason #26

Because waiting in the financial aid line taught you that patience is a virtue

Reason #27

Because you’ve been so blessed

Reason #28

Because you need tax deductions next year

Reason #29

Because you don’t think anyone should have to live in Paddyfote

Reason #30

Because you win the Golf Tournament each year

Reason #31

Because $75 isn’t that much at all

Reason #32

Because of the monthly membership prizes

Reason #33

Because you have to be a member to qualify for the recruitment drive prizes

Reason #34

Because SBI gave you three great paid internships

Reason #35

Because you participated in Caf Delta, the NUPE Review, The Dog Show, the Naked Truth or The House of Pearls and we know it

Reason #36

Because you remember the AKAs SETTING IT OFF

Reason #37

Because you remember the Delta’s SUPERSONIC

Reason #38

Because you remember when FAMU was FAM-C

Reason #39

Because you hung out at the Patch

Reason #40

Because you woke up to the sound of the Marching 100

Reason #41

Because you remember the lone cow in the field

Reason #42

Because you remember getting asked, “you want your trash emp?

Reason #43

Because Guthrie’s has the best chicken fingers ever

Reason #44

Because Mr. T’s Bar-B-Q always hit the spot

Reason #45

Because you used to party at the “Breif Encounter” bar (misspelling intentional)

Reason #46

Because you partied at Max Disco / Top Flight and went to fish night on Friday’s

Reason #47

Because your car still has dirt from Sheffield’s Ranch

Reason #48

Because you remember partying in the Grand Ballroom and Howard Hall for $0.50 and a can good

Reason #49

Because you survived the last Omega Mardi Gras

Reason #50

Because Soul Train hooked you up with sodas and chips every Friday on The SET

Reason #51

Because you go back to homecoming just to see if Pee-Wee will show up with her cowbells

Reason #52

Because you remember when FAMU had a hospital on campus

Reason #53

Because you wish you could still go to Ms. Olean’s for breakfast

Reason #54

Because you’re happy you don’t have to walk outside to get on your plane

Reason #55

Because you remember $25 flights on People’s Air

Reason #56

Because you took Darryl’s Commuter bus to Jacksonville because the flights were cheaper

Reason #57

Because you used to think Luke Skywalker / Uncle Luke (depending on when you were at FAMU) was enrolled

Reason #58

Because you went to the Moon “Let-out” instead of paying to get into the club

Reason #59

Because nobody makes you move like DJ Demp “Shorty the Pimp”

Reason #60

Because the Strikers are one of a kind

Reason #61

Because The City of the Night reminds you of Peachtree Street

Reason #62

Because you’ve tripped at least once on the SET

Reason #63

Because you got your degree without having to pay the thousands you owed in parking tickets

Reason #64

Because the same teachers that taught 20 years ago are still there

Reason #65

Because some of your best memories are sneaking into the boys / girls dorms

Reason #66

Because you started food fights in the cafeteria

Reason #67

Because you still have a set of dishes from the cafe

Reason #68

Because you know what DUVAL means now

Reason #68

Because you’re sick of Freddy Jackson singing at the Homecoming concert

Reason #70

Because you remember the Alpha House and Fish and Grits

Reason #71

Because you don’t have a yearbook for memories since somebody stole the funds

Reason #72

Because you were excited when the Qs finally came back on campus (the 1st and 2nd time)

Reason #73

Because you remember Hurricane Kate

Reason #74

Because you remember when Luau was at the Kappa House

Reason #75

Because FAMU had the best Fashion Shows

Reason #76

Because you lived in on-campus housing your entire tenure

Reason #77

Because you agree with President Bryant that “…You can’t be for FAMU just during the good times

Reason #78

Because it’s about time FAMU had a female President

Reason #79

Because you actually lived in the Architecture building and didn’t know anyone else existed on campus

Reason #80

Because you met your spouse at FAMU

Reason #81

Because at FAMU, you learned about Black College football and bands for the first time

Reason #82

Because you remember playing Hide and Go Seek on the Set

Reason #83

Because you want to make sure that there will be 4 working TVs in the TV room on campus

Reason #84

Because you remember all those Gumby pizza deals you got when someone didn’t show up for their order

Reason #85

Because you remember being able to wear your good clothes to the Homecoming & Coronation Ball

Reason #86

Because you remember when SBI had the SBI Games and Picnic

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