Florida African American Student Association to convene in Daytona

Students are shown at a previous Florida African American Student Association convention.

The Florida African American Student Association, Inc. (FAASA) will convene its 44th Annual State Convention April 11-14 at the Plaza Spa & Resort in Daytona Beach.

FAASA serves as the official voice of more than 200,000 students of African descent in colleges and universities in Florida and is dedicated to the academic and personal development of its student membership.

Election of FAASA officers for the new year will also take place at this convention.

Deric Feacher, founder and CCEO of The Messenger Speaks, will be the featured speaker.

Bethune-Cookman University Interim President Hubert Grimes also will speak.

Another key feature of the four-day event will be a presentation by Kim Denmark, who is endeavoring to walk across 49 states advocating nationwide for America’s homeless.

FAASA will join Denmark’s march from the beach to Bethune-Cookman on Friday afternoon, April 12.

For more information about the convention, visit www.faasaweb.org.



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