Tamica Jean-Charles/Assistant Entertainment Director Just twenty minutes before the annual Youth Fair at Tamiami Park was about to begin, the fair and exposition center had…
FIU has been looking to expand its MMC campus into the Tamiami Park Fairgrounds, on the condition that the institution finds a replacement venue to host the fixture, which moved adjacent to FIU in 1972. FIU must also reimburse the fair for its infrastructural investment at its current location.
Miami-Dade County voters will determine the University’s future next week.
After years of planning, the University will take their hopes for expansion into the hands of Miami-Dade County voters.
The Student Government Council at Modesto Maidique Campus cabinet welcomed the new academic year with the goal of gaining support for the University’s expansion into the fairgrounds.
Vice President for Student Affairs, Larry Lunsford, invites students to the Miami Dade Board of County Commissioners meeting that will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Discussions will take place on whether or not to allow county voters to decide on fairgrounds.
Students share their thoughts on the University and it’s attempts to acquire the fair.
The University received $10 million from the state to help move the Youth Fair, but a poll shows mixed feelings among voters.
In the Senate’s last meeting of the academic year it passed its final piece of legislation 19-1: a bill supporting the University’s efforts to obtain the fairgrounds.
Voters at Modesto Maidique Campus have two presidential duos to pick from: Coalition’s Alexis Calatayud and Tiffany Roman and FIUNite’s Philip Koenig and Adriana McLamb. Jazmin Felix and Camille Williams are running unopposed at Biscayne Bay Campus.