Alum Sandra Phoenix Leads at the HBCU Library Alliance

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Alumna Sandra Phoenix (M.S. ’07) shines when she has a close connection to her work. That’s why non-profit and social services interests her. She’s combined that passion with her passion for library science as the executive director for the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) Library Alliance. Dedicated to developing library leaders, preserving collections and planning for the[…] »

Alumna Kara Hamilton Publishes Children’s Book

Actress, model and author Kara Hamilton (B.A. ’97) is never afraid to dream big. After graduating with a degree in Media Performance, the alum started sending out resumes and tapes for anchoring jobs, booked national commercial and catalog modeling jobs in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and auditioned for and landed a lead part at the Vagabond Players theatre[…] »

Alumna Moriah McLaughlin Accepts Position as Associate Negotiator at Mindshare

Moriah McLaughlin (B.A. ’15) only graduated last year, but she has already found a plethora of success in the communication field. She packed up her bags immediately after graduating and moved to New York City to work as an account executive at Yelp. Last December, she moved on to a new position working as an associate negotiator at Mindshare. No[…] »

Alumna Gina Oviedo-Martinez Embraces Love for Libraries as Senior Librarian at Hillsborough County Public Libraries

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Gina Oviedo-Martinez (M.S. ’10) has a ton of untraditional experience under her belt. The trilingual alumna was homeschooled during high school, lived in Mexico for three years to develop her research interests and has worked in academic, school and public libraries. Oviedo-Martinez was encouraged to pursue the MLIS program at Florida State by her mother, who she says is “always[…] »

IT Alum Ryan Sullivan Thrives as Windows Systems Administrator

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More than anything else, Ryan Sullivan (B.S. ’10) appreciates the opportunities that his degree in Information Technology has afforded him. His degree has helped him gain experience in a variety of fields under IT, such as infrastructure and support, technical operations, and system administration. Sullivan recognizes his time spent studying at Florida State University as a valuable learning[…] »

MCS Student Kyle Parsons Filming Documentary

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Kyle Parsons is still in the process of earning his B.A. in Media Communication Studies, but he’s already making a name for himself in the filmmaking industry. The 21-year-old started a wedding video business called Beachfront Productions back in high school, and he’s filmed 65 weddings in the past four years. The smart business idea has been able to[…] »

STARS Alliance Wins at Totika Philanthropy & Service Showcase

On Friday, April 15, the FSU Student Foundation hosted its first annual Totika Philanthropy & Service Showcase in partnership with the Office of Servant Leadership and Student Alumni Association. The banquet and awards ceremony recognized campus individuals and organizations who are dedicated to philanthropy and service projects that benefit Florida State University and the Tallahassee[…] »