CCI Alumni Named 2016 Notable Noles

Two alumni, Kelly Alvarez Vitale and Anisha Singh, have been named Notable Noles by the FSU Alumni Association. Formerly Thirty Under 30, Notable Noles honors and recognizes outstanding accomplishments of young alumni from Florida State University. Kelly Alvarez Vitale (B.A. ’04, M.A. ’06) is President of Strategic Philanthropy in south Florida. The company is a[…] »

Alumnus Michael Goldberg Trains the Future Fighters of Advertising

Alumnus Michael Goldberg (B.S. ’88) is the CEO of Fort Lauderdale-based Zimmerman, a company that identifies less as an advertising agency and more as a retail growth machine. Zimmerman is home to a rigorous internship program, InfuZion, that teaches students to look at advertising as a creative medium that must also yield significant business results.[…] »

Alumna Kimberly Kosch leads Dispute Resolution for FL Supreme Court

After studying Political Communication at FSU, Kimberly Kosch (B.S. ’91) was ready for her journey to becoming the Senior Court Operations Consultant for Supreme Court of Florida. “FSU offered me the opportunity to be well educated, but I had to go after it; I was challenged at every step,” remarks Kosch. “When the trip was[…] »

Ashleigh McDonald Opens Happiness At Her Job With Coca-Cola

After working hard to balance two majors at FSU while also volunteering at WFSU, Ashleigh McDonald launched into her career in marketing when she started off working at a sports marketing agency in Charlotte, NC. “While parts of the job were amazing, it was a very fast paced, high turnover environment that was incredibly stressful[…] »

Samara Gerard Transitions from Advertising to Digital Media Planning

Samara Gerard (B.S. ‘13) began her professional career in the world of advertising and transitioned all the way into the field of digital media planning. “I started the Monday after graduation at 3W Studios, a boutique web firm as a Digital Coordinator. It was a great experience since it was small and I had to[…] »

Lieutenant Tanesha Tutt Prevails in The World of Health Care

“If someone were to have told me in my days at FSU that in 2016 I would be an Officer in the U.S. Public Health Services Commissioned Corps, let alone work in public health, I would have dismissed them completely,” explains Lieutenant Tanesha Tutt (B.A. ’05, M.S. ’06). Lieutenant Tutt graduated with her Master’s degree[…] »

Lissette Calveiro Turns Her Passion For Storytelling Into A Career

Lissette Calveiro (B.A. ‘14) has always had a passion for storytelling. After turning that passion into a reality by graduating from FSU with a B.A. in Public Relations and Leadership Studies after only two years, she went on to obtain her current position at Max Borges Agency and Contributing Writer roles at publications including The[…] »