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[…] »

Megan Bobiak: An Example of Seminole Success

Megan Bobiak (B.S. ’00) cherishes the memories of her experience as an FSU student, and remains a ‘Nole every day in her professional career, as well as through past leadership roles with the Seminole Club of Greater Orlando. “My collegiate career and the skills I gleaned at FSU have left an indelible imprint on me[…] »

PR Alum McKinley Lewis Promoted to Deputy Communications Director for Governor

McKinley Lewis (B.S. ’13) has never been without a great opportunity under way. Not long after graduating from Florida State University’s Public Relations program, Lewis landed a job as the Communication’s Director at the Florida Department of Corrections. Just recently, Lewis accepted his new position as the Deputy Communications Director for the Governor’s Office. Fortunately,[…] »

Frankie Ironside Creates Her Own Path To Success


With a unique combination of skills and experience including communication, visual arts, and technology, Frankie Ironside (B.A. ‘15) perfectly prepared herself for her dream job: working for a small business that designs and manufactures interactive dark rides and animatronics. Sally Corporation has possessed the rights to major brands such as DC Comics and LEGO, installing[…] »