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    September 19, 2019

    Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Gates, FSU Notable Nole

    Sarah Gates graduated from the FSU Sport Management master’s program in 2017. Like Jason Hendrix, she was recently named a 2019 Notable Nole by the FSU Alumni Association. The list recognizes alumni who have “made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to his or her profession, community/society or the university.” She will be honored at a […]

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    September 3, 2019

    September 2019 Alumni News

    September 26, 2019 Bruce Stender Higher Education Ph.D. ‘69 The College of St. Scholastica recently named one of its schools after alumnus Bruce Stender. The Stender School of Business and Technology was named in honor of Dr. Stender and his family in recognition of his service as The College of St. Scholastica’s ninth president (1975-1981). […]

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    August 13, 2019

    August 2019 Alumni News

    August 28, 2019 Tammy Bonaparte Elementary Education B.S. ’00 Tammy Bonaparte was featured in a news article on WBAL 11. The article highlights the accomplishments of Bonaparte’s school, Brooklyn Park Elementary School, in a recent state-wide test. English language arts test scores increased 14.6 points on the PARCC test and math scores increased 8.7 points. […]

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    July 1, 2019

    July 2019 Alumni News

    July 31, 2019 Jace Pardon Sport Management M.S. ’16 Jace Pardon won gold at the 2019 Pan American Games in beach volleyball. The event took place in Lima, Peru. During pool place, Pardon and her partner Karissa Cook went undefeated. The duo would then go 2-0 against their next two opponents, before winning the gold […]

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    June 3, 2019

    June 2019 Alumni News

    June 27, 2019 Jessica Wallace McBride Elementary Education B.S. ’93 Jessica Wallace McBride presented at TEDxSavannah as part of its 10-year anniversary event. During her talk, Wallace McBride talks about stereotypes, particularly southern stereotypes, and how the South continues to evolve. You can watch her TED talk here.       June 20, 2019 Monique […]

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    May 2, 2019

    May 2019 Alumni News

    May 30, 2019 Shelby Larson Sport Management M.S. ’19 Shelby Larson became the Director of Operations of the University of Kansas soccer program. As part of her responsibilities, Larson will coordinate videos, team travel and meals, as well as plan soccer camps and clinics. Larson previously served as a graduate assistant for Florida State’s women’s […]

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    April 2, 2019

    April 2019 Alumni News

    April 27, 2019 Paul Aloise Jr. Sport Management B.S. ’14 Paul Aloise Jr. won a Golden A.C.E. Top “20 Under 40” Young Professional Award from the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals. A Golden A.C.E. recipient is an emerging young leader in their respective industry and also represents the award’s namesake – to highlight those in […]

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    March 1, 2019

    Entrepreneurs in Education: Alumni on the Seminole 100 List

    It is an easy assumption to make that graduates from a college of education go on to be educators. However, our alumni from the Florida State College of Education enter the workforce in a variety of ways, equipped with the skills and passion gained during their time here. Recently, the Jim Moran Institute for Global […]

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    March 2019 Alumni News

    March 30, 2019 Ashley Stafford Elementary Education B.S. ’09 Ashley Stafford won a Golden Apple award. As one of the seven award winners, Stafford will receive a monetary prize as well as a grant from Suncoast Credit Union. Stafford received the award for her exceptional work teaching math to her students. Stafford was also featured […]

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    February 25, 2019

    A Century of Advocacy: Celebrating Margaret K. Lewis

    Margaret K. Lewis, a pioneer in the field of special education and alumna of the FSU College of Education, passed away on Feb. 22 at the age of 100. Lewis graduated in 1939 from what was then known as the Florida State College for Women. She went on to become a special education teacher in […]

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    February 6, 2019

    February 2019 Alumni News

    February 25, 2019 Sonja Ardoin Higher Education M.S. ’06 Sonja Ardoin was named a 2019-2021 ACPA Emerging Scholar. The award recognizes individuals who are early in his or her student affairs career. Ardoin also won the 2019 Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education KC Outstanding Service to NASPA Award.   February 25, 2019 Spencer […]

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    January 9, 2019

    January 2019 Alumni News

    Kenneth A. Kiewra January 31, 2019 Educational Psychology Ph.D. ’82 Kenneth Kiewra has written a recently published trade book for parents (scholars, educators, and coaches, too) on talent development. The book, titled Nurturing Children’s Talents, provides steps on how parents can  help their child develop talent in a variety of activities. The book looks at […]

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    December 10, 2018

    December 2018 Alumni News

    Shawn Kent December 18, 2018 Special Education Ph.D. 2015 Shawn Kent received the 2019 Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research Early Career Publication Award. The prestigious award is given annually to an individual who has recently (within five years) received their doctoral degree and has published outstanding research. The specific publication acknowledged in the […]

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    November 10, 2018

    November 2018 Alumni News

    Charlie Ward November 29, 2018 Rehabilitation Services B.S. ’94 Charlie Ward (third from right) Charlie Ward received the Vires Award on November 28. He received the honor for “his sustained embodiment of the principles of integrity, hard work and concern for others.” From the press release: Ward, a two-sport star athlete, won the 1993 Heisman Trophy, […]

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    September 10, 2018

    September 2018 Alumni News

    September 2018 Austin Britt BS: FSU-Teach: Environmental Science (’17) Austin Britt was named Rookie Teacher of the Year for 2018 at Howard Middle School. After graduating from FSU with an Environmental Science B.S., Britt went on to teach science. He also is sponsoring the Academic Team this year, hoping to lead the group to their […]

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    August 10, 2018

    August 2018 Alumni News

    August 2018 Marielhi Rosado Honingford B.S. Visual Disabilities ’12, M.S. Visual Disabilities ’14 Marielhi Rosado Honingford, a teacher at Princeton Elementary School in Orlando, FL, was named Teacher of the Year. Honingford is a visual disabilities teacher at the school.                       August 2018 KelVon Greer […]

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