FSU Panama City students who demonstrate our tradition of strength, skills and character. These articles reflect how our students engage on and off campus and promote excellence in education.

Digital Design Studio fosters creative messaging

FSU Panama City students have a space dedicated to cultivating creative ideas and conveying messages in innovative ways.

hjohnson Wed, 09/06/2017 - 03:57 PM
Under Pressure: Electrical Engineering Students Develop Light Emitting Air Warning System

As part of their summer senior design project, five FSU Panama City engineering students developed a Light Admitting Air Warning System to provide divers in low-to-no-visibility situations detailed information about the remaining pressure in their tank.

hjohnson Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:26 AM
Jonathan VanSteenburg: Computer science student has limitless possibilities

Jonathan VanSteenburg, who has cerebral palsy, uses adaptive communication devices to interact with people in person and online. He hopes to use a degree in computer science to design software that is more user-friendly for people with disabilities.

hjohnson Tue, 10/18/2016 - 02:06 PM
Officer pairs degree with badge

Cpl. Jeremy Izquierdo now has a Florida State degree to pair with his badge. While working nights patrolling the Tallahassee campus with the FSU Police Department, Izquierdo earned his bachelor’s degree in public safety & security. He graduated from FSU Panama City’s distance learning program in December 2015, specializing in law enforcement operation.

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RTE grad uses Navy experiences to entertain visitors

Patrick Stewart has been active since he was a child enjoying activities at the Boy & Girls Club and as a sailor through the Navy’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation program. Now, the Recreation, Tourism and Events graduate is helping locals and tourists stay active as the sports and special events coordinator at the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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Campus strengthens bond between parents, daughter

When Carson Flowers (psychology, ’18) chose FSU Panama City, it created a new bond between the college junior and her parents. Thomas (social science, ’97) and Sherry (elementary education, ’91) Flowers also had chosen the branch campus because of the home-like feel and waterfront view.

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Education student follows father, aunt as Seminole

When Frank Hall decided to follow his sister’s footsteps to attend FSU Panama City, he had no idea he was starting a family legacy. Now his daughter, Alexandria, also is enjoying the benefits of smaller classes with the comforts of home.

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Mother, son share alma mater

Debra Spradley and her son already shared a love of math; now they will share an alma mater. Matthew Spradley started studying computer science this fall as a freshman at FSU Panama City.

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Jessica Haley: Business major, robot programmer inspires girls

A business administration major turned robot programmer is offering her skills to inspire the next generation of women to reach for their dreams. Jessica Haley and others with STEM Institute are developing a local chapter of Girls Who Code to help close the gender gap in computer science.

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Sarah Grace Bennett: Resort intern brings big fun to families

Sarah Grace Bennett likes to help families let loose and have fun. As a summer intern at Seahaven Beach Resorts, the Panama City native manages Lil’ Shark’s Club for guests ages 4 to 15. The internship is the final requirement before earning her bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Tourism and Events.

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