FSU Panama City awarded honorary alumni status Wednesday, Dec. 6, during the Emeritus Alumni Luncheon to recognize the largest gift in campus history. Bob and Judy Fleming named FSU Panama City as a benefactor in their estate in August 2016 to establish the Robert H. and Jacqueline K. Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund. Jacqueline Fleming, Bob’s late wife, was a teacher who valued education.
Retired Air Force Maj. Kenneth Ayers Jr., FSU Panama City Entrepreneur in Residence Dr. James Dever, Bay County Tax Collector Chuck Perdue and Chief Deputy Clerk Jody Walls were named the 2017 Notable ’Noles during the campus’ Homecoming alumNight reception.
Family and friends of Alisa Kinsaul will gather to celebrate the full endowment of a scholarship established in her memory at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in the FSU Panama City Dean’s Conference Room, Holley A301. The Alisa Butler Kinsaul Memorial Endowed Scholarship will support an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in a communication field within the College of Applied Studies.
As director of catering at Nike World Headquarters, Lillian Walton has a hand in multiple events each day from detailed parties for executives and athletes to large events for thousands of people. “My day is different every day; that’s why I love catering so much,” she said. “There are no days alike; it changes so frequently within this business.”
The job search should start with knowing yourself, your interests and your skills, representatives from the FSU Career Center said during a visit to Florida State’s Panama City campus. The Florida State University Career Center strives to be the preeminent career center model for designing and delivering comprehensive, innovative and inclusive career and employment services.
Sarah Giles, a stay-at-home mother who formerly worked as FSU Panama City alumni and development coordinator; Tanya Deal, the marketing and human resources director at Panhandle Educators Federal Credit Union; and Tiffani Hinds, chief operating officer and vice president of United Way of Northwest Florida, will be named the 2016 Notable ’Noles during the campus’ Seminole Celebration.