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( A Li n ' ,t is - m fv ' , W " •--. ' . P. " % Si». Florida State University Enrollment: 39,652 323 Olgesby Union Tallahassee, Fl 32306 850.645.5555 yearbook.fsu.edu Editor-in-Chief: Marietta Palgutt revive Kne. . AFo Student Life Athletics People it J ftr V ' 1 revive kh - revive ive henEWf - I! revive hene ._-„ F o fficeofthe presid Florida State University is a special place - a place that sets you on the road to the rest of your life, We hope that the lessons you learn at Flor- ida State University - not just academic, but social, athletic, and civil - will remain with you not just while you ' re a student, but throughout the years. As a student, you have become a mem- ber of a community that has endured for over 155 years and will remain strong for generations to come, You have become a part of the great heritage, and this will be your community long after you have left the classrooms behind, At the very heart of the heritage is the un- conquered Seminole spirit - a unique as- pect of the Florida State University com- munity, based on the historic unconquered spirit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a courageous, tenacious and determined people who never gave up in the face of overwhelming odds. Their strength and bravery stand as a shining example for all FSU students, past, present, and future, We are proud of your accomplishments and hope that you will always consider Florida State University your home. We hope, too, that your Seminole pride will remain strong and that you remain a part of our efforts to maintain this institutions very special heritage and unconquered spirit. State University is a special - a place that sets you road to the rest of your li| President Thomas Kent " T.IC Wetherell »tj Florida State Unu et-iikv - flo naa state university Florida State Lkivo-iita- - songs Alma Mater - High over Towering Pines High over towering pines our voices swell, Praising those Gothic Spires, we love so well. Here sons and daughters stand, faithful and true, Hailing our alma mater, F.S.U. Hymn to the Garnet and Gold Here ' s a hymn to the Garnet and Gold, ringing to the sky. Here ' s a song for the men and women bold. Sing with heads held high. Striving ere to seek to know, Fight for victory. Alma Mater, this our song to you. Echoes, F.S.U. FSU Fight Song You ' ve got to fight, fight, fight for FSU You ' ve got to scalp v em Seminoles; You ' ve got to win, win, win, win, win this game And roll on down and make those goals For FSU is on the warpath now, And at the battle ' s end she ' s great. So fight, fight, fight, fight to victory, Our Seminoles from Florida State. Sing with heads || j| fill held high. UU - Hymn to the Garnet and Gold about florida stat - Florida State Unum-Acta- - ■ university £ Florida State University ranks among the country ' s elite public universities. A fully accred- red institution with the Carnegie Foundation ' s op designation, " Doctoral Research University- ixtensive, " it is a senior member of the stat ' s 1 1 )ublic universities. Established as the Seminary West of the iuwannee in 1851, its main campus in Tallahas- ee has been the site of an institution of high- er education longer than any other site in the tate. With an international reputation in the ciences of humanities, Florida State Universi- y ' s 16 colleges and schools offer baccalaure- ate degrees in 94 programs, master ' s degrees n 107 programs, advanced master ' s specialist degrees in 28 programs, doctorates in 73 pro- grams and two professional degrees. Members of Florida State University ' s fac- jlty have been recognized worldwide. Florida State University is the home of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. A joint project with the University of Florida and Los Ala- nos National Laboratory, the lab has become he nation ' s top center for research on magnets millions of times more powerful than the Earth ' s magnetic field. Research at the lab is conduct- ed in such diverse fields as biology, materials sci- ence, medicine, physics, chemistry, engineer- ig, and superconductivity. In 2001, the College of Medicine began op- erations. The country ' s first new medical school in a generation, with a mission of serving the state ' s medically underserved populations; the fully ac- credited school saw its first class graduate in 2005. The university is also home to the Center for Advanced Power Systems, which is working to de- velop the U.S. Navy ' s next-generation all-electric ships. The university is recognized for its reading development programs. Among the special programs that have won national or international distinction in research are the Program in Nuclear Research, Institute for Mo- lecular Biophysics, FSU Marine Laboratory, Center for Music Research, Learning Systems Institute, FSU Proton-Induced X-Ray Emission (PIXE) Laboratory, and the FSU Institute of Science and Public Affairs. University researchers annually bring in local, state, and federal contracts and grants totaling at least $180 million as part of an annual campus operating budget of over $900 million. The university ' s libraries are ranked among the tops in the nation. Florida State University offers degree pro- grams in Panama City and the Republic of Pana- ma. The university also operates and offers de- gree programs through the Ringling Center for the ab o ut floriHa stai Cultural Arts in Sarasota, which includes the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the largest mu- seum university complex in the nation. Regional campuses of the FSU College of Medicine are located in Tallahassee, Pensacola, Orlando and Sarasota. In addition to its branch campuses, FSU of- fers a variety of overseas study opportunities for students during the regular academic year, as well as in special summer programs. Courses at the study centers are offered each semester and cover a wide range of subject areas perfect for meeting general and liberal studies requirements. International Programs offers programs, some general and some major-specific, in Paris, Francs; Leysin, Switzerland; San Jose, Costa Rica; Moscow, Russia; Prague, Czech Republic; Ger- akina, Greece; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Dublin, Ireland; Tianjin, China; Barga, Italy; Valencia, Spain; Lon- don, England; and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. A summer Law program is offered in Oxford, Eng- land. There is one Linkage Institute (FLORICA) in Costa Rica, and there are Beyond Borders pro- grams in Turrialba, Costa Rica; Kingston, Jamaica; and Dresden, Germany. The FSU campus has over 511 buildings on nearly 1,445 acres, including the downtown Tal- lahassee main campus of 448 acres and Panama City branch campus of 26 acres. Florida State University is undergoing a $500 million facelift that will update the cam- pus and accommodate today ' s nearly 40,000 students - a number that is expected to grow to as many as 60,000 by 2025. Maintaining the historic atmosphere and enhancing its beauty while providing quality, high-tch classroom and research space, along with up-to-date student housing and serviced is the goal of today ' s reconstruction, renova- tion and veautification projects. The student body is 77.2% undergraduate , 19.2% gradu- ate and 3.6% unclassified. The average age of all students is 23.3%; of undergraduate, 21.2; and of graduate students, 30.2. Florida State University ' s students, fac- ulty and staff represent the global community. Students come from diverse ethnic, racial and national backgrounds, with over 2600 students from at least 135 countries worldwide. Florida State University has grown from an enrollment of 2,583 in 1946 to a total enroll- ment of well over 39,000 in the Fall Semester 2005. Though large in size, the university takes pride in its caring, diverse enviroment, which nurtures students ' development and success. Florida State Llniv idyr - II g university FSU Seminoles: tra( - Florida State Lkutft-Acta- - ition of tribute 00 FSU ' s use of the name and symbols honors the strength and bravery of these people, who never surrendered and ultimately persevered, fill The Florida State Seminoles: FSU ' s Tradition of Tribute The Seminole Tribe of Florida are a courageous, tenacious and deter- mined people who, against great odds, have struggled successfully to preserve their culture and to live their lives according to their traditions and beliefs. As history shows, they are a peo- ple who have resolutely refused to accept defeat, whether at the hands of the U.S. military or when faced with unforgiving wilderness of the Florida Everglades. For nearly six decades, Florida State University has proudly identified itself with this heroic tribe. The name " Florida State Seminoles " was select- ed by vote of the university ' s student body in 1947, shortly after FSU be- came a coeducational institution and established a football team. The name was selected specifically to honor the indomitable spirit of the Florida Semi- noles - those people whom the Sem- inole Tribe of Florida refers to as the " few hundred unconquered Seminole men, women and children left - all hid- ing in the swamps and Everglades of South Florida. " FSU ' s use of the name and sym- bols honors the strength and bravery of these people, who never surrendered and ultimately persevered. For more than 30 years, FSU has worked closely with the Seminole Tribe of Florida to ensure the dignity and pro- priety of the various Seminole symbols used by the university. The university ' s goal is to be a model community that treats all cultures with dignity while cel- ebrating diversity. The Seminole Tribe of Florida has been recognized by the FSU faculty with the Mores Torch award, in recog- nition of contributions to and support of the university ' s tradition. The tribe has also been recognized for its sup- port of academics and athletics with the prestigious Moore-Stone award. As of 2005, seven members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida were enrolled as students. In addition, one member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma was a student. preserving L egacy Wal k Florida State University has been paving the way since 1851. In October 2004, the university unveiled Legacy Walk, a historical tour of campus that focuses on its architecture, sculp- ture and green spaces. The first segment of the Walk, the Eppes Phase, is named for Francis Eppes, mayor of Tallahassee whose support was cru- cial to the establishment of the university. Encompassing the easternmost portion of campus, the Walk begins at the statue of Eppes located near the entrance to the Westcott Building. The path is embedded with symbols and lined with bricks and banners guiding visitors past many of the oldest and most his- toric buildings on campus before terminating at Dodd Hall. Raised brick podia containing maps and important information about people and events are located at intervals along the walk. The second phase, the Student Legacy Walk, begins at the Landis Green Legacy Fountain Sculptures. As the name suggests, the Student Legacy Walk passes through the core of student activity, highlighting student leaders of the past and serving as a living legacy to current and future students. Lined with banners depicting campus life, the Student Leg- acy Walk guides visitors from Landis Green north toward the Bel- lamy Building, around to newly renovated grounds behind the Crenshaw Building and Moore Auditorium, and circles the integra- tion Statue before wrapping around the Student Services Building and ending back at Landis. When all phases are completed, the Legacy Walk will link the Westcott Building with the University Center. H eritage Protoco l Building Florida State University ' s great heritage has taken generations. That heritage must be preserved for future genera- tions through locating, cataloging and preserving important doc- uments and artifacts. That is the goal of the Heritage Protocol, an Internet-ac- cessible database that assembles information and displays to the world a virtual museum of images of the University ' s important historic treasures. Assembling the images and locations of artifacts involves a corps of campus ambassadors as well as outreach to alumni groups and friends off-campus. our he Florida State Unu et-acfi - - itage a timeline history Florida Legislature provided for two seminaries, one on each side of the Suwannee River. West Florida Seminary began operations on Gallows Hill In Tallahassee and Is the oldest continuous site of higher education In Florida. First two diplomas were awarded. First Bachelor of Arts degrees were awarded to seven graduates. Albert Alexander Murphree became president of the seminary. College Hall was built. (Currently the area where Westcott foundation Is located) West Florida Seminary was renamed Florida State College. Florida State College football team won Its first game by beating South Georgia Military Institute. Ruby Diamond graduated - later the auditorium In Westcott would be re- named for this distinguished alumna. Florida State College was redesignated as Florida Female College. Bryan Hall was built. Finest residence hall and oldest building on today ' s campus. Edward Conradl became president. The college was renamed Florida State Col- lege for Women. The school ' s seal and colors were adopted. Westcott building was erected. JL V Rowena Longmlre received the first hon- orary degree awarded by the college. Reynolds Hall was completed. Florida State College for Women be- came fully accredited and was admitted to the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities, the first state college for women to be recognized. Camp Flasta- cowo was established on Lake Bradford, known today as the FSU reservation. Broward Hall was constructed, and named after Governor Napoleon B. Bro- ward, the 19th governor of Florida. Jennie Murphree Hall was completed, and still Is the only all female residence hal on campus. Gilchrist Hall was built. Named for the 20th governor of Florida, Albert Wallen Gilchrist. The first bachelor ' s degree In nursing was conferred dt Florida Statist College for Women. Florida State College for Women be- came the third largest women ' s college In the nation. Thanks to Its scholastic strength, Florida State College for Women was awarded the first chapter In the state of Florida of Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. Doak Campbell became president of the college. Enrollment was at Its highest ever at Florida State College for Women -4,227 students. Florida State College for Women was redesignated as coeducational and re- named Florida State University. FSU Flying High Circus was established. The Semi- nole symbol and name were adopted. FSU football played Its first game - losing to Stetson 14-6. First Homecoming POW WOW and parade. FSU had the only School of Government In the South. Future governor of Florida Reubln CD. Askew graduated from FSU. Two Van de Graaf nuclear accelerators were Installed at FSU and a program of graduate study and research began. Robert Strozler became president of FSU. WFSU-TV began broadcasting. x y xj Gordon Blackwell became President of FSU. Maxwell Courtney was the first black student to enroll at FSU. - Florida State Ikutft-Atta - John Champion became President of FSU. FSU College of Law was established. FSU Overseas Study Center was opened In Florence, Italy. FSU| Distinguished Research Professor of iChemlcdl Physics Dr. Robert S. Mulllken brought the University Its first Nobel Prize. Enrollment of FSU was 1 7,000.Stanley Marshall became President of FSU. The Bobby Bowden era began at FSU. X S XJ Bernard Sllger became President of the Uhlverslty. Mildred and Claude Pepper Library opened at FSU. East campus residence halls were renovated. Dale Lick became President of FSU. FSU football won the National Champi- onship, beating Nebraska In the Orange Bowl 18-16,Talbot " Sandy " D ' Alemberte became president of FSU. FSU chemists led by Professor Robert Holton achieved the first total synthesis of Taxol, a cancer fighting drug. The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory dedicated by Vice President Al Gore. The University Center opened. A team of FSU scientists was Instrumental In the discovery of a subatomic par- ticle, the top quark. A national survey of dance educators named FSU depart- ment of dance the nation ' s No. 2 dance program. FSU won the football national championship against Virginia Tech. FSU College of Medicine opened - the country ' s first new medical school In a generation. T.K. Wetherell became President of FSU. First College of Medicine class gradu- ated from a fully accredited college. Enrollment was over 39,000. ofFSU EMINOLES W DOWN T.O.i.. TO GO BAUL ON ««ST DOWNS YARDS RUSHING YARDS PASSING TOTAL YARDS - Florida State Unu eKjefu- - I w : fi in facts • • • through the institute on Napo- leon and the French Revolution is the pre-eminent university in the nation for the study of the French Revolution and Napoleonic history. • • • each February produces Seven Days of Opening Nights, a community festival of the fine and performing arts that brings globally known artists and performers to Tallahassee. • • • has one of the nation ' s oldest and largest schools of music, ranked fifth among public institutions, holds hundreds of concerts annually, and has over a dozen world music ensem- bles. The College of Music graduated Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in music, who was named 1999 Music Composer of the Year by Musical America and now teaches at her alma mater. • • • has an overall impact on the state ' s economy of $3.3 billion each year. • • • has the world ' s premier tropical meteorology program, whose faculty includes Professor T.N. Krishnamurti, one of the few American scientists ever honored with the world ' s top meteorology award, the International Meteorological Organization Prize. • • • has a law school ranked as one of the Top 10 in the nation for Hispan- ics. • • • opened, in March 2001, the Center for the Advancement of Hu- man Rights that trains undergraduate students from nine FSU colleges and schools to be human rights advocates and be placed with international hu- man rights organizations. • • • was ranked third nationally in the June 2003 issue of Black Issues in High- er Education magazine for number of baccalaureate degrees earned by African Americans among traditionally white universities and 10th among all U.S. universities. • • • generates nearly $1 billion in state spending power each year based on research contracts and grants alone. • • • created the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to " save the memory of those who saved the world, " by collecting let- ters, diaries, memoirs and photos from participants in the war effort, in order to preserve the materials for class- room teaching, scholarly research and public viewing. • • • established one of the first crimi- nology schools in the United States and is home to the oldest Ph.D. pro- gram in criminology. The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is consistently ranked among the top five nationally. • • • has an outstanding College of Motion Picture, Television and Record- ing Arts with state-of-the-art film pro- duction facilities and students who win prestigious national and international film awards. Its graduate film program is ranked in the top 10 in the nation. • • • gives students an opportunity to perform with the Flying High Circus, born in 1947, the same year as FSU. • • • is the first school in Florida to of- fer a degree in Middle Eastern Studies, • • • has a special program that fo- cuses on marketing to Hispanics. distinguished ctluffl. Academy award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Burt Reynolds has enjoyed enormous success as an actor and director in feature films, televi- sion, and stage productions. Reynolds is a former running back for FSU, playing for the ' 54, ' 55, and ' 57 teams. He received an honorary doctorate from FSU in 1981. tu4 £JW 58 Artistic director of the internationally acclaimed dance company, Urban Bush Women, founded in 1984 and member of the FSU dance faculty. Zollar ' s work with Urban Bush Women has earned five grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. MFA 79, School of Visual Arts and Dance Zwillich became the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Music. Other honors include an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship and four Grammy nominations. She holds a Francis Eppes Distinguished Professorship at FSU ' s College of Music. Sen Tift BM ' 60, MM ' 62, College of Music BS ' 51, College of Social Sciences Askew served two consecutive terms as Governor of Florida from 1971 to 1979. He is currently a member of FSU ' s faculty and has taught at most of the state ' s public universities. BS ' 36, College of Arts and Sciences A faculty member in Chemistry, she served as the university ' s last dean of women from 1967-70. She received FSU ' s Coyle E Moore, Jr., Award for excellence in Teaching in 1964 and the 1978 Ross Oglesby Award for service and leadership. The Hoffman Teaching Laboratory bears her name. TfatftrJL BS ' 65, MS ' 66, FAMU FSU School of Engineering A former NASA astronaut, Thagard now serves on the faculty of the FAMU FSU College of Engineering. His impressive list of accomplishments includes being the first American on the Russian MIR station, the record holder for an American astronaut in space, and being the first American launched into space from other than U.S. soil. He was instrumental in establishing a challenger center in Tallahassee. Florida State Univw- rtv»- - 11 A member of the Florida State University Board of Trustees, the former FSU linebacker was drafter in 1995 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 1996, he created " Brooks ' Brunch, " a program for children who attend Boys Girls Clubs in poor Tampa neighborhoods. BS ' 94, MS ' 99, College of Communication Doha Htf e+te BS ' 71, College of Arts and Sciences A political cartoonist who began his career at the Charlotte Observer. He joined the Atlanta journal-Constitu- tion in 1987, New York Newsday in 1989 and the Tallahassee Democrat in 2002. His editorial cartoons and his comic strip, Kudzu, are syndicated in newspapers worldwide. He has won every major award for editorial cartoon- ing, including the 1988 Pulitzer Prize. BA ' 67, College of Arts and Sciences A two-time Grammy award winner with more than a dozen albums, twice named " Country Duo of the Year " with her former husband, actor and singer, Kris Kristoferson. Recipient of NAMA ' s (Native American Music Awards) Lifetime Achievement Award. BA ' 69, School of Social Science, JD ' 73 College of Law Elected to the United States Senate in 2004, he also served as the nation ' s 12th Housing and Urban Development Secretary. Before his public service, Martinez spent 25 years in private law practice. He has also served as Vice President of the Board of Catholic Charities of the Orlando Diocese. Lee Cjfrxr BS ' 57, MS ' 58, College of Education A game analyst for the ESPN College Football Thursday Night telecasts and a studio analyst for GameDay. With 28 years of football coaching experience at the college level, he began his coaching career at Florida State. BS ' 55, College of Arts and Sciences Dr. Earle is president and CEO of Deep Ocean Engineering and Deep Ocean Technologies. She served in the 1990s as Chief Scientist of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. A marine scientist, Earle led a two-week, all female expedition 50 feet below the surface to a small structure on the ocean floor. In 1979, Dr. Earle walked untethered on the sea floor at a lower depth than any human being before or since. She is an advocate for undersea research. HistineuisHed fa Florida State University ' s faculty is made up of some of the country ' s finest teachers and researchers. The university has been home to Nobel Laure- ates induing Konrad E. Bloch, Human Sciences; James M. Buchanan, Eco- nomics; Robert Sanderson Mulliken, Chemical Physics; Paul A. M. Dirac, Physics; and Harold W. Kroto, Chemistry. Members of Florida State University ' s faculty have been reconized world- wide. A total of 1 1 faculty members have been elected members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. A total of five members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have served on staff at Florida State University. Since 1950, 20 members of the faculty have received Guggenheim Awards. Nobel Laureate - Sir Harold Kroto, Chemistry (1996) Guggenheim Fellowship - Mark Wingate, Music - Dale A. Olsen, Music - Thomas Joiner, Psychology - David Kirby, English - John Kelsay, Religion - Richard L. Greaves, History - Kathleen M. Erndl, Religion - Donald L.D. Caspar, Biological Science - Jill Quadagno, Sociology - Robert Olen Butler, English - Melvin Ernest Stern, Oceanography - Bruno Linder, Chemistry - Louis Norberg Howard, Mathematics - Raymond K. Sheline, Chemistry and Physics - Michael Kasha, Physical Chemistry National Academy of Sciences - Donald Caspar, Biophysics - Lev P. Gorkov, Phsyics Louis Norberg Howard, Applied Mathematics - Michael Kasha, Chemistry - Melvin E. Stern, Geophysics American Academy of Arts Sciences - Louis Norberg Howard, Mathematics - Melvin Stern, Astronomy and Earth Sciences - Michael Kasha, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Donald Caspar, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Frances C. James, Evolutionary and Population Biology and Ecology - Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Visual and Performing Arts Pulitzer Prize - Robert Olen Butler, Fiction - Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Music ISI Highly Cited Faculty - Roy F. Baumeister, - Psychology Psychiatry - Martyn Corden, Phsyics - Elbio Dagotto, Physics - Zachary Fisk, Physics - Werner Herz, Agricultural Sciences - Shridhar Sathe, Agricultural Sciences - R. Jay Tuner, Sociology - Alan Zindler, Geosciences - Florida State Uniue V - ulty Questions that probe why we think what we think, do what we do, and whether our choices are governed by free will have been the research focus of Alfred Mele... for nearly 20 years. William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy As an historian of American religion, Porterfield is interested in the interplay between religion and politics, religion and social change, and religion and social conservatism. Robert A. Spivey Professor of Religion " Professor Dorsey also has made many important contributions to the chemical understanding of how chromatographic separa- tions work. " -Naresh Dalai Chairman, FSU Department of Chemistry Katherine Blood Hoffman Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Francis Eppes Professor, Oceanography Pfofip- Tn £ Froelich contributes much more to potential future solu- tions than just data. He ' s also shaping the minds that will continue his scientific mission. Earl Ray Beck Professor, Department of History Gellately ' s work, many would argue, should be translated into every nation ' s language, for his project does more than just apply rigorous scholarship to de- mystify this period of history. Mackenzie Professor, Program In Neuroscience Although Berkley is still work- ing against the tide, her collaborative findings are beginning to influence clinical practice. rable teacKers For over 40 years, LaPointe has been studying disorders of the brain, as a clinician, researcher, and teacher. Francis Eppes Professor, Communication Disorders De Grummond ' s scholarly contribution is complemented by her achievement in the classroom... a different sort of classroom. i . Lynette Thompson Professor of Classics According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects over eight percent of the American population, and Type 2 diabetes is now considered an epidemic. Francis Eppes Professor, Communication Disorders Francis Eppes Professor, College of Information Research is important, but, says McClure, " I care about making a difference with the research, for people to have better access, for libraries to better plan their technology. " Bright-Burton Professor of Psychology Joiner, his PhD students, and other collaborators have taken the data from their research and formed a theory about why people commit suicide... Director, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Program 7 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory A specialist in nuclear magnetic resonance, Cross has created a consortium of 13 top scien- tists from around the country, who have brought their own technologies ...to work togeth- er on a common goal. Florida State Uau e -icfyj- - " What we do is develop, implement, analyze, test, and apply new algorithms that can be used to better solve prob- lems, thus enabling advances in science and engineering. " Francis Eppes Professor Director, School of Computational Science " Experimental economics re- search shows that small institu- tional adjustments can make a big difference. " John Hallie Quinn Eminent Scholar in Economics Distinguished Research Professor, Management " Politically skilled individuals not only view their environments as less stressful, but if it is stressful, they know how to handle it. " George Matthew Edgar Professor of English He loves language because it enables us to tell stories about the world in which we all live. It seems he has a lot in common with " The Bard. " -, w. ?. ' tf r ■:■ ' ™ « - - ' 7 . •■ A . ■ . ■ • • ?« fc J » 4 » »5 ■ j» JBa . %. i r « •1 .i A- ■ . ? ' Jr. • ' £ ' ? ' ■ .% e 5 P ■ • -. " ; ' " . ' ■ ' . - - £, m • x mjm Section Editor: Jessica Travis Brianna Douthitt Burt Reynolds, one of FSU ' s most famous students enjoys our rowdy football games from the field. Alumnus bring back their memories of FSU from way back in the day. - student fufe - A look back to the Suwan- nee Room, which was re- cently renovated this year: here students line up to register for classes. The Seminole Spirit Squad of 1968 show the differ- ence in Seminole pride and uniform changes through- out the years. Q ■ m o ■o a Tally Ho 1961 There are many reasons to be proud to be a Seminole, including Florida State University ' s rich and interesting history. FSU started in 1851 as the all-male Seminary West of the Suwannee. The first classes were offered in 1857, a year before women were allowed a separate depart- ment of the school known as the Female Institute. This department became inactive, however, during the Civil War. Renamed the Florida Military and Collegiate Institute, one of the first ROTC programs in the nation was established. The school produced cadets that would fight in the Battle of Natural Bridge in 1865, which has entitled FSU ' s ROTC units to have such a description and to this day hang a battle banner under their own. The Female Institute reopened in 1866, and in 1882, the entire school became co-educational. In 1901, this ever-changing school was renamed The Florida State College. In 1905, legislature decided to recognize higher education in Florida due to a growing need of funds, and in that same year, through the Buckman Act, it designed Florida State Col- lege as an all-female school and renamed to The Florida Female College, The name did not sit well at all with friends and supporters of the college, and so it was renamed the Florida State College of Women. The school continued to grow as a female college until 1947, when legisla- ture agreed to make both UF and FSCW co-educational schools, finally receiving the name The Florida State University. The year 1947 is one of the most significant in FSU history: the first football West a .f.4£ie.Suv z V ■ Ashley Trate game was played at the school, and through a student vote, the Seminole was elected as FSU ' s official mascot. Despite the changes, many things have been preserved throughout its history. The digni- ty, tradition, and pride encased within the walls of the campus have survived many generations, Through times of war and peace, economic hardship and prosperity, social upheaval, and the powerful influence of time, the FSU spirit has endured, - Brad Vaughan, senior The life of an editor. Kristin Johnson the Editor-in-Chief of the Renegade 1988 shows her enthusiasm behind deadlines. Organizations co-editors Kim Baker and Susan Alach pick out pictures for the 1988 yearbook Renegade. Renegade 1988 " The Book is Back! " Finally the Renegade yearbook is back at Florida State University, after hiding dormant for the past decade. With the reemergence of the yearbook, it ' s interesting to know how the year- book originally started. When Florida State was originally founded it was called Sem- inary West of the Suwannee as a counterpart to the Seminary East, now known as University of Florida. It was here that the first yearbook was established called the Argo in 1900. When the school became a women ' s college in 1909 the yearbook was renamed Flastacowo, an acronym for Florida State College for Women. Flasta- cowo is the longest running yearbook in the school ' s history, published for 38 years. In 1948 the college was officially named Florida State University and the year- book was again renamed, this time called the Tally-Ho. After 35 years of publication it became an award winning yearbook but due to a controversial editor the program was ended. The FSU yearbook could not be kept down and six years later was start- ed again and was named Artifacts but was only published fours times before it was renamed, yet again to Renegade whose first edition was available in 1987-88. The name Renegade references Chief Oceola ' s horse, a Florida State traditional icon. The 1991 edition of the Renegade won best of show at the Associated Col- legiate Press Convention and received the " Pulitzer " of yearbook awards, The Pace- maker. And now after a ten year hiatus the Renegade has returned. " Just as history is sometimes as pleasent in recollection as in the making, we hope that these pages may help to keep in you memories the days, bright or shad- owed, which have become the past instead of the present, " the Flastcow 1926 foreword. Cfy y£ ber k tytfy-dtb tor ki td £ ( Marietta Palgutt, junior CO CO o 0 " D D O) c D m — .7 0i% } Wg? . .i student Cife - Alongside the University, our yearbook has gone through name changes as well starting with Flastacowo, an acronym for Florida State College of Women. Renegade 1991 IMJLYiM The yearbook office is a stress- ful environment during dead- lines. Do staff members feed off of this stress in order for them to get pages in? Quite possibly. vyr wvt mn ihqh n, Greg Faluk, junior Orientation; as a senior in high school this word probably caused you to feel several emo- tions ranging from accomplishment, excitement, and maybe even nervousness. After receiving your acceptance letter into Florida State University, the only thing keeping you from becoming a Seminole is Orientation. Orientation is part of a student ' s official acceptance into the University, meant to be both fun and informative. For students starting their first year in college, it can be overwhelming: the information comes in rapid fire. Sometimes it is hard to know what questions to ask, but then there are the questions every student seems to ask. What is the FSU card for? How can I get involved? Is parking really as bad as people tell me? Who better to answer these questions than individuals who have up close and personal experience with these things? None other than Orientation Leaders! Orientation Leaders provide honest experiences from a student ' s perspective and give incoming students a peak into campus life, Each new student is assigned to a group headed by an Orientation leader. Their Leader helps them throughout Orientation by showing them where things are, providing them with valu- able information about Florida State, and answering questions. Students aren ' t the only ones who have questions and concerns about the University though, so family members go through their own Orient ation process as well. They are assigned, just like students, to a group headed by an Orientation Leader. The purpose of having different groups with different Orientation Leaders is to make such a large university seem smaller. " Orientation made me connect with the University, it made me feel welcomed and realize that even though this is a big campus there is always some- thing for everyone to do, " Carolina Orrego a senior reviews her time as an Orientation Leader. The Office of Orientation does everything it can to make sure Orientation is as short and informative as it possibly can be while still being fun. The Orientation Leaders keep up the stu- dents ' morale throughout the long hard day and they even perform a skit for the students, which encompasses all aspects of student life. At the end of the two days a speaker is brought in to really make sure the new students understand all the hard work it is going to take to get through college. The speaker is also there to help them realize that they can do it as long as they stay focused. Orientation at FSU leaves students and parents alike feeling safe, secure, and excited to get the school year started! Courtesy of Orientation ara Gelber At the Southern Regional Orien- tation Workshop Chrissy Kilgo prepares for a game of joust- ing. Kevin Boyle and Ruthie Kel- lam dance their hearts out while showing Seminole pride. - student fe - Seminole Spirit; it is the one quality every Ori- entation Leader has to have so that it may be transferred over to the incoming students as they get acquainted with FSU. Now you see it, Now you don ' t! Orientation Leaders are taught a magic trick by Curtis Zimmerman; the motivational speaker. I Dustin Sharp, freshman Who said RA ' s don ' t have fun? While rehearsing for a skit, Kellum Resident Assistant David Kenton shows off his smooth moves. - student fe - k There are fun times and study times. Freshmen Alexa Abboud and Laura McNa- mara form a study group in the hallway of Jennie Mur- phree Hall. Showing off their artwork and athleticism, Cheslea Steed and Ciara Seleen, pose in Kellum ' s hallway. Marietta Palgutt Florida State University Housing has the best customized communities with diverse Resident Halls in order to help make the transitions of college as smooth as possible. University Housing pro- vides a comfortable environment that promotes educational and social growth for any student living in any of the many Resident Halls on campus. " I met everyone I care about by living and working on campus ' senior Erica Salmeri talks about her housing experience, " I am who I am because I lived on campus. " " Dorms, " an often used term, are part of FSU ' s total university experience. On-campus housing has the convenience of living near classes and the opportunity to participate in special developmental programs within Residence Halls. Residence Halls allow students to meet a vari- ety of diverse people, build social skills within their hall communities by meeting new friends, and attend campus events, and in order to become accustomed to FSU ' s enthusiastic environment. University Housing offers various living and learning communities which offers traditional Resident Hall living with the options of suite, community, and apartment-style living for students. Each residence hall has unique attributes to meet students ' individual needs. University Housi ng complements the academic and personal interests of FSU students by offering special developmental programs within the residence halls called Living Learning Communities. Specifi- cally designed for first-year students, the Learning Communities at Florida State University help contribute to the student ' s overall growth and development. In addition to residing in a close-knit supportive community, learning community participants are given the opportunity to network House Kathi Weaver with faculty and interact with other students who share common academic interests. Through FSU Housing students, aren ' t just living together, they ' re learning together. " The housing department strives to help ease the transition for new students entering col- lege. Living in the Residence Halls is a great way to make new friends and get involved in campus life, " Rachel Siditsky, the night staff coordinator for FSU Housing summarizes the advantages of living on campus. With all the conveniences of on-campus living, there is the freedom of being on your own and supporting yourself which off-campus living provides. Off campus living offers a housing op- tion with some amenities such as the addition of swimming pools, work-out rooms and computer labs. Some of the most popular off-campus living includes Frog Pond, Seminole Suites, Southgate, and Heritage Grove. No matter if the outcome is off or on campus, personalization is the key to making any place " home. " Taste testing food from around the world is just one of the Kellum Hall pro- grams Latavia Foye, Giovanni Luisi and Melody Mann have participated in. Sophomore Francesco Dela- Grana has fun dancing with her towel and soaking some sun on the shores of Spain while taking a break from her studies. Downtime is set aside for stu- dents to explore the country and its sights, Felipe Millon takes advantage of this opportunity on the Spanish countryside. t Si Courtesy of Felipe Millon " The Florida State University International Programs is committed to provide a quality inter- national learning environment where students are challenged to be learners, leaders, achievers and contributors within a global community, " is the mission statement of the study abroad pro- gram at FSU. Florida State University ' s students have almost 50 years of experience with studying abroad programs and offers explorations in over 20 different countries, Students can study for a semester or an entire year in countries such as Spain, England, Panama, Costa Rica, Italy, Ireland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, China, Japan, Lebanon, and even Croatia. Some students study abroad to help them focus on learning and becoming fluent in a language, while others use the opportunity to take part in an in-depth study of their majors. " There is no better way to learn an- other language than living where it is spoken; no better way to expand perspective than by living outside the familiar, " The Director of International Programs, Jim Pitts explains the true advantage of the study abroad program. Students who wish to go abroad but don ' t want to take classes have an option to partici- pate in an internship geared towards their desired profession. Internships are available for several areas of study and fields. The study abroad internship program can be described as " real work experience around the world. " These remarkable opportunities are for both undergraduate and graduate students to work within influential organizations and dynamic corporations, while at the same time earning academic credit toward an FSU degree. Internships are integral to FSU ' s global perspective, offering students not only equivalent career experience, but more intense cultural interaction at the same time. The result can be re- Sara Gelber World spectful job placements in three major world cities: London, England; Panama City, Republic of Panama; and Valencia, Spain. Being ranked one of the top study-abroad programs in the country, Florida State has ap- plicants from universities all over the country. With all of the great countries available to visit, the study abroad program makes it seemingly impossible to decide where to go, " Studying abroad really gives you the experience of the world from a unique perspective. You absorb a culture that is so different from your own; yet after your time there, it becomes yours as well. It expands your mind ' s eye, and really you can never be given any greater chance in life, " senior Amy Bowman looks back on her time in London and the impact of studying abroad. In the twenty-first century students must be able to understand and perceive global change, and the Florida State Univer- sity International Programs are dedicated to exposing students to international cultures, lifestyles and languages to help spark this understanding. Students who study in London, England attend classes Monday through Thursday where they take group excursions to plac- es such as Oxford to learn more about the culture which they are studying in. wt ' V I - student fcfe - S NCififiBR F Si The vibrant spirit from Panama is brought to College Street durin the Homecoming parade where th countries which the study abroad program reach to, are previewed. Jessica Travis fare __ Courtesy of Felipe Millon There is nothing like the intensity of a European soccer match in Valencia, Spain. Students who study abroad are engulfed in a country ' s culture while taking cl asses for credit. Valerie Sanchez, junior " These are best years of your life " , is a cliche college students frequently hear from nostalgic parents and recent grads struggling to adjust to entry level boredom. At the same time, it is impos- sible not appreciate the resonance of such a comment for anyone who fully experienced college. University culture thrives on a very important rite of passage; living away from home. Learning is not purely an activity of the academic variety, it happens at bistros, bars, coffee shops, conversations at Strozier, ballgames, in painful breakups or during less than dignified adventures with roommates and friends. A great party, paying a water bill for the first time, an unforgettable mishap at work, or tak- ing risks either intentionally or coerced by persuasive partners in crime, forges memories. Although hard work is an essential component to any success in undergraduate study, occasionally purging the frustration is a necessary evil. Countless papers, projects, and quizzes are departmental require- ments however the experience of sharing in the joy, exuberance, and strife with friends while stum- bling on the path toward higher education either on a hike, at a game, show, or over a few bever- ages is a watermark on the syllabus. Some of the stories are cleared for Thanksgiving banter while others are more reserved for a rendezvous with a college cohort at happy hour years down the road. The students at Florida State University help to brighten up Tallahassee ' s " Limelight " whether Jason K. Smith Edge it entails: kayaking at the reservation, lazy days on the Ocholockonee or the Suwanee, drinking at the bars, dancing at the clubs with painted ladies or in fountains, late night movies, late night bowl- ing, parties, flip cup, beer pong, two for ones, safe bus, party bus, bull rides and karaoke; really bad karaoke. All the activities embrace a different meaning; that builds bonds, shapes the identity of the student body, and congeal the city ' s culture. Whether it is night or day, weekday or weekend; the semester ' s benchmarks are not only for fulfilling credit hours. Without a doubt, Tally is a great town with beautiful parks, gorgeous trees, and something to satisfy the penchant of even the most fickle hearted; it just takes a little searching. Counting down the days until the weekend arrives, is a Monday morning ritual for some and a literally a full-time gig for others that demands proper planning and scheduling where to go and with whom. The great thing about Tallahassee is that there is always a unique hangout that satisfies anyone ' s party pal- ate, If Playboy ' s top meat market is your thing, there ' s Bullwinkle ' s. For the sports and Tuesday night enthusiast, AJ ' s is the place and the Irish Pub is for the wicked who don ' t feel like minding their P ' s and Q ' s. Go to Stetsons when it ' s not the Moon or for some darts at the Palace Saloon. The place to dance of course is Chubby ' s, Yianni ' s, Element, or Clyde ' s, while the classic live music hubs of Talla- hassee (Beta Bar, Warehouse, and Floyds) always feature flourishing local and nationally recognized acts. Pockets is not only for pool; one night a week some of the most horrifying or most talented karaoke troubadours can be heard. Or lacing up the boots for some midnight bowling at Seminole Bowl can always score a perfect night. Whatever it is, was, or will be happens in the most amazing four years of your life, so be glad it was as a Seminole dancing around a Tallahassee fire. Marietta Palgutt ravis Freshmen Brian Ronayne and Chris Malagon hangout at the hookah bar. While junior Jessy Rushing takes advantage of Sil- ver Lake with a bonfire on a chilly evening with some friends and marshmallows. Marvin Brown, junior student fife - Jessica Gambale BT . T! ■ ' a ■1 1 fiy; Mt Hp ■iff v Dp VJ H i j ■ illMfflfftf ' »««§ U i gfe. Wfl MJ Cocktails meet risky busi- ness. Bartenders work hard to make that perfect Yag- er bomb. It ' s so good you ' ll never remember it. After being thrown into the Westcott fountain on her birthday, as part of the tradition, junior Beth Snook climbs to the top. Taking a break between classes, a student gets online with wireless in front of Westcott. Sitting out on the green is a way to express your trendiness and hop on thefacebook and myspace at the same time. FSU Photo Lab e MAet- ta Chakita Hargrove, senior FSU Photo Lab Grabbing photographers at- tention at a football game, the newly famous cowgirls of FSU show their pride for the Seminoles. - student ftfe - tfH Decked out in gold from earring to purse, Tia Hard- ley and Kalasha Whittigton dress to impress. Florida State emblems on clothing give students an- other opportunity to ex- press school spirit. As another school year comes to an end at Florida State, so does another year of fashion. From oversized sunglasses to cowboy boots, Florida State students have, as usual, stayed abreast the latest trends. The year started off hot, but students kept their eyes protected with Jackie O style oversized sunglasses, and of course aviators were still popular. As fall approached, prairie skirts were every- where in voile, chiffon, and other lightweight fabrics. Prairie skirts were just the beginning of a huge western trend this year. Cowboy boots were the boots to wear this past autumn, and they were matched with bohemian accessories with a western flair. Also popular in the accessories category was everything metallic. Belts in gold and sliver were spotted everywhere from class to clubs. As the wintertime hit, some students pulled out last year ' s UGGs, but even UGG Boots updated their look, with a slouchier model, reminiscent of the western craze. Sheepskin UGGs were decorated with over spilled shearing, making them slightly more interesting than last year ' s model. When the weather was less extreme, many female students used shrugs to keep warm, which came in all shapes and styles. They varied in decoration too, from sequins to argyle. Many were crocheted, which may explain the sudden popularization of crochet needles sprouting up all over campus. Cropped cover-ups were most popularly paired with longer tees underneath, which in the past were much less available. The spring brought in espadrilles, but kept with the cropped trend. Ca- pris remained popular, as did longer boy-style ' shorts and skirts providing a little more than just minimal coverage. Kim Waser Runway S r$)les Of course, we can ' t forget the men. While polo shirts paired with jeans and flip flops may never go out of style on Florida State ' s campus, some of the male student body took a bolder approach and purchased shorts made with seersucker material. Seersucker is a light, thin fabric with a crinkled surface that you may not have seen since your baby days. However, the men may be on to something. The material was also a popular pick for sundresses as the weather warmed up in Tallahassee. Possibly the most startling trend experienced on Florida State ' s campus this year, was the shade of brown. Shirts everywhere popularized the phrase, Brunette is the new blonde, as well as many, heads of hair. Blondes everywhere became bottled brunettes, and brunettes retaliated by going a shade darker. Paired with chopped bangs, and shorter cuts, this year was a far cry from standard for hair. It was a good year at Florida State for trend spotters and risk takers, and as another year comes and goes, we can proudly acknowledge a change in ourselves, reflected on the outside. Slightly more mature, slightly more respectable, but sometimes, just more fun. Cars constantly enter and exit the parking garages, it is imper- ative that students who want good parking get to campus early in the morning. To walk, ride, or drive? The new parking garage nearthe medical building is a sigh of relief of the ex- pansion of campus and demands of students. Here ' s a simple formula: FSU plus parking equals problem, Parking and Transportation services are providing solutions all across the board, and over the next five years, the Cam- pus Master Plan will drive the parking problem out completely. In 2006, the campus is covered by 13,995 parking spots (3,800- student, 4,200- fac- ulty staff, and 6,000- meter service visitor). At the time of press, garage number four is scheduled to be in operation by December taking over the corner of Macomb and Tennes- see streets. An effort to create a pedestrian campus by Parking and Transportation has the majority of campus parking lots migrating towards the perimeter of FSU ' s footprint. The busing system has also undergone changes. Smaller, garnet upholstered buses are scheduled to be in use for the Seminole Express routes that circulate across campus as soon as April. These buses, while not as high capacity, will skeet past the sluggish, oversized buses that have frequented their routes between 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. The routes will remain the same: Garnet, Gold, Tomahawk, and Renegade. Another part of the Master Plan already in the works is the Heritage Walkway. The Walkway is a dedication to alumni, paved with the same deep red masonry that gives Flori- da State distinction from other campuses. The project, being completed in sections, begins at the archway to the Westcott Fountain, makes its way through the center of campus via the Oglesby Union, connects to the newly erected memorial overlooking Woodward Av- enue. From there, it will hook up to the Florida State Women ' s Crest Fountain soaking the Henry ueane Campus grass and concrete around it, and finally to its ending point at the new Athletic Administra- tion building. Efforts to beautify this Civil War-aged campus have nearly tripled in the past two years from previous ones; students in the next five years may find a campus that is not only scholastic eye candy, but also one that takes special care to keep it free of traffic while also getting everyone to class. Mr. Anse Cates, President of Parking and Transportation Ser- vices, indicates that negotiations are in the air with StarMetro (TalTran of a different name) to run constant shuttle buses to key, high traffic developements such as The Commons, The Preserve, Tuscany, and Heritage Grove to cut commuting down drastically. " We hope to ease Tallahassee ' s already overworked roadways and curb traffic to and from campus, " Mr. Anse Cates says of the negotiations. The 22,000 students that live within one mile of campus may be holding in a breath, but a sigh of relief is in sight. wSSS " " — j student fe - All photos by Cody Lewis I 111)] x y :. ' ■-■,:-: J a£fc; " " 5 1 a» ' 4 K-!»?, . ill $60 million n6w thfee story medical c 8jjjjj0necf to evoke the Jacobean architecture of the historic core of the FSU campus, includes an e ucation and administration building and c building, and r w feature a 300-seat audi M P. a $im}£ There are four bus r outes throughout campus. Each route running between 10-15 minutes. Stop after stop, only to continue the cycle up until 6 p.m. ( ewe kr ae ■Sara Siciliano , junior 2 ft «n wftef - Christopher Schoonover senior The Student Government Association has for many years been an active force in contribut- ing to the students at Florida State University. Without them, many of the things offered at Florida State would not otherwise exist. When compared to the United States government, one will find that the two are more alike than they are different. Besides having three branches (the legislative, executive, and judicial) like the U.S. government, within this service there are leaders who act as the voice of the students. And for these groups of people the needs of those individuals are their primary concerns. S.G.A. has willingly taken their position as leaders and in the process created a Ife 4 vmcz T t- W Student Government Association campus that serves those would in no other way be heard. Among those that have been aided are the undergraduate students. Have you ever ridden the S.A.F.E. bus, an operation whose purpose is solely for the safety protection of those students who lack their own transportation? Well, if you were not aware, it is the Student Government Association that provides such a connection. What about the Oglesby Union? S.G.A. funds the union where at some point every student ha spent time. In addition to those things S.G.A. has fought to have hours in the computer lab extended during the week of exams, fought to protect the students when there was to be a cut in financial aid, and are pres- ently fighting to decrease the cost of printing. These are only a few of their deeds to this school; the list goes on and on. Their work never goes unnoticed for they have been a crucial variable in this gigantic equation. And with several agencies such as Black Student Union, Hispanic Latino Student Union, Jewish Student Union, and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Student Union everyone is represented and no one goes unnoticed. With each task they take on a huge part of their heart comes out. The passion of S.G.A. and their ability to put their sweat into task being taken on makes them incredible leaders, and above all, incredible people. " S.G.A. is an outlet for students to express the opinions and concerns about student life on campus. The FSU Student Government Association ' s motto is " Students Working for Students " and this exactly what we are. We hope that future students continue to utilize S.G.A. as an outlet to improving relations between faculty, staff, and students here on campus, " said Christopher M. Schoonover, Student Body President. „ ZBi Courtesy of Student Publications Marietta Palgutt S.G.A. President Chris Schoonover and Vice Presi- dent Ahmad Abuznaid in front of the Alumni Building. student fi e - Courtesy of Kim Waser Id [ 1 f Ki v K r T B H B i g J| i " ! " " mf I Mf R j " I KMI ]jflB HgKtr v ■■ fl j The Student Government Homecoming execu- tive board gathers for a group photo during the skit night at The Moon. Taking in the information, S.G.A. members prepare their thoughts about the bill to be passed. On Wednesday the Union is the place to be, especially for the luxury of purchasing bargain clothing, jewelry and CDs, brought by local sellers to increase the uniguness of the products. Jessica Travis Dwayne Smith and Krystal Wrigh reserve a table in the Union to pro- mote their organization. Some RSOs also use the Wednesday market- place to raise money and let the students know they are out there. - student frfe - Jamal Grimes, an Insight mem- ber converses with a passing student to express his political ideals during SGA election time in the fall. As the Union begins to clear, Jessica Wood and Phia Black- born take a break to update each other on events. rianna Douthitt The Union is the center of activity of the university, enduring the most foot traffic of the entire campus. The Ogelsby Union is the best place to promote your organization, political views, upcoming event, or simple opinion. Any person who has experienced the Union on a Free Market Wednesday knows that it is like no other day of the week. Stepping into the court- yard, students are overwhelmed by the bustling atmosphere, For any organization wanting to publicize, students desiring to peruse the vendors, or simply socialize, Wednesdays at the Union is the place to go. Some go directly to the courtyard to partake in activities, while others take the long way around to avoid the constant push of fliers for the next upcoming show, coupons off pizza, and organization representatives trying to pursue the perfect candidates for their organization. Whichever route taken, Market Wednesdays are a surprising mix of the campus for first-timers, a slice of diverse student body of FSU all in one place. The market vendors offer a variety of products and services such as DVDs, CDs, post- ers, TMT transportation, paintings, clothes, flip-flops, sunglasses, and jewelry. Unique items not found anywhere else are at Market Wednesdays. The Union on Wednesdays are more than just a flee market, but therapy for students who are swamped and tied up with academic obliga- tions. Most students take a moment out of their day to enjoy themselves in the many Market Wednesday events. The most popular being the 12- 1pm activity hour, in which one or a group of organizations can have a DJ, perform dance routines or hold a rally to name a few. Many Step Righf WR Shannon Glynn students are accustomed to seeking refuge in the Union between classes to take a break from the monotonies of a day ' s routine. At Market Wednesday there is something for most everyone and it is has truly become a staple of the Florida State University community that will continue for years to come. The combination of registered student organizations, market vendors, and the bustling traffic makes the Union " the place " to be on Wednesdays. Whether you are finding out about organizations, shopping, or just enjoying the atmosphere, there is room for you at Market Wednesdays. Meghan Welfare, senior Union productions organized games like laser tag for stu- dents during Seminole Sen- sation Week to get students out and about to have fun. Members of the Union Pro- ductions staff can some- times be seen mingling with students to find out how to better serve them. BF r « B i .- t j ill All photos are courtesy ot Union Productions Union Productions is an umbrella over numerous organizations that have been a way for Florida State to entertain as well as educate its students. The Union hosts Market Wednesdays where anyone can rent tables that sell DVDs, posters, sunglasses, hand crafted goods, and even hear some live music. Located in the Union is the Art Center where students, faculty, and even the public can take classes in ceramics, photography, painting, drawing, glass fusing, stain glass, mosaic tile art, and jewelry. There is also the Oglesby Gallery that holds faculty shows, traveling exhibitions, and local exhibits featuring the work of local artists. Tucked away behind dark plate-glass in the Union, Club Downunder brings nationally known and local bands, comedians, organization events, and karaoke to the Florida States Community. Shows are free for students with valid FSU ID and a minimal fee for the public for ages 18+. The club also sells food and beer to those attending the shows. Crenshaw lanes is Florida State ' s very own bowling and billiards center. Programs include a number of bowling leagues, billiards tournaments, intramurals, parties, cosmic bowling, late night programming and open bowling. Crenshaw Lanes is a popular party spot for student and university groups, but also serves as the home to the elite FSU Bowling Team. The Student Life Building contains one of the nation ' s leading campus movie programs that show blockbuster and Indie films free to students in their state-of-the-art movie theater. With mov- ies showing about five times a week, it ' s no wonder that the cinema is so popular on campus. The Student Activities Center helps manage, create, and publicize student organizations and activities on campus. They offer many services such as event planning, co-sponsorship, office Lenii Mcaneney space, and creating organizations websites. The Student Government Association is a way of self-governing its students in hopes to bet- ter the student body. They have a voice and representation on the Florida State University Board of Trustees, the FSU Athletic Board, the Florida Student Association and general campus wide committees and commissions. SGA is also responsible for the funding and operation of campus entities such as the Leach Center, the Student Life Building, the S.A.F.E. Connection Service, and the Oglesby Student Union. zJttHmcz wvt 0=ffeh aJc Cj. pi- ife d Adam B. Sterritt, Associate Director of Student Activities - student ftfe - 1 Art in Low Places is a sidewalk draw- ing competition hosted every se- mester by the Art Center. Students of all classes anc! departments are invited to participate in the event. During Seminole Sensation Week, Union Productions held a Jimmy Eat World concert and Crenshaw lanes were open for bowling and billiards. Undeniably, Doak Campbell is one of the most impressive stadiums in the nation and possesses an iconic status amongst college football enthusiasts across the country. However, the inspiration for most of the Florida State University spirit is derived from the Seminole Indian Tribe. Every athletic team strives to embody the noble tribe ' s passion and vigor for life in ev- ery contest. Each individual or squad, proudly adorning the garnet and gold colors, begins every practice and enters every game with the mind-set that endurance, strength, honor, and sportsmanship are the most important qualities of a competitor. That consciousness not only swirls around the practice fields, weight rooms and sidelines of the varsity athletes, but isj strengthened by a devout student body, alumni and surrounding Tallahassee community. Although the Noles ' notoriety of being fierce warriors strikes fear in the soul of the oppos- ing teams, a deafening war chant bellowing from the belly of the stands always rattles visiting teams with the powerful bond the fans have with the players. Bodies painted garnet and gold, men showered in glitter, " Game Day " stickers from Bill ' s Bookstore, and buttons proudly declar- ing, " We Love Bobby! " are popular costumes and campaign trinkets adorned on game day. Worn to demonstrate Nole solidarity but are also implicitly designed to impersonate the cher- ished Seminole tribe ' s traditional ceremonial garb which show pride in our history and colors. ly m — i _ Jason K. Sr AenwCe net ho! The Seminole Fanship demands dealing with obstacles such as scorching August heat, rainy days in the Spring and chilly November nights, but their cheers scarcely subside. However, whenever the band strikes up the war chant, the entire Seminole nation coalesces to muster up a tidal wave of noise, momentarily distracting the other teams from their game strategy and weakening the defense to maximize the chances for victory. Also, the crowd involvement ignites the effervescent hope in the chests of all Seminole athletes. Any player ' s confidence is instantly confirmed with every glance to the stands; armed with the comfort that every friend, roommate, parent, professor and colleague is standing beside them even in the bleakest of scenarios. Recently, Coach Bowden expressed his appreciation of the fan ' s fervor after one of his football team ' s notoriously challenging games against Miami declaring that it was the loudest he had ever heard Doak Campbell roar. Also, with continued support from the Semi- nole Boosters regardless of the outcome; win or loss, the fans and Tallahassee community will always be a member of FSU athletics. Any avid sports fan would be hard-pressed not to recog- nize that the Seminole war chant is one of the most identifiable, prolific, and powerful symbols of excellence in the NCAA. No matter where Seminoles travel to; whether it is Manhattan or Madrid, their legacy, grace, and spirit is alongside for the trip. Because many fans claim that it is their job to guard the goal post at the end of a game, every person in the stands takes credit for the botched Miami field goal in 2005 that quelled the hurricane wind. Jessica Travis Kristin Mestre, junior irittany Ma Any true football fan will recog- nize those Seminoles who spread spirit at every home game. To the right, students wait in line for their free football tickets which are distributed through a lottery process. student ftfe - Football may bring out 80,000 plus, but women ' s soccer isn ' t overlooked. These fans show their support by painting it on their body. From wacky wigs to body paint and glitter, students come up with bigger and better ways to show their spirit for the garnet and gold that runs through our veins. ■■■nBnHMBHi Fans show that it is great to be a Florida State Seminole by riding through the streets of Talla- hassee spreading Seminole spirit before the Mi- ami football game. Seminole spirit is cortdgteus on the streets and In the stands. • ' • . j, ' -v y f - S " m ' . ■ I J !i ■ fl v H J - pXj p t ji [« 4 v ' 4. I ■ « AH M2-0 OLE? 1 Mil i[ ■■ t ' 101PI 0 ' — , j m ttRRGARlTAUlLL Roberts is nc any Roberts, is not wast argaritaville, but she is enj before the game. Asphalt eas around campus are al „ park and enjoy fne tailgating I Jessica Gamble Vanessa Rodriguez Adorned in sparkles the Garnet and Gold Guys pump up the enthusiasm before FSU sport- ing events. These Seminole fans have everything they need for a perfect tailgating party. - student fe Students and alumni scout out the best spot for tailgat- ing to celebrate Seminole spirit, eat and socialize be- fore FSU sporting events. Seniors, Emily Ayers and Kris- ten Wikoff sing and dance to the Fight Song to show their Seminole Spirit. " You ' ve got to fight, fight, fight, for FSU... " Brianna Douthitt What would a Saturday in the fall be without tailgating? On the day of a home game in Tallahassee, " Club Publix " is sold out of hamburger buns, parking spots are nowhere to be found, and Bill ' s Bookstore is packed with fans stocking up on Seminole gear. Regardless of what time kickoff is, dedicated Seminole fans-young and old-don ' t miss an opportunity to gather together before the game. Even residence halls and campus organizations get in on the fun by cooking hotdogs and hamburgers to keep the student section energized at the game. Dedicated alumni who are big supporters get excited to tailgate in style in the shadow of Doak Campbell Stadium by scouting out the best spots. Most Seminole fans have been collecting garnet and gold es- sentials for years, and all know how to show their spirit because, " once a Seminole, always a Seminole! " All around campus and in parking lots, garnet and gold tents are scattered among the green grass. Matching chairs, coolers, cups, plates, flags, blown-up Seminole Warriors and FSU aprons are just a few of the essentials found throughout the land of tailgaters spread across cam- pus. Some tailgaters even find a way to incorporate spirit into their food, from garnet and gold fruit salad to hamburgers branded with the FSU logo. Tailgating does not stop even once the game has begun. No matter what time fans leave the game, they surely will find other fans listen- ing to the game on the radio from the comfort of their tailgating atmosphere. Some tailgates will last late into the night extending their Seminole pride as long as their bodies will let them. Before the NC State game this fall, the Seminole Student Boosters hosted the second annual " Grab the A Seminole -Saturday Brianna Douthitt Wolf by the Tailgate Competition. " Some of the different categories judged on included best " Gator Hater " , best dip, best electronics, and best Seminole Spirit. The competition took tailgat- ing to the max, but the true hard-core fans don ' t need a competition to go all out with Nole pride. The Florida State fight song can be heard chanting in the distance by true Seminole fans who know every word. No matter whom the opponent, or the sport, a game day in Tallahassee is full of fun, food, friends and Seminole spirit. v£7p u tv 4rt 4 i if ' Mr v My iifecf fiknjr cf Kevin Cruz, senior The Homecoming Princess Lacee Green, and Chief Nick Zappitelli and court, on the field during half-time pose with Chief Osceola and Renegade. Florida State President, T.K. Wetherell drives his garnet and gold cart down College Street in the Homecoming parade displaying his Seminole pride. r.v Brittany Manfred Florida State prides itself on its spirit and heritage, both which are celebrated during Home- coming week with the theme " Live for the Garnet and Gold, " 2005 ' s exciting week of Home- coming activities started out Sunday October 23rd, with the traditional War Chant Concert with featured song artist, Teairra Mari, Admission to the War Chant Concert was two canned goods to contribute to the Second Harvest Food Bank, The excitement continued Monday with FSU ' s Service Day to benefit Tallahassee ' s Girls and Boys Club. To raise funds several student organizations assembled a children ' s carnival, which included old-time carnival exhibits for the children to have fun and soak in the FSU spirit, First place Service Day winners included for the Chief Division: Alpha Chi Omega, A K D Phi, Fiji, and Alpha Epsilon Pi and for the Tomahawk Division: Catholic Student Union and the Spear Division: McCollum Hall. Tuesday was kicked off with the introduction of the new Renegade Rumble Tournament in which for the Chief Division: Alpha Delta Pi, KA, and Sigma Nu and the Tomahawk Division: Baptist Collegiate Ministries took first place. The Renegade Rumble included inflatable games such as jousting or boxing, with music provided by 100,7 The Beat, Wednesday was full of stars at the " A Night at the Oscars " skit perfor- mances at The Moon where Chief Division: Delta Zeta, Alpha Phi Alpha, and Phi Delta Theta and the Tomahawk Division: Catholic Student Union took first place. Thursday, the Black Student Union took the night and hosted a successful concert featuring rap artist YoungBloodz. Friday was the peak of Homecoming week for Seminole fans. The annual parade included over 120 floats along with Chief Osceola, Renegade and the Marching Chiefs. Taking home first place awards for their festive and extravagant floats were in the Chief Division: Gamma Phi Beta, Tau Epsilon Pi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, and Phi Mu Alpha and for the Tomahawk Division: Catholic Stu- dent Union. The week of Seminole spirit awakened FSU pride in students and organizations. At the top of the spirit pole are in the Chief Division: Alpha Delta Pi, Kappa Alpha, and Sigma Nu, in the Tomahawk Division: the Catholic Student Union, and the Spear Division: Kellum Hall. The Homecoming week of activities was finished with a bang at PowWow at the Leon County Civic Center. It included everyone from FSU ' s own Flying High Circus to President T.K. Wetherell, yet the most exciting guests were comedians Dave Attell and Carlos Mencia who put on a humorous, " politically incorrect " which made everyone think and maybe a little uneasy. Saturday brought a close to the 2005 Homecoming week with the anticipated football game that had everyone in the stands on their feet, In the close face-off be- tween FSU and the Maryland Terps, the Seminoles triumphed with a 35-27 win, Homecoming is more than fun and games, It ' s about pride, character and bleeding the garnet and gold as alumni come back to their alma mater to awaken the Seminole spirit inside once again, - student fcfe - fc MP in the float contest, Gamma Phi i u Kappa Epsilon, and Phi Mu AlpB |r theme " Livestrong. " Trip Holt imp€ tall Bobby Bowden statue located or the Doak Campbell Stadium.! Brittany Manfred The Homecoming parade is a great way for student gov- ernment and organizations to portray their own FSU traditions and spirit. fM et- . Brian Lunsford, freshman wu itf j me man-, nEHr u m W ct H£- wm eveh k-f f-e. - Kim Waser, senior, talks about her involvement with SGA Homecoming Executive Board, Perhaps the most spectacular tradition in all of college football occurs at the beginning of each game in Doak Campbell Stadium. A student portraying the famous Seminole Indian leader, Osceola, charges down the field riding an Appaloosa horse Jessica Gambale nded by Fame aptly named Renegade. 82,300 fans watch in silence as Osceola plants a flaming spear at midfield. While working on the Homecoming Committee in 1962, Bill Durham, a 1965 graduate of FSU first envisioned the idea of Chief Osceola and Renegade. He did not receive any support for the idea until Bobby Bowden arrived in 1976 as the head foot- ball coach. In the fall of 1977, Durham ' s persistence paid off. Durham sought and obtained the approval from the Seminole Tribe of Florida for the portrayal of Osceola. Finally, in 1978, during the opening game against Oklahoma State, the legend of Osceola and Renegade began. Osceola dresses in authentic regalia designed by the Seminole tribe women, Today, Durham and his family supply the beautiful Appaloosa horses know as the Ren- egade. Together they have opened every home game with the traditional planting of the spear, appeared in many major bowl games and performed on national television on numerous occasions, The Renegade Team volunteers, caretakers of Renegade, aid in bringing this spectacular tradition to those who love Florida State University. Together, Osceola and Renegade have been called " the twelfth player on the team. " They are the most popular pre-game ritual of any team in the nation, and al- low the legend of the Seminoles to live on. Cody Lewis ' . ■- -1 - ..• . V. . -.. ■m 4 :V Cody Lewis Pow Wow is an event that has built into a tradition for every Home- coming. Carlos Mencia and Dave Attell were special performers this year at the Civic Center to pump up the crowd for the big game against Maryland the next day. - student fe - Banners decorate the courtyard of the Union. Greeks and Residence Halls compete to create the best artwork that en- compass the Homecom- ing theme: Live for the Garnet Gold. Students rap to a beat on the Union green. Activities were held throughout the campus all week long to awaken Sminole spirit. Who is going to come out on top during this battle? At the Homecoming Renegade Rumble Tournament, _. produced by Union Productions, students ' have fun on the inflatable jousting structure on the UniorvGreen. All photos courtesy of Karina Cruz The " Bike for Five " to the " Spanish Web, " the student performers in the FSU Flying High Circus do it " just for fun. " student Ccfe - In the Balancing act, these performers display feats of teamwork, agility, and sheer physical strength for Seminole fans at PowWow. Do not try this at home. The Fire Pli are an amaz- ing site as they never singe a hair. The FSU Flying High Circus has been " captivating audiences the world over, " since 1947. Being a part of one of the few collegiate circuses in the nation, FSU students are a part of some- thing they feel important to be a part of and something they love doing. Created by former FSU professor, Mr. Jack Haskins, the Florida State University Flying High Circus is an extraordinary aspect of Florida State, and is one of few collegiate circuses in the country. Rising from " circus activity " to " circus professionalism " the flying high circus allows men and women to participate in a challenging, unique, and fun organization. Many performers have had no previous circus experience; however, a few have taken an introductory class to learn the basics and the rest of various acts are taught in the close community of circus mem- bers, a coach and volunteer student assistants. The organization receives no funding from the university, as a self-supporting activity, the circus relies on contributions, performances, and ticket sales to fund its program. The acts in the circus are extreme and elaborate; some tricks performed are more difficult than seen in many professional circuses, thus many students get professional circus offers upon graduation. The Flying High Circus features an assortment of per- formances, such as the Balancing Ladder, Spanish Web, Teeterboard, Skypole and the Double Trapeze, but there is no animal acts performed. The FSU Flying High Circus travels internationally and has visited places such as the West Indies, the Bahamas and Canada. Featured on V CBS Sports Spectacular, ' v ABC ' s Wide World of Sports, ' And ESPN, the circus was selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society ' s Top The Greatest CotegJtteiSJpolM, Brianna Douthitt l l £f f A. 1, f w fLs " M eu s 11 7 L 20 Tourism Events in 1989, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. The Flying High Circus performs six home shows during the spring and during events like Parents Weekend. Students and com- munity members find the circus tent opposite Dick Howser Stadium and year-round, dedicated students can be found perfecting their unique skills. Florida State University ' s Flying High Circus is truly the greatest collegiate show on earth where the students do it " just for fun. " William Saroyan Collete Miller, Marietta Palgutt, and Sara Cameron prepare to enjoy a mo- ment of excitement while canoeing. Sara Cameron climbs the wall with determination. Reaching the top exemplies her strength and power. Since 1920, the Florida State Reservation, or " The Rez " has been a local " hotspot " for all Tallahas- seans to enjoy some fun in the sun. The Florida State University Reservation is located just four miles south of the FSU campus on Lake Bradford. The Rez has deep roots in FSU history. It was originally called Camp Flastacowo, named after the Florida State College for Women, the college which eventually became Florida State University. Located on Lake Bradford, it spans across 73 acres and is a perfect place for anyone who enjoys the outdoors - from picnics to canoeing to simply watching the sun go down. On the 73-acre property, there are many activities for students to enjoy, such as picnicking, ca- noeing, kayaking, beach volleyball, and swimming. Operated by fellow FSU students and lifeguards, a great thing about spending the day at The Rez is that it can cost little to nothing. Admission is free for all FSU students, and renting a canoe, kayak or sailboat is only $3 an hour, with the first hour free. The kayak, canoe, and sailboat rental at The Rez is open to all experience levels. There are two-person canoes and one-person kayaks available for students, and The Rez provides the paddles and requires the lifejackets. For up to $35, students can also challenge themselves on the extensive ropes course. Open Tuesday thru Sunday, The Rez comes set with covered picnic tables (great for cookouts), and if the midday sun gets too hot, Lake Bradford is just a jump away. There are always events happening at The Rez, which are great opportunities for students to meet new people, spot familiar faces and hang out with old friends. The annual Rez Fest and Rez Daze are annual Tallahassee traditions that feature live bands, free food and all sorts of activities from beach volleyball to wall-climbing. The Florida State Reservation is a haven for Tallahassee recreation, and home to several outdoor groups, such as the Wakeboarding Club and the Outdoor Pursuits Program that provides students the op- portunity to take camping and hiking trips outside of town. Jenny Julien On a beautiful summer day, FSU students out at The Rez are lounging in the sun, playing beach volleyball with friends, or exploring Lake Bradford in a canoe or kayak. FSU senior Krystal Plomatos said, " Almost everyone I know, including myself, is from the beach, and The Rez is the closest thing we can get to what we ' re used to at home: being out on the water and in the sun. Plus, I don ' t know anywhere else I can go kayaking for free. " Whether it ' s relaxation or exercise you ' re looking for, The Florida State University Reservation has it all. Whoever dares to brave Tallahassee ' s Summer and Spring heat, loves be- ing active or just wants to lay out in the sun, The Rez has been and will continue to be a place for all FSU students to truly enjoy. tth? AMef - Matt Sanabria, junior i student fe - ies only, locks rt be within " mors and »m area. ?. «cidents Th REZ lifeguards do a remarkable job da% rr can be difficult sitting for numerous hourabutthis lifeguard ' sjfesire to help peo- ple klips him on the dige of his seat, FSU Photolab m !P-iAuiiuftu w arietta Palgutt The FSU Reservation is a 73-acre facil- ity, with 10 active acres, located on beautiful Lake Bradford. Their unique natural setting allows the enjoyment of canoeing, kayaking, picnicing, swimming and many other activities. v£7i Me fo- c vrfua Ty DeMeza sophomore Every fall, thousands of young athletes enroll at FSU, but only a few hundred are able to participate in NCAA sanctioned sports. For the motivated few that can ' t quit their favorite sport, the FSU intramural program provides an electrifying atmosphere for them to expel their competi- tive energy. Intramural players at FSU are as competitive, serious, and intense as any athlete. The fierce- ness of a true competitor can be found in the eyes of a participant of blitzing flag football, en- xcit Douthitt 1AJA. t ror gaging miniature golf, or cutthroat kickball. For some, playing intramurals gives them a chance to socialize with their sororities, church groups or friends. Others use intramurals as a way to stay in shape, and still others are out to win. At the start of each new season, captains are selected as well as team colors and names. Everyone can find a sport with the intramural program which represents over 50 sports each year. The campus recreation board sets no practice requirements, teams can practice as little or as of- ten as they like. Currently, teams can practice at the intramural facility that is located across the street from the stadium, but in the near future a new Intramural Sports Complex will be available. The new complex, which will be located near the Seminole Golf Course, will be eight times larger than the current one and span 104 acres. The new complex will have 45 acres of field space, but it will also include beach volleyball courts, basketball courts and a street hockey court. This year intramural teams broke records by having 248 flag football teams, 170 kickball squads, 204 soccer teams and 216 softball teams. Even these huge numbers of teams could not accom- modate the growing demand for intramural teams as over 40 teams in each sport remained on the waiting list. Intramural teams can often be found practicing and playing long into the night, since this is the only time all of the team can get together. Intramurals also offer students numerous job opportunities such as a sports official, site su- pervisor or sign-in attendant. Intramurals can be for someone just looking for a good time, or can be the therapy for that nagging competitive spirit that can ' t be satisfied. Kristin Mestre Intramurals are for any student who takes the initiative to sign up a team and play, mostly greek organizations, resident halls, and groups of friends. c student Cufe - On the Intramural fields in front of Doak Camp- bell stadium, flag football teams compete starting at six oclock. Fraternities like to play ' ntramurals against one another to keep active. The sports teams such as basketball which is played n the Leach Center, help unite members. Umpiring a co-rec game, the field official concentrates on the next pitch. Intramurais create teams for students to play sports, and creates jobs for some extra cash. FSU Photo Lab k ; " H • « l 1 IE1 Center for Civic Education Students, faculty, and communi- ty members volunteer with Gar- net and Gold Goes Green Foot- ball Recycling Program and after school childcare. student ftfp - Participating in Habitat for Humanity, senior Tiara Jones helps construct homes for less fortunate people world wide. College students share time with younger students. Mentor- ing child is a common service recorded on the ServScript. FSU Photo Lab The Center for Civic Education and Service, aims to connect FSU students with service opportunities in the Big Bend. Instead of assigning projects to students , students are able to select opportunities that they feel connected to. Every week The Center for Civic Education and Service sends out a newsletter called ServNews which lists upcom- ing service projects. Tallahassee offers a vast array of organizations and causes that FSU students can devote their time and energy to. Some of the most popular causes include: The Leon County Humane Society, The Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend, Covenant Hospice, the Hunger Hotline, Habitat for Humanity and The Red Cross. These organizations are in constant need of support and dedicated volunteers. Many service oriented organizations at FSU that focus on a specific project or a variety of projects as well as participating in activities such as the homecoming parade. Some of these organizations are Alpha Phi Omega, CHICS, Circle K International and Al- ternative Break Corps. Community service can be co-curricular or extra-curricular. Class- es are offered each semester that incorporate community service into their curriculum. Florida State also recognizes the importance of service by implementing the ServScript program. Through the ServScript program, any student who completes 20 hours of com- Boost P[fMfoy$mty A 4um Brianna Douthitt r f " I munity service through an approved program can have those 20 hours recorded on their official transcript. Every volunteer has a different answer for that question. Some are drawn to a specific cause relating to their own experiences. Others serve to build their resume or learn new skills. Still others volunteer to simply meet new people. No matter what leads a volunteer to serve, they all leave with a better understanding of themselves and their community. Cflrfttr. Center for Civic Education This soaring dolphin sculp- ture by Hugh Bradford Nicholson is located be- hind the capitol with a fountain for waves, Tallahassee is home to beau- tiful architecture that ranges from Spanish inspired to ultra modern to Jacobean that can be seen on campus. All photos by Cody Lewis The city of Tallahassee may be located in Florida but it is a far cry from the bustling ur- ban streets of Tampa or the soaring buildings that line the Miami skyline. Tallahassee is made up mainly of rolling hills, a quality unusual among other major cities in Florida. The climate in Tallahassee is quite mild and moist. While most of Florida has a subtropical climate year-round, Tallahassee, along with most of the panhandle area, has a four-season climate. Located just inside the state line, Tallahassee is home to the state ' s capital as well as many other unique landmarks. The original Capitol building, with its trademark candy ca ne striped awnings, proudly stands as a reminder of the rich history of Tallahassee. Behind it, tow- ering above ancient oak trees stands the new Capitol building, which offers a view of the en- tire city from its 22nd floor observatory. Tallahassee is rich with school pride as it is home to the Eagles, Rattlers, and Seminoles. These schools combine to make Tallahassee a college town where old and young alike gather together in support of their schools and their town. Despite its warm weather location, Talla- hassee is said to be home to the first Christmas celebrated in the United States. The celebration occurred at the camp of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto in 1539. America ' s largest concentration of plantations lie between Tallahassee and Thomas- ville, Georgia, where visitors and residents are able to travel back to their roots through tours of manors, plantations, galleries and museums. Tallahassee is also the home to 122 properties on the National Register of Historic Places. One of these places is Bradley ' s General Store lo- n J f I f r J I Brianna Douthitt TffeBWFlorida cated on Moccasin Gap Road. The Bradley ' s have run the family store since it was opened in 1927. Visitors can stop by for a Moon pie or one of their world famous sausages. Other places that shouldn ' t be missed on any trip to Tallahassee include Apalachicola National Forest, the Challenger Center, the Governor ' s Mansion and the Maclay State Gardens. With all the many places to visit, junior Sara Cameron likes Klemans Plaza the best because " It ' s just so pretty and quaint and they decorate it so nicely for the festivals and such throughout the year. " Tallahassee is so much more than just a capitol city, it may not be known for white sand beaches or high-end fashion, but it is a picturesque town with so much to offer. flfr rf- OUT tfr to+-e - Sara Cameron, junior f " i -. - student Ctfe - ITJ i I f- • 44 ; ■• ■ r W :.4P IB 19@®%w%$. nRvrr FTTT mfffl Bradley ' s Country Store, is one of 122 places in Tallahassee on the National Register of Historic Plac- es. The Bradleys still run the store which was established in 1927. ath epfici- - :- Section Editor: Tiffany Anderson ,) Kristin Mestre(s P rin 9 ) ■Jb " ■■nm Miami 7-10 The Citadel 10-62 Boston College 17-28 Syracuse 38-14 Wake Forest 24-41 Virginia 21-26 Duke 24-55 Maryland 27-35 NC State 15-20 Clemson 14-35 Florida 34-7 Virginia Tech 22-27 Penn State 26-23 t 4 TRf tiHihufe and, fltt ch Bobby Bowden Having a strong rushing game was a prominent way to improve the team ' s record. In the dominate photo, junior Lorenzo Booker dodges a tackle from a Maryland Terp during the Homecoming game, to gain more yardage. CNo longer does Miami have bragging rights, the wide ide left curse has been overcome with the season opener against Miami. Being one of the teams to have the youngest set of starters in college football, the win over Miami gave the Seminoles confidence to welcome Boston College to the ACC. Even though the Seminole were fourteen point underdogs, critics were silenced when FSU upset the Virginia Tech Hokies 27-22 in the ACC championship, Coach Bobby Bowden quotes, " We haven ' t been that heavy of an under- dog in years, But any ways, we came back, That gum defense just played great. I didn ' t think we could stop the run like we did. " Voted the games MVP, Willie Reid ran an 83-yard, punt return and had a total of 177 yards. " I don ' t think the punt re- turn had anything to do with the team thinking we were able to win the game, " said Reid. " They did a great job with us having that trust in our- selves and that confidence to make us feel like we were go- ing to win the game. " After winning their 12th conference ACC title, the Seminoles went to their first BCS bowl game since 2003 to face the legendary coach Joe Paterno ' s Penn State Nittany Lions, in the FedEx Orange Bowl. The Florida State Seminoles entered the game ranked 22nd in the nation and Penn State ranked 3rd. The Noles were big underdogs but they were determined to play with a big heart. Going down early in the first quarter 7-0 the Noles looked for inspiration to get back into the game after many three and outs. Just like he did in the ACC Championship game, Wil- lie Reid ignited the team with an 87-yard punt return with just a little over 4 minutes left in the half. After a back and forth second half the game went into overtime tied 16-16, where Penn State overcame with a late field goal to win the game in triple overtime 26-23, Willie Reid received the Orange Bowl MVP with 180 return yards and 235 all-purpose yards despite the Noles losing. Although young and inexperienced the team overcame many difficult challenges this season, which has the Noles entering next fall as contenders for the national title. Kristin Mestre taum conquering the battle as - ath (?Mar - champs t - i mm • ;i J T4 ; £ urjmmifif £ i ifc ? •••M W HMk M ■MV ttMMi W flftk ' ■M ta ath eeW - o o pgs?Pid N KLS 11 V 1 ' " 9 " _ fll! H ■ j jt V a V - j » K Ba II everything that glitters is garnet and gold 0j [ 0r J V 1 -. . , o. « sti ■ ' u ; From sweater sets and cartwheels to short skirts and backhand-springs, cheerleaders have made a one hundred and eighty degree turn around in the past fifty years. The Florida State University cheerleading program consists of two teams, the Garnet, a co-ed team, and Gold, the all-girl team. Both teams are regarded as Var- sity teams, thus the time commitment and enthusiasm for the Seminoles is imperative. A week in the life of a Gar- net and Gold cheerleader demonstrates the dedication these talented FSU students have for their teams. " We have a really crazy schedule and cheerlead- ing keeps me very busy but it is all worth it when you get to cheer for a team as great as the Seminoles, " said Mal- lory Davis. With impressive stunts and outstanding choreog- raphy, the cheerleaders keep the Seminole fans hyped up throughout the long sport games, The Garnet and Gold cheerleaders have proven to be essential at ath- letic events and spreading school spirit around Florida State campus on game days, The teams attend men ' s and women ' s basketball games, home and away foot- ball games, women ' s volleyball, and post-season travel for bowls and tournaments. Both teams contribute to numerous hours of community service and public ap- pearances around Florida State University ' s campus, as well as around the state. Between tumbling, classes, stunting sessions and hitting the gym in addition to cheerleading at pep ral- lies and sporting events, these students have earned the right to be called athletes. Tiffany An. on in With the use of props, stunts, and choreography, the Garnet and Gold cheerleading squads keep the stadium roaring throughout sporting events. The FSU Cheerleaders show that keeping a spirited demeanor is crucial to keep the crowed pumped up. ace Mallory Davis, freshman «:%. 50 Free (ACC Championship) Alex Kennon 19.96Y 100 Free I (ACC Championship) Joel Roycik 43.75Y 200 Free (ACC Championship) Carl Marais l:36.99Y 500 Free (ACC Championship) Steve ROOf 4:21:08Y 1000 Free vs. Florida Steve Roof 9:09.82Y 1650 Free (ACC Championship) Kyle Young 15:08:40Y 50 Back (ACC Championship) Ian Powell 23.16YL, 100 Back I (ACC Championship) Jarryd Botha 48.87YL 200 Back | (ACC Championship) ' Jarryd Botha i:45.54Y, 100 Breast (ACC Championship) Billy Jamerson 54.81Y 200 Breast (Georgia Tech Invitational) Billy Jamerson 1:59. 56Y 100 Fly (ACC Championship) Joel Roycik 47. 16Y 200 Fly (Georgia Tech Invitational) Ian Powell l:48.29Y 200 IM (ACC Championship) , Danny Keeling 1:48.94Y| 400 IM (ACC Championship) ' Steve Roof 3:53.89Y 1 Meter 6 Dives (Georgia Tech Invita- tional) Alex Tilbrook 375.25 Platform 6 Dives (Georgia Tech Invitational) Daniel Frebel 380.75 3 Meter 6 Dives (Georgia Tech Invitational) Alex Tilbrook 380.75 v£7f W fej $WE - Coach Neil Harper Junior Steve Roof earn Honorable Mention Ail-American honors as he placed 15th in the 1650 free with a new school record of 15:04.42. This is the second time in Roof ' s career that he has earned Honorable Mention All-American honors, his first being in 2005 when he took part of the Seminoles ' 800 free relay that finished 16th. With each passing season, the Florida State Uni- versity men ' s swimming and diving program gets a tittle bit stronger and a little bit closer to being the best pro- gram in the Atlantic Coast Conference. This 2005-2006 school year brought success for FSU ' s Men ' s Swimming and Diving team. Florida State athletes are a regular sight on top of the medal stand at the ACC Championships. The men ' s swimming and diving team amassed eighteen individual and relay titles the second best six-year run in school his- tory. Seminole swimmers and divers excel in the class- room just as well as they do in the pool. Since 2000, the Seminoles have had at least 20 student-athletes on the ACC Honor Roll every year, including a program-high 32 in 2002. This year the Atlantic Coast Conference named its post season award winners where head coach Neil Harper won ACC Women ' s Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year, Neil Harper, seven-year head coach, has orchestrated a winning strategy since his arrival to Florida State University, " This is the biggest compliment that the other coaches in the conference can give someone, It will be there to remind me of the great year that we had as a team and a staff. When I look at the award it is some- thing that we, the team, the entire coaching staff and the whole department share together. You can ' t ac- complish something like that by yourself, It takes a big staff, a great team and everyone pulling and pushing together to get as far as we have, " stated Harper. Brandace Simmons roc pushing through the waves to the nexrlevel - ath teficA- - Marietta I FSU Photo Lab Kristin Mestre Marietta Palgutt -=% ► V Marietta Palgutt athfe+icv - over-achieving to win the title i i mm Florida State University ' s women ' s swimming and div- ing team made a powerful mark as a program in 2006 on the university ' s history. As a program, it has produced 22 Ail- Americans, 42 ACC Champions and 79 AII-ACC performers over the last six years. Finishing the season with seven team members com- peting at the NCAA National Championships was a success in itself. Additionally, these competitors broke records as well. With seven years under his belt as head coach, Neil Harp- er could not have been more proud of the team ' s perfor- mance. The NCAA Championship put the swimming and div- ing team ' s best foot forward. In the very beginning, the Florida State women ' s 400 medley relay earned Honorable Mention All-American setting an early standard that their presence would be felt. In the process, four members of the team won the consolation final and set a new Atlantic Coast Confer- ence and school record of 3:39.01 . End Day One. The Florida State women ' s swimming and diving team continued to be a force at the NCAA National Champion- ship. Day Two brought them All-American honors as they took third in the championship final. The last day came as no surprise when they followed through with just as much effort, finishing 16th with 84 points. Earning multiple All-American and Honorable Mention Ail- American honors over the course of nationals the Seminoles finished a remarkable season with a success at Nationals. With countless hours of practice, team effort and an incred- ible coach, these ladies proved their abilities in and out of the water, progressing both athletically as well as academically. Shannon Giynn ' At the NCAA National Championships, the Seminoles placed 16th with 84 points. FSU made history when they won their first ever ACC title with 596.5 points and had nine event champions. The Seminoles set new school records, two conference records and one ACC meet re- cord this season. Humane cern h ibbifeJl Vn n i faCfyZ Q iam k feeCuaa in- K dr u ry o o I — Q Coach Neil Harper 50 Free (ACC Championship) Christie Raleigh 22.75Y 100 Free (Georgia Tech Invitational) Carrie Ellis 49.32Y 200 Free (ACC Championship) Romy Altmann 1:48. 67Y 500 Free (ACC Championship) Lindsay Kenney 4:53. 20Y 1000 Free vs. Florida Meredith Martelle 10:1L21Y 1 650 Free (Georgia Tech Invitational) Meredith Martelle 16:54.09Y 50 Back (ACC Championship) Christie Raleigh 25.37YL 100 Back (ACC Championship) Romy Altmann 55.31YL 200 Back (ACC Championship) Romy Altmann 1:57. 16Y 100 Breast (ACC Championship) Lauren Brick 1:00. 93Y 200 Breast (ACC Championship) Georgia Holderness 2:14.06Y 100 Fly (ACC Championship) Christie Raleigh 54.01Y 200 Fly (ACC Championship) Lindsay Kenney 2:00. 38Y 200 IM (ACC Championship) Georgia Holderness 2:02.96Y 400 IM (ACC Championship) Ann Cipoletti 4:21. 69Y 1 Meter 6 Dives (Georgia Tech Invitational) Brittany Lerew 317.40 3 Meter 6 Dives (Georgia Tech Invitational) Brittany Lerew 364.85 Appalachian State Invitational: 1st- (25:41.62) FSU Invitational: 1st- (24:39.51) N. Dame Invitational: 4th- (24:00.00) NCAA Pre-National: 7th- (23:49.00) ACC Championship: 2nd- (23:43.1) NCAA South Region Championship: 2nd- (29:42.22) NCAA National Championship: 18th- (30:07.5) Q) i O O mm mm JL f ifte M-II - Sean Burris, senior Hydration after a long 8k run is crucial in order to stay healthy for the entirety of the season. In the dominate photo, senior Sean Burris stays refreshed after finishing 10th at the ACC Championship. ie nationally ranked Men ' s cross country teamed wrapped up a triumphant season, they finished in the top twenty of the NCAA National Championship. Pro- gressively improving every year, this was the teams ' third consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship. " This season was very rewarding. We achieved our main goal of being a Top 20 team at NCAAs, " said red shirt sophomore Chris Nickinson. Finishing first at every meet for Florida State, senior Andrew Lemoncello led the team to success. " Every race was a major improvement. I was really struggling with training at the beginning of the season, but I kept working on improving. I set two school records: two ACC performer of the week awards and an Ail-American per- formance, " said Andrew Lemoncello who not only broke his own personal records this year, but also Cross Coun- try records for Florida State University. " It was a big deal when Andrew made All-Ameri- can who has represented the men ' s team, " said Head Coach Bob Braman, Andrew, along with the rest of the men ' s cross country, trained daily to build up stamina to make it to the championships. Finishing number one at the NCAA National Cham- pionship was the teams ' ultimate goal. " Some of the best memories are not made by winning a race or winning a match, It is the journey or road that you and your fellow teammates took to get there, " said senior Sean Burris. Tiffany Anderson intensity going the distance to persevere - ath fcfici - Greg Drzazgowsk -v 1 r " i Cody Lewis athfeficA - turning a young team into a tribe v j JUL The women ' s cross country had an admirable sea- son including two first-place finishes and placing seventh in the ACC Championship, They also found themselves I with something that can not be placed in a trophy case, a sisterhood that ended up being the key to the team ' s successful season. " i loved being in the huddles before every race. You can taste the passion we have for the sport, see the intensity in my teammates ' eyes, and feel the unity we have together. The last few moments before we scream v Go Noles ' are the most powerful because we all look at each other. There in that moment, the true sisterhood we have for one another comes alive within our gazes, " said sophomore Shannon Coates. Having such a close-knit team made the fresh- men ' s transition from high school cross country to the collegiate level much smoother. The upperclassmen gave the incoming freshman the benefits of their ex- perience at the NCAA level. Freshman Lydia Willemse stated, " cross country this year, as a freshman, was so much more than I expected. I had a great season, and learned so much. Our team really improved throughout the year. I am so excited for the next cross country sea- son! " Even though: the team just missed out on their chance to make an appearance in the NCAA National ; Championship, they feel confident about next year ' s season. With only ' one graduating: senior, this young team will use their experience to run their way into a national championshif Staying determined and focused through out the course is the key to making great time and getting points for the team. In the dominate photo; Jessica Crate gives the course her undivided attention to finish the race with a time of 21:06.5, in which the team placed 7th. v9 own? fet-e ier mn wvt JfeJl +np $un even - Kaley Matthews, freshman Appalachian State Invitational: 1st- (18:17.44) UF Invitational: 10th- (19:07.86) FSU Invitational: 1st- (17:56.45) N. Dame Invitational: 12th- (17:07.00) NCAA Pre-National: 13th- (20:41.00 ACC Championship: 7th (20:07,9) NCAA South Region Championship: 3rd (20:52.59) ; m,-,S Mercer 0-3 S. Carolina 3-1 1 Pittsburgh 3-2 Kansas State 3-0 Minnesota 3-0 Houston 2-3 South Florida 1-3 Florida 3-0 Maryland 3-0 Boston College 1-3 Georgia Tech 3-2 Clemson 3-2 N. Carolina 3-1 NC State 0-3 Miami 3-1 Virginia Tech 0-3 Virginia 3-1 Duke 3-0 Wake Forest 3-0 Boston College 2-3 Maryland 3-1 Clemson 1-3 Georgia Tech 0-3 Virginia 3-2 Virginia Tech 0-3 Miami 2-3 NC State 0-3 N. Carolina 2-3 Duke 3-2 Wake Forest 0-3 O flfl - Coach Todd Kress Staying focus and playing as a team were the fundamentals in mak- ing a successful season. In the dominate photo, junior Sarah Griffin spikes the ball to aide her team in the 3-0 victory over Mercer. The Florida State volleyball team was able to do something Wednesday night September 19th, that it was unable to do in it ' s previous four outings: earn a much deserved victory. Snapping a four-match losing streak with a 3-1 win over the University of South Florida on Lucy Mc- Daniel Court at Tully Gym in front of roughly 700 fans didn ' t come easy, however, as all four games for the Tribe were close. After dropping the first game to the Bulls 23-30 — a contest that saw USF out-hit the ' Noles in percentage .206 to .128 — the Garnet and Gold fought back in the second game behind the piay of ju- nior setter Jessica Skower and sophomore Libero Sum- mer Weissing. Both players registered five kills and six digs apiece in the contest. While the Weissing-Skower tandem guided the Seminoles to the 30-22 victory in the second game, Senior outside hitter Kristen Rust led both the offense and defense in the third contest with five kills and a game-high seven digs for the 30-25 win, For the fourth and final game, Freshman outside hitter Marrita Royster-Crockett paved the way for the x Noles hitting at a .400 mark with six kills on ten attempts. The impressive play helped FSU slip past the Bulls with a final score of 30-28. For the match, Skower finished with fifty-one set assists, one ace, twelve digs, three blocks and twelve kills while Royster-Crockett had a team-high fifteen kills. Skower and Rust notched their second respective double-doubles of the season. Weissing had seventeen digs to push her total double-digit dig count to six of Seven matches this Season. Brandon Mellor of the FSView stttmount J R I D A overcoming a rough start to triumph - ath fcficA - I fc i a ,. . p " g||BH w ■ . i j Li ■fcS SV- ■ ■■ i i v??3» " aBsi • ' - ■%v- ' ' . 1 Ik i °m m iff ' jji FUM«» SW« I 21 «% ...... fi % ■■I ■■■■■■■ B ath e?W - going beyond the goal to rise to the top " Ail season long this group has done a heck of a job. it is nice that the NCAA rewarded us with a number 2 seed, " said first year FSU Head Coach, Mark Krikorian. The loss of six seniors, the transfer of two essential play- ers, and the parting of the teams most successful head coach last year left many people skeptical if the 2005 year was going to be a rebuilding year. Despite crit- ics predictions about the outcome of their season, they became one of the top four teams in the nation. The Seminole soccer team accomplished a record breaking season, which is sure to go down In history. For the sec- ond time in three years, the Seminole team has seen it ' s hopes of playing for a National Championship slip away with the loss of one game. Although they fell just short of a National Champi- onship, loosing to fourth ranked UCLA in the quarterfinals, their twenty win, four lost, and one tie (20-1-4) season gave the Seminoles something of which to be proud. " There are no expressions to describe how it feels to be a part of this. I had to watch from the sidelines the last time we made it to the College Cup. To be able to be a part of this on the field this year is a dream come true for me and this team, " said Ali Mims. With the loss of two seniors and a promising freshman class, the Lady Seminoles expect to continue with their success and add a National championship towards another impres- sive season, Getting the upper hand on your competitor on the field was key in order to retain ball control. In the dominate photo, junior Viola Odebre displays her athletic ability while performing a bicycle kick to keep the ball in bounds and under her direction. 4-0 use 2-1 Loyola 7-0 Jacksonville 2-0 Mercer 3-0 UCF 1-0 Mississippi 4-2 Florida , 1-4 N. Carolina i 3-1 N.C. State 0-1 Virginia 3-0 Virginia Tech 3-1 Maryland 3-0 Boston College 3-1 Miami 4-1 Wake Forest 2-1 Duke 5-0 The Citadel 3-0 Clemson 4-0 Clemson 0-2 Virginia 3-0 FAU 2-1 Illinois 2-1 Cal. State 1-1 N. Carolina 0-4 UCLA " D O Q CD CQ o CQ O v£7 vv - faffiyr far even ne v?tr m Kelly Rowland, junior Jacksonville 78-48 Alcorn State 85-67 Florida 66-74 Purdue 97-57 Louisiana-Monroe 85-62 Texas Southern 90-59 Bowling Green 71-60 Stetson 75-57 Campbell 108-73 Nebraska 74-60 Clemson 55-61 Virginia Tech 74-68 Virginia 87-82 Boston College 87-90 North Carolina 80-81 Wake Forest 75-68 Miami 78-84 Clemson 69-59 Duke 96-97 Georgia Tech 80-79 U Mass 73-63 NC. State 64-86 Virginia 76-72 Maryland 71-62 Virginia Tech 61-72 Duke 79-74 Miami 69-64 Wake Forest 66-78 Butler (NIT) 67-63 To- Mfo fW me ujet-e Coach Leonard Hamilton E o q c D u £ 5 5 o u Tieing the game at 77 with a with only 2:06 left in the second half, Alex- ander Johnson dunks the ball knocking his Georgia Tech defender off his feet. Alexander Johnson led the Seminoles with 14 points to beat Georgia Tech 80-79 , including a slam dunk that tied the ragged con- test at 77 with 2:06 left. After a rough start last season, the Seminoles came into the 2006 season with high expectations and a determination to play well, Threshing out 10 wins of the first 11 games, the predominantly younger Seminole team ' s leadership came from experienced senior veterans Andrew Wilson, Diego Romero, and Todd Galloway. The Seminoles produced one of the best featured offenses in the Atlantic Coast Conference, scoring an average of 80,5 points per game and 224 more points then their opponents while averaging 10 steals through 20 games, A rocky schedule left the Seminole Men tackling some of the Atlantic Coast Conference ' s heavyweights. With their backs against the wall and desperate to stay alive in the NCAA Tournament hunt, the Noles banded together to beat rival Virginia at home. The match-up game versus Virginia was highlighted by An- drew Wilson with a career high 21 points and Alexander Johnson who scored 15 points and was the games ' top rebounder with 13, adding to his fifth double-double in seven games. Coach Leonard Hamilton commented of his team, " During one of our recent team meetings one of our players stepped up and said that we really need to play the remaining of the year for our seniors and to try and send them off on a positive note ' ' The struggle to stay alive for an NCAA Tournament bid came in the most unlikely of times, Florida State in the last minutes against Nod Duke finished off the Blue Devils 79-74 in a huge upset that caused the students to storm the court twice, " I couldn ' t have written it any better. This is unbelievable; ' said Senior Andrew Wilson " I got to do it in front of my whole family my mom bought thirty tickets for a whole bunch of family members to come in that don ' t get to see me play. I have been here so long and it is such a relief to be able to go out on top: ' The Florida State team ended up getting snubbed by the se- lection committee and did not get into the Big Dance. " I must say that to say that we were disappointed, I guess would probably be an understatement; ' said Coach Hamilton " We did realize that we basi- cally controlled our destiny and we thought we did a good enough job to considered a top 64 team, but when you really don ' t have a total knowledge of what all the criteria is that the committee is us- ing, I guess you are really somewhat in the dark, The men ' s basketball team got invited into the National Invitation Tournament with a No. 2 seed and plan to take this as a great step towards the future, Robert Pando o a F _ having the tenacity To drive to the hoop - ath eeW - insistence % . a] 01 r 1 " •i wn s ■t ii!wr ■ l SS V - ' tel. j ' SjsJ " ' „B 4 . . ' pLDi ' . t ' TE r--Vn w ■ - ath epfuar - 182-57 defeating the battles to make it to the dance m conquest The Florida State Women ' s Basketball team came out strong in the 2004-05 season and decided to repeat their success again in 2005-2006. Lead by their Head Coach Sue Semrau, the Lady Noles head into the sea- son with high hopes and making it to the Big Dance. The season would turn out to be everything they hoped for going 19-9 overall and 10-4 in the Atlantic Coast Confer- ence; the Lady Noles secured a bid to the NCAA Tourna- ment for the 5th time in school history with victories over rivals Florida, Miami and nationally ranked teams Boston College and North Carolina State, The team got even better news when they team heard of their No. 6 seed- ing which matches last years and is the highest seeding the Tribe has had in the 64 team format. Seniors Ganiyat Adeduntan, Holly Johnson, Han- nah Linquist, and LaQuinta Neely should feel especially proud knowing they were part of the first class to lead Florida State to seven or more Atlantic Coast Confer- ence wins in four consecutive seasons including a record 10 wins in the conference this season. " I am really proud of our players because there has been a lot of hard work on their part, " Coach Sue Semrau said, This year ' s team helped Florida State achieve three top four finishes in the Atlantic Coast Conference, a fourth straight post-season appearance and second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 1990-91 season. " O u O O " • O o a : i — (D LaQuinta Neely works against the UM defense to shoot a lay-up. Last year Neely was tied for first in averaging 4 assists per game. v9 wv i-WCla- M- tut erf Coach Sue Semrau (69-71 ■82-76 75-67 69-56 175-59 tal-49 71-80 76-63 68-75 73-50 92-42 62-72 68-87 60-46 57-75 80-64 51-68 ,58-67 (59-54 68-87 60-46 57-75 J80-64 ,51-68 58-67 59-54 |75-61 79-54 69-76 68-61 ' 80-72 170-57 ,71-60 1 I I Georgia Southern Washington Florida Western Carolina Montana Mississippi State UCF Tulsa Florida Atlantic Xavier Fordham Lipscomb Florida Duke Virginia Maryland Clemson North Carolina Virginia Georgia Tech Duke Virginia Maryland Clemson North Carolina Virginia Georgia Tech NC State Miami Virginia Tech Miami Clemson Wake Forest Boston College ie t ukzibt t -fay 4 wt-fecf not f w - Kyla Provitt, senior " Here are your Florida State Golden Girls. " Performing during half time at the Georgia Tech game, the Golden Girls are a relief of the intense game by dancing to their Pitbull " Shake " routine, Intricate flowing movements designed to show the team ' s talents while entertaining the fans and beating the competition. These movements are the result of weeks that involve at least ten hours of practice on top of working out and finding time for class, It is this sort of dedication that makes the Florida State Golden Girls so impressive. The Golden Girls are FSU ' s dance team which performs at ail the Men ' s Basketball home games, The eighteen girl team spends hours practicing on the routines you see during time-outs and half- time of every games, " We generally choreograph twenty to thirty routines each season and we also have two routines that we focus on for National Competition. " says senior Kyia Provitt who has spent three years with .. ' ; the Golden Girls, including the last two as team captain. In national competition at the Universal Dance Association National Dance Championships the Golden Girls placed seventh in the Hip-Hop category and fifth in Jazz. The competition was featured on ESPN. The Golden Girls do more than just perform at basketball games, they also make appearances at events on campus such as Cheers for Charity, Pow-Wow, Dance Marathon, and the FSU Cir- cus. The team also makes various appearances in the community at places like Legends Fitness Club, Golden Eagle Country Clubhand the Festival of Lights Christmas Parade, The team will also be joining the Men ' s Basketball team at the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina. The summer brings little rest for the Golden Girls as they at- tend a Dance Team Camp at the University of Alabama. The camps main goal is to acquire new routines and skills for the upcoming sea- son as well as bond with teammates. The camp features a team competition in which this years team placed second. With all the extra time and effort why would anyone want to be a member of the Golden Girls? Provitt best answers that ques- tion by saying " I decided to join the Golden Girls because I love to perform. Getting to showcase the art that I have such a passion for is thrilling. I am also a huge basketball fan and being on Golden Girls is a perfect mix of the two. " Jared Shuman harnionv dancing in unison to the beat of the drum - ath erfW - « f ' mm S | FSU Photc I 7 BMW v Jl % X ■BPH w V ft ' ■j »»si «.„ «B k Ef 2 " I I 5 - ™ ' Jf ■ : i? . ' li J r Courtesy of Staci Sutton 00m Cody Lewis ■: j ( mm i l W J i »UV« i » »«toM 1 1 » l |j W W liij W I BiM ll lMlW l W l 1 1 -: . .■■ ' . . , CT-M| | i,-u -athfrfici - seizing the moment to envision a hole-in-one 9 9 | peranaaty With the nation ' s 16th toughest schedule, the Men ' s Goif Team set out to prove that they are building one of the top programs in the country. But with every season ' s end comes the time to say goodbye to the seniors who contributed so much to the team. Adam Wallace, a high school state champion and three- time varsity letterman, brought the most collegiate experience to the team. After competing in 14 events comprising of nearly 40 rounds over a three-year career there is no doubt that he will be missed. Another senior moving on is Gonzalo " Gonzo " Ibarraran. Gonzo, from Saltillo-Coahuila, Mexico; won two Junior Nation- al Championships in Mexico before moving to Florida to per- fect his game. In fact Gonzo represented Mexico in the Junior World Championships and placed sixth. Like Wallace, Gonzo was a three-time varsity letterman as well. Majoring in social science, Gonzalo plans on becoming a professional golfer in the future. The last senior leaving the team is Jacob Davis, a Varsity letterman and Brevard Community College transfer student, won the all out individual junior college national championship before moving on to Florida State. During his division I career he competed in five tournaments, completing 14 rounds and averaging 77 strokes per round. There is no denying that the loss of Adam Wallace, Gon- zalo Ibarraran and Jacob Davis will leave a void in the team that must be filled, however the amazing play by junior Torstein Nevestad, sophomores Jonas Blixt, Tommy Rymer and Song Jeon and the play of freshmen stand-out Matt Savage, will leave head-coach Trey Jones feeling very comfortable about next year. " Our task as a team is to continue to work hard and show improvements... we showed that we have the ability to become a good team — now we have to become a good team, ' Freshman Nicholas Smith led the Seminoles ' at the General Jim Hack- ler Invitational place third at the TPC of Myrtle Beach. Smith is tied for fifth place in individual standings after carding a pair of one-under par scores of 71 . " few n Kr KtF ye - Coach Trey Jones th 3rd Coca Cola Tournament of Champions 8th 8th Shoal Creek Intercollegiate 8th 8th Gary Koch Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate 3rd 10th The Ridges Intercollegiate ., m cl .tali Gator Invitational Gator Invitational 10th 10th Seminole Intercollegiate ■rd. ■ . i- General Jim Hackler i Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate !2th 13 th Georgia Tech Collegiate 5th 5 4th 6th ACC Championship Lingerlonger Invitational 18th, 19th 14th P NCAA Regionals 14th NCAA Championships 14th Cougar Classic 11th, 10th, 9th Tar Hell Invitational 7th, 6th, 6th Seminole Classic 9th, 13th, 11th Derby Invitational 13th, 11th, 13th LSU Cleveland Classic 3rd 4th Lady Gamecock 4th, 6th, 4th Classic Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 1st 1st Ryder Florida Championship 2nd, 3rd, 5th ACC Championship 4th 4th NCAA East Regional 15 th, 16th, 16th, 16th NCAA Championship " fife e x menc ha f 4 ehjwif wf ay JL $m- - Whitney Brummett, sophomore Whitney Brummett accomplished her second consecutive top-15 finish as she carded a 76 in the final round of the ACC Championship for a total of 231 and tied with teammate Jaclyn Burch by placing 15th in the individual standings. Whitney Brummett, Caroline Larsson, and Jaclyn Burch — three Florida State golfers who helped the Seminoles to a 16th place finish at the NCAA Championship — have been named to the national All-American Scholar Team by the National Golf Coaches Association. It marks the fourth time Lars- son has been named to the prestigious team, the second time Brummett has been named and the first time Burch has been so honored. The National Golf Coaches Association represents women ' s colle- giate golf coaches and was formed to encourage the playing of golf by women while promoting education. The organization represents more than 400 coaches nationally and is dedicated to promoting and recognizing stu- dent-athletes throughout the United States. The criteria for selection to the All-America Scholar Athlete team is stringent with a minimum 3.50 grade point average and regular competition in two-thirds of the school ' s regularly sched- uled competitive rounds during the academic year a must. Larsson has earned a 3.94 grade point average over her four year academic career with a major in psychology and a minor in communication. She has continuously demonstrated leadership in the classroom earning rec- ognition on the Dean ' s List and President ' s List, as well as on the ACC Top 6 for community service all four years, Larsson also excelled on the course dur- ing her career as she served as the Seminoles ' team captain as a junior and senior. In addition, she earned AII-ACC honors in 2004 and led Florida State to four tournament championships and played in three NCAA championships in her career. Brummett, a sophomore majoring in political science and minor- ing in business, holds a 3.86 grade point average. Brummett helped lead the Seminoles to the team title at the Ryder Florida Collegiate Championship in 2006 and has helped Florida State to two team titles in her first two collegiate seasons. In the classroom, she has earned Dean ' s List honors three times and has made the ACC Honor Roll, as well as the ACC Top 6 Community Service in 2005 and 2006. Burch, a junior at Florida State, holds a 3.58 grade point average in sport management. Burch was named to the AII-ACC team in 2005 and was a team captain in 2006, She has helped Florida State to three team champion- ships and the NCAA championships twice. She has earned Dean ' s List honors three times and is the third scholar athlete to make ACC Top 6 for community service team awards in 2003, 2004, and 2005. Florida State finished in 16th in the team standings at the NCAA Divi- sion I Women ' s Golf Championship to end the season ranked in the nation ' s top 16 for the first time since 1999 and only the third time in school history. The Seminoles, who entered the championship ranked No. 24 nationally, finished the event at the Scarlet Course at The Ohio State University ahead of No. 12 Texas A M, No. 13 UNLV, No. 19 Kent State and No. 21 Arizona. Stephanie Ecott endurance ! pursuing the perfect game -athee - - - »8$K0®i : J . ■K ' SB " mlM 2J «a= : . ' —— I m ■L aiming for rankings to fulfill their desires The Seminole ' s Men ' s Tennis team ends the •w imw t)fK The Seminole ' s Men ' s Tennis team ends the season strong with an 18-12 record, the second-best recording the last 11 years for the program, It was a nail biter until the last moment at the second round of the NCAA tournament against Ole Miss. Unfortunately for the Seminoles, it was Florida State that came up on the short end. The Men ' s team along with a good record gained recognition with junior Ytai Abougzir was named the ACC " Performer of the Week " on March 20th and with senior Chris Westerhof becoming, FSU ' s all-time double ' s leader after earning 80 career doubles victories, Junior Ytai Abougzir logged the biggest accomplishment of his career as he became the first Seminole in 12 years to be. selected to participate in the singles and doubles competition of the 2006 NCAA Division. I Men ' s Tennis Championships, Abougzir is ranked No, 36. nationally in singles and he and classmate Chris Westerhof make up the No, 11-ranked duo in the nation. The dynamic pair had an. impressive 20-8 record this season, with a Win over the top-team in the nation,: Abougzir is, the first FSU player to qualify for both the singles and doubles Champion- ships. .,: ' .; ' One of the program ' s ail-time great players, Chris Westerhof; took his final team bow as a : Seminole and went out in, style. Recording, the Seminoles ' first point : of the day at the NCAA tournament with a .6-3, 6-1 win at No. 5 singles over Robbye Poole; Westerhof ' s 68 career, singles wins puts : him at No, 10 on :the: : all-time singles list. With 162 total career wins (singles and doubles, victories combined); Westerhof is ranked second, ■ ' ' ■■ " .,. " Chris winsevery big match, " HultqUist said, " and if you look ,at : his NCAA , record during the last four years : it is outstanding. He had: a great career at FSU- and I think it ' s fair to say.we : can always -count on him gnd.Maciek (Sykut) : during big matches; " ' ., The team also gave back to the community this past year with .hosting " Children in Action Sport and 1 Exercise. Health Day " on March. 28th where children could learn about healthy activities such as bowlirig and martial arts from providers of such sejvic.es from around the community, in; between, breaks the players and children would handout prizes donated to the cause by community organizations. Recording a new Seminole tradition, the : Men ' s .tennis team along with staff; administrators and fans gathered at the " Unconquered " statue for the lighting , of the spear to, mark the end of :the : 2005-2006 season -for the team. FSU adopted a ' policy that allows, flames to lap more frequently from the, : : spear of the " unconquered " statue recognizing events of great significance and accomplishment on ' f he FSU campus. . " . " I think thecoaehes and players take, a lot of pride in the Seminole spirit, " Hultquist commented. " Lighting the torch tonight and having a selectioh.show was really speciai and something: we are fodking forward to each year, -We have the ' best fans in the nation and. tt was really special for pur team and program to receive that amount of support. " Jonathan rid Chris Westerhof broke the FSU career record of 80 doubles wins when beating Alabama 5-2 at home. - Head Coach Dwayne Hultquist on Nick Crowell who was named ITA Mideast Region Assistant Coach ot the Year 5-2 Florida Atlantic 3-4 Louisiana-La- fayette 0-7 Miami 5-2 Penn 3-4 Nebraska 7-0 Furman 0-4 Pepperdine 4-1 South Carolina 0-4 Baylor , 5-2 Alabama 1-4 Ohio State 5-2 USF 4 W 4-3 Rice 3-4 Texas A M 7-0 Georgia Tech 3-4 Notre Dame 4-3 Clemson 6-1 Maryland 6-1 Boston College 2-5 North Carolina 4-3 Duke 4-3 Virginia Tech 2-5 Virginia 5-2 North Carolina State 7-0 Wake Forest 4-0 Boston College (ACC Tournament) 4-2 North Carolina (ACC Tournament) 2-4 Duke J (ACC Tournament) I 4-2 Auburn (NCAA Championship) I 2-4 Ole Miss ■ (NCAA Championship) Auburn 4-3 Bethune-Cookman 7-0 FAMU 5-0 Stetson 6-1 Florida 0-7 Georgia Southern 7-0 Troy State 4-3 LSU 5-2 UAB 5-2 Florida Internationa! 2-5 Miami 0-7 Boston College 4-3 Maryland 3-4 North Carolina 1-6 North Carolina State 2-5 Wake Forest 0-7 Clemson 3-4 Georgia Tech 2-4 Virginia 6-1 Virginia Tech 3-4 Duke 4-1 Wake Forest (ACC Championship) 4-1 fa rtncr fin Nicola Slater junior Senior Alina Mihailescu and her double partner, Tapiwa Marobela had their first ranked wins first the first time in their respective careers versus No. 14 Georgia Tech. Despite having difficult losses and a strain of injuries, the Lady Seminole tennis squad managed to finish off their season strong finishing 65th with 2-9 in the ACC and 9-13 overall. Suzanna Mansour and Nicola Slater were both able to finish off the sea- son with each of them having a 9-4 record. The last game of the regular season against Duke saw freshman Lisa Nystrom Skold defeat Jessie Robinson 7-5 and 6- 3, which in turn led to the only point that the Seminoles picked up. That day was also proclaimed " Alina Mihailescu Day " in honor of the only senior on the team who contributed much to her teammates during her four years at Florida State. The No. 10-seeded Florida State women ' s tennis team saw its ACC Title hopes come to an end as the Seminoles fell 4-1 to seventh-seeded Wake Forest in the opening round of the 2006 ACC Women ' s Tennis Championship at the Cary Tennis Center. FSU came out strong and captured the doubles point with victories at Nos. 2 and 3 at the ACC Championship. First the freshmen pair of Ania Rynarze- wska and Suzanna Mansour overpowered Ashlee Davis and Ana Jerman, 8-3, and the Tapiwa Marobela-Alina Mihailescu duo followed suit with a 9-7 win at No. 3. " This was our best doubles performances of the year at Nos. 2 and 3, " FSU head coach Jennifer Hyde said, " It was great for Alina (Mihailescu) to finish up her career really strong. This has been the best I have seen her play in doubles since I started coaching here. " " It ' s been a long season with the injuries and other things we couldn ' t control, " Hyde said. " But I cannot say enough about the character and heart of this team. Everyone competed hard all season long and I can honestly say we had a blast together this season and that shows a lot about their character, When we got knocked down, they ' d get right back up. I am extremely proud of our team and I just adore each and every one of them. As a coach, you couldn ' t ask for more. We have the intangibles intact and next year we ' ll have the numbers. Again, I cannot express and describe what a joy it has been to work with these girls this season. " Hand in hand with being an athlete, a being a top student is also an important part of being a Seminole. The women ' s tennis squad fulfilled this ex- pectation with seven of the players on the squad landed on the 2006 ACC Honor Roll and five of the student-athletes on the team finished the spring semester with a GPA above 3.5. With the combined GPA of 3,467 for the academic year and a 3.507 average for the 2006 spring semester the FSU women ' s tennis team re- corded the highest team GPA of the 2005-06 academic year. " I think it is extremely Important to have student-athletes that excel In the classroom, in the community and on the court, " second-year FSU head coach Jennifer Hyde said. " I am very proud of the hard work and dedication our players displayed towards academics this year. It is not easy to play a collegiate sport and be a student because of the time and travel demands. However, our stu- dent-athletes made a valiant effort to succeed in all perimeters of their lives and I couldn ' t be more pleased. " Jonathan Brand certitude having the drive to vanquish the weak - ath (eMor - ACC Aj 1 ►. ■ in fm rallying the tribe to bring them home 1 ( 1 The Women ' s Softball team is looking at the new sea- son as a stepping stone after a great run the season before, The team is lead by seniors, Kim Hotter, BillieAnne Gay, Carly Brieske, Natasha Jacob, and Carey Galuppi whom help the team tackle on opponents in a strong Atlantic Coast Confer- ence. The team started with a rocky first half of the season gc ing 20-12 overall with a relatively young squad, but the Lad ' s Notes have done some great things along the way. in Fielder, Yuruby Aiicart received the first ACC Player of the Week hon- ors which is the 75th award for a Florida State player ever and the most handed out to any single school after she had raised her hitting average by 80 points during the FSU Invitational. The best occurred during the Judi Gorman Classic where FSU upset No. 10 Arizona State 1-0 in 10 innings. ■ " This is a big win for us over a Top 10 team, " FSU head coach JoAnne Graf said. " This shows our team that we can win any game against any team in the country. This will be a big confidence booster. We bent, but we didn ' t break and our pitching and defense came through when we needed them. " The Lady Notes battled through the tough competition and surpassed everyone ' s expectations as they rolled into Re- gionais and upset No. 3 Georgia advancing themselves into the Super Regionais as the only ACC school and one of only two unranked teams to do so. Even though the Noles were on a great run the magic ended when Arizona State got payback eliminating them 5-1 in the series second game. " I toid the kids that I ' m really proud of them, " FSU head coach Dr. JoAnne Graf said. " We went a step farther than we did last year and I told them next year we can go that extra step. " Florida State recorded its 24th season that school had reached 40 wins and 16th in the last 1 7 seasons. ■ Robert Pando Whitney Buckmon hook slides into home to put the Seminoles in the lead by one to then later beat Boston College 7-5. In 2005 Buckmon led the freshmen with 16 runs scored and nine stolen bases. Melissa Wood, sophomore 3-12 Louisville 7-2 Samford 1 1-3 Nicholls State 3-2 10-2 Georgia Southern 4-3 2-4 South Carolina 5-0 9-1 Iowa State 8-1 1-2 Jacksonville 1-14 Louisiana-Lafayette 0-1 Tennessee 0-9, 3-6, 0-5 3-11 Michigan 2-1 Western Michigan 6-5,4-6,4-1 8-4 Maryland 1-0 5-2 Connecticut . 2-4 Kent State 11-6 Western Illinois 5-2 Georgia State 5-2 5-3, 0-4 9-3 Florida A M 7-2 St. Johns 2-1,3-5, 1-3 North Carolina 1-6 Cal State Fullerton 1 1-0 Arizona State 0-1 Notre Dame 3-1 8-0 Florida international 5-7, 8-0, 7-5 Boston College 2-7 Auburn 9-1,3-8, 7-4 Georgia Tech 4-0 6-5 Florida 0-1 8-5 Virginia jO-2, 5-6 2-0N.C. State .4-3 2-4 Troy 0-2, 2-10, 9-6 I Virginia Tech 2-0 8-2 UCF 10-1, 3-4 7-4 Georgia Tech (ACC Tournament) 6-0 1-4 N.C. State (ACC Tournament) 7-1 Coastal Carolina (NCAA Regionais) 3-2, 1-3 2-0 Georgia (NCAA Regionais) 1-6 1-5 Arizona State (NCAA Super Regionais) Charleston Southern 6-3, 12-2, 15-8 Auburn 8-3 2-5 UNC Asheville 10-0, 9-1, 8-2 Minnesota 5-0, 12-4, 8-6 Florida 6-4 Brown 12-0, 21-5, 15-7 Mercer 8-4 Maryland 9-7, 6-2, 4-3 Winthrop 10-0 Virginia Tech 11-2,7-9,9-4 Jacksonville 4-1 Duke 7-2, 12-4, 15-5 North Florida 14-8 North Carolina 3-4, 0-4, 6-5 Jacksonville 4-21 NC State 7-3, 7-8, 11-10,7-1,7-15 ACC Championships 2-6,7-6, 11-0 NCAA Championships 18-0,6-4, 1-7,2-3 V Jonathan Butnick on Shane Robinson Collegiate Baseball ' s National Player of the Year Shane Robinson, knocks one out of the park and leads Florida State to a 6-2 victory over Maryland Terps. When going into the new season, the Florida State Baseball team wanted to go where the team has not been in recent years, The College World Series. The Noles returning 1 1 starters from last year ' s team that went 53-20 and reached the Super Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The reigning National Player of The Year, Shane Robinson returns $ the squad hoping to improve or repeat last years great season The Seminoles started off the season 21-2 and received the No.1 ranking in the nation by winning 17 in a row and beat- ing nationally ranked teams Florida 6-4 and Winthrop 10-0. One of the great moments early in the season was legendary head coach Mike Martin reaching 1,400 wins in his career as one of only three Division I coaches to do so with a ,700 career winning percentage or more. " This program is about our team, " said Martin after the his- toric win. " I am just very blessed and proud to be a part of the Flor- ida State team. We have a great administration. We have a great staff. We have been fortunate to keep everybody around and I am just fortunate to be a part of it. " The Seminoles soon had to face the heart of the Atlantic Coast Conference one of the toughest in the nation with nationally ranked teams such as North Carolina, Miami, Clemson, and Georgia Tech. The Noles ' struggled throughout the rest of the season drop- ping in the rankings to No, 18 but continued to give it their all. The team came together to make a great run in the ACC tournament falling just short of the championship game losing 8-7 to North Caro- lina State. " This was a great baseball game, " said FSU Head Coach Mike Martin. " NC State was a very tough team. They did everything better than we did tonight, Give them all the credit. I am just proud of the way our ball club fought and hung together. Another hit here or there, who knows? But that is what makes the game great, The Seminoles were not able to host a Regional but soo traveled to Athens, Georgia to face the competition but were elimi- nated by Goergia in an exciting third game ending Florida State with a 44-21 record and a 29th consecutive Regional appeareance. Robert Pando ■ onquer ■ cenina the bats to defeat the rivals I I awakening - ath epfici- - " L _i -vam rfc« T Tii " , « ■ m i I !■»■ »■■■ " ' ,!■»• «■■ .!•■• -• " ! Hi FV t» .... .Si C 1 • " V. v !£ •■ fli FLORIDA STATE FLQHIOA STAT hing beyond the hurdl am Five top two finishes helped the Florida State men ' s track and- field team to its first-ever NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in front of a crowd of 9,116 .at the Alex G Spanos Sports Complex in Sacramento, Calif. The men scorea 67 points ahead of LSU (51 points), Texas (36 points), Arizona (34) and Arkansas (33). The men.clinched the team victory with a second-place finish in the 1500m run by Tom Lancashire. Indoor national champions Walter Dix and Garrett Johnson won out- door titles. The nation ' s top-ranked triple jumper Rafeeq Curry added another individual national. crown and Dix and sophomore Ricardo Champers posted runner-up finishes in the 100m and 400m dash;. Lancashire clinched the team championships with a second-place finish in the 1500m run. The two-time All-American ran 3:44.20 to secure the first place position for the Seminole squad. : The title is, the first for the Florida State men and the third track national title for the program, The women ' s 1984 outdoor team and 1985 indoor squads also won NCAA crowns, The men win the Triple Crown (con ference, regional and national titles) for the first time in program history . ,. ' The title is the first for the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Seminoles douPled the all-time number of outdoor national champions with the three winners today. ■; -The finish marks the highest team placing since faking third place in 1980 and only the fourth time in the program ' s history that a team has pieced in the top : 10 at out- door nationals. -Dix won his third: national title in taking the fop spot in the 200m dash with time of 20.30, He is one of three people to win a national championship in both the 100m ' and the 200m in the last ten years, Rookie Michael Ray Garvin was eighth in the group " scoring one point and earning Ail-American honors. ■ Kicking off the point scoring barrage was Dix earned his eighth All-American hpnor ' with a. second-place finish in the 100m, The incoming defending champion had the -seventh fastest time of the year before Wednesday, it is his second NCAA runner-up finish this year after placing second in the; 60m during the indoor season. Last year Dix, went one-four in the 100m and 200m, respectively. Dix is the second two-time All-American-: 100m runner since Jonathan Carter ' put together back to back top-eight finishes in 1995 and 1996, - ; ' :.. ' ; ' : ; -.-.::. : Less than an hour later, Chambers added another eight-spot with a seconc place finish in the 400m in an FSU school record 4471. Chambers is the second two-time- : 400m All-American joining Olympian .Walter McCoy on the short list,: it is the fifth 400m national honor in program history:: " ... ; " . ..-, ' ■ ' . ' The points kepi rolling as Johnson completed fhe sweep of fhe indoor and ol ■:door shdtrputchampionships, hitting 66 ' 7 " (20,29m), He earned his fourth All-America honor and second of the meet as he finished in fifthplace in the discus yesterday,;:. • :..;■:•: By the time Curry ■ wrapped: up his first national title in the triple jump, the teqr title : a!ready:belohged to the Seminoles. The AGC Long and Triple Jump Champion saved the farthest jump of his career for last. He hit the sand in 54-9.5 " (16,70m), besting the FSU school-record that he: owned, by ' 3,5 inches. This year Curry scored 13 points towards the team title; the most in his career and became the: first Seminole -to winthe triple jump national championship ■ Senior Andrew Lemoncelio extended the team lead with a run of 8:39.45. He nson, earning hfs third All-American honor. : Sports information- Tywayne Buchanan marked his spot in the top eight through the first three weeks of the outdoor season. He had an ACC best time of 53.09 to compete in the 400m intermediate hurdles. tor W- Kr W J j £ r John Fallone, redshirt junior 10.12- 100m Walter Dix 20.25 - 200m Walter Dix 45.52 - 400m Richardo Chambers 1:45.76 - 800m Tom Lancashire 3:41.03 - 1500m Tom Lancashire 28:32.92 -10000m Andrew Lemoncelio 8:34.84 - 3000m steeplechase Andrew Lemoncelio 14.10 - 110m High Hurdles Javier Garcia-Tunon 50.30 - 400m Intermediate Hurdles Elliott Wood 38.90 - 4x100m Re- lay FSU V A ' : Bolden, Wright, Garvin, Nabe 3:07.35 - 4x400m Relay FSU V A ' : Buchanan, Mitchell, Gaines, Tunon 2.05m - High Jump Shawn Allen 7.75m - Long Jump Rafeeg Curry 16.44m - Triple Jump Rafeeg Curry 20.84m - Shot Put Garrett Johnson 60.75m - Hammer Andrew Diakos 57.88m - Discus Garrett Johnson 5.20m - Pole Vault Matt Hurley 47.11m - Javelin Alvardo Bada , 6107 points - De- cathlon Jacob Pea- cock 100m - 11.34 Evelyne-Cynthia Niako 200m - 22.99 Evelyne-Cynthia Niako 400m - 53.36 Alycia Williams 800m - 2:07.64 Natalie Hughes 1500m - 4:16.69 Natalie Hughes 3000m - 9:49.87 Susan Kuijken 5000m - 16:20.30 Susan Kuijken 10000m - 36:38.54 Kara Newell 3000m steeplechase- 10:21.16 Barbara Parker 100m Hurdles- 13.62 Lakendra McColumn 400m Hurdles - 58.16 LaKendra McColumn 4x100m Relay -45.48 FSU l A ' : Williams, Niako, McColumn 4x400m Relay - 3:31.43 FSU V A ' : Williams, Pet- tus, Batchelor, Niako Long Jump - 5.90m Charlene Walker Triple Jump - 13.44m LaToya Legree Pole Vault - 4.58m Lacy Janson Hammer - 153.51m Sarah Reed Shot Put- 15.41m Sarah Reed Discus - 47.77m Lindsey Nelson Javelin - 40.91m Kate Purcell I Kimberly Adams, senior LaKendra McCollumn earned Performer of the Week honors this sea- son. McCollumn, an AII-ACC candidate, got clocked at 58044 and ran a season-best mark in the 400m hurdle finals in the Texas Relays. The success of the Women ' s Track and Field team in 2006 has been measured by the success of its athletes, the team has been having an extraor- dinary year breaking records and making history. Florida State senior hurdler, LaKendra McColumn earned her first At- lantic Coast Conference Outdoor Performer of the Week award at her home meet performance at the FSU Relays on March 22-25th, 2006. She did excep- tionally well reaching regional qualifying times in the 100-meter and 400-me- ter. " LaKendra had an awesome weekend, " said head coach Bob Bra- man. " She ' s doing a great job across the board In all her events. Her 400m hur- dles time is particularly outstanding for this early in the season. We ' re excited about her chasing All-American honors. " The success continued for the squad as they went on to the Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at Rector Field house on the campus of Virginia Tech University on Saturday, February 25, 2006 where the team had their highest finish since the 2003 season and holstered a sixth top three finish in fifteen years in the league. At the 2006 Clyde Llttlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas red shirt se- nior and NCAA runner-up Lacy Janson broke the FSU school pole vault record by over three feet setting a new standard for FSU athletics after her. At the NCAA Championships Janson won the pole vault national championship while teammates Natalie Hughes and Alyce Williams earn All-American honors to help team to first top 15 finish in 15 years. The 2006 NCAA Indoor National Championships was a successful one or the women ' s track team where they finished in a tie for 14th place with 18 oints. It Is the highest team finish since FSU placed ninth in 1991. Lacy Janson on the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Pole Vault National Champion- ship by clearing a height of 13 ' 1 1 .25 " (4.25m). Natalie Hughes was third in the . 1500m run with a lifetime best time of 4:15.72. She earns her fifth All-American honor in five seasons and betters the FSU school record that she set in 2003. tedshirt junior Alyce Williams placed seventh in the triple jump to round out the coring for Florida State. To anyone who watches the group together at practice or during team outings, you can see the true bond that has formed through the season. " We all have the same goal which Is to run to the best of our ability, think everybody wants to give It their best so the other person will be proud f them and so we don ' t let anyone else down. " Said Senior captain Evelyne Cynthia Niako who is among the fastest women to ever don Garnet and Gold ind one of the top sprinters for the Seminoles this decade. The Florida State women ' s track and field team put together a great 006 season. A large part of their success can be attributed to hard work, ex- ellent leadership and national level experience. Robert Pando I g above the horizon to reign -cither - - ' V tf " p " — A jV v IP Dumaka Atkins, Russell Ball, Geoff Berniard, Lorenzo Booker, Alex Boston, Everette Brown, J.R, Bryant, Brodrick Bunkley, Carrell Burston, Greg Carr, Donnie Carter, Tony Carter, David Castillo, Marcello Church, Gary Cismesia, Jacky Claude, James Coleman, Anto- nio Cromartie, Buster Davis, Chris Davis, B.J. Dean, Emmanuel Dunbar, Jamaal Edwards, De ' Cody Fagg, Andre Fluellen, Trevor Ford, John Frady, Rodney Gallon, Graham Gano, Michael Ray Garvin, Chase Goggans, Richard Goodman, Charlie Graham, Letroy Guion, Chris Hall, Kyler Hall, Robert Hallback, Eugene Hays, Mario Henderson, Matt Henshaw, Myles Hodish, Anthony Houllis, Aaron Jones III, Willie Jones, Tommy Keane, Anthony Kelly, Mikhal Kornegay, Xavier Lee, Lamar Lewis, Ron Lunford, Korey Mangum, Darius McClure, Sam McGrew, Matt Meinrod, Neefy Moffett, Cory Niblock, A.J. Nicholson, Derek Nicholson, D.J. Norris, Kenny O ' Neal, David Overmyer, Rod Owens, Willie Reid, Jamie Robinson, Matt Root, Gerard Ross, Joslin Shaw, Ernie Sims, Antone Smith, Kendrick Stewart, Joe Surratt, Jae Thax- ton, Lawrence Timmons, Leon Washinton, Pat Watkins, Drew Weatherford, Roger Williams, MKamerion Wimbley Coaches: Bobby Bowden-Head Coach, Mickey Andrews-Associate Head Coach Defense Coordinator, Jeff Bowden-Offensive Coordinator Wide Receivers, Mark McHale-Offensive Line Coach, Billy Sexton-Asstant Head Coach Running Backs Coach, Kevin Steele-Execu- tive Head Coach Linebackers Coach, Jody Allen-Defensive Ends Coach, Daryle Dickey- Quarterbacks Coach, Odell Haggins-Defensive Tackles Coach, John Lilly-Tight Ends Re- cruiting Coordinator, James Colzie-Graduate Assistant Defense, Jon Jost-Strength and Conditioning. atheetic - FSU All-Female Cheerleaders: Amber Andrews, Kim Barksdale, Sara Bernstein, Stephanie Bird, Joshlyn Davenport, Mallory Da- vis, Keviny Dewberry, Heather Koch, Katy Lemons, Liz Lowery, Joanne Martelli, Cristen Martinez, Brooke Nelson, Sarah Richey, Ka- tie Salmon, Lauren Sauer, Alyssa Sponaugle, Nikki Taylor, KayLeigh Vodenichar, Amanda Winchip FSU Co-Ed Cheerleaders: Jerrell Bennett, Patrick Boland, Ashley Boxx, Rob Cartwright, Chea Con- ner, Brett Cox, Holly Dye, Michael Fretwell, Brittney Hales, Ryan Kline, Kat Mahoney, Holly Monroe, Tay- lor Nix, Summer Rogers, Nick Soli- mini, Brian Stilley, Tiffany Sutton Kimberly Adasiewicz, Lindsey Bell, Sarah DeLa- Cruz, Shannon DiGenn- aro, Jenna DiGiannanto- nio, Stacey Elliott, Kristy Griffith, Lindsay Haddock, Taryn Heinemann, Mer- rick Hinterscher, Logan Phillips, Kyla Provitt, Som- mer Renner, Brittani Rich- ards, Jessica Sandidge, Amanda Stevens, Molly Venters, Kaleigh Welker Mens: Trey Andrews, Luke Beevor, Jordon Bradshaw, Sean Burris, JP Cook, Kevin Cook, Eric Critzer, Javier Cruz, Sam Gibbons, Kenny Jesensky, Tony Krock, Jason Lakritz, Tom Lancshire, Andrew Lemoncello, Alex Miletich, Phil Nichols, Chris Nickinson, Tommy Noves, Steven Wilson Women: Ashley Andress, Pamela Arnedos, Stefanie Bechler, Tina Biedenharn, Laura Bow- erman, Leilani Caraballa, Shannon Coates, Jessica Crate, Abbie Day, Raquel Espinosa, Kirsten Hagen, Amanda Hahn, Audrey Hand, Sarah Hughes, Meredith Kelly, Danielle Lara- mee, Courtney Laster, LAdrienne Lufkin, Mary Magee, Kaley Matthews, Ashley Montag- nese, Kara Newell, Barbara Parker, Jennifer Patterson, Brittany Raffa, Angelina Ramos, Meredith Urban, Julia Vola, Candace Walls, Kristin Walls, Lydia Willemse, Abigail Wilshire, Christina Woytalewicz Coaches: Bob Braman-Head Coach, Sean McManus-Assistant Coach, Keith Batten-Grad- uate Assistant, Althea Belgrave-Graduate Assistant, Joey Zins-Volunteer Coach, Vicky Gill-Administrative Assistant athfcfic - Coaches: Neil Harper-Head Coach, Patrick Jeffrey-Diving Coach, Andy Robins-Associate Head Coach, Liz Klink-Assistant Coach, James Barber-Assistant Coach Mens: Jason Beinlich, Jarryd Botha, Brendan Burke, Stephan Connor, Peter Crane, Ed Denton, Scott Derner, David Ellis, Paul Erben, Dan Frebel, Matt Hammon, Jared Heine, Jimmy Holway, Billy Jamerson, Derek Jones, Danny Keeling, Alex Kennon, Carl Marais, Mark Nicholls, Ian Powell, Michael Rice, Steve Roof, Joel Roycik, Alex Tilbrook, Jeffrey Vivo, Kyle Young Women: Romy Altmann, Lauren Brick, Ann Cipoletti, Kelly Dean, Carrie Ellis, Carissa Han- na, Elise Hatfield, Georgia Holderness, Courtney Hudak, Kylen Huntwork, Lindsay Kenney, Abbie King, Brittany Lerew, Meredith Martelle, Megan Motherly, Katie Metka, Janine Pa- riente, Stacy Rademacher, Christie Raleigh, Caroline Robertson, Katie Ronan, Cameron Russell, Kate Skaggs, Lauren Sparg, Teresa Tessier Jordan Bryant, Alii Ferreri, Libby Gianeskis, Sel Kuralay, Rachel McDowell, AH Mims, Painge Murrary, Viola Odebrecht, Hol- ly Peltzer, Minna Pyykko, Toby Ranck, Teresa Rivera, Sarah Rosseau, Kelly Rowland, Melis- sa Samokishyn, Katrin Schmidt, Ceci Shell, Sage Sizemore, Co- lette Swensen, India Trotter, Jessica Vaccaro, Kirsten van de Ven, Sarah Wagenfuhr, Mami Yamaguchi Coaches: Mark Krikorian-Head Coach, Mick Statham-Assistant Coach, Erica Walsh-Assistnat Coach, Lisa Cole-Volunteer Assistant Coach, Kristin Boyce- Team Manager, Paulina Miet- tinen-Team Manager Kim Crawford, Sarah Grif- fin, Gabrielle Rivera, Mar- rita Royster-Crockett, Kris- ten Rust, Andreza Santos, Lauren Scott, Jessica Sk- over, Makini Thompson, Zrinka Tomic, Lauren Walk- er, Summer Weissing Coaches: Todd Kress- Head Coach, John Spin- ney-Assistant Coach v, 1 , ' , ' , VAv, 225 in -31 ii 5 .. " -- II II « — ' -■ fi " s »i i .. !- ■ l ■! i U f ; ; 4!Mlliillll4lU - ath eeW - ' ; P» HOME OF THE HI itvIhhiih wm - ± ■■■i : mm ' mmt " ' Wk Et- J ' dp fr • ||J Lk e Wg» H 1 Ashleigh Anderson, Whit- ney Brummett, Jaclyn Burch, Lauren Cousart, Er- ica Gonzalez, Kim Haskins, Ashley Kemp, Caroline Larsson, Michelle Steakin, Kayla Shaul, Kristin Sordel, Caroline Westrup, Whit- ney Wright, Sara Young Coaches: Debbie Dill— man-Head Coach, Amy Bond-Assistant Coach Jonas Blixt, Ivan Bran- nan, Jacob Davis, Gon- zalo Ibarraran, Song Jeon, Torsein Nevestad, Bradley Ruch, Tommy Rymer, Matt Savage, Nocholas Smith, Adam Wallace Coaches: Trey Jones- Head Coach, Landry Ma- han-Assistant Coach mmmmaBBam Jerel Allen, Casaan Breeden, Toney Douglas, Uche Echefu, Todd Galloway, Brian Hoff, Al- exander Johnson, Ralph Mims, Jason Rich, Diego Romero, Isaiah Swann, Al Thornton, An- drew Wilson, Matt Zitani. Coaches: Leonard Hamilton- Head Coach, Stan Jones-As- sociate Head Coach, Mike Jaskuls ki, Tony Sheals-Assis- tant Chaoces, Michael Brad- ley-Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sma Lunt-Associate Trainer, Martin Unger-Video Coordinator, Dan Spainhour- Director of Operations Ganiyat Adeduntan, Nikki An- thony, Tiffany Buckelew, Kyria Buford, Tanae Davis-Cain, Mara Freshour, Alicia Glad- den, Holly Johnson, Christie Lautsch, Hannah Linquist, Bri- tany Miller, Cayla Moore, La- Quinta Neely, Dranadia Roc, Shante Williams. Coaches: Sue Semrau-Head Coach, Cori Close-Associate Head Coach, Angie John- son-Assistant Coach, Lance White-Assistant Coach, Na- dia Flaim-Director of Basket- ball Operations ath fefo - Coaches: Mike Martin-Head Coach, Mike Martin, Jr., -Assistant Head Coach Third Base Catchers, Jamey Shouppe-Asslstant Coach Pitchers Recruiting, Chip Baker-Director of BasePall Operations, Pete Jenkins-Volun- teer Assistant Coach, Dane Smith-Clubhouse Manager, Mike Bracken-Baseball Coaches Video, Elltlott Finebloom-Sports Information Director, Jake Pfiel-Athletic Trainder, Jeremy Back-Manager, Chris Cosce, Yves De La Cos- ta-Student Trainers, Jonathon Guffey, Mike Kozar, Danny Scott, Matt Slfrin, Partick Yount, Josh Atkins, Ben Park-Managers, Russell Orr- Strengeth Conditioning Coach. Travis Anderson, Barret Browning, Travis Burge, Brian Chambers, Tyler Chambliss, Charles Cleve- land, Danny Diaz, Matt DiBlasi, D.J, Echols, Mark Gildea, Ca- leb Grahm, Dennis Guinn, Bryan Henry, Michael Hyde, Trent Jar- vis, Brian Kelley, Ryne Malone, Neil Malpass, Brent Marsh, Jimmy Marshall, Kyle Maxie, Ryan McAr- dle, Ruairi O ' Conner, Stephen Ochs, Tommy Oravetz, Buster Posey, Brandon Reichert, Shane Robinson, Jack Rye, Mark Sauls, Josh Spivey, Ryan Strauss, Sean Stuyverson, Brady Thomas, Tony Thomas, Jr., Luke Tucker Veronica Wootson, Melissa May, Whitney Buckmon, Kim Hotter, BillieAnne Gay, Brittany Osmon, Melissa Wood, Carly Brieske, Na- tasha Jacob, Yuruby Alicart, Mi- chelle Snyder, Robyn Petrovich, Kim Petrovich, LaShaun Davis, Tiffany McDonald, Carey Gal- uppi, Kayla Collins Coaches: JoAnne Graf-Head Coach, Louie Berndt-Associate Head Coach, Megan Matthews Buning-Assistant Coach Pitchers, Tatiana George-Manager, Rob- in Gibson-Head Trainer, Clayton Noa-Student Trainer, Dwane Riggins-Strength Coach, Jessica Cortese-Equipment Manager Men: Ytai Abougzir, Andrew Bailey, Ryan Boyajian, Sam Chang, Chris Goer, Jason Hood, Jonathas Sucupira, Meciek Sykut, Chris Wester- hof. Coaches: Dwayne Hult- guist-HeadCoach, NickCrow- ell-Assistant Coach. Women: Whitney Eber, Miranda Foley, Suzanna Mansour, Tapiva Ma- robela, Alina Mihailescu, Lisa Nystrom Skold, Anna Rynar- zewska, Nicola Slater, Caro- lin Walter, Coaches: Jennifer Hyde-Head Coach, Oliver Foreman-Assistant Coach Men: Jonas Blixt, Ivan Bran- nan, Jacob Davis, Gonzalo Ibarraran, Song Jeon, Tor- stein Nevestad, Bradley Ruch, Tommy Rymer, Matt Savage, Nicholas Smith, Adam Wal- lace. Coaches: Trey Jones- Head Coach, Landry Mahan- Asslstant Coach. Women: Ashlelgh Anderson, Whitney Brummett, Jaclyn Burch, Lau- ren Cousart, Erica Gonzalez, Kim Haskins, Ashley Kemp, Caroline Larsson, Michelle Steakin, Kayla Shaul, Kristin Sordel, Whitney Wright, Sara Young. Coaches: Debbie Dllman-Head Coach, Amy Bond-Assistant Coach atherta, - Coaches: Bob Braman-Head Coach, Har- lis Meaders-Associate Head Coach, Dennis Nobles-Pole Vault, Multl ' s Jump, Ken Harn- den-Sprints, Hurdles and Relays, Sean McMa- nus-Assistant Coach, Jackie Richards-Sprints and Relays, Triple Long Jump, Lisa Gross- man-Volunteer Coach, Jowy Zins-Volunteer Coach, Keith Batten-Graduate Assistant, Al- thea Belgrave-Graduate Assitant, Vicky Gill- Administrative Asssitant Kim Adams, Nakeisha Adams, Tori Allen, Jacintha Anderson, Ashley Andress, Domo- nique Andrews, Kandia Batchelor, Stefanie Bechler, Tina Bledenham, Porsche Bonnett, Laura Bowerman, Leilani Caraballo, Shan- non Coates, Jessica Crate, Jessica Crate, Bernetta Davis, Abbie Day, Tracy Fried- lander, Kirsten Hagen, Amanda Hahn, Au- drey Hand, Naikeya Heath, Quiana Holsey, Natalie Hughes, Maria Jackson, Brittany Janson, Kristin Janson, Lacy Janson, Lauren Kolakowski, Susan Kuijken, Deanna Lane, Heather Leblanc, LaToya Legree, Adrienne Lufkin, Dand Massiah, LaKendra McColumn, Dominique McGarrah, Leah McNaughton, Llndsey Nelson, Kara Newell, Evelyne Cyn- thia Niako, Barbara Parker, Jennifer Patter- son, India Pettus, Mesra Phanord, Kate Pur- cell, Angelina Ramos, Sarah Reed, Hshkenl Richemond, Rheindie Richemond, Jessica Rushing, Kayla Smith, Audrey Snider, Shan- non Suckman, Ashley Thompson, Meredith Urban, Erin Voss, Charlene Walker, Can- dace Walls, Stacie Wilds, Lydia Wlllemse, Al- yce Williams, Alycia Williams, Abbie Wilshlre, Christina Woytalewicz Kennieth Allen, Shawn Allen, Ricky Argro, Alvaro Bada, Jean Baptiste, Luke Beevor, Greg Bolden, Tywayne Buchanan, Sean Burris, Brian Calyore, Darius Carter, Richardo Chambers, Bruce Chapman, JP Cook, Kevin Cook, Robert Cooper, Charles Cot- ton, Eric Critzer, Javier Cruz, Rafeeg Curry, Travis Dane, Andrew Diakos, Walter Dix, John Fallone, Michael Fingado, Chad Freeland, Matt Frith, Javier Garcia-Tunon, Johnta Griffin, Duane Griffith, Tom Hendry, Matt Hur- ley, Kenny Jesensky, Garrett Johnson, TOm Lancashire, Andrew Lemoncello, Jelani McLean, Alex Mlle tich, Hurbert Mitchell, Cedrlc Nabe, Chris Nickln- son, Tommy Noyes, Kenny O ' Neal, Rod Owens, Jacob Peacock, Chris Potter, Tim Reen, Eddie Rodriquez, Ja- heed Smith, Michael Snowden, Matt Wernke, Elliot Wood, Ronald Wright, Brittany Manfred : Jessica Palombo e o f Courtesy of the Collegeof Arts and Sciences A university education, properly realized, must be built upon an intellec- tually broadening program of study in the liberal arts, As critic Mark Van Doren has observed, " Liberal education makes the person competent not merely to know or do, but also, and indeed chiefly, to be. " The essential curriculum of a col- lege education, Van Doren explained, teaches students to learn progressively the arts of investigation, discovery, criti- cism, and communication. The Florida State University ' s liberal studies curricu- lum, which is grounded firmly in courses offered by the College of Arts and Sci- ences, helps to develop these crucial intellectual values and critical skills in all undergraduate students. Majors in the College of Arts and Sciences, further- more, enjoy the privileges and benefits of developing a richer appreciation of the humanities and the sciences an ap- preciation that enhances the quality of students ' lives morally, intellectually, and professionally. The oldest college at the Univer- sity, the College of Arts and Sciences has provided generations of undergraduate students instruction in the liberal arts dis- ciplines that are essential for intellectu- al development and personal growth: English and mathematics, history, the humanities, and the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences. At the gradu- ate level, too, the contributions of the College of Arts and Sciences have been integral to the growth of the University. The first recorded master ' s degree at the Florida State College for Women was awarded by the College of Arts and Sci- ences in 191 1, and the first doctorate at the Florida State University was awarded in chemistry in 1952. dEnc Anthropology, Biological Science, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, English, Geo- logical Science, History, Mathematics, Meteorology, Modern Languages, Oceanography, Philosophy, Physjc Psychology, Religion, Statistics Fcfr STbQmplet] undergraduate students: 4059; graduate students: 1760; applied: 3620; admitted: 1441; enrolled: 803 - aca JfcvvtOr - ■ Ira Flatow, host of NPR ' s popular weekly science program, " Talk of the Nation - Science Friday, " took a Preak from program preparations to visit the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Walter Thorner Florida State University professor and chair of Anthropology Dean Falk led an international team of scientists on an incredible virtual jour- ney through the tiny brain of an 18,000 year- old hobbit-sized human, Dr. Flip Froelich was named FSU ' s first Francis Eppes Professor of Oceanography in August 2003. With this distinction, he joins the ranks of the university ' s most eminent scholars. a i u c l o CD CD | ] O u (1) o Dr. Joseph Travis Travis has served as interim dean of the college since June when Donald Foss stepped down to become the chief aca- demic officer for the University of Houston System. Travis, who previously served as the director of the School of Computa- tional Science, was the obvious choice to lead the university ' s largest college, A Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor, Travis has been a member of the faculty of the department of biological sciences since 1980 and served as chair of the de- partment from 1991 to 1997. " Dr, Travis is an extraordinary teacher, a renowned scholar and a real academic leader, " Abele said. " We are fortunate to have someone with his tal- ent and experience to oversee the Col- lege of Arts and Sciences. " As dean, Trav- is said he will guide the Arts and Sciences contribution to advancing FSU into the ranks of the nation ' s elite public universi- ties. Travis, who specializes in the fields of evolution and ecology, was named a fel- low of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1991 . At FSU, he was recognized as a Lawton Profes- sor, the university ' s highest faculty honor, in 1996. He also has received a University Teaching Award and a Developing Schol- ar Award. Travis earned a bachelor ' s degree in biology from the University of Pennsyl- vania in 1975 and a doctorate in zoology from Duke University in 1980. coll ege o f Courtesy of the College of Business The FSU College of Business is the second largest academic unit on campus with an enrollment of more than 6,000 students within seven distinct depart- ments. With one of the nation ' s strongest undergraduate business programs, the College is consistently ranked in the top 50 among all colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report. The college is also accredited by the AACSB Inter- national - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, an honor earned by only one-third of the nation ' s business schools. The College of Business offers ten undergraduate degrees with thirteen ma- jors and four masters degree programs and a doctor of philosophy with seven majors. The College also offers three on- line degrees. Nationally and internationally rec- ognized by their peers and industry lead- ers for their research accomplishments, our faculty are committed to undergrad- uate and graduate education with many receiving awards for their teaching ex- cellence. The College of Business has sever- al centers and institutes partially funded by private sources which target specific areas in both research and instruction to benefit both students and the community: The Center for Human Resource Manage- ment, The DeSantis Center for Executive Management Education, The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and The Marketing Institute. Their Technology Center sup- ports 500 computers, seven labs and two multi-media training facilities. Graduate students in the College of Business have an exclusive wireless network: instanta- neous connection to the Internet and e- mail from any classroom. James Ang, Bok Baik, Stephen Bailey, Allen Bathke, Gary Benesh, Bruce Billings, H. Glenn Boggs II, Mark Bonn, Robert Bosselman, Michael Brady, John Brennan, Michael Brusco, Robert Brymer, Ashley Bush, James Carson, Pamela Carter, Stephen Celec, Ylngmei Cheng, William Christiansen, Katherlne Chudoba, Jeffrey Clark, Pamel Coats, Cassandra Cole, James Combs, Richard Corbett, J. Dennis Cradit, Jerome Cronin, Carol Dee, Michael Dickey, Use Diez-Arguelles, Barry Diskln, James Doran, Ceasar Douglas, Phillip Downs, Randy Dumm, Richard Dusenbury, Kevin Eastman, Martin Fennema, Gerald Ferris, Jack Fiorito, Frederick Fisher, Elizabeth Flynn, Kevin Gallagher, Dean Gatzlaff, Joey George, Gregory Gerard, Larry Giunipero, Ronald Goldsmith, Rochelle Greenberg, Angela Hall, Kimberley Harris, Michael Hartllne, Bruce Haslem, James Hasselback, Frank Hefiin, William Hllllson, Wayne Hochwarter, Charles Hofacker, Cynthia Holmes, David Humphrey, Stephen Humphrey, Joe Icerman, Rfaoda Icer man. Ahmet Inci. David K etchen Jr., DaeKwan Kim, Gary Knight, April Knlll, Bruce Lamont, Ernest Lanford, John Larsen, Charles LaTour, Dante Laudadlo, BongTooTras, Ayalew Lulsegpd, Patrick MardQy, Robert Marshall, Mark Martlnko, Timothy Motherly, Kathleen McCullough, Richard Morton, James Nelson, E. Joe Nosal Dar5afcfcD ' Connor, Jfcne P o u frf stzfyLu QiPa trick Pallentino, David Paradice, Jeffrey Paterson, Walter Payne, Jon Perkins, Pamela Perrewe, David Petercon, rofyfei Pierno, BetlX Pre tf tgJjJjrR fc, lam o isclgno, Mary Ryals, Geraldlne Sale, Michael Showalter, Joyce Simmons, G. Stacy Slrmans, Gary Smith, Alvin Stauber, Lee Steplna, Douglas Stevens, Holly Sudano, Michael Trammell, Chad Van Iddeklnge, Molly Wasko, Frederick Wells, Paul Wllkens, William Woodyard undergraduate students: 3235; graduate students: 471; applied: 1380; admitted: 517; enrolled: 373 - aca Jfeyv j£ir - Dr. William Christiansen, Bank of America Profes- sor of Finance and Finance Department Chair- man, teaches a finance class. Full-time MBA stu- dents are required to have a laptop for use in the classroom. Dr. Ceasar Douglas, Associate Professor of Management, lectures to a classroom of undergraduate students. Graduate students in the college have an exclusive wireless network. You simply pow- er your laptop and have an instantaneous connection to the Internet, e-mail and your classmates. Dr. E. Joe Nosari E. Joe Nosari is currently the Professor of Finance and Interim Dean. He came to Florida State University in 1970 as an Assistant Professor and has held numerous administrative posi- tions in the College of Business. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from the Univer- sity of Kentucky. He has published articles in numerous professional jour- nals, including the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and the Financial Review. Their goal is to provide you with the knowl- edge and skills neces- sary for a successful business career. -The College of Business on their faculty 11 f college o Courtesy of the College of Communication The field of Communication is rapidly evolving. Every day, each of us is bombarded by more messages than we can count. The College of Communication provides state of the art instruction and the technol- ogy necessary to prepare the best educated leaders and professionals. Industry and business leaders look to our degree programs for outstanding, well-trained graduates. Although the Florida State Col- lege and the Florida State College for Women offered communication- oriented courses, a communication major was not offered until 1948. In that same year, a department of speech was founded. It recognized communication ' s ties to various pro- fessions such as broadcasting, adver- tising and public relations. Today the Department of Communication of- fers graduate degree programs and undergraduate majors in advertising, public relations, media production, mass media studies and communica- tion studies. FSU ' s programs in audiology and speech-language pathology were founded in the early 1950 ' s. The department ' s programs soon were accredited with the Educational Standards and Professional Services Boards of the American Speech-Lan- guage-Hearing Association. The De- partment of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers graduate and un- dergraduate degrees to prepare stu- dents for careers in hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers, nursing care facilities, industry, government health facilities, and research laboratories. All photos are courtesy of the College of Communication Communication Disorders: Kenn Apel, Michelle Bourgeois, Donna Crowley, Howard Goldstein, Delores Hudson, Carla Jackson, Julia Justl, Janet Kahn, Leonard LaPointe, Joanne Lasker, Richard Morris, Lisa Scott, Selena Snowden, Julie Stierwalt, Shurita Thomas-Tate, Amy Wetherby, Juliann Woods; Communication: Jonathan Adams, Robert Aronoff, Laura Arpan, Ulla Bunz, Juliann Cortese, John DuBard, Vicki Eveland, Philip Grise, Gary Heald, Davis Houck, Felecia J_ordan, F elipe Ko rzenny, St ephen MacNamara, John Mayo, Janice McClung, Steven McClung, Stephen McDowell, Donra f tie Nudd, fndrew OpejQ obert Pekurny, Donnalyn Pompper, Jennifer Proffitt, Arthur Raney, Jay Raybum, Mar REalrOarry Sagolsfy B T c lrTTrjjLanielle Wiese, Mark Zeigler undergraduate students: 709; graduate students: 263; applied: 635; admitted: 250; enrolled: 132 - aca nici - I Joanne Lasker, Assistant Professor of Commu- nication Disorders and Director of the Augmen- tative and Alternative Communication Labo- ratory, works with a computer program. Dr. Donna Nudd meets with public speaking class Teaching Assistants to discuss the curricu- lum for the upcoming semester. % I m Dr. John Mayo John K. Mayo (Ph.D., Stanford, University, 1 972) is Dean of the College and Professor of Communication. He holds a courtesy appointment in the International lntercultural Develop- ment Education Program within FSU ' s College of Education. From 1984-94 he served as Di- rector of the University ' s Center for In- ternational Studies (part of the Learn- ing Systems Institute). A recognized authority on development communi- cation and distance learning, Mayo is the co-author of three books as well as numerous monographs and articles. His publications include: Ra- dio ' s Role in Education and Develop- ment with Alan Dock and John Helwig (eds.), Interactive Radio Instruction: Impact, Sustainability and Future Directions, Distance Education for Development: Promise and Perfor- mance, co-authored with Tony Dodds and, Approaches to Development Communication, co-authored with Jan Servaes. Mayo served as Head of the International Communication Asso- ciation ' s Division of Intercultural and Development Communication from 1995-1997, His teaching interests in- clude: open and distance learning; international and development com- munication; and the diffusion of inno- vations. college of Margarita Frankeberger Criminology is a broad discipline that encompasses the scientific study of crime, criminals, the law-making process, the criminal justice system, and the treatment of offenders. The College ' s program is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing upon many disci- plines and paradigms for theoretical and methodological approaches. Among these disciplines are sociol- ogy, psychology, law, political sci- ence, economics, anthropology, ge- ography, public administration, urban studies, demography, history, philoso- phy, and biology. The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is a center of excel- lence that expands the knowledge of the discipline and advances crimi- nological research. It provides a sup- portive and stimulating environment that encourages collaboration and scholarship for faculty and students. The College ' s faculty members are researchers who have published in the top journals in the field and also devote time to nurturing an intellec- tual curiosity in their students. The academic programs rank among the best in the nation. And, the gradu- ates know how to implement and test ideas so that they are leaders in shap- ing America ' s response to crime and can truly make a difference in the world. The College is also home to The Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research. With grants of more than $8 million, the Center ' s primary goal is to support data collection and research initiatives with application to crime and justice policy. All photos courtesy of the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice Thomas Blomberg, Bill Bales, Vanessa Barker, Bruce Bullington, Ted Chiricos, Billy Close, William Doerner , Marc Gertz , Cecil Greek, Ca[ter Hay_J rjsty Holtfreter, Gary Kleck, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, Dd teier-Kd Mike Reisig, Gordon Waldo undergraduate students: 869; graduate students: 132; applied: 572; admitted: 195; enrolled: 131 - aca Jfavvar - w-awr H li. ' ,. " £ ;W, 1 IN Ifeiftj • -ffJ ' . •§ Dr. Dan Mears and student Nicole Chinn talk about her essay topic. Students always feel wel- come to visit professors during their office hours for one-on-one instruction. Dr. Kristy Holtfreter answers questions about a class reading asked by student Shanna Van Slyke. Dr. Ted Chiricos lectures to a group of under- graduate criminology majors. During lecture, students were encouraged to ask questions at any time. Academic curiosity is prized by both students and professors. it |Mfc Thomas G. Blomberg Thomas G. Blomberg is dean and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology in the College of Crimi- nology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University. After earning his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1973, he joined the FSU faculty. He has published more than 100 books, articles, and monographs in the ar- eas of penology, social control, vic- tim services and education and de- linquency. Blomberg ' s recent books include Punishment and Social Con- trol: Enlarged Second Edition (2003), Data Driven Juvenile Justice Educa- tion (2001), and American Penology (2000). His experience includes an ex- tensive record of externally funded research projects and he is frequently called upon to consult on state, na- tional and international issues involving the utilization of empirically grounded research to inform justice policies and practices. We create knowledge that improves the quality of life. -The FSU College of Crimi- nology and Criminal Justice CO lie geo f Courtesy of the College of Education The Florida State University ' s Teacher Education Unit ' s conceptual framework is based on a model that engages faculty, professional partners and candidates in continuing process of Preparing Educational Leaders for our global and diverse society. The Florida State University prepares edu- cation leaders who uphold high pro- fessional and academic standards, and employ scientific inquiry and as- sessment as a basis for the continu- al improvement of student learning, They address the needs and abilities of diverse students through the use of appropriate instructional strategies and technology, These qualities are developed as candidates study and work and within a community of pro- fessional partners. The primary purpose of the College of Education is to prepare teachers and a variety of human ser- vices practitioners for a wide range of educational careers. The faculty of the College of Education provides the experiences that enable students to acquire professional competencies required in each field. The college offers undergradu- ate and graduate degree programs in 27 fields of study. The program pre- pare students for positions primarily in elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, vocational centers and organizations that pro- vide counseling services, recreational services, athletic training, and instruc- tional design. All photos are courtesy of the College of Education Mary Alexander. Stephanie Alotaiba, Leslie Aspinwall, James Barber III. Amy Baylor, King Beach, Betsy Becker, Joseph Beckham, Cheryl Beeler, Carol Blankenhorn, Ysar Bodur, Amy Bond, Beverly Bower, Jeffery Brooks, Sarah Brown, John Bruno, Jane Burkhead, Katherine Caleen, Christine Campbell, Pamela Carroll, Robert Clark, Matthew Clark, Lora Cohen-Vogel, Carol Conner, Sylvia Correa-Torres. Jane Dallet. Jon Dalton, Katharine Davis, Nancy Davis, Monica Delano, Vanessa Dennen, Julia Dunn, Peter Easton, Deborah Ebener, David Eccles, Robert Eklund, R. William English. Barbara Eubanks, Maria Fernandez, Marion Fesmire, Janice Flake. Donna Fletcher, Pamela Flood, Deborah Floyd, Phillip Fox, Owen Gaede, Alejandro Gallard. Terry Galloway. Joy Gaston-Gayles. Susan Glaser, Robert Gutierrez. Mary Hanline, Jayme Harpring, Debbi Harris, Doug Harris, Laura Hassler, Deborah Hasson, Tom Hawkins, Shouping Hu, Roxanne Hudson. Steve Humphries, Patrice latarola, Charles Imwold, Judith Irvin, Elizabeth Jakubowski, Jeffrey James, Frederick Jenks, Allan Jeong, Ithel Jones, Akihito Kamata, John Keller, Francis Kelley. Nancy Kendall. Robert Kent. James Kenyon, Rosie Keween. Richard Kunkel, Harry Kwon, Vickie Lake. Ronald Larson, Joohyun Lee, Sandra Lewis, Li, Dale Lick, Sus an, Sonde f feiffer d, Diana Schrade Angela Lupo-Anderson, Kristina Lynch Wiggins, Susan Lynn, Leisa Martin, Amy McKenzie, Bruce Menchetti, Florin Mihai, Susan Miller. Mosier, Karthik Narayan, Dennis Nobles, Zane Olina, Albert Oosterhof, Heidi Oquendo, Barbara Palmer, Nancy Pappamihiel, Gary PAvatt, Briley Proctor, Jerome Quarterman. Michael Railey, Earl Ramsey, Tom Ratliffe, Robert Reardon, Robert Reiser, rds. ' «wtrb el Rivera, Margaret Ronald, Roberta Rubin, Andy Rudd, Stacey Rutledge, Michael Rychlik, John Sample, James moriSnMorbert Seel, Kenneth Shaw, Steven Solomon, Sherry Southerland, Jonathan Specto, Mary Sutherland, Richard Tate, Gershon Tenenbaum, Rosemary Traore, Jeannine Turner, Dina Vyortkina, Walt Wager, Kristie Walsdorf, Barbara Wills, Charles Wolfgang, Albert Wood, Susan Wood undergraduate students: 1266; graduate students: 1261; applied: 1569; admitted: 754; enrolled: 446 - aca pwyo - Student Jennifer Scoggins, Alumnus Elizabeth Watts, and MSE Chair and Professor Dr. Pamela " Sissi " Carroll at the Annual Homecoming Cele- bration and Scholarship Awards Breakfast, Students in the Summer 2005 Sports Manag- ment, Recreation Managment and Physical Education ' s Global Sports Program visit Roland Garros Tennis Stadium in Paris, France. Marcy P. Driscoll, Leslie J. Briggs Professor of Edu- cational Research and Dean, addresses College of Education faculty at the annual Fall Faculty Meeting in August. Bf PPB 1 13 ' ,m W " ■ 1 " " ' t0 m ' 40Jk C t£3 ■ j Mk v- Marcy P. Driscoll Marcy P. Driscoll is Leslie J, Briggs Professor of Educational Re- search and a professor in the In- structional Systems and Educational Psychology programs within the De- partment of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University, She served as Chair of the department from 1996-2003. She is also past-president of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. She is the author or co-author of six textbooks in learning and instruc- tion, including Psychology of Learning for Instruction, which won the 1995 Outstanding Book Award in Instruc- tional Development from AECT. She has also published numerous articles in professional journals on learning, instructional theory, and educational semiotics. In teaching, Professor Driscoll has won the Outstanding Instructor Award from the students in Instruction- al Systems and Educational Psychol- ogy in 1990-91, 1991-92, and 1994- 95; a College of Education Teaching Award in 1989-90 for recognition of excellence in teaching undergradu- ate students; and a university Teach- ing Incentive Program award in 1995- 96 for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Professor Driscoll received her A.B. magna cum laude from Mt. Holy- oke College and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Educational Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Courtesy of the College of Engineering In its brief but impressive history, the College of Engineering has become one of the premier learning centers of its kind. In 1982, when it opened its doors to its first 35 students, the College held its classes in borrowed space on both Florida A M and Florida State University campuses. Today, it occupies state-of-the-art facilities, serves over 2,300 undergraduate and gradu- ate students, and its academic offerings have increased to include a wide range of bachelor ' s, master ' s, and doctoral pro- grams that span seven disciplines. Under- graduate degree programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering are fully accred- ited by the Accreditation Board for Engi- neering and Technology (ABET). Florida A M University and Florida State University bring together a diversity of academic programs and expertise that has and will continue to be one of its great- est strengths. Approximately half of the students are African Americans. The col- lege provides a highly diverse educational environment with all minority populations represented. Ninety faculty members from 23 nations are among the most accom- plished scholars in the world. They serve as outstanding instructors and role models and mentors for the diverse student popu- lation. Few schools have met the challenge of educating future engineering profes- sionals with the expertise and determina- tion demonstrated by the FAMU-FSU Col- lege of Engineering. In a little more than two decades, administrators, faculty, and staff have transformed this College from tentative beginnings into its current status as a wide- ly acknowledged and highly respected educational institution. The College has met increasing educational standards and constant advancements in the field with in- novative administrative inquiring spirit, and hard work. en uaett-ua All photos are courtesy of the College of Engineering Chemical and Biomedical: Rufina Alamo, Ravindran Chella, Kevin Chen, Ching-Jen Chen, Wright Finney, Eric Kalu, Soonjo Kwon, Bruce Locke, Teng Ma, Sriniva Palanki.Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Loren Schreiber, Rakesh Sharma, John Telotte; Civil and Environmental: Yassir Abdelrazig, Makola Abdullah, Tarek Abichou, Ko rhan Adalier, Petru Andrei, Krishna Arora, Rajendra Arora, Thomas Baldwin, Goeff rey Brooks, Jie Chang, Amy Chan-Hilton, Gang Chen, Andrew Dzurik, Adei ElSafty, Si mon Foo, Michael Frank, Bruce Harvey, Wenrui Huang, Bing Kwan, Danuta Leszczynska, Helen Li, Peter McLaren, Anke Meyer-Baese, Uwe Meyer-Baese, Primus Mtengc Renatus Mussa, Soronnadi Nnaji, Reginald Perry, Wei-Chou Virgil Ping, Rodney Roberts, Dave Skinner, John Sobanjo, Lisa Kay Spainhour, Michael Steurer, Kamal Tawfiq Norman Thagard, William Tucker, Leonard Tung, Mark Weatherspoon, Jerry Wekezer, Zenghai Yang, Nur Yazdani; Industrial: Samuel Awoniyi, Vladimir Boginski, Rober • fluyuu o fc« g onald Cutv7flylil»fi ioln p d Liang, Zareh Moshir, Okenwa Okoli, Yaw Owusu, Young-Bin Park, Reginald Parker, Joseph Pignatiello, James Simpson, Ben Wang CfjLickCfcionfi Mechanicaf C hiflQg Shj h ■ c sarr L icjrjgo, Farrukh Sabbah Alvi, Bruce Bickley, Farhad Booeshaghi, George Buzyna, Dave Cartes, Namas Chandra, Jhuni Cnatt fcning-Jen Chftn, E frm ja C 3k£l Fpt r iLab, Peter Gielisse, Yousef Haik, Patrick Hollis, Simone Hruda, Peter Kalu, Anjaneyulu Krothapalli, Keith Larson lJz LoareWcte ' , Phillipe Matson, OTrrTMVfVeTjuarfT aTlos Oraon ez. Justin Schwartz, Jack Seely, Leon Van Dommelen, Steven Van Sciver, Jeffrey Wilcox, Chi-Fu Wu undergraduate students: 884; graduate students: 233; applied: 467; admitted: 233; enrolled: 130 - aca 4 mcJr - t Dr. Gang Chen, professor of civil and environ- mental engineering, analyzes the contents of test tubes as part of his research, Students help their professors by participating in some of their research. Dr. Peter Kalu, professor of industrial engi- neering, works in the College of Engineering ' s National High Magnetic Field Lab (funded by the National Science Foundation). Dr. Amy Chan-Hilton, professor of civil and environmental engineering, demonstrates the proper procedure for setting up an ex- perimental model in the laboratory, -. Dr. Ching-Jen Chen Dr. Ching-Jen Chen is currently the Dean of the College of Engineer- ing and Professor of Mechanical Engi- neering and the Director of the Center for Nanomagnetics and Biotechnol- ogy. Dean Chen received his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 1967. Professor Chen was named Dean of Engineering for Florida A M University-Florida State University in August 1992. Prior to his appointment as Dean, he was on the faculty at the University of Iowa since 1967 and served as the Chair of the Depart- ment of Mechanical Engineering from 1982 to 1992. Dean Chen received the Alexander von Humboldt Senior United States Scientist Award in 1974. He was Associate Editor of the Jour- nal of Engineering Mechanics (1989- 92). He currently serves as US Region- al Editor for the International Journal of Visualization (1997-). His research interests are in laminar and turbulent convection, computational methods in fluid flows and more recently micro devices, effects of magnetic field on cells and bio-magnetic fluid dynam- ics. His teaching and research have resulted in the completion of thirty- six Ph.D. dissertations and thirty-three M.S. theses under his direction. Dean Chen is a Fellow of ASME and ASCE. He is author or co-author of over 100 publications in the form of books, monographs and technical journal papers and has three patents in blood cell separation technology. college of Courtesy of the college of Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Art The Florida State Legislature cre- ated The School of Motion Picture, Tele- vision and Recording Arts in 1989 with the expressed mission to prepare men and women for successful careers in the film and television industries, The school operates on the main campus of The Florida State University located in Tallahassee, Florida, offering programs in undergraduate and grad- uate film production. The Film School provides a one-on-one setting for the majority of instruction, Its curriculum fo- cuses on the art, craft, and business of storytelling, The faculty of filmmakers is a blend of senior industry members that include Stuart Robertson, Richard Port- man, Rexford Metz, and Chip Chalmers, and young accomplished professionals such as Valerie Scoon, Reb Braddock, Tim Long, and Vicky Meyer, all who have a record of excellent teaching in addi- tion to their impressive industry credits, Faculty members work with students in a studio facility that consists of produc- tion offices, sound stages, screening theatres, digital production and post- production equipment, Super-16 and 35mm cameras, and grip and camera trucks, Recently recognized by The Di- rectors Guild of America for its distin- guished contribution to American cul- ture, The Florida State University Film School provides professional training to a limited number of the very bright- est students in the world, Only 30 men and women are selected each year to attend its programs, significantly few- er than any other major film school in America. v pii vi All photos are courtesy of the college of Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Art Chuck Allen, Valliere Richard Auzenne, Reb Braddock, Chip Chalmers, Bill Carruth, Leslie France, Dan Holland, Jed Kaleko, Timothy Long, A.C. Lyles, Rexford Metz, Victoria Meyer, Frank Patterson, Richard Portman, Stuart Robertson, Valerie Scoon, Tets-OT ScottTFitnik- Tomaraulo undergraduate students: 143; graduate students: 66; applied: 762; admitted: 253; enrolled: 84 - oca Jfeyvvor " Graduate Film Program student Matt Pope, 2005 National Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker Award Winner, works on mixing the sound for his short film. Kelsey Scott, award-winning MFA Film alumnis and visiting faculty member, instructs current students in use of the motion picture camera. Richard Portman, Gordon Sawyer Professor of Recording Arts, talks to graduate recording arts students. Frank Patterson Frank Patterson has taught film for fifteen years at The University of Texas, Baylor University, and Chap- man University where he served as the director of the School of Film and Tele- vision. He has also served as President of The Los Angeles Film School in Hol- lywood, California. Patterson has twenty ' years of experience as a writer, director and producer of motion pictures. His most recently produced screen writing credits include Broke Sky (2004) and Confession of a Florisf (2003), starring Sylvia Miles, which he also directed. In addition to his numerous feature films, Patterson ' s credits include more than, TOO commercial productions for tele- vision. During the early years of The Film School ' s history Patterson worked as one of the key architects of the graduate program. He . established unique criteria for linking student pro- duction to learning that is now the foundation for the curriculum of the school. He is privileged to have taught, every student to attend the graduate program during the first ten years of the school ' s history. ... Most recently Patterson creat- ed the Dean ' s Alumni Council, a body of successful alumni who provide guid- ance for The Film School ' s curriculum and development efforts. He also hosts an annual Alumni Conference in Los Angeles where graduating stu- dents meet alumni mentors who pro- vide valuable connections and sup- port toward a successful transition into the industry. coll ege o f Courtesy of the College of Human Sciences This year, the College of Human Sci- ences celebrated it ' s centennial, having been established in 1905, Considered the flagship program in Human Sciences in Flor- ida, the college has consistently ranked as one of the top fifteen national programs in terms of grants and contracts, undergrad- uate and graduate enrollment, degrees granted, and total endowment. It ' s award winning faculty are leaders in their respective disciplines and are recog- nized for their teaching and research, They include three eminent scholar endowed chairs and six named professors. The col- lege houses three departments: Family and Child Sciences; Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; and Textiles and Consumer Sci- ence. Programs in Family and Child Scienc- es emphasize the health and development of children and families through education, research and service to the community, Programs in Nutrition, Food, and Exercise sciences contribute to the prevention of chronic disease through the conduct of ap- plied and basic research and through strong teaching programs. Professional opportuni- ties in nutrition, food and exercise sciences have increased due to the national inter- est in healthy living. Programs in Textiles and Consumer Sciences address physical, behavioral and economic factors influenc- ing apparel textile product development, retail merchandising and residential envi- ronments. The curriculum emphasizes the application of the best business practices and knowledge of human behavior to the successful development and management of apparel and residential products, The Merchandising program consis- tently places 90% or more of its graduates in executive level positions with retail firms, The Apparel Design and Merchandising programs are among the largest in student enrollment in the country, The Residential Science program is one of only three of its kind in the country, All photos are courtesy of the College of Human Science Doris Abood, Larry Barlow, Catherine Black, Jose Blanco, Kathryn Bojczyk, Wanda Brown, Rinn Cloud, Laura Cook, Thomas Cornille, Stephanie Curenton, Carol Darling, Jodee Dorsey, Arturo Figueroa , Frank Fincham, Susan Fiorito, Michele Garber, Elizabeth Goldsmith, Kay Grise, Patty Hattaway, Emily Haymes, Jeanne Heitmeyer, Jennifer Hemphill, Peggy Hsieh, Eundeok Kim, Murray Krantz, Robert Lee, Young-A :athy L e b it s u n -, Jim Mclaughlin, Lenore McWey, Steve Mills, Robert Moffatt, Mary Ann Moore, Ann in Mullis Ly PptfTO Esi P yjey, Penny Ralston, Jenice Rankins, Coco Readdick, Marsha Rehm, ' Sathe, AngelaS Tga aulihe Sullivan, Delores Truesdell undergraduate students: 1840; graduate students: 174; applied: 475; admitted: 266; enrolled: 178 ww- aca Jfcvv.or - il Students dressed up to attend the College of Human Sciences ' Centennial Gala this October. This group stands in Doak Campbell Stadium. Students take turns to sit at the College of Hu- man Sciences ' Centennial Touchdown! Home- coming Brunch to greet visitors at an outdoor table. A marker on Legacy Walk in honor of Dean Mar- garet Sandels and the founders who established the College of Human Sciences is unveiled in a ceremony early in the Fall semester. Dr. Penny Ralston Ralston ' s research and teach- ing interests are related to older adult learning, community- based programs for the elderly, health promotion nutri- tional education, issues affecting the minority elderly, and program devel- opment in higher education. Ralston ' s interests related to community-based organizations for older adults have fo- cused on factors related to the de- velopment, growth and utilization of senior centers. Several studies exam- ined minority issues in relation to se- nior center use. More recently, her interests have focused on programs for elders, with attention given to health promo- tion and nutrition. She completed, with Nancy Cohen, a study that ad- dressed factors influencing dietary quality of elderly blacks, funded by the Andrus Foundation. As a separate area of interest, Ralston has studied Black participation in home economics from an historical perspective and has also led efforts to increase minority involvement in the human sciences. In particular, Ralston spearheaded a three-year. $250,000 partnership grant from the U.S. De- partment of Agriculture, with three partner historically Black colleges and universities, that will expose minority students to research and graduate school opportunities at FSU. CO lie geo f Bob Branciforte FSU ' s College of Information is a leader in the education of librarians and information technology special- ists, has been active in distance edu- cation since its inception, and is wide- ly recognized for its pioneering role in the areas of web based education and undergraduate information tech- nology education. The master ' s de- gree curriculum, which is accredited by the American Library Association and approved by the National Coun- cil for Accreditation of Teacher Edu- cation, consists of concentrations in Information Architecture, Information Needs of Youth, Information Policy and Management, Information Technology Man- agement, and Knowledge Manage- ment. In the most recent national survey, FSU ' s school media and youth services programs were ranked sec- ond in the nation. I People and Information Making Vita Connections -The FSU College of Information All photos are courtesy of the Colloao of Information Studies John Bertot, Robert Brooks, Darrell Burke, Gary Burnett, Kathleen Burnett, Maria Chavez-Her- nandez, Anthony Chow, Ian Douglas, Eliza Dresang, Nancy Everhart, Ken Fleischmann, John Gathegi, Marcella Genz, Melissa Gross, Corinne Jorgensen, Peter Jorgensen, Michelle Kazmer, -KY H Kim, Mr-B wie Kotrlfik Don Latham, Mia Liza Lustria, Paul Marty, Charles McClure, David MpeBjiJ niel PhJel| i 4 lefdiL. Alan Stromberg, Wayne Wiegand, Michael Workman undergraduate students: 308; graduate students: 738; applied: 603; admitted: 393; enrolled: 270 - aca pnia - Masters student Rachel Besara, Professor Eliza T. Dresang, and Associate Professor Nancy Ever- hart participate in " School Library Media Spe- cialists for the 21st Century: Leaders Educated to Make a Difference, " the first program of its kind in the nation. Undergraduate student Lien Pham works on a project on the computer. " ■• :• ' - ■■p Dr. Larry Dennis Larry C. Dennis earned his BS in Physics at the University of Michi- gan and his PhD in Nuclear Physics at the University of Virginia. Previously, he was Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of the Office for Distributed and Distance Learning (ODDL) at FSU. He has taught physics at FSU since 1979 and has won a University Teaching Award and two State of Florida Teaching Incentive Program Awards, In his role as Director of ODDL, he has gained extensive experience developing online degree programs and applying technology to instruc- tion. He serves on the Board of Di- rectors of the Southeastern University Research Association and is a mem- ber of the EDUCAUSE Advisory Com- mittee on Teaching and Learning. Access to and use of in- formation technology, services, and products by people in all their diversity throughout their lives is of profound individual and societal importance. -The FSU College of Information coll ege o f Courtesy of the College of Law We are proud of our law school, which continues to rise rapidly in nation- al rankings, Here ' s why: Our 750 students hail from 34 states, 12 countries and 209 colleges and universities, including Brown, Har- vard, Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Stanford and Virginia, among others. Our gifted faculty members are nationally recognized scholars, known for their interdisciplinary work in areas such as Economics, Law, and Psycholo- gy. Many of them recently have served as visiting professors at other top law schools, including Berkeley, Cornell, Tex- as, UCLA, Vanderbilt and Virginia. Our academic programs are top- notch. The U.S. News World Report rankings show us rising rapidly in repu- tation and as having the 14th best en- vironmental law program in the nation. We also have program strength in Inter- national Law and in Business Law and Economics. Our job placement record is truly remarkable. Ninety-nine percent of the class of 2004 was placed within nine months of graduation. Our law school has been lauded for its diversity both by U.S. News World Report and by Hispanic Business maga- zine. Our well-connected alumni are noted members of the bench and bar and leaders in the private and pub- lic sectors — and they are enthusiastic about helping our law students succeed in their careers. (5nr I i photos are courtesy o ollege of Law Frederick M. Abbott, Rob E. Atkinson Jr., Amitai Aviram, Barbara Ann Banoff, Debra Lyn Bassett, Curtis Bridge- man, Donna R. Christie, Terence C. Coonan, Joseph Dodge, Charles W. Ehrhardt, Steven G. Gey, Elwin J. Griffith, Sally Hadden, Adam J. Hirsch, Jonathan Klick, Tahirih V. Lee, Charlene D. Luke, Dan Markel, David L. Greg ory Mitch ell, Dawd F. Powell, Benjamin J. (B.J.) Priester, Jim Rossi, J. B. Ruhl, John Scholz, Mark feld, LoiJ L JStowbefei KstfcOdlP, Southerland, Nat S. Stern, John W. Van Doren, John F. Yetter students: 762; applied: 3864; admitted: 941; enrolled: 286 - aca Jfcvvcir - 1 The Mock Trial Team, composed of College of Law students, conducts a trial. Students assumed all roles of a trial, including judge, defense, and prosecution. Professors Gregory Mitchell (right), and Shiela M. McDevitt, speak with College of Law stu- dents about the fine points of a particular statute. Steven G. Gey, the David and Deborah Fon- vielle Donald and Janet Hinkle Professor. Donald Weidner Donald Weidner graduated with a J.D., from the University of Tex- as at Austin, 1969. He recieved his B.S. in Psychology from Fordham Univer- sity, 1966. A recognized authority on partnerships, fiduciary duties, and real estate finance, Dean Weidner is co- author of The Revised Uniform Part- nership Act (West Group, 2004). He also has recently written on academ- ic freedom and on the use of special purpose entities by large corporations to keep debt off their books. Dean Weidner teaches Prop- erty, Agency and Partnership, and Real Estate Transactions. A member of the American Law Institute and Re- porter for the Uniform Partnership Act, he served as Dean of Florida State University College of Law from 1991- 1997, as Interim Dean from 1998-2000, and as Dean from 2000-present. He has also served as a Visiting Profes- sor at the law schools of University of Texas, University of New Mexico, Stan- ford University, and University of North Carolina. He began his legal career at the New York firm of Willkie Farr 8c Gal- lagher. Dean Weidner is an honors graduate of University of Texas Law School, where he was project editor for Texas Law Review. college of Courtesy of the College of Medicine The College of Medicine ' s 300,000 square-foot building com- plex neared completion in fall 2005, with only a portion of the research building remaining to be completed in early 2006. The $60 million build- ing complex is built around a court- yard and features a state-of-the-art Clinical Learning Center, a simulated medical office where students learn their basic clinical skills. Other unique features include eight student learn- ing communities accommodating up to 30 students each. These spaces for formal and informal study, as well as relaxation, include small-group rooms equipped with the latest instructional technology, kitchen and shower fa- cilities, and a lounge area. The medi- cal school complex also houses more than 40 biomedical and behavioral research laboratories, the Charlotte Edwards Maguire Medical Library, classrooms, an auditorium and an anatomy lab. T he College of Medicine has joined forces with the Honors Program to establish a B.S. M.D. program that will be open to five students annually beginning in fall 2006. The program will allow eligible honors students to pursue a B.S. degree of their choice while also participating in a Medical Scholars Program, which will include a seminar, mentorship program and required pre-med courses and expe- riences. Students participating in the program will be eligible for early ad- mission to the College of Medicine upon completion of premed require- ments, making it possible to graduate with B.S. M.D. degree in seven years. Curtis Altmann, Dennis Baker, David Balkwill, Leslie Beitsch, Bruce Berg, Ewa Bienkiewicz, Michael Blaber, Harold Bland, Jerry Boland, Edward Bradley, Robert Brooks, Kenneth Brummel-Smith, Susanne Cappendijk, Nancy Clark, Trent Clarke, Art Clawson, Gareth Dutton, Peter Eveland, Gail Galasko, Mary Gerend, Robert Glueckauf, Lisa Granville, Jocelyn Gravlee, Akash Gunjan, J. Ocie Har- ris, Suzanne Harrison, Jamila Horabin, Myra Hurt, Suzanne Johnson, Mohamed Kabbaj, Yoichi Kato, Brooks Keel, Edward Klatt, Fred Kobylarz, Choogon Lee, Morton Levitt, Alma Littles, Jackie Lloyd, Paul McLeod, Nir Menachemi, Michael Muszynski, Karen Myers, Icese, CTTdllfs Ooimet, Jaarnps Overton, Graham Patrick, Willis Paull, Andrew Payer, Alice Pomidor, Stephen Quintero, Ele- tSandolphPill,fc 6 yc d4dAJ lug e Ryerson, Pushpendra Sharma, Janet Shepherd, Sarah Sherraden, Jeffrey Spike, He, Brankp StkiaM cvc ' utfe lfini£X)oris Terry, Eugene Trowers, Daniel Van Durme, Yangchang Wang, Xian-Min Yu students: 229; applied: 26; admitted: 8; enrolled: 4 - aca Jfavva - Shayla Gray, a student in the inaugural class, on her third-year family medicine rotation with Dr. Tom Serio. Dr. Gray is now in her family medicine residency at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. In the Clinical Learning Center, a simulated clinic, a College of Medicine faculty member o bserves a student working with standardized patients via closed circuit television. X Dr. J. Ocie Harris Dr. Harris was named dean of the FSU College of Medicine in January 2003. He came to the medical school in November 2000 as associate dean for medical education and was re- sponsible for establishing the college ' s community-based training sites, as well as recruiting faculty to conduct the clinical education program. From 1973 until joining FSU in 2000, Dr. Harris had a distinguished career at the University of Florida Col- lege of Medicine, where he served as associate dean for community-based programs and director of UF ' s North Florida Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program, a position he held for 10 years. Dr. Harris also directed the internal medicine clerkship at UF from 1974 to 1995. A leader in primary care edu- cation in Florida, he was recognized by his students with the Hippocratic Award for Teaching Excellence for his contributions to their education. From 1973 until joining FSU in 2000, Dr. Har- ris had a distinguished career at the University of Florida College of Medi- cine. He progressed through the ranks from assistant professor to professor of medicine, and later became associate dean for community-based programs and director of UF ' s North Florida Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Pro- gram, a position he held for 10 years. The primary role of the AHEC Program is to develop community-based edu- cation for health professions students, especially in rural and medically under- served communities. CO lie geo f Courtesy of the School of Music The FSU School of Music was founded in 1910. As the third largest university music program in the US, it is one of the most comprehensive and most respected programs in the na- tion. Notable alumni include: Ellen Zwilich, v 60, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Composition; Christo- pher Deviney, principal percussionist with the Philadelphia Orchestra; Win- ston Scott, 72, Astronaut; George Newall, ' 60, Creator of Schoolhouse Rock. Over $33 million has been raised for the College of Music during the last two Capital Campaigns. Music Education and Music Therapy were recently recognized as the most productive research pro- grams in the United States Concerts and recitals now ex- ceed 500 per year and include stu- dent and faculty performances as well as guest artists with international reputations. Our rich heritage is impor- roviding us :tive about main centive to m we continuing excellence -The FSU College of Music Ray Stanyard Michael Allen, Eva Amsler, Leo n Anderson, Jr., Pamela Andrews, Valerie Arsenault, Charles Atkins, Michael Bakan. William (Scotty) Barnhart, Seth Beckman, Deborah Bish, David Bjella, Judy Bowers, Charles Brewer, Carolyn Bridger, Wanda Brister-Rachwal, Michael Buchler, Clifford Callender, Jose Carrasco, Joanna Carter, Eliot Chapo, Karen Clarke, Richard Clary, Jane Clendinning, Michael Corzine, David Cripps, Alice-Ann Darrow, Roy Delp, John Drew, Patrick Dunnigan, Paul Ebbers, Rodney Eichenberger, Kevin Fenton, Douglas Fisher, Barbara Ford-Kronholz, Brian Gaber, Read Gainsford, Anne Garee, Larry Gerber, John Geringer, Don Gibson, Bryan Goff, Dianne Gregory, Frank Gunderson, Anne Hodges, Timothy Hoekman, Bruce Holzman, Alex Jimenez, Evan Jones, Kim Jones, Rodney Jordan, Jeffrey Keesecker, Steven Kelly, William Kennedy, Jeffery Kite-Powell, Benjamin Koen, Frank Kowalsky, Ladislav Kubik, Matthew Lata, Deloise Lima, Karyl Louwenaar, Clif- sen, Leonar d Muj ii u y w omo, Nor»e Mastrogiacomo, James Mathes, Vicki McArthur, Patrick Meighan, Christopher Moore, Cecily Nail, James Nalley, Beth lc Ohlsson, Dele Qlsen a nfa dA3l«an|JohnJ : arks, William Peterson, Jerrold Pope, Marcia Porter, Melanie Punter. Marcus Roberts, Nancy Rogers, Mary RimaMTcfrjsIa Ryan, Jafe Jrnfr yn ila fnTlrT fyg Seaton, Matthew Shaftel, Bentley Shellahamer, Peter Spencer, Jayne Standley, Michelle Stebleton, James Streerh, Andre Thdmas, valeriVlTulilo.Timberly VanWeelden, Denise Von Glahn, Claudia Waite, Leo Welch, Mark Wingate, Thomas Wright, Ellen T, Zwilich undergraduate students: 766; graduate students: 401; applied: 1666; admitted: 727; enrolled: 326 - aca Jfcvvat - Carlos Temperan plays the violin at a Music concert. Students in the College of Music are required to attend a certain number of con- certs per semester. Courtesy of the College of Music O o 1.1 Ray Stanyard Rodney Jordan, assistant professor of jazz stud- ies, coaches undergraduate jazz studies ma- jor Etienne Charles before the FSU student jazz combo ' s performance on the prestigious Jazz at Lincoln Center series in May, 2005. At an University Symphoy Orchestra concert is Melissa Johnson playing the french horn, «CL B FS Don Gibson received his B.M, and M.M. from Duquesne University, and his Ph.D. from Florida State Univer- sity. Prior to his current appointment as Dean of the College of Music at FSU, he served as Director of the School of Music at Ohio State University. He has also served as Director of the School of Music at Western Michigan Univer- sity, Associate Dean of the School of Music at Baylor University, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts at Elon Col- lege, and Chair of the division of in- strumental studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was principal flute of the Greensboro Symphony and the Win- ston-Salem Symphony as well as prin- cipal flute and featured soloist with the United States Navy Band, In addition, he has performed throughout Japan and South Korea with recorded ap- pearances on national radio. (Japan) and national television (South Korea). A respected music theorist, his re- search has utilized computers to ex- amine the correlation between theo- retical relatedness and perception of contemporary pitch structures. The results of his investigations have been reported in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Psychomusicology, and Music Theory: Explorations and Applications. Gibson has served as Execu- tive Director and National President of Pi Kappa Lambda, the national colle- giate honor society for music, and as Chair of the Commission on Accredi- tation for the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). e o f Courtesy oTThe College of Nursing Florida State University, celebrated its 150th year ot academic excellence and is emerging as one of the nation ' s leading research universities. The School of Nursing, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, is located in the recently refurbished Vivian M. Duxbury Hall, provid- ing students with state-of-the-art support services which include a Learning Resource Center containing both written and video resources. LRC staff are able to provide expert assistance with online database searches. The School of Nursing also main- tains its own up-to-date computer lab as well as a Nursing Technology Lab for pro- cedural practice. The NTL is staffed with a Master ' s prepared ARNP who guides stu- dents in new learning and is prepared in the operation of the adult and pediatric Human Patient Simulators for advanced assessments. The School of Nursing is collaborat- ing with the Florida State University College of Medicine and other community agen- cies in the research and development of patterns of care provided to the state ' s rural, indigent, and elder populations. With such a wide network, the Graduate Pro- gram is able to permit clinical experiences to be achieved in varied and distant loca- tions. Our faculty have diverse clinical and research interests and enjoy mentoring students one-on-one. The School of Nurs- ing works very closely with the University ' s R.O.T.C. programs, as well as with military services supporting many active-duty stu- dents. The School is also in the process of developing online classes, some of which are currently available statewide for stu- dents in the RN to BSN MSN program. Ad- ditional role specialties are being planned, such as the Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist. ( Mn4r All photos are courtesy of the College of Nursing Kay Aloi, Lori Argo, Donna Barber, Vicki Barth, Elisa Casey, Barbara Cottrell, Nanna Cuchens, Jo Davis, Pa- tricia, Gretchen Deyoung, Paula Dibenedetto, Lynn Elliot, Sandra Faria, Jeanne Flannery, Ke nneth Fowler, Deborah Frank, Nancy Fruin, Barbara Frye, JoAn Goss, Jolynn Greenhalg, Laurie Grubbs, Sally Karioth, Susan _King, C indy Le wjs, Kath erine Mason, Florence McCutchen, Miriam McLarty, Carol McNutt, Susan Porterfield, M argute tRichbouijg, Mary BetfpSchalL Evelyn Singer, Nancy Smith, Dianne Speake, Renee Strouts, Linda Sul- Iivpn,p5fegise Tucker, I Tj M feT jPatricia Whiteside, Kay Whitten, James Whyte, Mary Beth Zeni undergraduate students: 415; graduate students: 52; applied: 456; admitted: 196; enrolled: 65 -aca Jfcvvar - Nursing students demonstrate healthy eating habits at the Hooray for Healthy Hearts event. Students made posters and wore t-shirts to teach children the benefits of a healthy diet. Dontld- your heart hurt? _ V V V W W iou ' re baling sod or upset - jou can to|W-v ' .rust £r Dean Katherine P. Mason (right) and a guest en- joy the refreshments at the College of Nursing ' s Homecoming reception following the confer- ence: " Reflections on Nursing. " Dr. Linda Sullivan, professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the College of Nursing, celebrates at the Spring 2005 Commence- ment. rine P. Mason Katherine P. Mason currently serves as the Dean of the Florida State University ' s School of Nursing. She has Bachelors of Science in Nurs- ing degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, a Master ' s in Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina, Cha- pel Hill, and a Doctorate in Educa- tional Leadership from the University of Florida. From 1989 to .2001 she held the positions of Director of Per- formance Improvement and State Public Health Nursing Director for the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Mason has experience in Florida ' s Duval and Lee County Public Health Units and served as Associate Profes- sor and Director of Nursing Educa- tion at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville. Dr. Mason served as President of the Florida Nurses Association as the Chair of the Community, Primary and Long Term Care Nursing Prac- tice Council of the American Nurses Association. She has been a mem- ber of the Executive Board of the Association of State and Territorial Directors of Nursing and is a gradu- ate of the Public Health Leadership Institute sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and the Univer- sity of California. CO lie geo f Courtesy of the College of Social Sciences The College of Social Sciences houses the Askew School of Public Ad- ministration and Policy, Departments of Economics, Geography, Political Sci- ence, Sociology, and Urban 8c Regional Planning. The School of Public Admin- istration and Policy provides profes- sional education serving government just as schools of business, law and medicine serve their professions. The Economics Department studies how institutions, such as markets, arise to solve the problem of allocating scarce resources among competing ends and what the determinants of movements in aggregate economic activity are. The Geography Department emphasizes the investigation of criti- cal issues of society and the physical environment, including the linkages between global and local processes, a hallmark of geographic inquiry. The focus of the department is built upon two foundations of faculty expertise: political geography and environmen- tal studies. The Department of Political Sci- ence provides background for careers in government at the local, state, and national levels; in international organi- zations; political campaigns; interest groups and lobbying organizations; journalism; business; and law. The soci- ology department has four substantive emphases: health and aging, stratifi- cation, and demography. The Depart- ment of Urban and Regional Planning was created in 1965 in response to the growing national demand for persons trained in planning, urban affairs, and policy analysis. ency$ a£ndtir All photos are courtesy of the College of Social Sciences Economics: Paul Beaumont, Bruce Benson, Joseph Calhoun, Tina Carter, James Cobbe, Gary Fournier, Randall Holcombe, George Macesich, Milton Marquis, Patrick Mason, Thomas McCaleb, Stefan Norrbin, Kislaya Prasad, David W. Rasmussen, Timothy Sass, Donald Schlagenhauf, Carl Schmertmann, Mario Tello, Thomas Zuehlke; Geography: Jay Baker, James Eisner, Jan Kodras, Jonathan Leib, Trajco Mesev, Patrick O ' Sullivan, Phillip Steinberg, Barney Warf; Urban Regional Planning: Ivonne Audirac-Zazueta, Jeffrey Brown, Timothy Chapin, Charles Connerly, Robert Deyle, Petra Doan, Rebecca Miles, Bruce Stiftel, Greg Thompson; Political Science: Burton Atkins, Charles Barrilleaux, William Berry, Thomas - Cgr y A iiiinm r.inqg ft Rnh rt Crew, Scott Flanagan, Paul Hensel, Robert Jackson, Kathleen Kemp, Hee Min Kim, William Moore, John Scholz, Daje Srij h Jay Turner, »illiam WeissertpjlibMc .Administration and Policy: Frances Berry, James Bowman, Ralph Brower, David Coursey, Lance De Havfen frrfm, RicharaTFei rcf 2fri 1 a, fcrSl etdLsociology: Elwood Carlson, Isaac Eberstein, Allen Imershein, Graham Kinloch, Patricia Mar- tint JameVoTcutt, IrenelPadavic, WhrfrTe TrrlJs, Rodin Simon undergraduate students: 2471; graduate students: 639; applied: 1488; admitted: 893; enrolled: 519 - aca 4 var - Undergraduate students ot geography use a computer program to study data collected through surveys. FSU Photo Lab Students and faculty from the College of So- cial Sciences attend a lecture given by guest speaker Lord Timothy Clement-Jones. Undergraduate students in the Bellamy lecture hall socialize before class starts. " WMmm ■ II David W. Rasmussen Dr. Rasmussen, holder of the James H. Gapi nski Professorship, joined the faculty of the FSU Department of Economics in 1968 as an Assistant Pro- fessor and was promoted to Profes- sor in 1979. He received his Ph.D from Washington University, St. Louis in 1969 and his B.A. from Earlham College in 1964. In addition to his appointment in the Department of Economics, Dr. Rasmussen served as the Director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center for the Study of Critical Issues of Government and Policy. He received a University Teaching Incentive Program Award in 1995 and a Professorial Excellence Program Award in 1997. Rasmussen was named Dean of College of Social Sciences in 2003. Over his career Professor Ras- mussen ' s scholarly research and poli- cy evaluation studies have addressed important public policy questions, in- cluding economics of discrimination, urban and regional economic devel- opment, the economics of crime and substance abuse policy, and housing economics. Professor Rasmussen has written (or co-authored) five books and published over 75 articles in lead- ing professional journals. CO 11 ege o f Courtesy of the College of Social Work Social Work classes were first taught in the Sociology Department in the 1920s. In 1928 Dr. Coyle Moore expanded social work offerings and became the first dean of the School of Social Welfare when it was estab- lished in 1950. In 1973 the program be- came the School of Social Work, then the College of Social Work in 2005. The College of Social Work of- fers degrees at the baccalaureate, master ' s, and doctoral levels. The MSW degree program at FSU has been continuously accredited by the Coun- cil on Social Work Education (CSWE) since 1950, and the baccalaureate since 1974. Social Work ' s Ph.D. pro- gram also was begun in 1974. There are presently approximately 300 un- dergraduates and 350 graduate stu- dents enrolled in the College and the faculty numbers 42. Administratively, the College is directed by a dean, assisted by an associate and assistant dean. Other administrative faculty members are responsible for the doctoral program, master ' s program, undergraduate program, part-time programs, inter- national programs and field educa- tion. During the 2005-06 school year, students and faculty from the Col- lege of Social Work helped Habitat for Humanity build a house, assisted Dr. Wendy Crook in a survey of Tal- lahassee ' s homeless population, and participated in fundraising events for hurricane and earthquake victims. The student association also spon- sored an art exhibit to benefit victims of domestic violence. ■ — .■■■I. — — ■■-■I. — ■■ I I .......... J J I M il .., M, I,, ||| || H | .„ | . | | I 1 Abell, J. Neil Abell, Margaret G. Ashmore, Janet F. Berry, Katrina J, Boone, Pamela Brooks, Claire J. Calohan, Wendy P. Crook, Nancy L. Detweiler, Charles R. Figley, Francine M. Gomory, Tomi Gomory, Pamela W. Graham, James E, Hinterlong, April Hofmeister, Kathleen A. Kearney, Donna M. Kelley, Karen M. Keroack, Patricia B. Lager, Earle Lee Jr., M. Kim Maddox, J. Kate Markley, Keithlen V. Mathis, Sharon M. Maxwell, Nicholas F, Mazza, C. Aaron McNeece, Robin E, Perry, Melissa A, -ftepeteyrjKaren A.- Rmy l o l|s 4- i, Sharoa Ross-Donaldson, Scott D. Ryan, Tiffany Sander Baffour, Daniel J. Schultz, Arlene B. Sha- hdenPccr C. Sieb4rt,fj£y yc wf f3|fU arol A, Spring, Martell L. Teasley, Bruce A. Thyer, Edgar H, Tyson, Victoria M. VferaifoUEhda S. VirfronL ■Sr undergraduate students: 283; graduate students: 398; applied: 403; admitted: 193; enrolled: 151 - aca afavvcir - I Dr. Edgar Tyson (Right) was awarded a grant from the Ludacris Foundation to study the im- pact of rap music on youth culture. i College of Social Work scholarship winners were recognized at a luncheon at the University Cen- ter Club, which annually brings together recipi- ents and major donors of the College ' s sixteen regularly awarded scholarships. Dr. James Hinterlong, Hartford scholar, and pro- fessor in the College of Social Work. Till C. Aaron McNeece received his M.A. degree in Political " Science from Texas Tech University, and his M.S.W. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. He worked in juvenile probation and adult correc- tions before serving on the faculty at the University of Arkansas and the Uni- versity of Kentucky. He has been on the faculty at Florida State University since 1978. He was assistant dean of the School of Social work from 1979 until 1986, and he served as acting dean in 2001-2002. From 1992 to 2000 he served as director of the In- stitute for Health and Human Services Research at Florida State University, where he conducted research, on approximately 130 intervention pro- grams for substance abusing criminal and juvenile offenders. He is the co-author (with Diana M. DiNitto) of Chemical dependency; A systems approach (Allyn 8c Bacon, 2005), and the co-author (with Da- vid W. Springer and Elizabeth M. Ar- nold) of Substance abuse treatment for criminal offenders (American Psy- chological Association, 2003). His lat- est publications have focused on the connection between drugs, crime, and public policy. He is currently the dean of the College of Social Work and Walter W. Hudson Professor of So- cial Work at Florida State University. coll eee o f Courtesy of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre, and Dance The College of Visual Arts, The- atre and Dance was formed in 2005 with the combination of two highly ranked schools, the School of Visual Arts and Dance and the School of Theatre. The new College has six top- ranked academic units: the Depart- ments of Art, Art History, Art Education, Interior Design, and Dance as well as the School of Theatre, and specialized programs in Museum Studies and the Arts and Community Service; over 1 20 full-time faculty; and over 1,700 ma- jors in undergraduate, master ' s and doctoral programs. Alumni are rep- resented in all the major arts-related professions and have won a range of major awards, including the Capezio, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Awards. The College also includes the Museum of Fine Arts on campus and the Acting Conservatory in Sarasota, and provides fac ulty (and students) to many of FSU ' s International Pro- grams ' sites, particularly London, Flor- ence, Paris, and Valencia. The School of Theatre is one of the largest and most comprehen- sive theatre-training programs in the United States, and a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Additionally, the School was a Founding member of the University Resident Theatre As- sociation and has been ranked by U.S. News and World Reports in the top ten among national Theatre MFA pro- grams. The Richard G. Fallon Theatre was voted Best Place to See a Play 1999-2004 by the FSView Florida Flambeau. All photos courtesy of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre, and Dance Interior Design: David Butler, Peter Koenig, Peter Munton, Karen Myers, Ricardo Navarro, Tasuku Ohazama, Lisa Waxman, Eric Wiedegreen; Art History: Karen Bearor, Jack Freiberg, Paula Gerson, Cynthia Hahn, Jean Hudson, Robert Neuman; Dance: Anjali Austin, Douglas Corbin, Lynda Davis, Suzanne Farrell, Sheila Humphreys, Anthony Morgan, Elizabeth Patenaude, John Perpener, Patricia Phillips, Russell Sandifer, Sally Sommer, Daniel Wagoner, Tom Welsh, Patricia Young, Jawole Zollar; Art: George Blakely, Ray Burggraf, Robert Fichter, Janics Hartwell, Charles Hook, Terri Lindbloom, Mark Messersmith, Roald Nasgaard, Donald Odita, )berson, TjTiarf GdrUa Roig Sail Rubini, Paul Rutkovsky, Pat Ward Williams; Art Education: Tom Anderson, Charles Dorn, il, Patricia Vil ygCTWcteL ietoChappell, Martha D. Cooper, Mary Dahl, Kate Gelabert, Cameron Jackson, Dale orge Judjy, GWrafl el v»e !n LWkson, Mark Medoff, Colleen Muscha, Michael Richey undergraduate students: 858; graduate students: 334; applied: 577; admitted: 302; enrolled: 209 - aca Jfavvar - An undergraduate visual arts student incorporates the technique of welding into his sculpture. A moving performance of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of The Marquis de Sade was pre- formed by the theater department this year. Lynda Davis, a professor of modern dance, leads a class of undergraduate dance students in stregnth-building exercises to warm up for class. Dr. Sally E. McRorie Professor Sally McRorie serves as Dean of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance at Florida State University. Dean McRorie ' s prior pro- fessional experiences include service as the Chair of Art and Design at Pur- due University, Chair of the Depart- ment of Art Education at FSU, Co-Di- rector of the Florida Institute for Art Education, and National Co-Chair of the Getty and Annenberg Founda- tions ' multiyear project " Transforming Education through the Arts. " She taught elementary and middle school art in the public schools of North Carolina and Kansas, and completed her Ph.D. at the University of Kansas in 1985. Dean McRorie has published widely in the fields of art, art education, and aesthetics; has given over 100 lectures and presentations nationally and internationally; and has received numerous awards in- cluding the Manuel Barkan Award for Outstanding Paper in Art Education, the Florida State University Teaching Award, and the Florida and Indiana Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Awards. Join the Seminole Boosters www.se 1 Jessica Travis Brianna Douthitt Jeffrey Abbood Applied Economics Politics Amanda Achong Psychology Sociology Grace Adkison Interior Design Clifton Alexander T Craig Alexander II Criminology Russian L Brooke Afford Violin Performance Greveshia Allen Management James Allen Finance 8c Real Estate Jessica Allen Recreation Leisure Jonathan Alvarez Communication A certain indescribable feeling comes with being a member of the Florida State family. Steven Koshler understood it the first time he set foot on campus. " The feeling you get when you walk on FSU ' s campus is different than other schools I have vis- ited. Some give off a pretentious vibe, but at FSU I have always felt welcome. " Steven never let that feeling of comfort turn into complacen- cy. His involvement in ProjectFSU and GoodProject included street cleanups and home repairs for the less fortunate. He has volunteered at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the Bix- ler Emergency Center, showing a dedication to improving his community. Steven ' s experience at the hospital renewed his vigor for his path in the medical field. It led to what Steven describes as his most memorable moment at FSU, " my acceptance into Inter- national Medical Outreach in the fall of 2004. After a rigorous application process, and weeks of waiting, I finally received an email congratulating me on my acceptance. I thought, I ' ve finally made something of myself as a student here at FSU and now it ' s my turn to give back. I called my parents, sister, grand- parents, and best friends. On our medical trip to Jamaica in spring 2005, I particularly remember an elderly couple. Their gratitude was unlike anything I had ever witnessed. It ' s one thing to hear a thank you from a patient while at work, but it ' s another to hear it from those you didn ' t have to help in the first place. " Steven plans to take a semester off and then enter FSU ' s medi- cal school. " I like the learning environment that FSU provides. " Our response? Students with Steven ' s dedication help make FSU a superior learning environment. Steven Koshler Department of Biological Science; - peo pfe - I ,v-.— : m " . ' . n ■ ' !- . ' ■ ; : ' ■ ....; ■; .■ ' " . ' ■ lg| l ' . ' V 1 L Karol Alvarez Advertising Psychology Kelly Amacker Music Michael Ancog Psychology Bernasha Anderson Psychology Michelle Anderson Creative Writing Monica Andres Sociology Elizabeth Ann Kelley Advertising Michael Anslow Criminology Cristina Antonell Psychology Shannon Arczynski Secondary English Education atoya Le emina Perfecta Awarcf Winner ports Management Program Latoya can still remember what initially attracted her to Florida State University. " The staff here promotes academic excel- lence for all students. As a student-athlete, I was extremely happy about the university ' s priorities. " Latoya ' s own priorities show in her dedication both to aca- demics and to her team. She has been a frequent visitor to the Dean ' s List, and this past fall she was named to the ALL-ACC Honor Roll. Latoya says, " One of my University highlights and one that is dear to me is going to Strozier Library at any hour, day or night, and the library when library is full of students. " She has shown excellence on the track as well. Her leader- ship qualities evident, she was elected team captain of the Women ' s Track and Field Team. She has been honored with the Femina Perfecta Award, given to a female athlete which most represents the ' complete woman. ' A cherished moment for Latoya was the unveiling of Florida State ' s bronze, Integration Statue, which pays tribute to the first African-American students who integrated the university over forty years ago. An obviously busy student, Latoya has found time to give back to her community by mentoring young student through home- work help, coaching and participating in the America Reads program offered by the Center for Civic Education and Ser- vice. Latoya plans to pursue an MBA in marketing. No doubt she will be at the head of the pack in graduate school, just as she has been in undergraduate school and on the Florida State Track Team. Jonathan Arias Economics Aziza Arifkhanova International Affairs J Kyle Armstrong Mathematics Matthew Arndt Management Rebecca Arnold Dietetics Brandon Arrieta Exercise Science Kyle Artz Accounting Finance Natasha Ashley Dietetics Hollie Auerbach Dietetics Anida Auguste Sociology At age 17, alone and without financial resources, Alberto Biojo left his family home in Colombia to attend college in America. He considers the move to be a major life accomplishment. We agree, however, looking back on his academic accomplish- ments, it ' s evident that he did not rest upon it. Upon arriving at Florida State University in 2003, he began work- ing on a double major — Studio Art and Art History — and has maintained a grade point average of 3.8. Consequently, he became a recipient of two grade-based scholarships awarded by FSU ' s International Center. His high marks also brought him an invitation to join the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. This rhythm of winning continued. In 2005, Phi Kappa Phi honored him with " Artist of the Year, " an award judged by a panel of faculty. The faculty of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance also honored him with its " Faculty Painting Award. " For two consecutive years, he had exhibitions in the Oglesby Union Gallery: " Self existent " and " Subjugation and conception. " Though English is not his native language, he chaired the publi- cations committee in 2004 for FSU ' s Art Students League, which, in addition to publishing a magazine, organizes art shows and hosts special events. Somehow he found the time to join the stu- dent ' s Art History Association, volunteer at FSU ' s Museum of Fine Arts as a docent, and assist with the renovation of the bachelor of fine arts ' gallery warehouse, the Red Door Gallery. Our hope is that more international students like Alberto want to attend college in America. We will all b e better for the experi- ence. Alberto Biojo 2005 Phi Kappa Phi Aritist of the year people - il r ) A ' ' £v w IfctiL i ■ Bk Jason Austin Information Studies John Bachmann Biology Christina Bachmeier John Backherms II Finance Business Management Jill Bacon Psychology Giselle Badillo Spanish Jonathan Baker Accounting Marie Baker Biological Science Terra Baldwin Design Technology Vanessa Balencia Political Science Brittney McClary :ollege of Criminology Criminal Justice 005 Humanitarian of the year Brittney has a strong drive to give back to the community. She earned her College ' s award by volunteering with America Reads at Bond Elementary, by devoting her time at Tallahassee ' s home- less shelter, and by serving two ot her spring breaks for the Al- ternative Break Corps — in a Philadelphia inner-city elementary school and at the Pelathe Center, a Native American outreach center, in Lawrence, Kansas. Somehow Brittney has found time for a triple major: Criminology, International Affairs and Arabic. She is doing well in all three Criminology — She placed first regionally at the Lambda Alpha Epsilon Criminology Fraternity Conference in crime scene investi- gation and went on to score second nationally in academic test- ing. International Affairs — To gain knowledge and experience, she has worked as an intern for the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt; the U.S. Senate Finance Committee in Washington D.C.; and the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Tallahassee. Arabic — Brittney has excelled in her study of the language, says Professor Zeina Schlenoff. As the representative for FSU ' s Arab Cultural Association, she attended the Arab American Institute ' s National Leadership Conference in Dearborn, Michigan, and this past semester she won the David L. Boren Scholarship, which will cover all expenses for a year of study in Damascus, Syria. Brittany enjoys student life at FSU. Her favorite memories will be at- tending football games and especially playing intramural soccer. Brittney is now planning for graduate studies in International Rela- tions. We know the international community can put this Ameri- can humanitarian ' s energy, talents, and heart to good use. Jacqueline Bambridge Psychology Naomie Baptiste Environmental Engineer William Barbee Accounting Jessica Barber Theatre Design Technology Jo Royster Barksdale Social Work Waleed Barnawi Katie Barrick - Jones Adriana Barriga Civil Engineering Nursing Biology Meredith Bathurst Health Education Erica Battles Fashion Merchandising Florida State is " the best university in Florida, " says Mark Carpen- ter, ana the reason he came here to study Computer Science. Judging from his accomplishments, he ' s taken full aavantage of what the University has to offer. Mark was invited into the Honors in the Major Program, which re- quires two terms of research with a three-faculty member com- mittee and defense of a thesis on that research. He has assisted Dr. Lisa Spainhour, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, with TraCS, a traffic and criminal software program funded by the Florida Department of Transpor- tation and released statewide. He ' s also served as research assistant for one of his favorite pro- fessors, Dr. Andy Wang in the Department of Computer Science. Mark admires the professor ' s extensive knowledge and is grateful for his insights into systems programming. Mark has maintained a 3.7 grade point average, made the Dean ' s List, and has been inducted into the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Internation- al Honor Society for the Computing Sciences, which chooses its members not only for their scholastic achievement in a comput- ing science program, but also for distinguishing themselves as pro- fessionals. He ' s also a member of the Association of Computing Machinery, an organization dedicated to advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide. Yet, one memory of his time at FSU stands alone for Mark — the middle-of-the-semester email from one of his professors, Dr. Ted Baker, asking him to serve as Teaching Assistant for the senior- level Programming Languages course. He says, " I was honored to be offered this position. " Indeed, Florida State is honored because of Mark ' s dedication to learning. Mark Carpenter Upsilon Pi Epsilon International Horer Society Inductee people - II I vl He ML " J ■k . if Catherine Baxter Hospitality Administration Monique Beamon Information Studies Chris Beatty Criminology Lord Beauchamp Electrical Engineering Carrie Beeler English Literature Erica Belcher Womens Studies Alexander Bennewitz Marketing Lindsey Bercovici Inter Social Science Barbra Bernstein Merchandising Jared Berossy Finance Real Estate ameron Honors in the Major, Theatre As an actor, Cameron Diskin takes on the personalities of many different people. If done well, the imaginative identification with a character can translate the emotional weight of a story to the audience. Diskin has taken his studies in Theater at Florida State seriously, and has fun doing it. He has become Ottavio, the 17th century Italian lover who, in his attempts to obtain his father ' s approval of the woman he loves, is led into a comical farce by the hilariously deceitful Scapino. Not to play the dupe continually, Diskin took on a master ' s role — that of Philostrate, the leader of the revelry in Shakespeare ' s " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream. " An actor must be thoroughly trained in voice projection, enunciation and body movement. Diskin says, " FSU ' s Theater students are led by a team of skilled professionals: Jean Lickson, Michael Richey, George Judy, Lynn Hogan, Paul Steger, Debra Hale, Antonio Ocampo-Guzman, Guy Molnar, Ombra Sandifer, Adam Mclean, and Fred Chappell. All the faculty and staff have greatly influenced my work, my career, and my life. " His training was taken to the limits in his role as a paraplegic Vietnam vet- eran in Lanford Wilson ' s " 5th of July. " Diskin had to embody the charac- ter Ken Talley, who must walk with the help of wooden prostheses and crutches. He had devilish fun playing Ferraillon, a hotelkeeper with a sadistic streak, in " A Flea in Her Ear, " a 19th century comedy of situation involving mar- riage and deception. And in " Romeo and Juliet, " he played the opposite in personalities, that of Friar Lawrence, the wise and practical priest whose only efforts are for the good of others. Behind the scenes of this Shakespearean play, Diskin took on the role of assistant fight choreographer, directing his fellow actors for their various on-stage sword-fights. Diskin learned stage combat, using such weapons as the rapier, dagger, sword, and knife, in workshops offered by The So- ciety of American Fight Directors. For his Honors in the Major thesis, he will perform a stage combat of his own creation. As an actor, Diskin will " go where the work leads, " but will take a part of Florida State with him, " A person changes drastically here in four years. No one leaves the same as when they came in. " 1 Christina Bertera Deidra Bethel Kimberly Blair Social Work Rehabilitation Services International Affairs Katy Blankenship Psychology Tricia Blickenderfer Apparel Design Steven Bliujus Meteorology Vinny Bocchino Public Relations Michael Boggs Performance Music Ashley Bolan Fashion Merchandising David Bonilla Accounting Michelle Dahnke is the only undergraduate among this year ' s Guber- natorial Fellows, a program for which only the best students in Florida are chosen. Florida Gubernatorial Fellows plan a future in public service. Through the program, Michelle is receiving high-level, on-the-job training at the Department of Health ' s Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Her focus is obesity prevention. " I am especially in- terested in exploring how to engage youth to eat healthier and to increase their physical activity. " Michelle is no stranger to accomplishment. She is a member of Florida State ' s Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Honorary, both the Phi Sigma Theta and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies, and she regularly appears on both the President ' s List and the Dean ' s List. So. it ' s not surprising that the National Dean ' s List and the National Society of Collegiate Schol- ars have recognized her. Nor is Michelle a stranger to public service. For three months she in- terned with Florida ' s Department of Financial Services, and was a four- term peer leader for FSU ' s First Year Experience Program. Currently, she is the Student Government Associations ' senior class president, as well as vice president of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leader- ship Honor Society and the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society. She is a member of the Student Alumni Association and the student chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. Through her membership in the Chi Omega sorority, she has received scholarships from both the chapter and the national office in recognition of her commitment to the University. Community service has taken a great deal of her time. She has served a variety of organizations, meeting a variety of needs, but the majority of her efforts have been for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Michelle, however, is making no wishes for her own future. She is mak- ing it a reality. Upon graduation, she will work toward a master ' s de- gree in Integrated Marketing Communication. Following that, she will work toward a career in Political Communication and Law. Michelle Dahnke Gubernatorial Fellow Communications-Public Relations - peo pfe - Frederica Bonner Merchandising Textiles Yolle Bordenave Child Development Alanna Boswell Political Science Sean Bowers Finance Amy Bowman Graphic Design Sabrina Bozek Communication Dmitry Brichok Sports Management Arita Briggs Child Development Deshanna Brown Biochemistry Kelly Brown Business Human Resources .., , itienne rautiecht Scholar 3zz Studies and Contemporary Media Etienne Charles is playing the jazz heard ' round the world. Covering at least three continents, Etienne ' s jazz is truly bringing down the house. Etienne grew up in Trinidad and Tobago, sister isles of the Caribbean, where language is spoken in a singsong English and the F rench-Creole dialect of patois. A blend of color and cultures, Trinbagonians communicate dynami- cally through music and dance. At elaborate carnivals, Calypso, Steelpan, Chutney, East Indian Classical music and Limbo dances intermix. Etienne has played his special trumpet blend of jazz at major venues around the world — from Jazz at Lincoln Center to Long Beach, California, from Thailand to the Netherlands ' North Sea. And has performed with legendary artists — from rhythm and blues queen Roberta Flack to jazz vocalist Rene Marie, from steelpan great Len " Boogsie " Sharpe to calypso legend Lord Blakie. Along the way, he has garnered numerous awards. In 2005, the Interna- tional Association for Jazz Education honored Etienne with a Special Cita- tion for Outstanding Musicianship and an Award for Outstanding Service to Jazz Education. That same year, he won second place in the International Trumpet Guild Jazz Improvisation Competition in Bangkok, as well as in the National Trumpet Competition Jazz Division held in Fairfax. Virginia. His musical studies began at Fatima College, one of Trinidad ' s prestigious institutions. He then went on to study at the Sorbonne in Paris. Next stop, Florida State. He had heard the College of Music provided " a nurturing en- vironment for young musicians to hone their skills. " Here, he considers himself " lucky enough to be under the guidance of great music pedagogues. " We believe great music teachers deserve great students. During his two years here, Etienne founded and served as president of the FSU Jazz Soci- ety and is a member of the International Association for Jazz Education. He has performed with FSU ' s award winning Jazz Combo 1, the Faculty Jazz Quintet, and is the featured soloist in Jazz Ensemble 1. At the end of his junior year, Etienne was awarded the Brautlecht Music Scholarship, whose recipients ar e selected for both their character and their scholarship. Etienne will graduate in the spring. He ' ll continue his music performances, but will also " teach music privately and work to promote the performing arts in my home country through education. " Matthew Brown Human Sciences Hugh Brown Jr. History Lisa Brundage International Affairs Stephen Bruner Philosophy Fiona Buckley Multinational Business Tina Bullard Merchandising Sherhonda Bush Accounting Brad Cabibi Accounting Finance Julonette Cadet Communication Tiona Cage Social Work Aaron Cheesman brings new emphasis to the term " scholar-athlete. " Scholar. A four-time member of the ACC Honor Roll and a second- team Academic All-American, Cheesman has won the Golden Torch Award for baseball four times, has been on the President ' s List twice, and on the Dean ' s List four times. He graduated cum laude in May 2004 with a bachelor ' s degree as a double major in Finance and Real Estate. Athlete. Senior catcher for FSU ' s Baseball team, Cheesman has been voted captain for the past two years. One of the most de- pendable players in the ACC, he started 71 of 73 games at the gru- eling catcher position, and led his team to a successful 2005 season when many doubted it could be done. Head Coach Mike Martin attributes the team ' s success to " outstanding senior leadership. " In May 2005, Cheesman was named a first team Academic All-Dis- trict selection. This is the second straight season he has been se- lected for this honor by the College Sports Information Directors of America, which recognizes college scholar-athletes for their ability to achieve excellence on the playing field and in the classroom. He also has been awarded the 2005 ACC Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship, given to student-athletes who intend to pursue a graduate-level degree. Student-athletes receiving the award of $5,000 have performed with distinction in both the class- room and in their respective sports. Cheesman ' s plans for his future are clear — to continue in profes- sional baseball — he played this past summer for the Philadelphia Phillies — and to work toward a second career in financial advis- ing — he ' s now pursuing his master ' s degree in FSU ' s Sports Admin- istration program. Aaron Cheesman ACC Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship peopft - Christine Calvagno Finance Jill Campbell International Affairs Joseph Campbell Merchandising Leandro Carneiro Accounting Rodithia Carr Family Child Sciences Rachel Caruso Meteorology Jessica Caton Psychology Jacquelyn Cayere Elementary Education Jaime Celler Civil Engineering Jung Yeul Cha Multinational Business shaunte Elliot onors in the Major, Early Childhood Education Shaunte Elliott is starting her teaching career a tad early. Nominated by Dean of Undergraduate Studies Karen Laughlin to lead Freshman Interest Groups, Shaunte will help incoming freshman determine which courses are appropriate to take, and introduce them to students with similar interests. She knows the importance of befriending like-minded students. She is an active member of the Kappa Delta Pi Educational Honor Society, and is a recipient of the Outstanding Merit Scholarship from the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers. In the spring of 2004, she studied in Jamaica through the International Service and Cultural Exchange program, Beyond Borders. She also knows the importance of academic success. Both the W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society and the Golden Key International Honor Society have recognized her. She is planning to write her Honors thesis on cultural read- ing programs for middle-school students. Somehow she finds time for community volunteering — at the ECHO Homeless Shelter, Sabal Palms Elementary School, and the Educational Research Center for Child Development. Florida State will not lose this exceptional student any time soon. Once her bachelor ' s degree is complete, she plans working toward a master ' s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Jay Chalmers History 8c Humanities Colleen Chapman German 8c Music Courtney Chappell Exercise Science Mathew Chiasson Real Estate Natasha Chitow Anthropology Evelyn Chrisan Studio Art 8c Graphic Design Molly Christy Accounting Nicholas Chung MIS Tiffany Cima Marketing Julian Clayton English The notes he plays on his guitar are notes of ap- preciation. Sebastian Acosta-Fox, graduate student in music, has played his guitar for benefit events through- out Tallahassee. He ' s performed for the " Evening of Musical Delight, " an on-campus performance to thank the FSU University Musical Associates for supporting music students and faculty. He also has performed for the Parent Teacher luncheon and at the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra annual benefit event, held in the Old Capitol. And when Sebastian plays, the performance can truly be called a benefit. . .for the audience: he es- tablished his credentials by winning first place in the national competition of the Spring 2005 Music Teachers National Association, Sebastian came to FSU to be mentored by Bruce Holzman, professor of music and himself a disciple of an impressive collection of mentors. Sebastian Acosta-Fox is a true FSU artist, and he ' s using his (guitar) strings to connect with others. Sebastian Acosta-Fox First Place, Classical Guitar, 2005 MTNA Competition peopft - Marian Cobb Health Education Latoya M Coffie Business Management Lydia Cohen Management Kira Collette Marketing Gary Collins Political Science 1 t ( Si 1 ! •■ " .1 V m ■ H H Crystal Collinsworth Katherine Connellan Child Development Early Childhood Education Joelle Constant Psychology 8c Chemical Science Ron Cooper Accounting Sandi Copes Communication Caileen Herrin )nors in the Major, Communications Disor Kaileen Herring appreciates the contradictory nature of duality, of variety. Upon arriving at Florida State, she was overwhelmed by the size of the campus and was frightened to be away from her parents for the first time, Yet, she also felt at home. " I will never forget that, " she says. " So much excitement and fear all at the same time, " She, in fact, specifically chose to attend FSU because the University of- fered " a variety of career opportunities and diversity among the students and faculty. " Her chosen major, Communication Disorders, is a discipline that seeks to understand the broad scope of human communication, both normal and disordered. As an Honors in the Major student, she is busy preparing her thesis, " Voice Onset Time in Women as a Function of Oral Contraceptive Use. " She is also an active member of the National Student Speech Lan- guage Hearing Association, a pre-professional organization. Now in her senior year, she maintains a grade point average of 3.8. Yet, she feels her academic accomplishments are due in part to her teachers. " Three professors — Richard Morris, Lisa Scott, and Leonard La Pointe — have touched my life in a unique way. Each has taught me a lot about the profession and life in general. " Herring knows that experiential learning helps students connect their aca- demic studies to real-life situations. On campus, she combines academics with service by serving as the vice president of community service for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and by volunteering for both Relay for Life and American Heart Walk. Over semester breaks, she plans - reactivities for, and assists in the care of, patients at the Hialeah Shore Nurs- ing and Rehabilitative Center. Her future plans include graduate school and research clinical work in Audiology. She says, " The education I received from FSU will serve as my foundation. I am looking forward to giving back to an institution that has given me so much, " Richard Cottingham Mathematics Education Jennifer Cowan Sociology Stephen Cox Theatre Meredith Coyne Samantha Crawford Economics Art History : ■■ H ■ ' i i Andron Creary Mechanical Engineering Joanna Crooks Finance Victoria Cuesta Hospitality Administration Nicole Cummings Criminal Justice Lisa Curran Child Development Deann Atchley, a Ph.D. student in the FSU Program in Neuroscience, received the 2005 Graduate Scholar Award from the FSU Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi for her work on physiological characteristics involved in activ- ity-based anorexia. Deann ' s study of activity-based an- orexia in rats led to an animal model for the role physiol- ogy plays in anorexia in humans. Her first article on this work as a principal author was published in the journal Physiology and Behavior in 2003. As a result of this work, Deann received the New Investigator Award from the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, an interna- tional organization for scientists who study eating be- havior, A follow-up study published in the February 2005 issue of the journal Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Be- havior examines the effect of the neurotransmitter sero- tonin on activity-based anorexia. Deann has published all her FSU work with her Ph.D. advi- sor, Lisa Eckel, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and the Program in Neuroscience. Deann earned her undergraduate degree at Southwest- ern University in Georgetown, Texas, after attending Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas. After gradu- ation, she plans to pursue a career in research either as a professor at a university or a scientist at a pharmaceuti- cal company. Deann served as a judge at the Leon County Regional Science Fair in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Deann Atchleyj FSU 2005 Graduate Scholar Awardi - peo e - Victoria Curran Business Management Hordet Currey English Education Taeyjuana Curry Physics Nicole Dabul Exercise Physiology Brandon Daly Meteorology Robert Daly Biological Science Patricia Dammous Media Production Kristin Darden Business Management Angela Davis Multinational Business Anita Davis Marketing 3avid Braxton imes R. Fisher Fellowship, American Cancer Society David Braxton, a graduating Biochemistry major and a graduate of Manatee High School in Bradenton, Florida, was awarded the James R. Fisher Fellowship of the American Cancer Society for his cancer-re- lated Honors Thesis research project entitled " Expression and Subcel- lular Localization of the Yin Yang-1 Transcription Factor in Mammalian Cells. " Braxton is working in the laboratory of his directing professor, Dr. Myra Hurt, at the FSU College of Medicine. His project is part of the laboratory ' s program to study the regulation of mammalian gene ex- pression, specifically those events controlling transcription initiation in general, and in the cell division cycle in particular. Braxton ' s activities outside the research laboratory include his co- authorship of a student handbook for first-year freshman students, Things I Wish I ' d Learned as a Freshman but Didn ' t Know Who to Ask: An Unofficial Guide for Navigating Your 1st Year in College. The hand- book project was directed and edited by Dr. Sally Karioth, associate professor of Nursing. Braxton continued to follow his interest in men- toring new FSU students by serving as a peer leader for the First-Year Experience program, a one-credit course designed to help new FSU students make the transition from high school to college. Braxton continues to serve as a Justice on the Student Judicial Board. Braxton was recently elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the nation ' s oldest honor society. FSU has the first Phi Beta Kappa chapter chartered in the state of Florida. He is also a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha frater- nity, and was on the 2004 Homecoming Court, where he was voted first runner-up by FSU students. In preparation for medical school, Braxton served as a volunteer at the Bixler Emergency Center at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, as well as at several shelters for the homeless and long-term care facili- ties, Braxton will pursue research in regenerative stem cell medicine, with a focus on ways to regrow and repair tissu e and organs that are damaged by chronic and degenerative diseases. Ashley Davis Biology Dornisha Davis Business Jason Davis Communication Kailani De Bengson Paige Degrammont Environmental Studies Exercise Science Social Science m SPfc v 1 mB Bf v fl B . Jason Delacruz Exercise Science Nicole Delano Psychology Peter Delricco Communication Roxanne Demorizi Psychology Sophia Demorizi Psychology In a time when the self has become subject of much art, Michael Pycher, an undergraduate student in the Film School, turns outward for stories that inspire. There is his documentary about a blind triathlete ' s mi- raculous recovery — back into a competitive and normal lifestyle after having lost his sight as an adult. The film earned Michael a nomination for the FSU 2005 Humani- tarian of the Year award, Michael is developing a track record of doing good work to highlight the good work of others. He is currently work- ing to produce a documentary about a local man who gave up his life savings, as well as his house, to save the lives of over 25 PMU pregnant horses destined for the slaughterhouse. And he helped to get another story out especially impor- tant to the FSU community. He contributed to a docu- mentary for PBS about the Seminole tribe and its history. Between shooting reels, he ' s found time to volunteer with the SportsAbility program, designed to give individuals with both physical and mental disabilities an opportunity to participate in exciting outdoor activities and sports. Michael ' s good work also extends to the classroom, where his exceptional grades earned him a spot on the Dean ' s list. Michael Pvcher The Film S c h o I peo e - ,! Danielle Deponto Merchandising Gwendolyn Desravines Criminal Justice Tina Destefano Real Estate Janelle Diaz Sports Management Joseph Dinapoli Applied Economics Lauren Donovan English Maureen Downey Merchandising Artesha Downing Rehabilitation Services Keysha Draper Sociology Selene Dunlap Psychology ean Mariouch orida State University Fellow Wondering how we ' ll ever stop the invasion of kudzu and Chi- nese tallow? Thanks to Jean Moriuchi, a Ph.D. student majoring in Ecology and Evolution, you ' re likely to see less and less of the species that have invaded our landscapes. And the less you see of unwanted plants and organisms, the more you ' re likely to see Jean ' s scholarship on these invasive species that often have detrimental effects on native biodiversity and ecosystems. Jean has already collaborated on articles that have been pub- lished in The American Naturalist, Community Ecology, Ameri- can Midland Naturalist, Diversity and Distributions, Ecology, and Biological Invasions. Jean ' s scholarship includes numerous presentations at confer- ences, some international, and has earned her the honor of being selected to review articles for National Science Founda- tion grants and peer-reviewed journals. Jean complements her scholarship with volunteer efforts to in- form the public, including working as a mentor in FSU ' s Young Scholar ' s Program to introduce high school students to biologi- cal research. Her accomplishments have been rewarded through various competitions, including FSU Fellowships ($15,000 in ' 03 and ' 04), the Margaret Menzel Award from the Department of Biological Science, an FSU Dissertation Research Grant, a Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Research Grant Award ($2,500), and the Robert K. Godfrey Endowment Award for the Study of Botany. Reading Jean ' s vita can lead only to one conclusion: Jean means less invasive species. lore Yolonda Yvette Durant English Literature Jessica Earley Elementary Education Zachary Eberhard Laurence Eckstein Richard Ehresman Studio Art Political Science Physical Education Ian Ehrlich Finance Eicon Amanda Eikeland Child Development Kahylah Elie Marketing Latifa Ellis Management Infomation Systems Brigitte Emenheiser Choral Music As a child in his native Uganda, he awoke to the sounds of African drums and horns. Today, he stands as a nexus be- tween the music of East and West, traditional and modern. Damascus kafumbe, graduate student in the ethnomusicol- ogy program, is a rising star as a world music performer. He ' s now working on his first CD, " Obudde Bukedde " ( " It ' s Come to Morning " ), to be released by Sony-Austria. Instruments he ' s mastered span time and place, from piano, trombone and French horn to the adungu (Achooli bow-harp), akogo (lamellophone), and endingidi (tube-fiddle). He has already sounded his ability, through scholarship, to preserve and perpetuate East African musical traditions. He recently returned from Uganda where he did field research for his master ' s thesis. This past year he was recognized by the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs for scholastic achievement. Damascus has maintained a balance between his academ- ics — as student and teaching assistant — and performance, serving as director of the FSU African Music and Dance En- semble, and performing as the featured musician during the College of Music ' s Ninth Annual Rainbow Concert and for the Tallahassee and African Sister Cities Coalition Fourth Annual African Awareness Month Celebration Lecture Series. Damascus kafumbe is playing hard to preserve and bridge cultures. Demascus Kafiimbe C o e g e o f Music peo te - Teresa English Industrial Engineering Daniel Epelboim Applied Economics Stephanie Estler Recreation Leisure Service Administration William Evans Biology Cameron Ewing Creative Writing Alexander Ewseychik Psychology Jared Famularo Criminology Nicole Fannelli Management Grace Farquharson International Affairs Keren Febres Child Development As an Honors in the Major student of Chemical-Biomedical En- gineering for the past two years, Kimberly Thompson has been assisting Professor Rufina Alamo in her Polymer Lab with research on propylene copolymers. These semicrystailine thermoplastics are widely used in commercial plastics — automobiles, electrical insulation, carpet and rope fibers, adhesives, and some plastic household items. Copolymerization allows manufacturers to make products with the desired physical properties and ensures protection of the environment — these plastics are recyclable, Kimberly ' s research, as well as that of Dr. Alamo, Graduate Teaching Assistant Anindya Ghosal (Chemical Engineering), and Assistant Scholar Jhunu Chatterjee (Mechanical Engineering), was recently published in the scientific journal, Polymer. More than a year of data collection went into the paper entitled, " Linear Growth Rates of Propylene Ethylene Copolymers: The Changeover from g dominated to mixed (a+g) polymorphic growth. " Kimberly finds the coursework challenging, as students follow- ing this curriculum are required to assume leadership roles in de- sign projects and laboratory experiments. In the Measurements, Transport and Unit Operations labs, Kimberly led a four-student team in conducting experiments with miniature chemical plant .equipment during the complex experimentation phase and for the completion of 100-page lab reports, for which, says Kim- Byrd Scholarship Re cipiant berly " Myteamreceiveda,IA ' s ' Even with her research work and a challenging curriculum, Kim- berly has maintained a 4.0 departmental grade point average. Her Honors work continues. Studying crystallization kinetics and the development of crystalline phases in propylene-octene co- polymers, she will present the results in her thesis, " Crystalline Properties of Propylene 1-Octene Copolymers. " omnson obert C. Suzanne Ferrell Locke Mathematics Charles Finton Information Technology James Fischer Criminal Justice Michael Fischer Social Sciences Selina Fish Civil Engineering W y ' « ■ ' ■ K £ f t j ' " ; ' - ;. iH Lindsay Fleeman Dietetics Jeannette Fleming Political Science Zipporah Fleming Electrical Engineering Marcial Flores Music Lea Ann Fodera Child Development Barbara Moro, a student in the Education of Students with Exceptionalities degree program in the College of Edu- cation, has won a series of awards for her service work, culminating in the College of Education Humanitarian of the Year Award for 2004-2005. Ms. Moro arrived at FSU in the fall of 2002 as a member of FSU ' s Service Scholar Program, which recruits students with outstanding com- munity service records. She has participated in America Reads! as a mentor, and has served as a volunteer in the Boggy Creek Gang Camp, Refuge House, Florida Easter Seals, Alternative Break Corps, Project Women in Need, and the Tallahassee Challenger Swim Team for mentally handicapped athletes. The degree program in Education of Students with Ex- ceptionalities (ESE) admits students after they complete their sophomore year. The three-year program then cul- minates in the simultaneous awarding of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and the Master of Science (M.S.) degree. The ESE Program is designed to prepare indi- viduals for careers as public school teachers of students with disabilities including learning disabilities, emotional disturbances, mental disabilities, and physical disabilities. Barbara ' s personal career goal is to focus on assisting students who have experienced disabilities as a result of sexual or domestic violence. Ms. Moro graduated in 2002 from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Miami. Barbara Maria Moro College of Education Humanitarian of the Year peor e - I Laura Folio Public Relations Yannick Forbes Finance Ciro Forray Political Science Greg Fraser Accounting Finance Mark Fratoni Religion Psychology Natalia Fuentes-Gomez Gesnel Gachelin Music Engineering Colette Galivan Exercise Science Carey Galuppi Family Child Sciences Tamara Gardner Elementary Education Heather Kircher is attending Florida State on a Bright Fu- tures Scholarship, but she ' s not waiting on the future to shine. This senior student majoring in French and Multinational Business Operations has made the Dean ' s and President ' s lists every semester, and her academic excellence has been rewarded with both the Ada Belle Winthrop-King and Lucy Lester scholarships through the Modern Lan- guages program. Heather also was awarded a Bess Ward Travel Schol- arship — a competitive scholarship offered annually to Honor Students to help cover travel costs and person- al expenses for one semester — to attend the Intensive French Program in Paris. rieather Kirche r As great as the pull to travel is for Heather, she ' s a con- stant force in the Tallahassee community. She has been a leader of Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship for the past wo years, organizing outreach efforts to help interna- tional students transition into FSU and American culture. ess Ward Travel Scholarship Heather also has mentored a middle school student through the National Society of Collegiate Scholars of FSU, and frequently serves the homeless at the Breakfast In The Park, a Saturday morning outreach to the home- less community. Jason Garrandes Courtney Gassman Political Science Finance Real Estate Ayanah George Electrical Engineering Elizabeth Gettys Psychology Kimberly Gilchrist Latin American Caribbean Studies Nancy Girata Marketing Danielle Goldstein Finance Daniel Golembieski Lorrianne Graham Psychology Social Work Neil Graham Mechanical Engineering Sexual attraction and the social attachments that often fol- low are two of the most powerful driving forces of human behavior, writes Neuroscience Professor Zuoxin Wang. Anlys Olivera, an Honors in the Major student, has been work- ing with Dr. Wang, whose research interests include social and drug reward interactions. He explains, " There is little doubt that the ability to form in- tense social attachments with a mate (pair bonding) has a biological architecture with definable molecular and neural mechanisms. Because pair bonding and drug reward are regulated by very similar neural mechanisms, and because both result in enduring changes in behavior, we hypothesized that addiction to drugs of abuse and pair bonding may act on the same brain-reward circuitry, and that the two may interact with each other. " Anlys is now gathering data in Dr. Wang ' s lab for her Honor ' s thesis on drug addiction and social behavior in pup prairie voles. This is the perfect animal, says the professor, to test the hypothesis. Having appeared on the President ' s List and the Dean ' s List for the prior seven semesters, Anlys has prov- en she possesses the academic prowess to perform such re- search. She wants to complete her doctorate in Neuroscience, and has been honored with the means to do so — the Gates Mil- lennium Scholarship. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation established the scholarship to encourage students to com- plete their undergraduate degrees and to continue on, earning master ' s and doctoral degrees in those disciplines in which minorities are underrepresented. Anlys Olivera Gates Millennium Scholar Psychology-Neuroscience peofett- - Michael F Granato History Laura Granger Management Carley Grebing Elementary Education Theodore Greeley Keita Green Communication Accounting Finance Patrick Greive Catherine Griffith Finance Real Estate Sociology Steven Grosser Marketing Jacquelynn Hairston Inter Social Science Selina Hall English Nicole Cubides onors in the Major conomics and International Affairs Attending Florida State on a Bright Futures Scholarship, Nicole Cu- bides ' future looks nothing but bright, maybe even blinding. Even though she is an undergraduate, Nicole is enrolled in the Ap- plied Economics master ' s program. She has been hired by the Uni- versity as a grader for upper-level Economics courses, positions normally reserved for graduate students. And she is currently work- ing on her Honors thesis, " Outsourcing Trends, " which examines the correlation between high wages and outsourcing in the German service sector. Nicole has been involved in the World Affairs Program with which she has traveled to three conferences: the National Collegiate Security Council in Washington D.C., and two Model United Nations Confer- ences hosted by the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Berkley. At the National Security Council conference, the Florida State team won top awards. Nicole feels she had the " amazing opportunity to represent FSU in an academic light. When they announced the Best Large Delegation Award, I was ecstatic. After three long days of intensive debate and networking, FSU won first place against such prestigious schools as Harvard, Columbia, and Stanford, and I was a part of this successful team. " She has been a part of many successful teams during her years at Florida State, including the FSU Honors Council, the Center for Civic Education and Service for Project PAEC (Panhandle Area Education Consortium), as well as completing an internship with the Florida House of Representatives. Currently, Nicole is a campus manager for Teach for America, a non-profit organization that seeks to eliminate inequality in educa- tion by engaging the country ' s top graduates to commit two years to teach in a low-income school district. Nicole is one such gradu- ate. After completing her two-year engagement with the Teach for America Corps, she will attend law school and plans to practice environmental or international law. Sallie Hallmark Entrepreneurship Jasma Hamil Communication Disorders Toni Hamilton Textiles Julie Hamrick Psychology Chakita Hargrove Humanities Brittany Harper Accounting Ellenar Harper Communication Studies Alicin Harrell Family Child Sciences Tricia Harris Risk Management Insurance Natonia Harrison Dance Sabina was recently awarded the College of Music ' s Hu- manitarian of the Year Award for her active involvement in the community. As President of Alpha Mu, the Music Therapy Organization, Barton has organized music ther- apy sessions for agencies such as Magnolia Place, Tal- lahassee Senior Center, Capital City Youth Center and the Gretchen Everhart School for the Trainable Mentally Handicapped. She has also spearheaded fundraising ini- tiatives for Alpha Mu to help members attend major con- ferences and to complete research projects selected for presentation through the National Conference of the American Music Therapy Association. As an active member, past treasurer, and most recently co-president of Alpha Mu Alpha, Sabina has had the op- portunity to transfer learned music therapy skills to real-life experiences in the community, and in doing so learned what music therapy really is — the ability to use music to reach non-musical goals whether physical, emotional, so- cial, or psychological. Sabina graduated from Charles W. Flanagan High School in the spring of 2002, where she was ranked in the top ten percent of a graduating class of 1200. Sabina currently serves as an advisor for the FSU College of Music ' s Board of Advisors (BOA), assisting incoming freshman and transfers during orientation and auditions. She plans to continue her education at Florida State Uni- versity and pursue her master ' s degree in Music Therapy. Sabina Barton College of Music Humanitarian of the Year peopK? - Jtit ' " S %S Emfcf " " j Hi -» j Ss ■ HfisflF Youri Hatcher Social Work Psychology Catherine Haven Marketing Gordon Hayes English Erin Hays Social Science Karl Hazen Creative Writing Damian Heaven International Affairs Oliver Hedge Finance Real Estate William Heffner Mechanical Engineering Blake Heiser Andrew Henry-Kennon Political Science Human Resource Management o n o r s i n t h e Major • h e m i c a 1 E n g i n e e r i n g Most of us have no idea what " aqueous pollutants " are or why in the world they would have gliding arc discharge. Most of us also aren ' t spending late nights in the laboratory trying to diffuse complex compounds. We might not be, but Micah Poplin is. Working on his Honors thesis, " Removal of Aqueous Pollutants with Gliding Arc Discharge, " for which he was awarded the Bess Ward Honors Thesis grant, Micah is making strides at Florida State in Chemical Engineering. " My research uses a high voltage elec- trical discharge to break apart complex molecules into their elemental components such as hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon. " After this process, the mol- ecules are decomposed by unknown means, " so the focus of my study has been to decompose molecules that are either difficult or impossible to breakdown with the other more established tech- niques. Preliminary results have shown remarkable degradation of difficult compounds. " Micah ' s advancements to his field of Chemical En- gineering have not gone unnoticed. After gradua- tion in April, he will be well on his way. He has ac- cepted a position in operations management with the General Mills Company. Jackeline Hernandez Criminology Javier I Hernandez History international Affairs Lorena Hernandez Finance Mary Hice Communication Studies Kristen Hicken Criminology Jatarra Hill Criminal Justice Lashia Hill Exercise Science Kimberly Hinson Economics Ryan Hirsch Advertising Fallon Hockaday Interior Design Florida State University has students from all over the state and the world. The resulting mixture of cultures and ideas attracts students who want to interact with those who have life experiences different from their own. Kaycee Brock admits this is one of the reasons she chose to attend FSU. " Coming from a cookie cut- ter, suburban area, it was important that I choose a school with great academics, as well as many cultures that I could appreciate and learn from. " Kaycee has taken full advantage of the diversity. She participated in LeaderShape, and has served as a First Year Experience peer leader, as a member of the Stu- dent Alumni Association, as the campaign manager for the Vision political party, as the president of the Association of Prominent Women, and as secretary of women ' s affairs for the Executive Cabinet of the Student Government Association. She has also volun- teered for both the Boys and Girls Club and the Girls Scouts. Currently, she is a very active member of the Black Student Union, and is the president of the Zeta Omicron chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Kaycee will not cut her ties with the University when she graduates. She ' ll take what she has learned about leadership to start a consulting business. " I want to de- velop a program for students in grades K-1 2, so that they can learn how to be leaders in their schools and communities. " Kaycee Brock Junior, Sociology Leadership Studies - peo e - ■ ■ r W Ti II » •, • Taniqua Holder Biological Science Tamara Holmes Management Infomation Systems Jennifer Holody Hospitality Administration Matthew Hood Andrew Hoover International Affairs Computer Engineering Julia Horton Biology Secondary Science Brittany Horwitt Communication Constance Hosey Management Infomation Systems Jennifer Hoskins Alethea D Houston- Psychology Thompson Social Science Carlos Julca, an Accounting, Finance, and Marketing major, intends to earn a law degree with a focus on tax and immigration so he " will be able to provide pro bono services to illegal immigrants in search of the ' American Dream, ' I intend to do my best to help immigrants, " Attaining his goal will require outstanding academic achievement and a strong practice of selfless service. Consider it done. Carlos has earned membership in many of the most recognized honor societies in higher education, including Phi Kappa Phi (top 7.5 percent of his class); Golden Key International (top 15 percent of his class); National Society of Collegiate Scholars (first- and second-year students who rank in the top 20 percent of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.4); and Phi Eta Sigma (freshmen who have a 3.5 GPA and are in the top 20 percent of their class). Carlos has also been named to the National Dean ' s List, and the FSU President ' s and Dean ' s lists, His distinguished service career includes serving incoming students as an Orientation Leader and First-Year-Experience Peer Leader, and membership in the Student Alumni Association and Garnet and Gold Key organization. Carlos is also the Assistant Event Manager for the 2006 FSU Dance Mara- thon (the University ' s largest student-run philanthropy, having raised over a million dollars for the Children ' s Miracle Network) and an MLK Mentor for the Office of Multicultural Affairs. His service to the University and community was recognized this year through his selection as a finalist for Chief of the 2005 FSU Homecoming Court. When Carlos earns his law degree and begins serving those people who have immigrated to the U.S., his work may change, but he ' ll carry on the civic contributions and academic achievements he ' s lived every semes- ter of his university career. Dericka Hudson International Affairs April Hunter Management Information Systems Jessica Hunter Industrial Engineering Shereka Hutley Criminal Justice Marie Suzi Hyacinthe Exercise Science Utibe Ikpe Kimberly Imerbsin Music Education Artemis Ishmaku Finance Mathematics Stefan Izadi Criminal Justice William Jackson Political Science Kerry Devine joined her sorority for the social experi- ence. But she quickly found equal satisfaction in doing service for the Greek and student communities. Kerry Devine ' s involvement in Greek life and Student Government groomed her to become the first president of the recently established Greek Activities Council. As president, Kerry guides the council as it coordinates the collaborative events and programs put on by FSU ' s Greek community. The council ' s mission is to promote inter-council cooperation throughout that community, including all of the Pan-Hellenic chapters, the Inter-fra- ternity Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, and the Multi-cultural Greek Council. Kerry, a senior majoring in Secondary Science and Math- ematics Teaching, decided to attend FSU because of its " diversity and opportunities. " And she ' s used her oppor- tunities—from the Dance Marathon to Peer Education on Alcohol, to serving in the Student Senate— to contrib- ute to the diversity the university has to offer. In addition, many of these opportunities have taken her to " places where I met my best friends. " Kerry Devine Secondary Science Math Teaching Program peo e - Holly Jansen Exercise Science Jacqueline Jasewicz Biological Science Jason Jenkins Anthropology Jeremiah Jenson Human Sciences Tomas A Jimenez Jr Business Management Laura Beth Johnson Political Science Jason Jolly Political Science Daniyell Jones English Tiara Jones Psychology Ann Joo Marketing Multinational Business Weiser avin unior, College of Education Gavin Weiser wants to be a leader in Education. He knows that leadership is the ability to influence others while maintaining one ' s integrity and trustwor- thiness, and he has spent the majority of his college years honing his skills. Gavin began by heading up the skate park of the In- dian Springs ' YMCA for its after school program, Then he served as the high low ropes facilitator for the FSU Challenge, a program that requires group collabo- ration to complete challenge courses and problem- solving activities. For two years he was a teaching assistant for Flori- da State ' s Genesis Leadership Program, a course for first-year students that provides classroom training in leadership theory and hands-on experiences through service projects and community involvement. He is also a graduate of LeaderShape, an intense, six-day, self-discovery program designed to build leadership abilities. Gavin continues to gain valuable experience by working at the LEAD Center, where he and others are currently working on a multi-institutional study of leadership. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Gavin will continue his studies of Higher Education as a graduate student. Tyler Jordan II Accounting Fredline Joseph Food Nutrition Science Carlos Julca Accounting Chris Justus Psychology Biology Sara Kabana Accounting Andrew Kattner Finance Ashley Kelley Child Development Joshua Kelley Media Production Tekeyshia Kemp English Tamecka King Child Development A senior from Western High School in Davie, Florida, Dana is an English Education major who is performing research with Professor Su- san Wood on the writing skills of students who are learning English as a second language. Dana is studying the various methods for as- sessing the progress of these students in writ- ing, and the effects of each of these methods on how quickly students progress with their writing skills. Her goal is to identify those meth- ods that encourage the most rapid improve- ment. Dana ' s research will be presented in an Honors Thesis entitled An Investigation in Sec- ond Language Acquisition. Dana is the recipient of the 2005-2006 Alpha Delta Kappa Women in Education Award. In addition to her academic work, she currently serves as a telecounselor at the FSU Office of Admissions. She has also volunteered with the America Reads! program and has served as a Mock Interview Mentor at the FSU Career Center. Dana L o y 2005-06 Alpha Delta Kappc peopfe - 1 Heather Kircher Business French Amy Klutsarits Theatre Religion Spencer Kramer Business Administration Marketing John Kulp Psychology Jessica Kurlansik Marketing International Business Sherly Laguerre Exercise Science Kyle Lamonica Music Heather Landry Merchandising Lindsey Langham Music Blair Langstroth Marketing Adal essie iaaia apartment of Textiles Consumer Sciences If you were to ask Jessie Adala to name her favorite profes- sor at FSU, you would get a response that would make any faculty member beam with pride. " All my professors have influenced and impacted my life indelibly; it would not be fair to name just one. " Although Jessie cannot name a favorite professor, it would be a safe bet that this member of the Florida State and National Dean ' s List has been the favorite of more than a few of her professors. Jessie was drawn to Florida State University because, " FSU has a nationally renowned merchandising program, I felt I would be able to learn volumes about the fashion and retail industry. " Not only has she learned about fashion and retail, but also has made an impact as a staff writer for the FS- View. This year alone, Jessie has won three Textiles and Consumer Sciences academic scholarships. She has also made an im- pact on the community as assistant coordinator for America Reads, team leader for the Boys and Girls Club, and she has served as president and treasurer for the Pilot Scholarship House. Jessie admits it is the simple things on campus that she enjoys most — going to the Leach Center — but she can ' t help but think about her future. " I plan to move to New York City and work with a national fashion publication, and pos- sibly attend graduate school at NYU, Columbia, or FIT. " Not one of her professors will be surprised when she makes an impact there the way she has at Florida State University. r ? i Cynthia Laroche Biological Science Corey Latislaw Jeffrey Lawson Eric Lazo Computer Science Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Kristen Lazzell Management Information Systems K 9 ■1 H ta- Andrew Ledwith Religion Arts Latasha Lee Criminology Jessica Leischer Theatre Ashauntia Leonard Child Development John Leonard Political Science On his first visit to FSU, he was inspired by the university ' s open and inviting atmosphere, and the feeling of inclusion and respect among students. Now he ' s opening the uni- versity experience to others. Diego Gonzalez-Zuniga, a sophomore ma- joring in International Affairs, is one of the university ' s committed representatives, whether it ' s as an Orientation Leader who smoothes the path for incoming students, or as a hall ambassador leading potential residents on tours of Smith Hall. Diego also contributes to his fellow students ' well being through his work with Union Pro- ductions, which coordinates movies, con- certs, and other diversions on campus. Diego Gonzalez-Zuniga: He entered FSU on a Bright Futures scholarship and is keeping the light on for others who follow. Dieeo Gonzalez- uniga I n " e r n a t i o n a I Affairs Progranr peopfe - I Kristen Leone English Clarice Leverette Accounting Samantha Lewis Elementary Education Karin Lindh Communication Hannah Linquist Sports Management ' jf - " ' iB .... ,-, . lH m fej ; : ' | 9H WW pL jm I fr Ryan Liss Information Studies Miranda Lister Charlette Livingston Actuarial Science Finance Management Lydia Loera Elementary Education Edwina Lowe Finance -J ara Castellana 2005 Truman Scholar By Alonda Thomas Florida State University ' s Cara Castellana has been named a 2005 Truman Schol- ar, one of the most prestigious honors an undergraduate can receive. The junior majoring in economics will receive $30,000 to study welfare reform at the graduate school of her choice. " We are extremely proud of Cara, " said FSU President T.K. Wetherell. " This is a tre- mendous honor that speaks to the quality of the students we have at Florida State University and their commitment to serve the nation and the world. " The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service, and wish to attend graduate or professional school to help prepare for their careers. Truman Scholars participate in leadership development programs and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. " This is the equivalent of being a Rhodes Scholar for a junior, " said Jody Spooner, director of FSU ' s Office of National Fellowships, whose office nominated and sup- ported Castellana through the application process. " It is a huge honor. We hope this is the first in a new wave of student awards that rightfully pay tribute to, and assist, our students in reaching their goals. " A native of Melbourne, Florida, Castellana said her interest in helping people developed in stages from a desire to assist the elderly to the mentally feeble to the impoverished. By age 16, her tenacious drive to make a difference in the lives of others led her to volunteer at the local soup kitchen where she met people from all walks of life trying to get out of poverty, but failing. " Working there gave me a different perspective, " she said. " I know that the people at that soup kitchen don ' t want to be there. They are working very hard to fix their situation. " Castellana currently volunteers at the Florida Association of Community Action Hunger Hotline where she hears the concerns of callers living on the welfare system. " People call in and tell me how their food stamps got cut off because they were late to a meeting. " she said. " Then when the stamps are put back on the next month, it ' s only for $200. The average person moving off of welfare is making $6.56 an hour and that ' s not enough to support one person, let alone a family. " With the support of the Truman Foundation, Castellana, an FSU Honors Program student, will pursue a doctorate in political economics. Her goal is to work with the Social Security Administration and the Executive Office of the President ' s Office of Management and Budget. Positions with these agencies would allow her the op- portunity to work on facets of poverty and welfare, such as evaluating the effec- tiveness of current social service programs and developing agendas to improve public policy. In 2005, the Foundation expects to award 70-75 Truman Scholarships on the basis of merit to junior-level students at four-year colleges and universities who have extensive records of public and community service, are committed to careers in government or elsewhere in public service, and have outstanding leadership poten- tial and communication skills. Heather Lubell Communication Jennifer Lubell Finance Bathscheba T Lucien Sociology Assade Luxin Exercise Science Lindsay Macconnell Multinational Business Molly Macdougall Psychology Joreal Mack Finance Darren Maggi Science Visual Arts Ray Magill Philosophy Biology Monica Magnan Creative Writing " Florida State can be a perfect fit for any stuaent, " says Megan Janasiewicz, " as long as you are willing to look for your sense of community. " Perhaps it ' s because her father is a 20-year FSU staff member, or because her older brother is " happily enrolled " here. It could be ge- netics. Whatever the reason, Megan has wantea her University ex- perience to stand out. Ana it aoes. She ' s been invited into two honor societies — Phi Eta Sigma and Omi- cron Delta Kappa. She ' s made the Dean ' s List three times, has writ- ten for University publications on the freshmen experience, servea on the Acaaemic Dishonesty Judicial Panel and as a peer advisor for Phi Eta Sigma and the Center for Aavising Undeclared Students. She ' s been a grief counselor, an Orientation Leader, the assistant director of entertainment for FSU ' s Dance Marathon, and as a Col- lege Board member, she helped raise needed funds. She ' s the house manager for Chi Omega Sorority, and is listed on the Oraer of Ome- ga Greek Leadership Honorary. Megan ' s major is Communication Studies. In spring 2005, she pre- sented, " Make Them Laugh: Uncertainty Reduction Theory and the Effective Use of Humor in Reducing Uncertainty in New Students " at the Southeast Regional Orientation Workshop. An experience in the spring of 2004 redefined " college " for Megan. Through FSU ' s International Program, she spent a semester in Lon- don, earning a minor in British Studies. She now separates her life between pre- and post-Lonaon. The " inspirational and educational program " taught her a great deal about herself and her country. " It gave me a more sophisticated outlook on the world. " It will come as no surprise then to hear that Megan wants to be- come graduate counselor for the London program. " I want students to have the same positive study abroad experience that I had. " Megan Janasiewicz Senior, Communication Studies peo Ce - l Todd Maki Political Science Kathy Malik Biology Paul Maliszewski Geography Edlin Mannapperuma Social Work Ada Maradiaga Multinational Business Smith Marcelin Criminology Lori Marella Elementary Education Irene Martinez Elementary Education Leyner Martinez Family Child Sciences Chelsey Mason Accounting Real Estate reeory raulk % t _ f y J epartment of Communication or He came to FSU because the school had " scored " with his family — though they weren ' t official mem- bers of the university community and live in Nicevilie, Florida, they rooted for the Seminoles. Now, as the first generation of his family to attend college, he ' s doing plenty of his own scoring at FSU. Check an important academic score sheet — the Dean ' s list — and you ' ll find Gregory is consistently earning a spot. And through his volunteer efforts he ' s become an in- tegral member of the FSU support team. He has served as an orientation leader, helping to usher in new students, and as the Phi Kappa Tau Community Service Chair. He ' s participated in the Genesis Leadership Program, a development pro- gram for first-year students. He ' s also served terms as Kellum Hall president, and as a member of the In- tramural Field and Student Success Building commit- tees. " I may have come here because I like the Seminoles, " Faulk says, " but now I realize that being v Nole is much more than just supporting our football team. " Shana Beth Mason Literature Melissa Mathis Art History Kimberly Maultsby Kyle Allen Maxwell Inter Social Science Political Science Desiree Mayo Exercise Physiology Lena McAneney Communication Studies Melissa McCartney Humanities Shonta McCord English Literature Cynthia McDermott Russian Business Matt McElroy Communication As Summer Welssing knows, the keys to suc- ceeding as a student leader are not only having a strong academic profile, but also excelling in areas outside the classroom. Summer has shown she has the work ethic to succeed as a student and as a member of the Seminole Volleyball Team. When asked why she chose Florida State, Summer replied, " FSU felt like the perfect fit for me. " She has shown that to be true. In September 2005, Summer was awarded the Volleyball Mag- azine Player of the Month, and at the same time she has kept her place on the ACC Honor Roll. Summer ' s extracurricular activities have not been limited to athletics. She has participated in the tsunami relief efforts and has been a part of various campaigns to raise money for battered women. Summer )$assing Summer plans to work in Sports Marketing or Ad- vertising when she has completed her undergrad- Departmenl Of Communicati OH uate study in Communications. With the role she has assumed at FSU as a leader in the classroom and on the court, she will be ready to face any challenge that confronts her. - peo pft - Jennifer McGuire Merchandising Danielle McKinnon Textiles Katherine McManus Catherine McMurria Kemorine McNaught Marketing Anthropology Biochemistry Russian ggp§ MUml ' " w ,, ImrflL ™ Zk fr ' i . fl ■ Dustin McQuillan Accounting Shatoria Means Criminology Laura Melnicoff English Education Angela Melo Finance Marketing International Business Olivia Meyerback International Affairs 1usic Director, Florida State Opera Outreach Program Graduate Student, Music Luis has talents that most of us only dream about possessing. Com- bine his talent with his illustrious training and you have one of Flori- da State ' s brightest musical minds. He received a Diploma in Chamber Music and Piano Performance from the National Conservatoire of Strasbourg, France, and a Mas- ters in Piano Performance from the University of Costa Rica. Fluent in Spanish, French and English, he has been on the faculty of the National University of Costa Rica and the University of Costa Rica. He has performed with the National Orchestra of Costa Rica, the Chamber Orchestra of the University of Costa Rica, and in a duo with his wife, contralto Karen Esquivel. He has also been active as the Vocal Coach and Musical Director of the independent Costa Rican Young Artist Program. Luis selected FSU because of the College of Music ' s " fabulous in- ternational reputation, and its warm, human qualities. " In working with some of the school ' s top professors — Douglas Fisher, head of the Opera Department, and Timothy Hoekman— -Luis has come to understand why. He has gained insights into piano technique and the art of accompaniment. In other countries in which he has stud- ied, these " were not appreciated. " Professor Fisher has taught him " to go beyond the music, to think as a conductor and leader, us- ing the piano as an orchestra, not just follow the singer, " He has given back to the community by participating as Music Director for the Florida State Opera Outreach Program at elemen- tary and middle schools in Tallahassee and as accompanist for the Florida State Opera Outreach Tour in Costa Rica. When asked about his plans for the future, Luis half jokingly replies, " To keep studying! " Whether this implies working toward a doc- torate in Accompaniment or working as a musician, we know his choice will enrich all those involved in his music. Vivian Sue Miley Studio Art Sean Millerick History English Literature Daniel Mills Criminology Meghan Mills French Finance Rebekah Mingledorff Early Childhood Education Chris Miranda Psychology Clinton Mitchell English Lora Mitchell Political Science Rene Moll Criminology Panielle Monique Leach Psychology Kristin Macak didn ' t want to attend Florida State. Her parents were FSU alumni, but she was determined to attend school on the West Coast. Then she arrived on campus. " I realized that FSU has been pumping through my veins since the day of my birth. " Her first move was to the ninth floor of Kellum Hall, to become part of the Genesis Living Learning Community. The Genesis Leader- ship Program provides classroom training in leadership theory and hands-on experiences through service projects and community involvement. She was awarded the Genesis Unsung Hero Award, and joined the government of Kellum Hall. In 2004, as an Orientation Leader and as part of UPLink (University Peer Link to Incoming Freshman), she helped introduce the Univer- sity to new students. As a justice for the Student Judicial Board, which she continues to serve on, Kristin affords her fellow students the chance for a peer review, By this time she had become a " Seminole through and through. " So, she understood the allure of Homecoming, when alumni, in- cluding her parents, return to campus. First, she served as overall assistant for Homecoming. Last year, she served as coordinator of the festivities. She also joined the Student Alumni Association. Then, she became an RA (resident assistant) in Jennie Murphree Hall, where she lives and works today. At some point in college, many students undergo a life-changing experience. For Kristin it was during Dr. Kevin Vaccarella ' s class, Introduction to the New Testament. " He taught me to challenge what I am told, to find my own truth. " Kristin plans to put her knowledge and well-honed leadership abili- ties to work in third world countries, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Peace Corps, or through anthro- pological studies. As she says, " The world awaits. " Kristin Macak Junior, Anthropology - peo pKe - J Elliot Montalvo Michael Montgomery Sports Management Electrical Engineering Andrea Moore Criminology Brook Moore Christopher Moore Human Resource French 8c Spanish Management Nichole Moran Marketing Bobbie Jane Morehouse Psychology Jessica Lin Morhaim Elementary Education Tiffany Morrisseau Social Science Sociolog Rachel Moses Political Science H x arrison " Florida State, " says Thelma Acquaah-Harrison, " focuses on the whole student, actively encouraging students to excel in academics, leadership, service, and civic engagement, " Thelma has taken full advantage of such encouragement. Her academic achievements were recognized her first year when she was inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national honor society for college freshmen, She then joined FSU ' s Honors Program, and performed research at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. She was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Recently, she was invited to join a select group of students in " Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, " a prestigious academic award. Thelma is a Lady Spirithunter. She serves on the Executive Board of the Voice Party, a registered student organization, and is chair of the Service Scholar Program, which integrates service with scholarship and leadership, Because of her lead- ership abilities, she has been recognized by the Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Honorary. Much of Thelma ' s free time is devoted to community ser- vice — as a counselor for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and as team leader for the Center for Civic Education and Service outreach program at ECHO. Because of her dedi- cation, she has been honored with the Student Seminole Award. UPliOr CommUniCOtiOn DiSOrd@rS Thelma ' s life after school will continue to evidence her con- cern for others, when she will work as a speech pathologist for the Florida Department of Education. Rotem Moshe Psychology David Mullin Accounting Jennifer Munoz Hospitality Finance Lyndsay Nader Accounting Kimberly Naser Marketing Jessica Neal Communication Studies Stephen Newbold Art History Brent Newman History Amy Newsome Child Development Carl Nicolas History Phillip Liebson, a graduate student in the Recreation and Leisure Service Administration program, wants to expose you. ..to the great outdoors! You can take the short course on FSU ' s outdoor resources simply by glanc- ing at his resume. Phillip is the Head Trip Leader at the university ' s Outdoor Pursuits, a program offered through Campus Recreation that emphasizes adventure, environmental awareness, challenge, and personal development through a variety of outdoor activities and opportunities. He ' s also facilitator for the FSU Challenge, an initiative that requires group collaboration to complete chal- lenge courses and a series of problem-solving activities, including crossing an imaginary canyon, climbing a wall, and moving through a gigantic spider ' s web. And he wants to expose your younger brothers and sis- ters, and children. As program director for FSU Adven- ture Day Camp, Phillip directs activities, including wa- ter safety, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, cooking, swimming, and challenge courses, for boys and girls ages 8-13. Phillip ' s resume also includes membership in Rho Phi Lambda, a national honorary fraternity for the recre- ation, park, and leisure services profession. He earned his place through outstanding scholarship, leadership in service to the community and to the University, and ser- vice to the profession. Phillip Liebson Recreation and Leisure Services Administration peo tt- - Marco Niebuhr v lultinational Business Kristen Norman Biochemistry Nachemie Normil Biology Kelsey Obrien Actuarial Science Jason Oestreicher Management Mariane Olibrum Rebecca Olive Sandra Oscar Louis Ottino Nicole Ovsianik Exercise Psysiology Spanish Biological Science Biological Science Human Resource Management Sharrie Thomas epartment of Childhood Education On campus and in the surrounding community. In education and sports. With preschool children and college students. Sharrie Thomas, a sophomore majoring in Elementary Education, is working to improve places and support people. The nickname " Good Works " would not exaggerate the amount of time or degree of effort she has volunteered. Through the Jumpstart program, Sharrie joined with 2,500 college stu- dents to help 9,400 preschool children build the literacy and social skills they ' ll need to succeed. Sharrie is also the Membership Chair of SISTUHS, Inc., a statewide volun- teer organization for women of color that originated at FSU to respond to the local community ' s needs and provide moral and educational guidance to other young African-American women in the community. You might find Sharrie on the basketball courts at the YMCA, where she volunteers as a coach. Or you might see her improving neighbor- hood scenery, as part of the Adopt-A-Street project. Sharrie has also answered the call to do good works on campus. She is a student judicial board member and has served on the Student Rights and Responsibilities Panel. As an Orientation Leader, she has helped incoming students make a seamless transition to the University. It ' s all part of her 316 hours in service (thus far) that have been of- ficially recorded on her transcript as part of the University ' s ServScript program. Her voluminous volunteer record has not detracted from her academic record: Sharrie has been named to the Dean ' s List. All of which may make her voice just a little sweeter as she sings in the FSU Gospel Choir. Veronica Owens English Shawntell Pagan Criminology Adriana Pampanas English Psychology Nina Pantelics International Affairs, Latin American Caribbean Studies Jodi Parker Child Development Haley Parrish Risk Management Insurance Melissa Patino Finance Lawanda Peterson Rehabilitation Services Mark Pfannenstiel Creative Writing Joshua Phares Marketing Rebecca Thieneman, a senior majoring in Dietet- ics and Food Merchandising, is out to get you.., to adopt a healthy lifestyle. She ' s doing it through example and instruction in her spinning class at the Leach Center. She ' s doing it through her health columns in the FSView. And she ' s doing it through her work as vice presi- dent of Students for Understanding Nutrition Now (SUNN), a volunteer group of specially trained stu- dents who present sound and practical information about nutrition, physical activity, and body accep- tance to the campus community. Rebecca even found occasions while studying Spanish in Oaxaca, Mexico, to teach aerobics, pro- vide dietary consultation, and appear on a public access televised fitness program. Through it all, Rebecca remains a realist, offering tips and strategies for integrating healthy practices into our busy and demanding lifestyles. Her balanced and inspiring approach earned her an invitation to address the 2005 President ' s Re- treat on the campus health initiative. Rebecca Thi eneman Department of Nutrition, Food Exercise Sciences peo Ce- - 1 I 11P I- Vt Keithia Phelizor Exercise Science Erica Phillips Rehabilitation Counseling Lanisha Philpot Biochemistry Christine Pierce Child Development Debra Pierre Social Work Cindy Pinckney English Shirbie Plancher Exercise Science Pia Poitier Marketing International Business Andrea Pokallus Interior Design Kevan Poley Biology abrielle Feltner enior, Marketing and Music Attending Florida State, says Gabrielle Feltner, " is the quintes- sential college experience. This is a university where you can take classes from some of the best professors in the world. " Add the extracurricular activities and " you receive a well- rounded education. " Gabrielle considers one of the best professors to be Judy Bow- ers, professor of Choral Music Education. " The ideas she taught me about Education are helpful today when I need to commu- nicate with different people in various ways. " And then there ' s the accessibility of President T.K. Wetherell. Gabrielle and other student leaders were invited to dine with him. " It was very re- warding. I was able to talk to him about the concerns of the every day student. " The Marketing major is using her newly found knowledge not only for her benefit, but for that of others as well. In fact, she says, " Community service has always been a top priority of mine. " Currently, she serves as the president of the Multicultural Greek Council. In that capacity, she has been able to sit on staff search committees for Greek Life at FSU. She also serves as the community service chair for her sorority, Sigma Lambda Gamma. She takes time out for fun, as well. Or, as she says it, " takes advantage of all the amenities FSU has to offer " — the cultural exhibits in the Museum of Fine Arts and the concerts at the College of Music. Gabrielle ' s future plans are not yet set — it ' s either working in Urban Marketing or continuing on for a master ' s degree. Either way, we know she ' ll be looking at the whole picture. Christopher Porter Matthew Posgai Mary An Prentiss Daniel Price History Meteorology Business Management English Provido Provido Psychology Michemonde Pubien Criminology Katarina Puckett Merchandising Nataleigh Raines Italian Business Elizabeth Raker Sociology Shanikka Ranglin A doctoral candidate at Florida State University, Lee Willis has made his name with a stunning body of work that has earned him both renown and awards. He has co-authored with William Warren Rogers numerous publications — " At The Waters Edge: A Pictorial and Narrative History of Apalachicola and Franklin County, Florida " ; " Creating a Lost Cause: Prohibition and Confederate Memory in Apalachic- ola, Florida " ; " Secession Sanctified: Bishop Francis Huger Rutledge and the Coming of the Civil War in Florida " ; and has written book reviews for H-South, Journal of Southern Religion, H-Civil War, and H- Florida. His awards are no less impressive, from the Kingsbury Fellowship to the LeRoy Collins Award for Best Graduate Essay in Florida History. Lee has shown himself to be a master at recreating the his- tory of the South through the written word. At Florida State University Lee has shown a sharp mind and a strong work ethic. He is drawn to his work, " When I ' m here, I ' m working. Reading 19th century newspapers in the basement of Strozier is one of the most enjoyable aspects of my re- search. " Lee says he plans to " land a tenure-track faculty position at a four-year institution " after he graduates. It ' s a sure thing wherever Lee goes, the acclaim will follow. L e Willis e wnii Departmenl of i s t o r y people - I Jennifer Rape International Affairs Erin Read Theatre Precious Reeves Applied Economics Chrysanthia Reid Communication Studies Justin Reid Risk Management Insurance itephanie Reidlinger Tracy Lynn Renaker French Child Apparel Design Development Kyle Reynolds International Affairs Clinton Rhoton International Affairs Michael Richards International Affairs Senior, English People with the potential to Pe a leader love a challenge. Clin- ton Mitchell was drawn to Florida State because, " Being an African-American student at a predominantly white institution was important to me. " Once here, Clinton discovered that the University is " big on diversity. " Leaders have the respect of their peers. Clinton enjoyed be- ing an Orientatio n Leader. He says, " I was able to help thou- sands of new ' Noles and their families find their bearings on our campus and feel a part of the family. " He has also served as assistant director of Off-Campus Housing and as a volunteer coordinator for the Event Management Team of the Dance Marathon. And he has mentored many students through the Black Student Union and the America Reads Mentor Program. Leaders possess a certain quality that makes people pay at- tention to them. Clinton joined the Black Actor ' s Guild and was co-editor of the Black Student Union ' s " Nubian Waves. " Leaders show a willingness to take responsibility. Clinton has un- derstood the importance of academic achievement. Because of his accomplishments in the classroom, he was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, and Garnet and Gold Key, the Florida State Leadership Honor Society. Leaders believe there is always a better way to do things. Clin- ton envisions a future in which he is able to find a better way for himself and for others. He will continue to build a strong foundation, attaining a " jurist doctorate and a master ' s in Pub- lic Administration. " Then, he plans to practice law, serving " as a state or federal lawmaker. " Sounds like a leader. Adam Rickenbach Hospitality Akeemia Riley Communication Disorders Jennifer Rindone Criminology Psychology Angel Rios French Christine Rivera English Nursing George W Rodriguez Natasha Rodriguez International Elementary Education Affairs Jason Roland Information Science Michele Rolle Political Science Kristen Romanillos Marketing Students stride confidently across campus, aware of destina- tion and shortest route. They return to residence halls where order and convenience rule. And on weekends they attend sporting or other campus events where unified cheers for ' Nole performers is magically ignited, It ' s the picture of campus life, and it ' s partly the result of stu- dents like Carolina Orrego, a junior studying political science, who continues to contribute her time to improving the student experience at FSU. Most recently, she was an orientation leader, helping new students enter the stream of campus life. She has been the treasurer and hall ambassador for Smith Hall, and was recog- nized by the National Residence Hall Honorary as Outstand- ing Sophomore Leader of the Year. As a Lady Spirithunter, she does those little things — from painting faces to volunteering at the Dance Marathon — that transform many campus events into memorable experiences for the community, Carolina is also a bright star within the classroom, making the President ' s list (earning a 4,0 GPA) or Dean ' s list in the past three semesters. Carolina will be inducted into the National So- ciety of Collegiate Scholars in fall ' 05. It ' s no wonder Carolina contributes to the supportive culture at the University — it was a major reason she chose to enroll here: " When I first came, everyone was very welcoming. It seemed like people were happy that I was planning to attend this uni- versity. " Continuing in the welcoming mode is one of Carolina ' s post- graduation plans. She hopes to own a restaurant where she can nourish people ' s spirits. Carolina Orrego Department of Political Science peot e - I Vicky Rosado :hild Development Jennifer Rosenberg Criminology Sara Rowan Jessica Rowe Biology Stephanie Ruiz Marketing Gail Rumph Social Work Tiffany Rumph Social Work Alexander Ryan Studio Art Dorothy Saintjean Communication Erica Salmeri Social Science Education •Cwabena Osei epartment of Electrical omputer Engineering He makes things structurally fit and ready to perform — from software to peopleware. Kwabena Osei, a senior in the computer engineering pro- gram, and a native of Botswana, helps people achieve their goals, whether it ' s through software engineered to meet a client ' s needs or at the Leach Center, where he is a senior instructor of fitness, training clients, and evalu- ating and educating fitness instructors. His credentials, for both body and mind, are rock solid. He is a Certified Personal Trainer (ACE and IFPA) and a member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the largest student-managed organization in the country. He unites his fitness knowledge and engineering aptitude in his role as administrator at the Leach Cen- ter—assessing the fitness program ' s customer service and processing the program statistics for the vice presi- dent of Student Affairs. Enormous responsibilities, long hours. But kwabena is an energizer — continually modeling his passion for fitness to those around him. His degree, and his ability to help people reach their goals, will make him an attractive candidate to employ- ers, who often seek FSU graduates from the computer engineering program. Stephanie Samera Anthropology Kelly Sampson Literature Alexis Sanchez Interior Design Lourdes Sanchez Criminology Marquita Sanders Criminology Otis Sanders Philosophy Sonja Sartain Psychology Mai Sato English Amber Schepp Communication Disorders Julianna Schroeder Recreation Leisure Every day Jessica Bradstreet impacts the lives of others. For her efforts, she was recently honored at the President ' s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Award Luncheon. As a Guardian ad Litem, Jessica represents to the judicial system those children who are victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect. She advocates for their safety, security and happiness. She also serves on the program ' s Roundtable, sharing her experiences with guardians who are in training. She advocates for women and children who have experienced violence by volunteering for the SANE program at the Refuge House. As an advocate for those who have experienced sexual violence, she is on call 12 hours per week. At the Family Visitation Center, she supervises visits between children and adults that have been mandated by the court to have their visitations supervised. She also serves as the public relations chairperson for the Association of Student Social Workers, helping with advertise- ment of events, and with the Association ' s service project, HOPE Community. Jessica plans to obtain her master ' s degree in Social Work at FSU and then continue to work in the child welfare arena, advocating for their protection. Jessica Bradstreet] Social Work ' s Humanitarian of the Year 2001 peopKe - II 1 L i r 1 Suzanne Scott History Emily Sealy Communication Julie C Seda Elementary Education Brittany Seibert Studio Art Sean Seifried Marketing Ryan Shea Finance Real Estate Jennifer Shechter Finance 8c Accounting Robert Shewmake Mechanical Engineering Adam Shilling English Maria Silva Psychology Criminology arrett 005 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports cholar and 2006 Rhodes Scholar Chosen as a 2006 Rhodes Scholar, Garrett Johnson graduated magna cum laude in three years with a double major in Political Science and English and will begin graduate school in the fall. The 2005 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Collegiate Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. The three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member earned the Golden Torch Award given to the student-athlete with the highest GPA. Johnson was named to the Dean ' s list three times with a 3.5 GPA or better and President ' s list with a 4.0 GPA. Johnson works as a legislative assistant in Florida Governor Jeb Bush ' s office. On a daily basis, he researches questions posed by constituents and serves on several committees including the Governor ' s Haiti Advisory Council. Since 2004, he has worked in the capacity as the assistant to the director of Bush ' s Haiti Advisory Group, created to compile recom- mendations to improve the current economic and environmental condi- tions in the country. Other projects include volunteering as a member of the Intergovernmental Relations Team during the hurricane emergencies in 2004, staff support at the Florida State Emergency Operations Center and as a campaign worker on the Bush Cheney 2004 Presidential Re-election Campaign. Within the athletics department, he spent the 2004-05 campaign as the vice-chair of the Atlantic Coast Conference Student Athlete Advisory Council, president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and vice presi- dent of Student Seminole Boosters. He volunteered with FSU Cares and the FSU Cross Country. In 2004, Johnson represented Florida State at the annual NCAA Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida. Johnson helped Florida State sweep the Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Team Championships, scoring points with run- ner up finishes in the shot put in February and the shot put and discus in April. His throw of 66 ' 8.75 " (20.34m) bettered the FSU Indoor school record and was the second farthest throw in the world at the time. He earned his first All-American honor with a fifth place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship. The mark helped score points towards FSU ' s highest team finish in 31 years. He moved into first on FSU ' s all-time shot put list with a throw of 66 ' 0.75 " (20.13m) at the Seminole Twi- light. The mark is the third farthest in the nation and broke the Mike Long Track and Field Complex record. Susan Silverman Early Childhood Education Lashonda Simon Criminology Candice Smith Child Development Darolyn Smith Rehabilitation Services Criminology Keith Smith Geography Lauren Smith Chemical Science Lauren Smith Studio Art Richard Smith Management Robert M Smith Management Infomation Systems Warren Smith Management Infomation Systems A graduate of James S. Rickards High School in Tallahas- see, Pankaj is a senior majoring in Biochemistry, Chemis- try, and Biomedical Mathematics, Under the supervision of Professor Michael Chapman, she is currently working on an honors thesis project developing a cell line con- taining viral genes that has long term potential for gene therapy, As evidenced by recent clinical trials, viruses are ideal vectors for gene therapy. Of these, adenoas- sociated virus (AAV) is very promising due to its non- pathogenicity and range (it can target both dividing and non-dividing cells). AAV, however, requires adeno virus helper functions in order to replicate, which ne- cessitates co-infection transfection. Establishment of a stable cell line containing these adeno helper genes is currently underway. In addition to receiving a Howard Hughes Fellowship in Mathematical and Computational Biology, a Charles A, Brautlecht Chemistry Scholarship, and a Bess Ward Honors Thesis Grant, Pankaj is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Eta Sigma. She is also involved with International Medical Outreach whose mission is to unite the efforts of a small group of pre-medical students and medical staff in an inter- national service learning experience that provides first hand medical care in countries less advanced. In her spare time, Pankaj plays intramural soccer and participates in FSU ' s chapter of Cuong Nhu Martial Arts club. Pankaj Pal Howard Hughes Fellowship Recipient people - James A. Smith IV Interior Design Theatre Lindsey J. Smitherman English Literature John Sonnier Political Science Anton Souslov Physics Applied Mathematics Joshua Spargo Criminology Adam Spieker Mechanical Engineering Danielle Spivey Finance Kisha Stafford Marketing Camille Stair Textiles Matthew Standland Biochemistry Micole Giroux tudent Profiles of Service Winner Florida State University has attracted many students be- cause of its reputation for offering students opportunities for learning, and Nicole Giroux has taken full advantage of her opportunites. A junior majoring in Music and So- cial Work, she has been consistently on the Dean ' s and President ' s Lists since her freshman year. Many of her memories of FSU will be about football and frisbee with her friends. Her most intense memory will be her service opportunity with FSU ' s Alternative Break Corp in Panama. She says, " I spent an entire week with other FSU students helping out at a children ' s home. It was inspiring to be around people who had so much compassion and spirit. " Nicole is also the Chairperson of the College Board for " Lee ' s Place, " in Tallahassee. " Lee ' s Place, " is a private, nonprofit, grief and loss counseling center specializing in children and families. Her community outreach experience has had a major effect on Nicole. Upon graduation, and before she be- gins graduate studies in Social Work, she plans to " spend time volunteering abroad. I would like to work with any population in need, to see both the unique and univer- sal struggles and achievements of people around the world. " Nicole has found not only subjects that interest her, but also the passion that will drive her career. Nicole Stanley Communication Dana Starr Communication Disorders Deja Stephenson Exercise Science Kyle Stevens English Literature Jessica Stewart Marketing Markeisha Stewart Marketing Kristen Stoddard Political Science Joseph Storno Criminology Jonathan Sullivan Psychology Tiffany Sutton Elementary Education Every student has had at least one special ex- perience at Florida State University, a memo- rable story that will be told and retold in later years. Not many stories, however, will mix mu- sic with the outdoors. Lauren will have many such stories. As fleet captain of the FSU Sailing Association, president and founder of FSU Trailblazers, volun- teer for Outdoor Pursuits, and sailing instructor for the FSU Adventure Day at the Rez, Lauren has taken the Seminole experience to another level. The daughter of two Florida State alumni, who met as undergraduates at FSU, Lauren has al- ways wanted to attend the University. Her extracurricular activities have enhanced her quality of life at FSU, but six semesters on the Dean ' s List in the College of Music attest to her academic prowess. After graduation in the spring, Lauren will go abroad, where she ' ll explore, travel, and play her own special music. Lauren Kell College of Music ey - peo pfe - Erica Swanson Nursing Tiffany Tait Criminology Christopher Tambasco Social Sciences Jonathan Tannen Matthew Adam Tate Political Science Social Science Kathryn Taylor Studio Art Audrey Tetro Exercise Science Darin Thomas History Diva Thomas Management Lauren Thompson Social Work h cnoonover epartment of Political Science In 2005, his leadership qualities were cited in Resolution 9139 by the Florida House of Representatives. It is also the year that he was elected Student Body President of FSU and, consequently, became a governor on the Florida Board of Gov- ernors. Singular accomplishments. Extraordinary by any measure. And yet, anyone reading Christopher Schoonover ' s history of distinguished ser- vice at FSU would not be surprised by these crowning achievements. Christopher, a graduate student in political science, has taken on greater and more prestigious responsibilities each year. Chief of staff, deputy student body treasurer, member of the Union Board, secretary of health concerns, and then student body vice presi- dent. Naturally, Christopher is a member of the Seminole Circle of the FSU ' s Omicron Delta Kappa Society, an honor society that recognizes ex- cellence beyond academics at the University and emphasizes the ex- emplary conduct, unselfish service, and success achieved in worthy undertakings. His excellence beyond academics has not diminished his excellence in academics. As a member of the Mortar Board, a national honor so- ciety, Christopher has been recognized for his ranking in the top 35% of his class. More evidence of his achievement can be found in the Journal of Materials Research, where his article " Rapid Prototyping of Micro patterned Substrates Using Conventional Laser Printers " (Vol. 17, No. 7) was published. How does Christopher keep his accomplishments in perspective? By seeing them as opportunities to serve others. " The night I was inaugu- rated as student body president, " he says, " I was given the opportunity to represent every student on this campus. " Kimberly Tomaselli Music Theory Yashpal Tomlinson International Affairs Celia Tortelli Multinational Business Marketing Luisa Tovar Civil Engineering Randi Traub Communication Sciences Disorders Tatiana Treffehn Psychology Jessica Tworkowski Hospitality Kayla Ulmer Social Science Caroline Underwood Jessie Vahderveer Communication Matthew Mendendez is a student leader who aspires to become a lawyer. He has demonstrated his leadership capabilities by taking time out of his summer in 2005 to participate in the one week Leadershape conference held by the LEAD center at FSU. In addition, Matthew was Assistant Family Relations Director for Dance Marathon, the University ' s largest student-run Philanthropy. Every spring, hundreds of FSU students, including Matthew, pledge to remain stand- ing for 32 consecutive hours to raise money for the Children ' s Miracle Network at Shand ' s Hospital, and the FSU College of Medicine ' s Pediatric Outreach Program. Matthew, in partnership with his fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon, helped raise an additional $6000 for Dance Marathon. Experience gained in his extra-curricular leadership ac- tivities at FSU will help prepare him for the law career he intends to pursue. He has started in the direction of law by choosing a major of Criminology. Matthew, when investigating which university to attend on his pathway to law school, chose FSU predicated on the success and reputation of their College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Upon graduation Matthew would like to become a juvenile defense lawyer. When Matthew is not raising money or studying, he enjoys bowling, attending movies at the Student Life Building, and reading on Landis Green. Matthew Menendez Assistant Family Relations Director, FSU Dance Marathon people - AZfr " gh , PUw • 1 ■Ilk A Tracy Varga Real Estate Vanessa Vastano Psychology Danielle Venezia Criminology Earl Vennum Music Education Judy Ann Villanueva Criminology Alicia Vinson Nursing Jessica Vola English Nicole Vumbalo Exercise Science Lauren Wahl Marketing Nicole Walewski Studio Art Jillian Volpe, a Spring 2005 graduate of the College of Communications, was named the 2005 FSU Presi- dent ' s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year. The ■:. ftfcal! i award is given to a student who exhibits a tremen- dous commitment to service. Jillian ' s many service projects included work with the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) in Tallahassee and Camp Bog- gy Creek, a camp for chronically ill children in Eustis, Florida. She also served as a service coordinator and resident minister for Christian Campus Fellowship. Jillian was recruited to FSU through the university ' s Ser- vice Scholar Program , which selects incoming fresh- men with a distinguished record of community involve- ment in high school. Twelve incoming freshmen are selected for the Service Scholar Program each year. Service Scholars are given opportunities to meet lead- ers in the social service communities both on- and off- campus and often assume leadership roles in these communities themselves. Jillian served as Secretary of the Service Scholar Program during her last two years at FSU. r e s i d uman graduate the Year Jillian graduated with a GPA of 3.87 and earned a place either on the Dean ' s List or President ' s List during all but one of her semesters at FSU. She is a graduate of Lake Region High School in Eagle Lake, Florida. Ashley Walker Civil Engineering Kimberly Walker Geography Environmental Studies Latrica Walker Textiles Nina Walker Marketing Scott Walker History Ty Walker Mechanical Engineering Kimberly Wallace Alexandra Walrath Sociology Geography Natasha Ware Accounting Finance Kim Waser Creative Writing When Debontina Adamson was a 12-year-old in Miami, sur- rounded by ' Canes fans and a sea of green and orange, she was attracted to the garnet and gold. Now a senior majoring in Media Production at FSU, she is the 2005 Overall Director of the quintessential ' Nole event: Homecoming. Although she hopes to return to Miami and intern at a TV network affiliate, she ' ll be leaving her mark of achievement in Tallahassee. Debontina has made the Dean ' s List and received a Boyle Scholarship, awarded to students in the Department of Com- munication who demonstrate " high academic promise. " Fellow students have recognized Debontina ' s leadership qualities, having elected her twice to the Student Senate, and in 2004, she was elected vice president of the Progres- sive Student Assembly. She also held the fundraising chair of the Black Student Union (the official voice and representative of issues concerning students of African descent). Her leadership qualities and academic success have earned her membership in the Garnet and Gold Key and the Na- tional Society of Collegiate Scholars. Debontina ' s successful odyssey to this University has inspired four family members to go for the gold... and garnet, and enroll in FSU. Deb Ad on una amso n Department of Communication peot e- - 1 Latrell Waterman Social Sciences Mary Weaver Biology Monique Wee Tom Biology Sheena Wehr Marketing Meghan Welfare Advertising Edward Weller Management Real Estate David Welling Finance Real Estate Heidi Wells Multinational Business Sean T Wheeler Criminal Justice Carshon White English uniof, m e r i c n d Pol i t i c a I S c i u d e n e c s e As a child of a military family, Allison Liby never stayed in one place very long. Continually moving, she didn ' t have the op- portunity to become attached to a particular community. But she sensed it would be different here, " i knew Florida State and the Tallahassee community would become the home I always wanted. " The University has become her home because of her extensive involvement with academic programs and commu- nity service. She participates in the Honors Program, Through a directed in- dividual study, she will be working on a research project for the Florida Museum of History, " focusing on a future educational experience for children with the Seminole Tribe of Florida as the subject. " Allison is the vice president-elect of the senior class. With her qualifications, it ' s easy to see why students elected her. She has served as an RA (resident assistant) in two dorms. As an orientation leader, she introduced incoming freshmen to the University. Currently, she serves on the University Admissions Appeals Committee and the New Student Convocation Plan- ning Committee. She is vice president of public relations for the Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Honorary Society, which has recognized her with the Torch Award. In 2003, she was given the Panhellenic New Member of the Year Award. Today, she is the vice president of standards for the Kappa Delta Sorority. Not yet into her senior year, Allison is planning a future as a teacher in inner-city schools through Teach for America. " There is a significant education gap in our country. All children de- serve to have a high-quality education that will provide for their future success. " Lynise White Economics Jeffrey Willey Political Science Ashley Williams Exercise Science Charee Williams Business Management Jasmine Williams Exercise Science Joan Williams Music Performance Lindsey Willis Communication Disorders Cathleen Willy Biological Science Adrianne Wilson Elementary Education Bradley Wilson Marketing Imagine traveling to Jamaica, with sanay beaches, coconut arinks, sunshine and the relaxing tropical atmosphere. Sometimes people forget that such a paradise is also a community much like ours with real needs. Maria is aware of this fact and has set out to make a difference to those in need. Maria participated in the International Medical Outreach at FSU. International Medical Outreach is a program designed to give care to impoverished nations outside the U.S. The program allows students intense, hands-on medical training while exposing them to the social and cultural aspects of practicing medicine. This pro- gram took Maria to tropical Jamaica for anything but a vacation, Maria and others served the medical needs of the people of Ja- maica for ten days. " I ' ll never forget the first morning of clinic. We arrived at the clinic site and were greeted by the praise songs of the church members waiting to be seen. I remember thinking the people had so little, but they were rejoicing for what was provid- ed. " Maria feels she earned not only the knowledge she gained in the medical sense, but the respect for another culture. Maria is not only a member of the International Medical Outreach program, but recently served as its director. Says Maria, " I was drawn to FSU because of challenging academics as well as re- nowned scientific faculty. " She is undertaking a Directed Individual Study Research Project under one of her favorite professors, Dr. Robert Reeves. Her research topic is " The Cloning and Expression of the argW Gene of Escherichia Coli. " After Maria graduates with her degree in Biological Science she plans to attend medical school. " My goal as a future physician is to provide health care to this growing population of people who do not have the resources to receive the medical care they need, " Maria says. No matter where Maria goes or what Maria does, Flor- ida State will always be a special place to her. " I will always be proud to be a Seminole! " Maria R apalje International Medical Outreach peoj e - Siri Wilson Exercise Science Kayla Winchip Marketing Bridget Winitzer Biology Brian Wofford Sociology Tyler Wolfe Marketing Justin Woods Studio Art Patricia Woon Family Child Services Judith Worley Studio Art William Wyatt History Ashlee Yates Merchandising van Porter MA Foundation Scholar, Medicine Ivan Porter has been awarded the American Medical As- sociation Foundation Scholars Award, which is bestowed upon only ten medical students in the country and includes a $10,000 scholarship. The award holds a wealth of pres- tige, recognizing students who excel academically and who are members of historically underrepresented groups in the medical field. With only seven percent of the coun- try ' s physicians falling into this category, Ivan ' s accomplish- ment is clear. This, however, is not Ivan ' s first scholarly award. As an under- graduate, he was invited into the National Biological Honor Society, which is dedicated to extending the boundaries of human knowledge through research. He has also been the recipient of the College of Medicine ' s Dean ' s Scholar- ship 2004-2008, the Durell Peaden Scholarship 2004-2006, and the E.C. and Tillie Allen College of Medicine Scholarship 2005-2006. Ivan isn ' t all academics, as seen through his involvement in community projects such as " Get Active " and SIGN (Stu- dent Interest Group in Neurology). He has also participated in events sponsored by the W.E.B. du Bois Honor Society, of which he is a member. The Society sponsored a commu- nity workshop, giving Ivan the opportunity to volunteer with children at the Dade Street Community Center. Upon completion of his graduate work, Ivan will " stay in Flor- ida and serve in the communities that were (and still are) so influential in creating the person I am today. " The opportunities provided to student athletes at Florida State are obvious, What are not so obvious are the ex- periences beyond sports that many athletes gain, Me- gan Head has made her university experience richer by not only excelling in academics, but also by participat- ing in community service projects, Throughout her role as Special Events Coordinator for Helping Every Little Person (HELP) and her participation with the Radio Reading Service, which broadcasts read- ings of the local newspaper for sight-impaired people, Megan has shown compassion and a willingness to reach out to the community, She also has served as the Bat Girl and Spirit Coordinator for FSU ' s Baseball team, and has been active in Dance Marathon, Megan not only chose FSU for its superlative scholastics, " but also for all of the traditions, and for the friends " she hoped to make. This doesn ' t mean she ' s relaxed her academic standards, She ' s made a place for herself on the Dean ' s List since 2002. She is a Torch Night Recipient, and is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Eta Sigma, and Honors in the Major. She will soon graduate with a degree in Mass Media. Law school is probably her next step. One thing is for certain, Megan will be a leader wherever her scholastic pursuits take her. Megan Head Department of Communication peopfr - o abriel Bouch dwater Scholarship Gabriel Bouch was a junior when he discovered a counter-exam- ple to a conjecture made by a well-known mathematician in the field of Knot Theory. Unraveling the conjecture was quite a feat for an undergraduate. But for Gabriel this was only the first in a series of impressive achievements, By his senior year he had received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, awarded by a federally endowed agency established to honor the late senator. Gabriel was then invited to join the Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society, whose membership is restricted to stu- dents ranked highly in their class. By graduation, the tally for this double major (in math and physics) was steadily increasing: he ' d completed the Honors Program and graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA. Although Gabriel ' s academic life invokes the image of a student stationed at his computer, books, or lab 24 7, he ' s kept a fine bal- ance, spending three years as a juggler in the FSU Flying High Circus. " I had a great experience as an undergraduate at Florida State, " Gabriel says, " and made strong connections with professors in the mathematics and physics departments. It followed naturally to continue my studies in a program that I had found to be academi- cally stimulating and personally rewarding. " And rewards keep coming. As a graduate student, he has been a two-time recipient of a University Fellowship and was awarded the Goodner Teaching Award. Gabriel is currently doing research in mathematical physics with Dr. Phil Bowers, and the two are col- laborating on a paper they hope to submit for publication this fall. IS m. ™, - greek fe - ■ Slction Editor: Lauren Mion warn - t f ' m m jH II . . . -i 1 ' " MM v y 1 l ai l l, l l i f ■ ■ 228-242 President Lauren Lowrey, Vice President Daphne Brusso, Membership Director Megan Head, Asst. Membership Director Sarah Mullins, Treasurer Kerry Devine, Secretary Vanessa Hunt, Internal Affairs P.J. TenBieg, Academic Affairs Programming Alena Vanderwerf, Community Relations Ashley Wurm, Co-Head Recruitment Counselor Beth Magana, Co-Head Recruitment Counselor Marina Silvestre, Public Relations My Matthews, Co mputer Analyst Stephanie Roy President Jaimee Colley, Vice President Martha Wasp, Membership Director Sarah Mullins, Asst. Membership Director Spring-Eve Rosado, Treasurer Alexander Sandarian, Academic Affairs Director Jessie Wente, Community Relations Catherine Curry, PH Programming Director Rachel Gauchman, Secretary Courtney Bunyard Q 1 1 o :n M W M - ' President Andel Fils-Aime, Vice President Daniel McKnight, Treasurer Marcus Finley, Public Relations Tonya Huff, Judicial Chair Lamont Johnson, Secretary Ashlee Thomas, Historian Cendino Tenne President Ashlee K. Thomas, Vice President Chaz Davis, Secretary Xion Lester, Treasurer Donte Riddick, Chief Justice Larry Green, Jr., Historian Louis Y. Valsaint I ' ' M M l«fla|HK|«liii ?1?-?fi9 President Mike Miller, Executive Vice President LP Steele, Vice President oj Recruitment Chad Reeves, Treasurer Miles Middlebush, Public Rel tions Trevor Hague, Secretary Joey Audie President Chris Lopez, Executive Vice President Chris Ellett, Administrative Vice PresidentTrevor Hague, Vice President of Finances James Walter Doyle, Secretary Chris Thackston, Director of Public Relations Lance Stahlman, VP of Membership Jordan Yates President Gabrielle Feltner, Vice President Elena Saldamando, Treasurer Jessica Garcia, Recording Secretary Nina Pantelic, Membership Director Angela Morrison, Standards Officer Carmen Perez President Monica Leonido, Vice Presi dent Cristina Segredo, Treasurer Maria Conigliaro, Recording Secretary Welkis Galeas, Membership Director Cesar Bello, Standards Officer David Alvarez GFe k-A tivities-GouiiGil President Kerry Devine, Administrative Vice President Aly Matthews, External Vice President Krystal Plomatos, Treasurer Chris Lopez, Programming Director Charles Davis, Greek Week Director Jennifer Schecter President Gabrielle Felter, Treasurer Peyton Daniels, Greek Week Director Stephen Spaid, Programming Director Amanda Kapetanakas, Administrative Vice President Samantha Englehart, Public Relation Director Catherine Balderson, External Vice President Lindsay Opsahl, Historian Kenneth Peele student Gjt - making an IMPRESSION Kristen Leone They ' re everywhere in Tallahassee: at the mall, in Starbucks, out at restaurants and even at the Leach center, Others yell them out at certain events like Lip Sync, Dance Marathon, and also at Homecoming. But what is the meaning behind the Greek letters that appear all over Florida State ' s campus? What impact do they truly have on the people and the campus that they come in contact with? Striving to improve and enhance the campus of Florida State University, Greek Life members eagerly participate in many campus organizations. Using the leadership skills they have learned from with- in their organizations, these students set out with a mission to get involved and encourage others to do the same. From smaller groups and clubs, to larger, campus-run organizations such as Dance Mara- thon, Greek members can be found everywhere participating and becoming active on Florida State ' s campus and in the Tallahassee community as well. With each house hosting their own philanthropic event, Greek members are passionate about giving back to the community and becoming devoted to certain benefits and charities. For example, the philanthropy hosted by Zeta Tau Alpha is their 5K Race to Live held in the spring, and all profits are donated to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation. It extends invitations to not only students, but to all members of the community as well. Another example of a philanthropic event, the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority is the proud host of their annual ADPiathlon, a fun filled day of pie-related relay events that benefits the Ronald McDonald House. All other houses put their own philanthropic event as well, and in turn all other organizations are eager to participate in them and donate to their worthy causes. On a larger scale, campus-run events such as Dance Mara- thon and Homecoming are looked forward to by the Greek commu- nity each year. A friendly competition between houses, each group strives to raise the most amount of money for Dance Marathon and Children ' s Miracle Network, and show their ultimate Florida State pride during Homecoming week. Not only do Greeks avidly partici- pate in these events, but most of the leadership and assistant posi- tions in both are occupied by members of the Greek community. In addition to their devotion to involvement on campus and within their own events, Greek members are active in clubs, sports, and in other organizations as well. Greek life is a great way to ex- tend beyond individual houses, develop valuable leadership skills and meet new people along the way. Not only is passion encouraged, but it is apparent in all of the activities that Greeks participate in. sisters Tania Alidina, Amanda Allgier, Jennifer Alster, Rachel Ashley, Laura Bagge, Jordan Baldwin, Laura Bandel, Lisa Barryzel, Jessica Beers, Jaclyn Benghiat, Jackie Brooke, Hilaree Caldwell, Brittany Canasi, Lee Carella, Morgan Carter, Rachel Chandler, Rachel Church, Kara-Lyn Clary, Ashley Cline, Amanda Cokinos, Nicole Coniglio, Natalie Custodio, Kalen Dalrymple, Meredith DAngelo, Maria Delia Guardia, Meghan Detweiler, Amanda DeYoung, Jen- nifer Didden, Danielle Dorman, Kathryn Doyle, Ali Dunn, Kathrine Elza, Laura Engel, Caitlin Etherton, Colleen Fagan, Ashley Fisher, Katherine Fromm, Jacqueline Gardin- er, Jennifer Gay, Jacqueline Glerum, Allison Goodman, Me- gan Griffin, Christina Grove, Carrie Gustafson, McKenna Haggerty, Jenna Harper, Jessica Harrison, Jessica Heinrichs, Lauren Hodde, Brittany Horwitt, Margaret Howard, Sarah Howell, Holly Hughes, Lyndsay Inmon, Brittani Jones, Heather Kacos, Catherine Kane, Jaimie Keele, Jane King, Kirsten Klein, Kristin Korth, Susan LaClaire, Whitney La- gergren, Lyndsay Larkin, Sarah Lawrence, Tanya Leis, Kary Lemons, Lauren Masterson, Helen Matas, Amanda Mazzel- la, Maegan McCann, Caitlin McDonald, Michelle Miller, Jenna Mock, Clare Moloney, Mary Moloney, Kasey Morris, Alison Murphy, Alexis Murphy, Brittany North, DAnna Osceola, Melissa Palori, Candice Paparodis, Alison Parker, Stephanie Pelaez, Christina Pepe, Aimee Phipps, Monique Pillinger, Alisha Pineiro, April Pingol, Cara Potoka, Me- gan Potter, Kaylee Pratt, Joanna Quraishi, Tracy Randall, Samantha Raynor, Kimberly Reinhardt, Emily Resimont, Dianne Roberts, Catherine Roscart, Colleen Ryan, Mary- ann Rybnicky, Mary Alison Sailer, Danielle Sandoz, Ashley Sarvis, Erin Schroeder, Rachel Seiden, Keely Shannon, Kari Sibilia, Jessica Singer, Haley Thornhill, Ashley Tippins, Amy Tomaszewski, Cara Valenti, Michelle Vanderdoes, Molly Venters, Danielle Volanti, Heather Walker, Megan Waltzer, Lindsay West, Rachel White, Lindsey Womack Nickname: Alpha Chi, A-Chi-O Founding Date: October 15, 1885 Founding Location: DePauw University Chapter: Beta Eta Date Established at FSU ' A 929 Colors: Scarlet red Olive green Symbol: Lyre Flower: Red Carnation Mascot: Angel Annual Philanthropy: Domestic Violence Awareness, the Mac- Dowell Colony and Alpha Chi Omega Foundation The ladies of the Beta Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Omega celebrate another great year on Florida State ' s campus. They enjoyed a proud tradition of good scholarship, community service and campus involvement. Their sis- ters are members of over fifty different organizations on the FSU campus, such as: Order of Omega, Seminole Student Boosters, Golden Girls, FSU cheerleaders, Honors Council, and many more. Their service projects include Relay for Life, America Reads and Garnet and Gold Goes Green. Their major philanthropic event is their an- nual Omega Man fraternity pageant and date auction. Proceeds from this event benefit the local branch of the Women ' s Refuge House. Their national philanthropy is the Alpha Chi Omega foundation, which has received nu- merous awards throughout the year. They earned the highest overall women ' s GPA for the fall semester and continue to " strive for pi " - their goal is to have a chapter-wide GPA of a 3.14 or better. They were awarded second place overall for FSU Homecoming. They also won first place in the gold division of Dance Marathon, along with our partners Delta Delta Delta and Phi Delta Theta. Alpha Chi Omega continues to strive to uphold the core values of the Greek community and Florida State University by celebrating diversity, serving their community and upholding our high standards for academic and personal excellence. President Rachel Seiden, VP CRSB Ginny Brant- ley, VP Finance Mary Moloney, VP Education Jackie Gardiner, VP Fraternity Relations Sarah Howell, VP Intellectual Development Jen Alster, VP Communications Ashley Czernis, VP Mem- bership Development Joanna Quraishi, Panhel- lenic Delegate Kara-lyn Clary, VP Recruitment Melissa Palori, VP Risk Management Lauren Hodde, House Manager McKenna Hagerty - greek ftfe - President Ashley Czernis, VP CRSB LeeAnn Sal- vato, VP Finance Kelly Swindell, VP Education Alyson Womack, VP Fraternity Relations Megan Watt, VP Intellectual Development Katherine Halliday, VP Communications Heather Gotoff, VP Membership Development Lisa Cimo, Pan- hellenic Delegate Tanya Pai, VP Recruitment Amber Strauss, VP Risk Management Sara Mu- sumeci, House Manager Kelly Emerick Alpha Delta Pi is a sisterhood based on a long line of traditions, kin, philanthropy and a true love for one another. ADPi is one of the largest Panhellenic chapters on Florida State ' s campus with nearly 185 members and has several girls who are very in- volved within the Greek community and on FSU ' s campus. ADPi proudly represents in organizations ranging from SGA to the Student Alumni As- sociation to even prestigious honor societies such as Omicron Delta Kappa and Mortarboard. This past year has been a very busy one for then; they kicked off the school year participating in many sorority and fraternity philanthro- pies as well as participating and winning Homecoming overall. During the spring semester, ADPi took part in FSU ' s largest school wide philanthropy, Dance Marathon, with over 40 dancers and several committee members and assistants. They helped raise $270, 511 for the Children ' s Miracle Net- work and gladly won third place. They are also very committed to their philanthropy, which benefits the Ronald McDonald House through our annual ADPi-athlon competition hosted in April. ADPi is also very proud to have members on the Golden Girls dance team, the all-girl and co-ed cheerleading squads, Garnet and Gold Guides and the FSU Batgirls. President Elizabeth Corder, Executive VP Pame- la Berndt, Membership Education VP Kristen Barry, Recruitment VP Mary Radcliffe, Finance VP Maclain Howse, Standards Ethics Jolene Gurtis, Social Enrichment Christelle Perrey, Panhellenic Jamie Robinson President Pamela Berndt, Executive VP Lind- sey Taylor, Membership Education VP Jessica Eichhorn, Recruitment VP Zariella Nakamoto, Finance VP Megan Godfry, Standards Ethics Mary Radcliffe, Social Enrichment Courtney AufdenKampe, Panhellenic Haley Herrit sisters Courtney Abrams, Courtney Allen, Ansley Alvarez, Natalie Alvarez, Olivia Aman, Lauren Anderson, Katie Ashley, Courtney Aufden- kampe, Beth Bachtler, Chrisrina Barganier, Srephanie Barnes, Kris- ten Barry, Leigh Beasley, Megan Beasley, Danielle Beliveau, Pamela Berndt, Ashlee Betros, Morgan Beucher, Sarah Bingham, Katie Black, Kristen Boehler, Anna Brasfield, Cari Braun, Kristen Browne, Liz Brunson, Page Bryan, Lexi Budslick, Emily Burkett, Amy Burns, Shannon Burton, Jessica Calvin, Shari Campanini, Brittany Camp- bell, Jasmine Camps, Lauren Canaday, Andrea Chinea, Hillary Ch- isholm, Hannah Christian, Kristen Colton, Candace Cone, Crysral Cone, Julianne Coney, Liz Corder, Allison Cory, Amanda Craig, Jes- sica Crawford, Kaylyn Crawford, Stephanie Cross, Sarah Croteau, Meg Cullen, Julie Cunningham, Cathy Curry, Janey Curry, Emily Curtis, Alison Daubenspeck, Carolyn DeChard, Rachael Desztich, Marissa Dew, Bridget D ' lsernia, Rachel Dodds, Angela Duboy, Ja- mie Edwards, Katie Edwins, Darla Ehlinger, Jessica Eichorn, Jessica Elkins, Lauren Eubanks, Mary Eveland, Allie George, Jen George, Meg Gibson, Krisrina Gilchriest, Megan Godftey, Karhryn Golden, Heidi Goodvviller, Anna Gortemoller, Kristen Grice, Jolene Gurtis, Jeanette Gurtis, Lauten Gustetic, Lindsey Haddock, Btittany Hales, Kathleen Harmon, Megan Head, Allison Hebert, Chloe ' Henry, Haley Herritt, Lindsay Hester, Claire Hildreth, Stephanie Hilliard, Courtney Holden, Anna Hoskinson, Lauten Houlbetg, Maclain Howse, Meagan Hudspeth, Katie Ingley, Sally Inserra, Holly Jansen, Taylor Jimeson, Liz Johnson, Laura Beth Johnson, Baily Jolley, Katie Juckett, Cortney Kelly, Katie Kelly, Jaclyn Kirby, Kaitlin Knott, Libby Knowlton, Ali- sha Lavendet, Erin Lee, Katie Levy, Cassie Lewis, Hope Lewis, Jessica Lodge, Amy Long, Liz Lowery, Ashley Lumento, Megan MacDonnell, Micah Maddox, Shannon Mahoney, Jenni Marano, Dianna Matson, Lauren Maxwell, Kelly McDonald, Molly McKee, Betsy McLendon, Ashley Miracle, Anne Montgomery, Liz Moore, Zariella Nakamoto, Lauren Nichols, Julia Noga, Lindsay Opsahl, Jenny Parker, Christelle Perrey, Lauren Perrine, Krystal Plomatos, Gen Price, April Quinlan, Ashley Quinlan, Mary Radcliffe, Katie Rayburn, Jean Reder, Alex- andra Reed, Charlsey Reed, Ashley Richards, Jamie Robinson, Erica Roomy, Whitney Rush, Laura Schoonmaker, Courtney Scotchlas, Eselina Sepulveda, Alliah Shera, Sahmi Sheta, Allison Shuffield, Tif- fany Singleron, Cori Smith, Marjorie Stone, Megan Stultz, Lindsey Taylor, Allie Thompson, Merritt Thornal, Lauren Todsen, Carnella Trimble, Melissa Vass, Jordan Wade, Meghan Waites, Jessica Walden, Alex Walford, Caroline Walker, Andrea Wehrmann, Laura Weihe, Ka- tie Weir, {Catherine Welbon, Ashlynn Welker, Kaleigh Welker, Danielle Williams, Kylie Williams, Courtney Wilson, Lacy Wilson, Amanda Winchip, Shea Windley, Lindsay Wood, Kara Wright Nickname: A-D-Pi Founding Date: 1851 Founding Location: Macon, Georgia Chapter: Iota Date Established at FSU: 1913 Colors: Azure Blue White Symbol: Diamond Flower: Violet Annual Philanthropy: Ronald Mc-Donald House atflb A WWW JfaRhb Alpha Gamma Delta was founded at Syracuse University on May 30, 1904. The Gamma Beta chapter at Florida State University was founded on January 22, 1925. Their symbol is the red and buff rose, their colors are red, buff and green, their mascot is the squirrel, and their philanthropy is Juvenile Diabetes. They were founded with the highest of ideals, friendship, and philanthropy. They are a sorority dedicated to preserving sisterhood and the love of friendship. Since 1925, Alpha Gams have been a major part of Florida State University. The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation raises money for Juvenile Diabetes and at Florida State they have an annual philanthropy event, Water Wars, which raises money for our foundation. At this event they play slip and slide, tug-o-war, and many other water games. They also participate in Dance Marathon, raising money for the Children ' s Miracle Network, as well as Homecoming week and other Greek philanthropies. Their sisters participate in many organizations on campus and hold leadership positions in groups such as: Panhellenic Executive Board, College Democrats, College Republicans, SUNN, CHICS, Advertising Club, and many others. They look forward to continue our tradition on Florida State ' s campus while preserving their sisterhood and love of friendship. J Nickname: Alpha Gam Founding Date: May 30, 1904 Founding Location: Syracuse University Chapter: Gamma Beta Date Established at FSU: 1 925 Colors: Red, Buff Green Symbol: Double Rose Flower: Red and Buff Roses Mascot: Squirrel Annual Philanthropy: Diabetes Research President Amy Smyth, VP Member Devel- opment Elizabeth Wentworth, VP Schol- arship Danielle Gruber, VP Recruitment Hannah Thomas, VP Operations Sydney Ellis, VP Finance Kathy Roach, VP Cam- pus Relations Adreanna Gimenez, Property Coordinator Andrea Martinez - greek frfe - President Kimberly Dupper, VP Member Development Amanda Talley, VP Scholar- ship Rachel Bevitz, VP Recruitment Katie Handley, VP Operations Michelle Camp- bell, VP Finance Kristie Morrill, VP Cam- pus Relations Lauren Mullins, Property Coordinator Mari Pagan Chi Omega Fraternity is the largest women ' s fraternal organization in the world with over 170 collegiate chapters. Their sorority was founded April 5, 1895 at the University of Arkansas. Florida State Gamma Chapter was colonized in 1904 and later chartered on May 7, 1908. More commonly known as Chi O, their organization ' s colors are cardinal and straw, their mascot is the owl, their symbol is the skull and cross- bones and their flower is the white carnation. Chi Omega ' s annual philan- thropies include a volleyball tournament, SandSlam, in the Spring and a 5K Run, Walk for Wishes, in the Fall. Each benefiting the Make-A-Wish foun- dation. Throughout Chi Omega ' s long and proud history, six purposes have guided the direction of every chapter and have brought each of its mem- bers unparalleled opportunities for personal growth and development. Those purposes are Friendship, High Standards of Personnel, Sincere Learning and Creditable Sch olarship, Participation in Campus Activities, Career Develop- ment, and Community Service. Some fun facts about Chi Omega: Lucy Liu and Sela Ward are Chi O ' s and the Longmire building at FSU is name in honor of a Chi Omega. Chi Omegas can be found among Student Government, professional execu- tive boards, honor and leadership societies, as well as orientation leaders and peer instructors. In 2005, Chi Omega received Philanthropy of the Year, Panhellenic President of the Year for the second consecutive year and Panhel- lenic Chapter of the Year. President Julia Kronholz, Vice-President Emily Tejerina, Secretary Jenna Gangestad, Treasurer Carolyn Palfrey, New Member Educator Sandra Wilson, Personnel Katie Vinoski Recruitment Lauren Kelly, Panhel- lenic Delegate Kate Gardner, House Man- ager Megan Janasiewicz President Katherine Weber, Vice-President Emily Jones, Secretary Jenna Gangestad, Treasurer Hundley Suber, New Member Educator Kelly Mumme, Personnel Ra- chael Hill, Recruitment Chair Jenna Mar- ra, Panhellenic Delegate Kristen Chester, House Manager Nancy Corbissero 1 J 1 p. di( f J $ it 1 n sisters Lauren Akins, Cathy Anderson, Jessie Anzevino, Jennifer Aronson, Arian Ashworth, Lindsay Asker, Tiffany Avril, Marion Barnes, Sally Becker, Jaimi Beckerman, Katie Bell, Kasey Bilton, Christina Black, Ag Blaszczec, Emily Bradley, Johna Brainerd, Emily Bretz, Amanda Brinson, Shelley Brinton, Katie Bruce, Caroline Buechner, Jocelyn Byrne, Lindsay Caldwell, Melissa Campolo, Kacie Carl, Melissa Carpenter, Cristie Castaldi, Kindal Chappell, Alyese Charney, Ka- tie Cherubin, Kristen Chester, Rachel Cilbrith, Trinity Clark, Gin- ger Coleman, Erin Connery, Melissa Conoly, Nancy Corbissero, Courtney Cox, Jessica Cox, Becca Crescentini, Jamie Crimi, Ashley Crocker, Michelle Dahnke, Emily Ann Daniel, Peyton Daniels, Christine Davis, Paige Davis, Sarah Davis, Christina DeCario, Ra- chel Derby, Elizabeth Devaul, Brittani DeZeeuw, Jackie Doetsch, Anna DuBose, Alison Duck, Katelyn Dunn, Grace Farquharson, Ashley Fetterman, Jeannerte Fleming, Ali Forbes, Jenna Gangestad, Chelsea Garner, Laura Gray, Devin Griffith, Karen Grothouse, Me- gan Hanna, Kristin Hernandez, Rachael Hill, Merrick Hinterscher, Micki Holmes, Missy Howard, Tori Howard, Julia Howey, Carol Incarnacao, Tracy Jackson, Leslie Janasiewicz, Megan Janasiewicz, Mandy Jessen, Emily Jones, Kimberly Kanouse, Elyse Kaparos, Lauren Kelly, Katie Kendall, Andrea Kephart, Julia Kronholz, Sarah Lancaster, Lindsay Lawson, Katharine Linnehan, Esther Little, Jes- sica Littman, Laura Livermore, Halley Locke, Dolores Luna, Beth Magana, Jenna Marra, Becca Martin, Katie Mathews, Courtney Mayfield, Jessica Ann Merrick, Beth Messer, Kathy Messing, Al- lison Messmore, Amy Mierzwinski, Danna Miller, Kristin Miller, Ashley Minich, Chrisra Moreland, Erin Morris, Kelly Mumme, Ceara Nation, Jessica Neal, Jessica Nemer, Nadia Ney, Ashley Nich- ols, AJyssa Orange, Carolyn Palfrey, Mandy Perdue, Logan Phillips, Erica Polovina, Jade Poole, Lauren Prestianni, Lindsey Pribush, So- nya Pu, Olivia Putnal, Jessica Replogle, Brittany Ridgeway, Jessica Rios, Ali Ritchie, AJex Ritter, Ashley Robertson, Marni Rolfes, Lau- ren Romano, Spring Rosado, Ashley Rose, Ashley Ruschmeier, Jac- queline Ryan, Jordi Salas, Kyle Sbaratta, Alex Scala, Kadie Scofield, Shannon Scott, Ashley Seale, Tara Seijo, Amanda Sergeant, Aman- da Small, Ryanne Smith, Tricia Smith, Whitney Snipes, Whitney Snow, Shelly Sobol, Dana Starr, Hundley Suber, Emily Tejerina, Sandy Teston, Erin Thompson, Jaime Tillotson, LisaTozzi, Deirdre Trevett, Erin Vespucci, Katie Vinoski, KayLeigh Vodenichar, Katie Wann, Jenny Watkin, Ally Weaver, Katherine Weber, Lisa Weber, Jo Whiddon, Kari Wiedenbeck, Kiley Wiewel, Ann Forest Wilson, Sandra Wilson, Meredith Yocum, Ericka Young, Jennifer Young Nickname: Chi O Founding Date: April 5, 1895 Founding Location: University of Arkansas Chapter: Gamma Date Established at FSU: May 7, 1 908 Colors: Cardinal Straw Symbol: Skull Cross Bones Flower: Carnation Mascot: Owl Annual Philanthropy: Sandslam for Make A Wish Foundation sisters Katie Abbott, Elizabeth Adams, Jenna Baker, Aly Barg, Saman- tha Baron. Amanda Bender, Christine Berry, Wendy Bertram, Rathel Birnbaum, Laura Blackburn, Jennifer Broemling, Sa- manthaBranda, Jessica Brown, Daphne Brusso, Brooke Budner, Mandy Buigas, Jenn Bull, Sarah Burgess, Jessie Burns, Claire Canese, Kelly Carr, Chrissy Carroll, Caitlin Cassidy, Kelly Caudill, Blair Clements, Kristin Collis, Rebecca Cook, Kimmie Copley, Alison Crandall, Beth Dauer, Erinn Davis, Zelie Davis, Ashley Denbow, Allison Depatie, Danielle DeLawder, Kristen Depew, Christina DeSantis, Allison DeSanto, Danielle Diez, Ashlev Dlugokienski, Sarah Dore, Ann Dungan, Brittany Du- rant, Lindsay Durant, Lindsay Elliott, Chelsea Embrey, Carrie Eubanks, Paige Fernandez, Raquel Fleming, Rochelle Forsyth, Katie Fortier, Brittany Froelich, Ali Gaudiosi, Lauren Gerena, KelK Clasco, k.in Conthier, Christin Graziano, Lacy Greer, Laura Gryzich, Emily Hall, Natalie Harris, Samantha Harts- field, Aubrey Heyser, Heather Holers, Lindsay Horn, Angela Ice, Rachel Impink, Tiffany Johnson, Haley Kaliser, Jennifer Kapatkin, Kristyn Kellogg, Kristy Kieber, Jenna Kopp, Lind- say Lake, Ashley Larr, Andy Loveless, Beth MacWhirter, Lacy Maffetone, Kalan Manning, Kathleen Massolio, Aly Matthews, Allie Mattice, Kara McCafferty, Melanie McClain, Laurie Mc- Clellan, Julie McGee, Lydia Medeiros, Stephanie Menza, El- lie Merriam, Regina Minchberg, Becky Moczydlowski, Hollv Morcom, Andrienne Morgan, Lisa O ' Donnell, Jen Ottman, Melanie Overland, Lauren Palumbo, Jonae Papac, Brittany Pat- terson, Whitney Pettis, Chelsea Pierce, Christie Pisciotta, Mer- edith Pishkur, Michelle Price, Emily Reardon, Desire Rescigno, Alyse Robinson, Kristen Romanillos, Diana Rorabaugh, Dani- elle Rosero, Gina Ruggiero, Electa Saker, Amanda Satterfield, Lauren Self, Brittany Smith, Jessica Smith, Nicole Sofarelli, Nikki Spencer, Katie Stafford, Liz Stewart, Catherine Stickel, Megan Stowers, Natalie Strother, Rachel Sutton, Audra Tall- man, Lindsay Thomsaon, Sarah Thronquest, Lainey Tobin, Stephanie Toelken, Gina Tragos, Kristina Uribarri, Jodie Van Hise, Heather Voges, Tiffany Walker, Christine Warren, Lind- say Watson, Emily Watt, Michelle Weaver, Jillian White, Al- lison Wilgus, Melissa Wilson, Nicole Wilson, Jessica Yoho Nickname: Dee Zee Founding Date: October 24, 1902 Founding Location: Miami University Chapter: Alpha Sigma Date Established at FSU: 1 924 Colors: Rose Green Symbol: Lamp (Roman) Flower: Killarney Rose Mascot: Turtle Annual Philanthropy: The Greek Cup to benefit the Speech and Hearing Impaired MW 2eW The founding principles of Delta Zeta are sisterhood, scholar- ship and service. They take great pride in our strong commitment to both their own philanthropy as well as others around campus. The Alpha Sigma chapter of Delta Zeta contributes to their national philanthropy aid to the speech and hearing impaired, in several ways. A portion of our monthly dues is donated to Gallaudet University and the House and Ear Institute through our National Headquarters. They also sponsor their own campus philanthropy, the Delta Zeta Greek Cup. The Greek Cup is an all day soccer tournament they hold each spring. Both sororities and fraternities are encouraged to get involved and the proceeds are given to National Headquarters for them to donate to help the speech and hearing impaired. Another way they help our national philanthropy is by competing in campus philanthropies. Whenever Delta Zeta places in another organization ' s philanthropy, the fraternity or soror- ity who sponsored the event often makes a donation to our national phi- lanthropy. Delta Zeta is constantly participating in campus activities such as Homecoming and Dance Marathon. They raised thousands of dollars to benefit Children ' s Miracle Network and during Homecoming, their skit placed first. President Melanie McClain, VP of Recruit- ment Haley Kaliser, VP of New Member Education Jessica Yoho, VP of Program- ming Christine Berry, House Manager Emily Reardon, Secretary Kristin Collis, Academic Chairman Christin Graziano, Risk Management Chairman Gina Tragos, Treasurer Laurie McClellan - greek ftfe - President Emily Reardon, VP of Recruit- ment Jenna Kopp, VP of New Member Ed- ucation Gina Tragos, VP of Programming Aly Matthews, House Manager Angela Ice, Secretary Lacey Maffettone, Academic Chairman Jessica Smith, Risk Management Chairman Ann Dungan, Treasurer Desire Rescigno The Ladies of Gamma Phi Beta are always held to the prin- ciples set by their founders. Their foundation, the first to be named a sorority, was built on the ideals of the highest type of womanhood. These ideals encourage social involvement, academic achievement, leadership and dedicated to service. Sisters can be found participating in all aspects of the Greek and university communities. From FSU cheerleaders to Student Sen- ators, honor societies to community service activities, Gamma Phi ' s are evident on campus. Their priority is to set a principle of loving sisterhood and lifelong friendships. Through socials, sisterhood re- treats, various campus events, and philanthropic functions they create memories that bond them as sisters. President Amy Jorden, Administrative Vice President Christi Bick, Financial Vice Pres- identTncia. Burgin, Membership Education Vice President Sara Cantwell, Membership Vice President Jana Williams, Public Rela- tions Vice President Emily Ludder, Panhil- lenic Vice President Audrey Tetro President Jana Williams, Administrative Vice President Sara Cantwell, Financial Vice Pres- ident Marissa Sweesy, Membership Vice Presi- dent Lindsay Weldy, Membership Education Vice President Jenni Brophy, Public Relations Vice President Stefani Hernandez, Panhel- lenic Vice President Amanda Nickhah sisters Emily Admirand, Brittany Allen, Megan Althoff, Jennifer Anderson, Lauren Anderson, Samantha Anderson, Jenna Applegate, Cat Balderson, Nicki Bandklayder, Catherine Barclift, Lindsey Barton, Sarah Beargie, Blayke Bearman, Lauren Beilinson, Sheena Bell, Jessie Bergman, Sara Ber- nstein, Christi Bick, Daniele Biel, Jaclyn Blackwell, Jen Bledsoe, Christin Boggs, Catie Brewster, Danielle Bridgwa- ter, Jenni Brophy, Alicia Brown, Courtney Bunyard, Tricia Burgin, Katie Calvert, Sara Cantwell, Allison Carroll, Me- gan Carroll, Rachel Chazen, Meghann Conwell, Danielle Costner, Rachel Day, Faith Decker, Susan Dembowski, Liz Dietrich, Brie Dineen, Emily Dixon, Danielle DonDiego, Brooke Dudash, Laura Earle, Amanda Eason, Leigh Anne Eaton, Celeste Eberhardt, Becca Fenn, Rachel Ferris, Ash- ley Foraker, Kaitlin Fox, Ashley Frederick, Jessica Gattas, Hayley Gibson, Lauren Gross, Jessica Haber, Kylah Harris, Jessica Hazelrigg, Liz Heleva, Kristen Henkel, Stefani Her- nandez, Tara Herrschaft, Linsey Hicks, Katie Holcombe, Lisa Hong, Courtney Hooks, Liane Hunter, Laura Imbrock, Laura Johnston, Amy Jordan, Sally Kies, Hannah Lampela, Jessica Lee, Jenny Levin, Rebekah Levin, Jamie Lewis, Erin Lilly, Jess Lintin, Emily Ludder, Rachael Mann, Danielle Marone, Allie McCallister, Kate McCoy, Alison McElroy, Ashley Moore, Jenn Moore, Ashley Morgan, Amanda Mor- ris, Candace Moya, Nannette Nations, Amanda Nickhah, Ashley Obenour, Toni Olfmani, Erin O ' Riley, Kim Pat- terson, Megan Pettifor, Katie Powers, Nicole Prevatt, Meg Quap, Annalise Ritter, Chrissie Roddy, Becky Rodriguez, Chelsea Ropes, Maureen Sanborn, Yvonne Sasse, Ali Shea- sley, Betsy Shirah, Lauren Shulman, Kalyn Sikorski, Jana Skrtic, Heidie Steger, Stacy Stmts, Marissa Swesey, Danielle Tennant, Danielle Tetrault, Audrey Tetro, Megan Thomp- son, Randi Traub, Randal Trinidad, Gina Valenti, Shelby Vidor, Megan Walsh, Lindsay Weldy, Carly Williams, Jana Williams, Leah Williams, Melissa Williams, Jen Woelfel, Heather Woods, Nicole Nations, Kate Weissing Nickname: Gamma Phi or G-Phi-B Founding Date: November 11,1 874 Founding Location: Syracuse University Chapter: Beta Mu Date Established at FSU: 9 5 Colors: Midnight Blue Silver Symbol: Crescent Moon Flower: Pink Carnation Mascot: White Seal Annual Philanthropy: Special Campi ng for Girls (Campfire USA) sisters Laura Acker, Sarah Ackley, Sydney Am, Megan Atkinson, Taryn Baglino, Ali Baker, Leigh Baron, Melanie Bardorf, Christina Beiner, Sara Bell, Niki Bennet, Sarah Bennet, Karen Blaire, Jessica Bou- dreaux, Ann Marie Bougon, Ansley Boyd, Kelly Calella, Nicole Callow, Christina Casey, Amy Castro, Candace Celmer, Caroline Christman, Lindsay Clarke, Samantha Clegg, Jessica Cohen, Jamiee Collev, Chea Conner, Caroline Connelly, Kaitlin Conzelmann, Christin Cooper, Kara Costello, Tracey Crews, Nicole D ' Amico. Missy DeMaio, Ashley Derweiler, Carolyn DeVita, Jessica Difante, Larissa Difante, Angela DiGiorgio, Sara Doak, Melissa Dodds, Meghan Dowell, Kerry Dray, Lindsey Erekson, Courtney Everton, Adrienne Fani, Tiffany Farrell, Savannah Faulkingham, Kim Fay, Erin Fields, Juliet Fleece, Alex Forbes, Bonnie Gallagher, Christie Giaquinto, Jessica Gillespie, Lindsay Goldenberg, Hannah Gordon, Amanda Gotthelf, Sara Gross, Caroline Guthrie, Jessica Hanson, Katie Hart, Melissa Hawkes, Alyssa Hayes, Shannon Hinkle, Mi- chelle Hintz, Cameron Hornsby, Lauren Hunter, Bailev Hurston, Genine Iffla, Ashley Ingram, Ashley Jacobs, Ashley Jantzen, Marga- rette Johnson, Stacey Johnson, Meghan Joyner, Lynnsey Justice, Ra- chel Kaminski, Sara King, Lauren Kirtley, Brirtany Koehn, Megan Kontol, Alyssa Kontos, Tara Kosinsky, Erin Lashbrook, Amyleigh Lesseig, Natali Levine, Ashton Lewis, Michelle Maradie, Ashle Marker, Melissa Maro, Kari Martin, Ashley May, Emily McCabe, Katie Mclntyre, Meagan McNulry, Nikki Middlekauf, Savannah Millan, Jordan Miller, Ashley Mills, Kelly Moore, Tiffany Nara, Jessica Nelson, Allie Newman, Heather Nutting, Carissa O ' Brien. Shaelyn O ' Hara, Kristen Panzl, Jennifer Pawelkaski, Stacy Pearson, Mary Pepin, Neka Peterson, Berkeley Poirier, Courrney Portell, Lindsay Pumpa, Cassie Rex, Bethany Riggio, Krystle Rinberger, Jes- sica Robinson, Allison Ross, Cyndi Ross, Courtney Rothfeld, Bon- nie Rushin, Ashley Sabo, Diana Satovenia, Jill Schoengold, Ashley Schult, Heather Seligman, Julia Sharkey, Megan Shaw, Kim Sim- mons, Anna Skelton, Brittany Smith, Courtney Smith, Erin Smith, Jenn Sobel, Pamela Sommer, Alyssa Sponaugle, Stephanie Springer, Lindsey St. Romain, Shauna Stevens, Alison Sudfeld, Janette Ta- man, Laura Tomaszewski, Tara Tome, Katie Tona, Shea Torman, Kim Valero, Christine Vales, Kelly Vitko, Kathryn Walden, Jenna Walker, Meredith Wall, Lindsay Walters, Megan Weiss, Callie Wil- liford, Kristin Wilson, Katelyn Winslow, Amanda Young, Liz Yount, Megan Zanzinger, Lauren Zuccarelli Nickname: Tri Delta Founding Date: 1888 Founding Location: Boston University Chapter: Alpha Eta Date Established at FSU: 1916 Colors: Silver, Gold Blue Symbol: Stars and Crescent Flower: Pansy Mascot: Dolphin Annual Philanthropy: Reach out for Cancer Kids MU MU MU Delta Delta Delta was founded on November 28, 1888 at Boston University by Sarah Ida Shaw. She wanted to create a society that was different than all the other sororities on her campus. She felt the need to emphasize a very close sisterhood, and included ladies with high goals and ideals. Delta Delta Delta sorority was founded upon the principle of, " Be- ing a society that shall be alike to all and think more or a girl ' s inner self and character than of her personal appearance. " The motto that all Delta Delta Delta members are held to is; " Let us steadfastly love one another. " Their na- tional philanthropy is St. Jude ' s Hospital, and they have an event each semester to help raise money for this charity. They are also active members in Florida State ' s Dance Marathon philanthropy. Dance Marathon is a weekend event, where volunteers stay on their feet for a whole weekend and dance. Tri-Delta won first place this year, and together every organization involved raised about $270,000. Also one of our members, Jaimee Colley, was picked as Panhallenic President this year. Their goals for the future are to uphold the standards that our sorority was founded upon, and to constantly grow and mature with each other. Their sisterhood is very important to us, and they always strive for a strong bond between their members. They try to stay very active in all Florida State ' s events. They support the Seminoles at games, charity events, and all Greek Life oppor- tunities offered. President Lindsay Goldenberg, Vice Presi- dent Finance Diana Santovenia, VP Chap- ter Development Kim Valero, New Mem- ber Educator Ali Baker, VP Administration Kelly Moore, Panhellenic Delegate Jaimee Colley, Secretary Lauren Kirtley, Treasurer Callie Williford - greek Cufe - President Anna Skelton, VP Finance Me- lissa Dodds, Social Chair Melissa Marro, VP Membership Kristen Panzel, Internal Philanthropy Missy Demaio, External Philanthropy Lindsay Pumpa, Panhallenic Delegate Sara King The objectives of Delta Gamma are to implement high ideals of friendship among college women, to promote their educational and cultural interests, to create in them a true sense of social responsibility and to de- velop in them the best qualities of character. Delta Gamma ' s primary purpose is to create an environment for its members in which lasting friendships are established and in which members find the processes, the experiences and the disciplines that will stimulate clear thought. Its aim is to foster an atmosphere in which women will de- velop a deeper love and consideration for mankind, a more profound un- derstanding of the purpose of life and a basic wisdom upon which to build their lives. Delta Gamma encourages active participation in all areas of Flor- ida State University ' s campus. They strive to motivate members to enrich their lives by involving themselves in other organizations around the univer- sity. As a sorority, They are committed supporters of all activities and events held at Florida State University. Delta Gamma does not only fully supports the university, but they also focus our ideals on giving back to the Tallahas- see community through philanthropic events and other community service projects. President Jennifer Woodham, V.P. Pro- gramming Robyn Stambaugh, V.P. Social Standards Lizzy Chiappy, V.P. Member- ship Education Jenna DiGinnantonio, V.P. Membership Erica Greene, V.P. Finance Cassandra Smith, V.P. Foundations Sarah Broz, V.P. Panhellenic Lindsay Brickey, V.P. Communications Sarah Molnar President Lindsay Brickey, V.P. Program- ming Emily Stacker, V.P. Social Standards Naseem Rahman, V.P. Membership Educa- tion Lauren Sauer, V.P. Membership Ashley Colyer, V.P. Finance Debbie Rolnick, V.P. Foundations Lindsay Saul, V.P. Panhellenic Laura Holloway, V.P. Communications An- drea Lundquist sisters Brittany Alkire, Merissa Amodio, Amanda Anseeuw, Christine Axiseeuw, Kara Atendas, Rachael Bakich, Kim Batksdale, Ariel Bernstein, Ashley Bestoso, Jessie Blumenthal, Courtney Booker, Brittney Bowman, Ashli Boyette, Lindsay Brickey, Ally Brown, April Brown, Sarah Broz, Brianne Bullock, Rosa Calibuso, Me- gan Casey, Nicci Caton, Paige Caton, Karen Cherkis, Lizzy Chi- appy, Valerie Chocron, Tori Cirillo, Marianne Cloutier, Daniela Cohen, Jodi Cohen, Megan Cohen, Lisa Colon, Ashley Colyer, Lindsey Colyer, Jessica Cope, Claudia Cortes, Kelli Craw- ford, Brittany Crump, Nicole Cunningham, Chrissy Cuppett, Bethanie Davis, Sarah De La Cruz, Francesca DelaGrana, Lauren Dell, Michele DiGennaro, Shannon DiGennaro, Jenna DiGin- nantonio, Jessie Duncan, Brandi Dunham, Stacey Elliot, Sophia Elortegui, Samantha Engelhardt, Kiana Erick, Leah Estest, Nicki Fleites, Rachel Fuchs, Tiffany Galloway, Courtney Gardner, Carolyn Gaynoe, Amanda Giunipero, Jamie Goertler, Sabrina Gonzalez, Brooke Gramer, Erica Greene, Lindsay Greene, Emily Greener, Jordanna Gross, Pam Guevara, Joanna Guida, Rachel Hammada, Whitney Hanauer, Erica Hanson, Megan Har- ris, Taryn Heinemann, Nicole Hernandez, Kristen Hillebrand, Laura Holloway, Chelsea Imperial, Sofia Izarra, Frances Jacinto, Ingrid Jimenez, Jalita Johnson, Ashley Kaplan, Kira Kaplan, Britni Kelly, Layna Kipp, Ginny Kneski, Lauren Kraft, Lauren Lebasky, Arielle LeBoulch, Jackie Lee, Jenni Levine, Jenna Levy, Janel Light, Heather Lubell, Jen Lubell, Andrea Lundquist, Tara Mahtani, Leah Maloy, Jen Marcus, Devan Markiewicz, Alex Martucci, Gina Maryasis, Ashley Meiners, Nikki Mellaci, Samantha Messinger, Sara Mieczkowski, Hallie Miner, Maria Molina, Sarah Molnar, Allie Murphy, Brooke Nelson, Kari Nel- son, Lauren Patterson, Alyssa Panici, Jessica Peters, Lauren Pezza, Michelle Pimienta, Alyssa Posar, Romy Posner, Shannon Pow- ers, Naseem Rahman, Afton Rastatter, Debbie Rolnick, Linnea Roy, Tiana Saccente, Nathalie Salamanca, Lauren Sauer, Brianne Savage, Lindsay Saul, Amanda Scheffler, Erin Sehres, Amanda Shroder, Rebecca Shroder, Danae Sims, Cassandra Smith, Emily Stacker, Robyn Stambaugh, Amanda Stevens, Shannon Sullivan, Allison Tipton, Erin Traver, Tabitha Valdez, Cara Valenti, Mi- chele Varlotta, Christina Vega, Kristen Wachholz, Mimi Wach- holz, Meredith Watkins, Martha Wasp, Carly Weitzman, Molly Jane White, Jen Woodham, [Catherine Wray Nickname: Dee Gee Founding Date: December 2, 1873 Founding Location: Oxford, Mississippi Chapter: Gamma Mu Date Established at FSU: 95 1 Colors: Bronze, Pink Blue Symbol: Andhor Flower: Cream Rose Mascot: Hannah Doll Annual Philanthropy: Anchor Splash sisters Lindsay Addison, Danielle Alflen, Ania Amador, Marissa Balme, Krystle Barrera, Lauren Bartholomew, Lindsey Bell, Brooke Bib- bee, Blair Bichler, Holly Billero, Niki Blend, Michelle Bolt, Mag- gie Bourret, Katie Carson, Tammy Chaimnerlain, Tabitha Cisowski, Sarah Ciullo, Karlie demons, Lauren Congregane, Ashley Cowley, Stephanie Cowley, Olivia Crawford, Wendy Curry, Kristen Curtis, Taylor Daso, Lauren Davies, Elizabeth Davis, Nicole Davis, Kristen Dawson, Stephanie Duskie, Jaclyn Emerick, Britty Ensslen, Ashleigh Ezzel, Tanya Ferguson, Erica Fermani, Christine Ferreri, Lindsey Fields, Carly Fisher, Jamie Fitton, Shanan Flaxman, Brooke Fran- kenfield, Jessica Freeman, Kelly Fruehwald, Kiera Ganguzza, Rachel Gauchman, Lindsey Geeraerts, Robyn Gold, Sarah Goldie, Kimberly Goss, Danielle Green, Ashley Greene, Kristen Green, Ashley Groves, Jessica Haayen, Amy Hamill, Austin Harrell, Kailee Harshbarger, Jackie Helcer, Claire Hemphill, Lindsay Henry, Maria Herschkowitz. Mindy Hicks, Genni Huber, Vanessa Hunt, Brooke Ingram, Abby Jarrett, Christina Jasin, Christi Johnson, Kristin Johnson, Megan Johnson, Heather Kalicki, Jackie Kaufman, Taylor Keagy, Allison Kinker, Jessie Kornblath, Shanan Kravit, Natalie Kriss, Julie Krizen, Jennifer Kunkle, Kara Kuntz, Michelle LaBella, Leigh Anne Lattin, Nikki Lewis, Whitney Lewis, Stephanie Llanes, Aubrey Lotman, |, in, Ik- Machin, amille Mack Ulison MacKenzie, Kristen Marian, Sarah Maholm, Kacie Main, Tina Marino, Anya Marmuscak, Jenn Matesic, Shannon Mattes, Jaclyn McCarthy, Sarah McCord, Caitlin McLeod. Michelle Melvin, Courtney Meredith, Lindsey Milbourne, Katie Millheiser, Mary Chase Mills, Lauren Milton, Crystal Nasser, Cassidy Anne Newman, Elizabeth Ann Nichols, Cynthia Pappas, Brittany Parker, Whitney Parker, Ashley Pelt, Mandy Pinkham, Rhiannon Raeder, Abrye Redeker, Leah Redmond, Megan Reyn- olds, Brittany Rhodaback, Jordan Roberson, Nicole Roberto, Lin- say Rogers, Christine Rothman, Gillian Salvador, Blair Salzman, Lauren Sanchez, Rebecca Sawyer, Emily Scherf, Kerry Schmidt, Amanda Schneider, Nikki Schneider, Katie Sedgwick, Katy Segale, Jess Serafin, Jessica Shaddock, Lindsay Shaw, Diana Simeone, Tammi Sivert, Lacey Smith, Melanie Snedeker, Lindsey Sowder, Heather Speas, Lauren Spisso, Steffani Stacy, Erica Stephan, Kate Stice, Jenna Street, Courtney Tarpey, Kim Telesmanic, Amanda Tetrault, Lauren Thomas, Jacquelyn Tomlinson, Stephanie Trivino, Alexi van Ginkel, Kyra Velett, Jacqueline Waldron, Courtney Wasil, Nicole Webb, Ariel V eissman, Lindsey Wendling, Lisa Wheeler, Courtney White, Kristen Wiest, Jackie Williamson, Lauren Withrovv, Beth Woodford, Nicole Woods, Ashley Zuppas Nickname: Theta Founding Date: January 27, 1870 Founding Location: DePauw University Chapter: Beta Nu Date Established at FSU: 924 Colors: Black Gold Symbol: Kite Flower: Pansy Mascot: Cat Annual Philanthropy: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) w M ' ffirta Since its founding, the Florida State chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta has held a strong presence within the Greek community, as well as on Florida State ' s campus. Thetas participate and hold leadership positions in various organizations, such as Panhellenic Exec, Golden Girls, Order of Omega, Dance Marathon Overall, FSU sports teams, FSView, Greek BASIC, Seminole Boosters, Lady Renegades, College Republicans Democrats, FSU Student Government, various clubs, medical associations and honor societies, and many more. Every year Kappa Alpha Theta holds our Philanthropy " Kats C Bats " , a waffle-ball tournament that takes during the spring at the Intramural fields. All sororities and fraterni- ties are invited to participate, as well as IM teams and teams from various dorms around campus. While all participants play and have fun, all the money being raised is donated to CASA- Court Appointed Special Advocates. Theta finds that participation in other Sorority and Fraternity Philanthropies is also extremely important. While having a good time competing a nd often winning at these philanthropic events, they realize that they are sisters of a much bigger Panhellenic com- munity. While Kappa Alpha Theta promotes participation in campus activities and orga- nizations, they also value academic achievement. With many members on the Deans List, their chapter continually succeeds in scholastic achievement, ranking in the Top 5 among Panhellenic sororities in GPA every year. While academics, campus involvement, and community service are all important to Kappa Alpha Theta, it is thier Sisterhood that we cherish most. They leave FSU with cherished memories and lasting friendships. After all, they are Thetas for a lifetime. . . " executive President Jenn Matesic, Vice President Ad- ministration Lauren Thomas, Vice President Membership Leigh Anne Latin, Vice Presi- dent Education Marissa Balme, Vice Presi- dent Finance Nikki Schneider, Vice Presi- dent Development Jennifer Kunkle, Vice President External Relations Ashley Pelt - greek frfe - President Jennifer Kunkle, Vice President Ad- ministration Nikki Schneider, Vice President Membership Sarah Ciullo, Vice President Educa- tion Jackie Williamson, Vice President Finance Anya Marmuscak, Vice President Development Lauren Davies, Vice President Panhellenic Kim- berly Goss, Vice President External Relations Chrisdne Ferreri At Kappa Delta, they take pride in being the first sorority at Florida State University. Their chapter was chartered on November 4, 1904. Over the years, Kappa Delta has embraced many FSU traditions and celebrations. They work hard to support not only the campus but also the Greek communities. Their members are well-accomplished in academics, community service, and social life. They al- ways strive to join outside campus organizations, achieve leadership positions, and provide leadership within their organization. It is the strong sisterhood that enables them to attain such feats and they are blessed to have a helpful and involved alum- nae association. This group of Tallahassee women and their families provide endless guidance and support. Every spring. Kappa Delta hosts a philanthropy called Manhunt, which is a two day event consisting of paintball tournaments. Local businesses and campus organizations compete the first day, and fraternal gentlemen compete the second day. This year, Kappa Delta included sororities in participation by hosting a trunk show, of which a portion of the proceeds went to Prevent Child Abuse of America and Children ' s Home Society of Florida. Kappa Delta takes pride in finding a unique and fun way to raise money for such good causes. It is the merging of National Kappa Delta and Florida State University that makes this chapter so special. They take extreme delight in not only being dedicated Kappa Deltas but also dedicated Seminoles! Every day, they strive for that which is honorable, beautiful, and superior. ' executive j j kj President Leighton Johansen, Vice President Membership LindseyTi dwell, Vice President Public Relations Katie Williams, Vice Presi- dent Member Education Kerrie Rourke, Vice President Standards Sarah Redding, Panhel- lenic Claudia Garner, Secretary Brynnan Wammack, Treasurer Diana Zink, Assistant Treasurer Julianne Dryer President Katie Williams, VP Membership Ashley Cozzo, VP Public Relations Julia Johnson, VP Member Education Jen Jacob, VP Standards Alii Liby, VP Operations Erica Adan, Panhellenic Ali Cacciatore, Secretary Jamie Balliro, Treasurer Julianne Dryer sisters Erica Adan, Jamie Akin, Danielle Allen, Alaina Andrews, Stepha- nie Andrews, Kristen Antonello, Kelly Bailey, Jamie Balliro, Mary Katherine Borland, Kristen Bowen, Brittany Bove, Amanda Brewer, Heather Brewer, Lisa Bridge, Rachel Britt, Ali Brosokas, Julia Brower, Lindsay Brower, Joey Brust, Alison Bundy, Kate- lea Burkhart, Sydney Barns, Ali Cacciatore, Maria Caserio, Cori Cassels, Celina Cavanagh, Lauren Cernuto, Jill Chandler, Sarah Chiumento, Kiley Clark, Emily Coffey, Ashley Cozzo, Erica Cummings, Dana Dagostino, Lindsey Davis, Shanna Derby, Noel Doglione, Julianne Dreyer, Ashley Dutko, Lauren Eden, Kelly Eacho, Sarah Earls, Madeleine Ehrnooth, Katie Ellinger, Ashley Elliott, Allison Evans, Becca Faulkner, Nicole Faurote, Randi Feldstein, Stacy French, Sarah Gall, Stephy Gamez, Clau- dia Garner, Jen Gaviria, Mary Giovannelli, Christy Gray, Leslie Gray, Kate Gruetzmacher, Kelly Grunderman, Emily Guilford, Alex Haddad, Trish Halcus, Emily Hardiman, Katie Henry, Liza Hillier, Cassie Holcomb, Brandi Holmes, Ashley Huffman, Abby Huntley, Caitlin Hutsell, Jennifer Jacob, Ashley James, Jessica Janik, Lauren Jasinski, Leighton Johansen, Julia Johnson, Leah Johnson, Becky Jones, Aimee Jones, Ivy Jordan, Megan Keenan, Brittany Keiffer, Beth Kirkland, Katie Krischke, Ramsey Krupi- lis, Margo Land, Katrina Legenhausen, Alii Liby, Anna Linehan, Lacey Litton, Mitzi Long, Andi Lowery, Lauren Luongo, Mi- chelle Matteis, Kristen Malnasi, Christina Mazza, Jessica Meldon, Dani Melendy, Emory Mikell, Melissa Militano, Lauren Montali, Melissa Montee, Tyler Moore, Jessica Norcio, Meaghan O ' Toole, Mykal O ' Shea, Laura Owens, Amanda Parrino, Ana Petisco, Brit- tany Poland, McKinley Powell, Dana Ralleo, Kelly Renaker, Abby Robinson, Andrea Robinson, Ashley Robinson, Kristen Rocha, Lauren Rose, Raina Rosiek, Annette Ruelf, Gabie Sanchez, Kali Schildecker, Jenna Scott, Lauren Searcy, Jennifer Shirley, Kristin Sieja, Caroline Smalley, Megan Spencer, Jaimi St. John, Brittany Stahl, Susanne Stansell, Ashley Stanton, Kasey Stephenson, Sara Talamonti, Kacey Taylor, Allison Treadway, Amy Tulley, Jamey Turner, Stephanie Utroska, Mandy Vari, Laura Vest, Jamie Vog- ter, Lauren Voorhees, Kristin Waddell, Brynnan Wammack, Kris- ten Weeks, Julia Welch, Jessie Wente, Laura Wenzel, Coley West- erberg, Jaclyn Weyrauch, Katie Williams, Heidi Wilson, Caroline Winters, Katherine Wine, Jennifer Wood, Sara Wright, Melissa Yanovitch, Diana Zink, Rachel Zipper Nickname: KD Founding Date: October 23, 1897 Founding Location: Longwood College Chapter: Kappa Alpha Date Established at FSU: 904 Colors: Pearl White Olive Green Symbol: Nautilus Shell Flower: White Rose Mascot: Teddy Bear Annual Philanthropy: Prevent Child Abuse America and Chil- dren ' s Home Society sisters Melissa AJvarado, Arielle Amici, Tiffany Ashcom, Libby Avery, Ruth Baffa, Kristen Bailey, Caitlin Ballback, Sa- mantha Barnes, Catherine Baumgartner, Breeann Baz, Nicole Beech, Erin Blakeslee, Allee Blay, Courtney Block, Jessica Boudreaux, Ashley Bowman, Anna Buber, Kath- erine Mary Caravello, Lauren Carrier, Sarah Carson, Lisa Carter, Katherine Clemons, Cori Cole, Natalie Collins, Robyn Collins, Lauren Cowman, Allison Davis, Katie Eiden, Jade Eppelheimer, Katherine Erba, Rachel Espi- nosa, Marie Evans, Nadine Fiorenza, Kerry Fitzsimmons, Jessica Gillespie, Alyssa Giordano, Sarah Gorman, Lisa Gwaltney, Sarah Gwin, Miranda Harrison-Quillin, Kim- berly Haskins, Sjanna Henderson, Blake Herter, Jennifer Catherine Hodil, Jennifer Hoskins, Allison Huffaker, Ka- leigh Imbriale, Megan Jacoby, Arianne Jendro, Sarah Jen- kins, Brittany Jonap, Katherine Jones, Amanda Kapetana- kos, Brittany Keirsted, Andrea Kress, Lauren Kirkpatrick, Rhianna Krizek-Lulves, Jamie Lardner, Crystal Law, Kate Lazar, Diana Librizzi, Kristen Leone, Christina Lom- bardo, Sara Long, Melody Lovin, Sarah Catherine Lyon, Marina MacVicar, Lily McCall, Sarah McHugh, Meghan McLeod, Caitlin McTiernan, Hailey Mello, Jennifer Meredith, Erin Miller, Lauren Mion, Kerri Morrison, Melissa Moss, Allyson Odom, Allison Ohlinger, Laura 0?Kane, Kelly O ' Neal, Elizabeth Osbourne, Stephanie Padro, Rebecca Poison, Lauren Rego, Nicole Remele, Elizabeth Rodtiguez, Bethany Romzick, Alexandra Ru- berti, Jennifer Lyn Rudikoff, Virginia Sadler, Kari Sanner, Tess Scoggin, Melinda Sconyers, Jennifer Smoot, Rachel Sparks, Joanna Stein, Melissa Stine, Laura Switch, Dana Teller, Natalie Upshaw, Kristina Valente, Jaclyn Velardo, Amanda WalkerXaura Watkevich, Melissa Weiler, Am- berly Wenrich, Courtney White, Havely White, Megan Whitehead, Amanda Whitelaw, Danielle Wilson, Lindsay Wood, Christina Yost Nickname: Kappa Founding Date: October 13, 1870 Founding Location: Monmouth College Chapter: Epsilon Zeta Date Established at FSU: 1 96 1 Colors: Dark Light Blue Symbol: Key Flower: Iris (Fleur-de-lis) Mascot: Owl Annual Philanthropy: Reading is Fundamental (R.I.F.) rZfoM r to fy MfryvW Founded in 1870 at Monmouth College, Kappa Kappa Gamma is one of the oldest women ' s fraternities. An international chapter, their sister- hood extends over 131 collegiate chapters and over 330 alumni associations worldwide. In Kappa, not only do they strive to enrich the college experience overall, but their sisterhood also encourages academic excellence, involvement in organizations on campus, and the creation of friendships that will last for a lifetime. Active on FSU ' s campus, Kappas can be found participating in many organizations. Lacrosse, The FSU Renegade, Lady Spirithunters, Golden Ace Ladies, GAMMA, Order of Omega, Greek Activities Council, Emerging Leaders, Orientation Leaders, and NSCS are just some of these groups. Home- coming is always a chance for their sisters to show their Seminole pride and their ladies work hard to show just how much it means to us to be a Nole. For Dance Marathon, their ladies take part of the largest philanthropy on Florida States campus, and devote hours on end to a cause that is held to closely to their hearts. On a national level, Kappas donate their time and attention to RIF (Reading is Fundamental), and work with the Gretchen Everhart School creat- ing and adapting books for their students. In other philanthropies, they have reached first place in Sandslam, first place in Relay for Life two years in a row, and among other accomplishments they have also had ladies in positions of overall Dance Marathon representatives as they strive for leadership, service, and sisterhood. President Amanda Kapetanakos, Vice President Standards Laura Watkevich, Vice President Organization Megan Ja- coby, Vice President Academic Excellence Jennie Rudikoff, Recording Secretary Jackie Velardo, Corresponding Secretary Erin Miller, Tresurer Allison Ohlinger, Asst. Treasurer Sarah McHugh, Registrar Kate Lazar, Marshal Jennifer Hoskins, Ed- ucation Chairman Sara Long, Event Chairman Cathy Baxter, House Chairman Danielle Wilson, Membership Chairman Dana Teller, New Member Chairman Marina MacVicar, Pan- hellenic Delegate Elizabeth Rodriguez, Philanthropy Chair- man Kristen Leone, Public Relations Chairman Amanda Whitelaw, Risk Management Chairman Melissa Stine greek ft£ President Laura Watkevich, Vice President Standards Melissa Stine, Vice President Organization Erin Miller, Vice Presi- dent Academic Excellence Courtney Block, Recording Sec- retary Alison Ohlinger, Corresponding Secretary Elizabeth Rodriguez, Treasurer Sarah McHugh, Asst. Treasurer Joanna Stein, Registrar Danielle Wilson, Marshal Marina MacVic- ar, Education Chairman Melissa Weiler, Event Chairman Amanda Whitelaw, House Chairman Katie Caravello, Mem- bership Chairman Dana Teller, N ew Member Chairman Anna Buber, Panhellenic Delegate Lisa Carter, Philanthropy Chairman Sarah-Cate Lyon, Public Relations Chairman An- drea Kress, Risk Management Chairman Ari Jendro Phi Mu was founded at Wesleyan College in Macon, GA on March 4th, 1852. Their three founders Mary, Mary, and Martha gave Phi Mu its guid- ing principles of Love, Honor, and Truth. Phi Mu ' s colors are rose and white with a rose carnation as their flower and Sir Fidel, the lion, as their mascot. " Les Soures Fideles " is their open motto that means Our Faithful Sisters. This sorority is faithful to their unbreakable bond and sisterhood as well as their commitment to service and tradition. Phi Mu hosts its annual Philanthropy, Grandslam, where all the Fraternity men come out to play in a baseball tourna- ment to help raise thousands of dollars for the Children ' s Miracle Network. This past year Phi Mu has participated in various activities on campus including intramural sports, philanthropies, and dance marathon. Their strive to succeed has won them awards such as Miss Regatta for Phi Kappa Tau, 1st in women ' s softball overall, Phi Delta Theta ' s Bed race champions, sorority kickball champions, and 2nd place in Sigma Alpha Epsilon ' s Sweetheart Pag- eant. Phi Mu is not just a group of girls living in a house attending socials and hayrides, but individuals making a difference in the community. There are sisters leading youth groups and participating in numerous community service projects nationwide. With such love and strength these girls look up to fellow alumni such as Anne Bowden, wife of FSU football coach, Bobby Bowden, and Evett Simmons, President of the National Bar Association. As the year comes to an end, Phi Mu would like to say congratulations to their Graduating Seniors of 2006. Executive President Katie Keranen, VP Operations Katie Voss, VP Development Nannette Taft, Secretary Carrie Beeler, Treasurer Katie Gates, Panhellenic Delegate Shelley Linton, New Member Educator Anakarina Argeullo, Recruitment Kim Lemont, Schol- arship Cameron Mattingly President Nicole Raper, VP Operations Kristen Coats, VP Development Jessy Har- mon, Secretary Britany Arnold, Treasurer Tiffany Troutman, Panhellenic Delegate Shannon Galligar, New Member Educa- tor Vicki Haddow, Recruitment Jessica Crouch, Scholarship Jaime Kight sisters Carly Adams, Jacki Adams, Ashley Albertson, Heather Albert- son, Amy Alexander, Paige Allen, Katie Anich, Anakarina Ar- guello, Britany Arnold, Megan Arnold, Kristin Asaro, Brittany Balskus, Michelle Beatty, Carrie Beeler, Sara Berke, Stephanie Bevil, Lauren Billings, Charlene Bonanno, Katie Bordelon, Casey Brennan, Lauren Brewerron, Kendal Brown, Jessica Bucks, Shannon Calloway, Cristy Campbell, Leah Cantor, Tania Canrymagli, Shannon Capobianco, Angela Chaltis, Jen Cleland, Kristen Coats, Elena Convery, Ashley Cranston, Jes- sica Crouch, Christa D ' Amico, Jaimie Darby, Jillian Davies, Jenny Dawson, Mamie Dayan, Sarah Diffley, Ashley Dit- marsen, Tami Donovan, Carly Dowling, Rachel Eason, Mollie Ezell, Colby Fallgatter, Katie Fell, Crystal Fiez, Heather Forest, Andrea Freeman, Steph Fuhr, Katie Fuller, Meaghan Gallaher, Shannon Galligar, Kate Gates, Katie Giannamore, Elise Gif- ford, Danielle Gill, Kelly Glenn, Brittany Goins, Erika Gon- gola, Samantha Gonzales, Holly Gooch, Jen Gorglione, Ellen Grimsley, Vicki Haddow, Quinn Haisley, Ashley Hanania, Jessy Harmon, Erika Holtz, Mandy Huckle, Carole Anne Hughs, Minday Jennings, Ashley Jones, Paige Jones, Kaitlin Jordan, Jessica Joyner, Lisa Kahle, Sarah Kaplan, Katie Keranen, Jamie Kight, Gaby Klepper, Laura Beth Koffman, Sarah Lake, Sum- ner Lane, Kim Lemont, Cassie Lichkay, Shelley Linton, Tina Lorenzo, Michelle Lowry, Jessica Lowstetter, Heather Mackin, Ashley Manning, Jessica Mantione, Jen Marks, Lindsay Mars, Cameron Mattingly, Lena McAneney, Katie McHargue, Al- lison McKee, Alyson McKendry, Casey McKinney, Shaely Morgenroth, Erin Nehrbas, Michelle Olds, Sarah Otto, Am- ber Pappas, Amanda Parrish, Erin Pennington, Jennia Plinke, Hailey Preston, Kerri Pritchard, Katy Proly, Katie Ragsdale, Erika Ramirez, Nicole Raper, Alexis Riddle, Charlotte Robuck, Lauren Rose, Molly Sakser, Lindsey Sampson, Sunnye Sartain, Jenn Seybold, Rachel Shelton, Amanda Simpson, Christina Smolenski, Sarah Sneed, Jerrica Soletti, Alexis St. John, Kalee Stuart, Angie Supervielle, Holly Sutherland, Nannette Taft, Brynn Titone, Tiffany Troutman, Melanie Trudeau, Rachel Underwood, Monica Vann, Tania Vasquez, Melissa Vogt, Ka- tie Voss, Ashley Wheeler, Amanda Wilson, Mary Beth Wilson, Jaki Winkles, Ashley Wurm, Michela Zulick Founding Date: March 4, 1852 Founding Location: Macon, GA Chapter: Alpha Epsilon Date Established at FSU: January 26, 1929 Colors: Rose White Symbol: Quatrefoil Flower: Rose Carnation Mascot: Lion- " Sir Fidel " Annual Philanthropy: Grandslam Softball Tournament benefiting Children ' s Miracle Network sisters Kim Allan, Tiffany Allan, Kristel Alumpe, Gabi Alvarez, Britc Athey, Ali Barrett, Ashley Bathgate, Katie Bell, Kelly Bell, Leah Binneveld, Bethany Bloom, Jessica Bridges, Kelby Brown, Haley Brumfield, Katie Bucci, Katie Byrne, Kristen Carter, Gina Caru- so, Dana Castle, Jen Chisholm, Ashley Choen, Kadie Chronsiter, Caitlin Crocker, Julie Dangler, Camille Davie, Jessica DePlasco, Catherine Dodd, Alyson Dunn, Emily Dunn, Sarah Durham, Brittany Fann, Adrienne Fanti, Annie Fry, Krista Gartley, Kyle Gay, Amanda Gerhardt, Ali Ginn, Leah Ginn, Ally Giovanini, Lisa Giovanini, Emily Grant, Maggie Grant, Tammy Grimason, Ashley Grubbs, Jenn Grubbs, Katie Grunthal, Stephanie Grun- thal, Melanie Gundling, Catherine Hards, Alex Harris, Anne Marie Harris, Emily Harrison, Corrine Heery, Christa Hennig, Laura Hertel, Megan Hochan, Noelle Hoffman, Jenn Holodv, Lori Howard, Kristi Howell, Jamie Ingram, Rachel Jacobs, Sara Jans, Megan Jennings, Roya Kalaghachi, Katv Keene, Keri Keene, Katie Klein, Britt Krieger, Ashley Kuehl, Suzanne Larson, Mal- lory LeBlanc, Hayley Lewis, Kristen Liljestrand, Anne Littlejohn, Kristen Majcher, Amanda Malik, Katie Maloney, Tracie Manrup Poulsen, Lindsay Martin, Haley McCabe, Lauren McCartney, Melissa McCartney, Brett Mcllwain, Meredith McKay, Kirby Meehan, Ali Meyers, Brittany Mitchell, Abbey Moore, Katie Moore, Leigha Morris, Lauren Necessary, Allison Nelson, Kris- ten O ' Connell, Kaitlin Olsen, Amy Pantfoeder, Katie Panzo, Cody Paradise, Merrick Park, Taylor Peacock, Kelly Phelps, Lauren Pickett, Laura Potchen, Leigh Anne Proctor, Kristen Raf- ferty, Alina Raspovic, Gabrielle Rey, Jenny Roche, Hilary Rod- denberry, Becca Rosell, Meggie Rudnic, Alex Sardarian, Nicole Schaller, Lyssi Schecter, Joanna Schneider, Amy Schnorbach, Ste- van Schwartzenberger, Kristin Shaeffer, Jessie Silverman, Marina Silvestri, Sally Poe Simons, Marie Sirounis, Katie Skipper.Law Slagsvol, Karla Smith, Traci Stillman, Nicole Stokes, Christine Sum, Carlee Sweatt, Kyrie Thomas, Shannon Thompson, Amy Tilton, Heather Toombs, Kristin Totzke, Molly Traynham, Caro- line Underwood, Maria Valenti, Jessie Vanderveer, Alena Vander- werf, Dana Vettel, Jessica Villicana, Whitney Welch, Jordan West, Amanda Wetherington, Cari White, Jaclyn Widi, Carolyn Will, Jenna Williford, Amelia Williams, Leah Willis, MC Willis, Lake Wilson, Baylor Young, Ashley Zach, Stephanie Zack Nickname: Pi Phi Founding Date: April 28, 1867 Founding Location: Monmouth, Illinois Chapter: Florida Beta Date Established at FSU: 1 92 1 Colors: Wine Silver Blue Symbol: Arrow Flower: Wine Carnation Mascot: Angel Annual Philanthropy: Arrowmont School of Arts Since Pi Beta Phi was first installed on campus they have made our mark at FSU. They pride ourselves on being women of integrity, and strive for excellence in everything that we do on campus. They work hard to uphold the long, rich history in value sand tradition upon which they were founded. Every spring they put on the All Fraternity Review, a popular phi- lanthropy on campus that raises money for our National Philanthropy, the Arrowmont School for the Arts. They also are very involved in our local phi- lanthropy, links to literacy. Through links to literacy they spend countless hours promoting literacy within the community and reading to children at elementary schools. They show our school spirit across campus by having members in- volved in numerous and diverse organizations, from Lady Spirit Hunters to Student Government to Orientation Leaders. They also exemplify FSU spirit by being active participants in Homecoming, Dance Marathon, and many other philanthropies. For the future, they plan to continue to help their philanthropies grow and advance as an organization every year by be- coming more involved than they already are on campus. President Kelby Brown, Vice President of Morals Cari White, Vice President of Social Advance- ment Maggie Grant, Vice President of Mental Ad- vancement Leah Ginn, Secretary Leah. Binneveld, Treasurer Kim Mahoney, House Manager Lisa Giovanini, Social Chair Lacey Gautier, Risk Manager Sally Poe Simons, Recruitment Chair Katie Skipper, Panhellenic Delegate Amelia Wil- liams, Membership Chair Katie Bucci - greek Ccfe - President Leah Binneveld, VP Member Development Brittany Fann, VP Frater- nity Development Mary Caitlin Willis, VP Finance Gabrielle Rey, VP Administration Amelia Williams, VP Membership Kris- ten Carter, VP Philanthropy Keri Keene, VP Communications Anne Littlejohn, VP Event Planning Leah Ginn The ladies of Sigma Delta Tau exemplify FSU spirit in a variety of ways. Although they are the newest sorority on campus, they have worked hard this past year to make a name for ourselves. They started off on the right foot this fall by placing third overall in Homecoming. SDT has also participated in numerous community service activities including Dance Marathon, Relay for Life, and other programs that are run solely through their house such as donating troop care packages, pro- viding hurricane relief, and adopting children through Big Brother and Big Sister. Sigma Delta Tau ' s philanthropy proceeds are given to " Prevent Child Abuse America " and in addition to their own philanthropy, they always par- take in other Greek Philanthropies. This past semester they placed first in Delta Delta Delta ' s Tug of War, second place in Alpha Epsilon Pi ' s Greek Idol, and third place in Tau Epsilon Phi ' s Caddy Shack. Not only did the Sig Delts attend every football game this fall, but they even let our parents in on the excitement. During Parents Weekend, all of their parents were invited to watch the football game with them, enjoy a BBQ afterwards, and attend a brunch at thier house the following day. Ad- ditionally, SDT has done a great job in IM sports this past year. They took third place in the 200 free-style in swimming, placed third overall in Eight Ball, and won all three of our regular season matches in bowling. They hope to become one of the top teams in Flag Football next year and to compete for a championship title in Volleyball. Sigma Delta Tau has had an amazing school year, and they look forward to even more success next year! mm --»■ w ' ! ' W ; " " resident Stephanie Sanford, VP of Inter- val Rebecca Ackerman, VP of External Catie Tooma, VP of Social Lauren Gins- erg, Vice President of Panhellenic Lauren Stein, Secretary Maura Callahan, Stan- lards Lila Richman 8 President Rebecca Ackerman, VP of Internal Maura Callahan, VP of External Katie Tooma, VP of So- cial Shlomit Bernartzy, VP of Panhellenic Stepha- nie Tronnes, Secretary Shannon O ' Neil, Standards Jen Specter, VP of Finance Nicole Tucker, VP of Recruitment Missy Gierach, VP of New Member Education Amanda Theodossiades, VP of Scholar- ship Dana Chinitz, VP of House Risk Management Jessica Galin, National Advisor Margaux Manley sisters Rebecca Ackerman, Jackie Agrow, Martina Alfonso, Whit- ney Applerouth, Christina Archer, Sarah Baczewski, Rachel Barnard, Shlomit Benartzy, Geri Bernard, Stephanie Ber- nstein, Chessie Bloom, Debra Bogdanoff, Ashley Brasile, Jennifer Brown, Dana Burton, Staci Burton, Christie Byrd, Maura Callahan, Cristina Carrero, Dana Chinitz, Shari Clemente, Stacy Cleveland, Rebecca Cobo, Tara Cohen, Kim Crossen, Emily Echols, Rachel Emas, Teresa Feath- erbay, Lauren Feffer, Jilian Firestone, Keri Fischer, Jenna Forrest, Erin Frazier, Jessica GaJin, Meghan Gibson, Missy Gierach, Ainsely Gilmurray, Lauren Ginsberg, Jeri Gins- berg, Mallory Goldfarb, Melissa Goldman, Jenna Gouz, Surra GussofF, Ashley Guyer, Jessica-Rachel Gustafson, Sarah Halsey, Rachel Hammer, Alexandra Hancock, De- idre Harrison, Tiffany Hayes, Michelle Heim, Sami Hodz, Jen Jaffe, Amy Lauren Kelly, Natalie King, Becca Korda, Laura Kowalski, Ashley Krause, Allison Lazarus, Becky Leisner, Melissa Lenz, Sarah Levrant, Ashley Longo, Melo- dy Mann, Allyson Martin, Corrine Mason, Wendy Mazlin, Ashley Meador, Liz Meek, Charlotte Merritt, Dana Miller, Brooke Miller, Gracie Minnis, Lindsay Momyser, Becca Morales, Katie Moran, Kristin Moses, Kristy Mylott, Ka- tie Nachman, Tobi Sarah Nagy, Jessica Nilsson, Shannon O ' Neal, Meredith Owens, Mabel Perez, Rachel Reaboi, Stacee Reich, Lila Richman, Lauren Rinker, liana Rosen, Erin Russel, Stephanie Sanford, Danielle Sanislow, Kristen Sarra, Carrie Schaub, Emily Sheerhorn, Danielle Schneider, Erin Sebree, Amanda Sexton, Audrey Shabty, Jenn Shapiro, Lena Sifen, Kara Sirois, Jennifer Specter, Sara Elaine Staeb, Lauren Stein, Alex Stoecker, Stephanie Strauss, Amanda Theodossiades, Jenni Thomas, Katie Tooma, Stephanie Ann Tronnes, Elani Tuchman, Nicole Denise Tucker, Brit- tany Watson, Ashley Weatherstone, Stephanie Weisbein, Marisa Weissman, Lindsey White, Meredith Whiteman, Alison Wilbas, Faun Yordon Nickname: Sig-Delt Founding Date: March 25, 1917 Founding Location: Cornell University Chapter: Gamma Lambda Colors: Cafe Au Lait Old Blue Symbol: Torch Flower: Golden Tea Rose Mascot: Teddy Bear Annual Philanthropy: War of the Roses F% W i l i rM. sisters Amanda Adams, Jennifer Adams, Nicole Adams, Kim Adasie- wicz, Amy Adcock, Heather Albertson, Lizzy Anderson, Katie Annis, Ashley Appolloni, Erin Atteberry, Kaitlyn Austin, Brit- tany Bailey, Jessica Bannon, Chelsea Barker, Melissa Becker, Ali Benevento, Jaime Berkowicz, Chrissy Binder, Kelly Bleaklev, Caitlin Bleich, Abby Bloom, Robyn Blum, Caroline Bonvouloir, Brittney Brock, Amy Bronston, Amanda Brooks, Sarah Bryant, Leslie Burch, Christi Burnett, Jess Bush, Chelsea Campbell, Noel Carlson, Tina Castillo, Erica Christiansen, Jennifer Ciril- lo, Cristina Conciatori, Britt Conroy, Jen Cotzin, Tara Crane, Margaret Cranford, Chelsea D ' Hemecourt, Alexis Del Prete, Jill Delardo, Jeanette Diaz, Danielle Dioguardi, Kelly Dunn, Nikki Ehlin, Amanda Emley, Amanda Erpenbeck, Tammy Feuer, Blair Fowler, Jaymie Frappier, Lara Friend, Tara Fries, Jami Gallaway, Kat Gandeza, Tia Garavuso, Lindsey Gardner, Heather Gedeon, Lauren Genduso, Ellen Germuska, Alison Goldwasser.Mallory Goldwasser, Samantha Goldwasser, Jovanna Gomez, Alex Gramatikas, Stephanie Graves, Jessica Halnon, Bethany Hemp- hill, Ashley Hewlett, KiKi Higgins, Falon Hirschman, Mary Hirschman, Molly Hogwood, KK Huang, Courtney Hubbard, Jenna Hudson, Lauren Husler, Justine Inman, Natalie Inman, Ally Jakusovas, Jenna Jones, Lauren Jones, Danielle Joos, Court- ney Keenan, Ashley Kerns, Amy Key, Andy Kirkpatrick, Shan- non Kivipelto, Kyla Kleban, Betsy Knab, Vicki Koslin, Lauren Kurtz, Paula Lapins, Whittney Laws, Meghan Leahy, Sarah Leist, Erin Lingerfelt, Ally Lipp, Melanie Lott, Laurie Malfa, Lacey Marder, Heidi Marsocci, Caitlin McConnell, Claire Martin, Amanda McCoy, Meredith Meide, Molly Menke, Amber Mi- chael, Kristen Mitchell, Carly Moore, Laurel Moynihan, Jenna Newitt, Leila Nquyen, Meredith Nichols, Stacy Nichols, Em- ily Pensy, Courtney Pfeifer, Jessica Porter, Genna Price, Nicole Prieto, Stacy Lynn Ptacek, Ashle y Rausa, Marybeth Reed, Cathi Reeves, Erin Regan, Jackie Reinhard, Leah Rifkin, Andra Rivera, Jackie Roether, Emery Rogers, Daryl Rubin, Abby Schell, Sophia Scalfani, Kara Sidman, Margot Siegel, Lacey Sites, Jess Smith, Sam Smith, Alessia Solari, Adrienne Solti, Nikki Stewart, Erika Sugar, Amanda Sutton, Aubrey Terry, Traci Timmons, Danielle Trofe, Allie Truax, Claire Vasterling, Abbie Waxman, Sara Weil, Katie Waeghe, Hayley Ward, Emily Wells, Allison West, Meghan Whaley, Jess Whiteman, Kendall Winston, Mari Beth Wise, Raena Wright, Sallie Wooten Nickname: Zeta Founding Date: October 15,1 898 Founding Location: Farmville, VA Chapter: Beta Gamma Date Established at FSU: December 18, 1924 Colors: Steel Gray Turquoise Blue Symbol: 5-pointed crown Flower: White Violet Mascot: Bunny Annual Philanthropy: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 2fW YtyU 0 $ A The mission of Zeta Tau Alpha is to make a difference in the lives of their membership by developing the potential of each individual through visionary programming which emphasizes leadership development, service to others, academic success and continued personal growth for women with a commitment to friendship and the future based on the values and traditions of our past. In 1992, Zeta Tau Alpha adopted Breast Cancer Research as the Fraternity ' s national philanthropy. This is done partially through sponsoring the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. At the Beta Gamma chap- ter, they host two fundraisers a year to raise money for our philanthropy. In the fall semester, they host a flag football tournament, Crown Classic. Boys around campus and the Tallahassee community gather together for a day of football and fun. Around 64 teams participate in this fun event. In the spring they host our annual Race to Live, which is a 5K race that gets the entire campus and community involved. Last year they raised over $20,000. The motto of Zeta Tau Alpha " Seek the Noblest " can be seen through leadership positions held by Zetas in many of Florida State University ' s cam- pus organizations. Their chapter plays an active role in the Florida State Uni- versity community through participation in campus wide community service efforts as well as events such as Homecoming and Dance Marathon that have become a part of Florida State ' s growing tradition. President Genna Price, Vice President Laurel Moynihan, New Member Educator Erin Lin- gerfelt, Membership Kelly Bleakley, Treasurer Nikki Ehlin, Secretary Lacey Marder, His- torian Jovanna Gomez, Scholarship Lauren Kurtz, Panhellenic Delegate Jaime Berkow- icz, Ritual Chairman Natalie Inman - greek fe - President Jovanna Gomez, Vice President Jill Delardo, New Member Educator Natalie Inman, Membership Jaime Berkowicz, Trea- surer Brittney Brock, Secretary Ellen Ger- muska, Historian Emily Pensy, Scholarship Hayley Ward, Panhellenic Delegate Daryl Rubin, Ritual Chairman Jackie Roether it ' s RECRUITMENT week Samantha Messinger On a sunny day in late August, 1 ,200 girls woke up to thoughts of wonder, excitement, and hope; not knowing what to expect of the week to come, but wishing for the best. These girls were pre- paring themselves for Florida State ' s Sorority Recruitment Week. Recruitment week, filled with emotion and exhaustion, is a full sev- en days designed so that each and, every girl gets a chance to meet some of the girls from every single sorority house. The first two days, known as ice water days are set up so all fifteen houses are visited between the two days. During these first two days, first impressions are made and countless introductions take place. After the completion of ice water days, the process called mutual selection takes place. During this process, both the sororities and the girls going through recruitment, also known as Potential New Members, make choices and selections depending on which girls are best fit for each house. The next two days, known as philanthropy days, the girls re-visit the houses and take part in each sorority ' s craft to benefit the charity the house represents. After learning about each charity and getting a better feel for the sorority, the girls take part in an- other round of mutual selection. The next round of days is known as skit day. During skit day, each house performs a play or skit portraying the sorority on a more personal level. Another round of mutual selection takes place and the final day of visiting houses begins. Preferential day, or " pref day " gives the potential new mem- bers a glimpse into sorority rituals or ceremonies. Pref day is a much more serious and formal day and serves as a last chance for the girls in the sorority and the girls going through recruitment to figure out which house best suits them. After the day has ended, one last round of mutual selection takes place before everyone goes home for a sleepless night filled with excitement and wonder as to which house they will call their own. The last day, known as bid day, begins with a closing cere- mony highlighting all the ups and downs of the past week. Following the ceremony, each girl receives a bid and a T-shirt corresponding with their new sorority house. After receiving and accepting their bid, the girls run down to their new home where the excited girls in the sorority are waiting with open arms to welcome them into their new family. members Ahmad Abuznaid Jeremane Blackwood Keith Bonds Derran Brown Marvin Brown Chris Coleman Clifford Counts Janco Damas Theron Decastro Pierre Desrosiers Ravel Dupiton Chris Evans Marcus Finley Josh Fuller Dorian George Larry Green Kourtney Hahn Phillip Lawrence Tyrell Perry Martin Reese Sam Richards Donte Riddick Victor Smith Bryan Spells Darryl Walker Yvesner Zamar Nickname: Alpha Founding Date: December 4, 1906 Chapter: Iota Delta Date Established at FSU: April 5, 1974 Colors: Black Old Gold Flower: Yellow Rose Annual Philanthropy: March of Dimes i Alph Waternitv- Inc. h Since its founding on December 4, 1906, Alpha Phi AlpmN -aternity, Inc. has supplied voice and vision to the struggle of African-Americans and people of color around the world. Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African- Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. The visionary founders, known as the " Jewels " of the Frater- nity, are Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy. The Fraternity initially served as a study and support group for minority stu- dents who faced racial prejudice, both educationally and socially, at Cornell. The Jewel founders and early leaders of the Fraternity succeeded in laying a firm foundation for Alpha Phi Alphas principles of scholarship, fellowship, good character, and the uplifting of humanity. Alpha Phi Alpha chapters were developed at other colleges and universities, many of them historically black institutions, soon after the founding at Cornell. While continuing to stress academic excellence among its members. Alpha also recognized the need to help correct the educational, economic, political, and social injustices faced by African-Americans. Alpha Phi Alpha has long stood at the forefront of the African- American community ' s fight for civil rights through leaders such as: W.E.B. DuBois, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Edward Brooke, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Andrew Young, William Gray, Paul Robeson, and many others. executive I5t arcf President Pierre Desrosiers, VPSam Richards, Treasurer Donte Riddick greek Cufe - CW toffW rfrv On May 24, 1973, nineteen visionaries sought out to es%»lish a chapter that would embody an unconditional commitment to the Tallahassee community, impact the lives of the Florida State student body, and epitomize Delta Sigma Theta ' s illustrious ideals of sisterhood, scholarship, service, and Christian principles. Out of forty applicants, these nineteen dynamic and distinguished women were chosen to fulfill their quest and charter the Kappa Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Kappa Epsilon Chapter is dedicated to service and excellence and since its inception has achieved recognition for its extensive involvement on campus and in the community. The chapter holds the distinction of receiving the Minerva Award in 1993, National Pan Hellenic Council ' s Sorority of the Year, several Extravaganza champion- ships, and National Pan Hellenic Councils Greek Woman of the Year. In keeping with the prestige of the organization the members of Kappa Epsilon continue to demonstrate high scholastic achievement while exemplifying strong leader- ship abilities. The devastating divas of the Kappa Epsilon Chapter contributed to the community by volunteering in numerous community centers, schools, nursing homes, as well as involvement in coordinating and implementing activities that address political and social awareness issues. Their significant acts of servitude also include monetary contribu- tions such as the Wandretia Warren Scholarship Fund and other charitable donations. As the future approaches, the Kappa Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta will proudly continue to strive and uphold the exceptional legacy of this prolific and profound organization. v w- . ■■■•, ' w %s J| I V ' w ;: President Tanesha Brewton, 1st VP Allison Hamilton, 2nd VP Ashlee Thomas, Record- ing Secretary Victoria Olds, Corresponding Secretary Crystall Williams, Treasurer Audra Wilson, Financial Secretary Jennifer Garrett, Sergeant-at-Arms Chantal Peacock, Parlia- mentarian Cindy Motta, Chaplain Asha Brewer, Advisors Phyllis Bush Carla Adams, Southern Regional Representative Nykeah Cohen, Southern Regional Nominating Com- mittee Member Allison Hamilton i 1 ' j.. ■•■ I : fi members Debontina Adamson, Arielle Ball, Tiara Ball, Juana Bethel, Arlease Brady, Asha Brewer, Tanesha Brewton, Christina Jade Butler, Ashley Cleveland, Taeyjuana Cur- ry, Chanel Drummond, Alteasha Ervin, Taneishia Fields, Jennifer Garrett, Allison Hamilton, Chev- onne James, Sophia Johnson, Ter- rin Jones, Latoya Legree, Xion Lester, Charlaine Loriston, Vasti Marcello, Shantall McDowell, Kiesha Moodie, Cindy Motta, Chardae Murray, Victoria Olds, Chantel Peacock, Antoinette Powell, Marsha Robinson, Ashlee Thomas, Crystall Williams, Audra Wilson, Tamisha Wood _________ Nickname: Delta Founding Date: January 13, 1913 Chapter: Kappa Epsilon Date Established at FSU: May 24, 1973 Colors: Crimson Creme Symbol: Elephant Flower: African Violet Annual Philanthropy: Habitat for Humanity members Trey Cooper Omar Mcferren Daniel McKnight Dwayne McKnight Marlon Napier Nic Turner Louis Valsaint Nickname: IOTA Founding Date: September 19, 1963 Date Established at FSU: March 4, 2002 Colors: Charcoal Brown Gilded Gold Symbol: Centaur Flower: Yellow Rose Annual Philanthropy: IOTA Youth Alliance, The National IOTA Foundation, Digital Heritage Initiative Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. was founded on September 19, 1963 at Morgan State College now known as Morgan State University. Found- ed on the principles of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity and Brotherhood, the 10 illustrious founders saw a vision of change. There were a number of organizations already in existence when founded, so it took a special breed ol man to go against the grain and stand up for what they be- lieved in. The Epsilon Nu Chapter was chartered on the campus of Florida State University on March 4, 2002. Since then, the EN chapter has held nu- merous of leadership positions and have obtained many awards and recogni- tions. Epsilon Nu members are currently involved in organizations such as the NAACP, Progressive Black Men, NPHC, and the Black Student Union. The men of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. will forever progress toward our motto, " Building a Tradition, Not Resting Upon One. " " executive President Dwayne McKnight, VP Louis, Secretary Trey Cooper, Graduate Brothers Gregory Saint-Jour Alphonso Whitaker, Chapter Founders Mitch Taylor, Nicholas Turner, Michael Espada, Chaplin and Community Service Chair Marlon Napier - greek Ctfe - The Theta Eta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was chartered on September 20, 1975 on the campus of the Florida State University. Designated the " Flagship chapter " of Kappa Alpha Psi, the Theta Eta Chapter has had unparalleled success on campus and within the Fraternity. The chapter has provided unbridled leadership and service to the Florida State University and Tallahassee communities as philanthro- pists and mentors initiating numerous initiatives that have bettered their surrounding environment. As pioneers of consistency, the Theta Eta Chapter has proven to be a phenomenon winning five consecutive Na- tional Chapter of the Year Awards, six National Und ergraduate Brother of the Year Awards, as well as earning the 2005 NPHC Chapter Excel- lence Award. The men of the Theta Eta Chapter demonstrated a suc- cessful formula for ACHIEVEMENT and continue to thrive as campus scholars, leaders, and men of service at the Florida State University. V V members Alain Beltran, Addison Berry, Philip Champion, Anthony Coleman, Ronald Chunga, Charles H.F. Davis III, Kason Davis, Ryan Fletcher, Yannick C. Forbes, Joel Gamble, Robert Hallback III, Nicholas Jeffery, Lamont D. Johnson, Tyler A. Jordan, David Kenton, Ishmael McClain-Salter, Kenneth Peele III, Brandon J. Stephens, Julius A. Stewart, Adrian Sutton, Derek Taylor, Omar Torres, Morris Thorpe, Brandon Ward, CD Wilford, Brian M. Wofford, Brandon Wright, Wilbur Wright Polemarch Chaz Davis, Vice Polemarch Ishmael McClain-Salter, Keeper of Records Ryan Anthony, Strategus Wil Wright, Lt. Strategics Kenneth Peele, Reporter Brandon Stephens, Historian Brandon R. Wright, BOD Brandon Ward Adrian Sutton, Junior Vice Pole- march (FL) Yannick Forbes Nickname: Kappa, Nupes Founding Date: ' January 5, 1911 Chapter: Theta Eta Date Established at FSU: September 20, 1975 Colors: Crimson Creme Flower: Red Carnation Annual Philanthropy: Kappa Christmas Concert members Junior Bernadin Chris Findlater Jesce Horton Josh Moore Miller St. Hilaire Nickname: The Ques Founding Date: November 17, 1911 Chapter: The Mighty Mighty Chi Theta Date Established at FSU: August 1 , 1 970 Colors: Royal Purple Old Gold Flower: Chrysanthemum Annual Philanthropy: United Negro College Fund, Assault on Illiteracy, Purple Passion Scholarship Ball, Elite 8 Basketball Tournament lUXV In the fall of 1967, nine men came together to estaVl«h their unity as blacks at the Florida State University, a then predominantly white school. They were the only black males and wanted to form a group that would exemplify their unity on campus and after much deliberation, they decided it would be best to get the support of an organization which was already established. These nine men chose the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and with the help of the Chi Omega and Upsilon Psi chapters, Chi Theta was founded. Chi Theta was the first black Greek organization at Florida State University and with each step, Omega blazed the trail for other black Greeks. The nine men from our chapter line called themselves the " Super Fine Nine " and they saw Chi Theta chartered on August 1 1970, and since then, have instilled Omegas ideals for all to follow. This chapter strives to perpetuate ideas of our founders by participating in Achievement Week, Social Action, Talent Hunt, Scholarship and other community projects. The members of Chi Theta have continued to spread Omegas influence in the community and on campus by following these ideals. Omega men have always been active in stu- dent government. The brothers have been elected to senate positions, as well as the president ' s Committee. We most importantly have taken a strong and active interest in black Student Union. Chi Theta was named National Undergraduate Chapter of the year for 2002, 2003, and 2004. Chi Theta will continue to do the utmost to exemplify our four cardinal principles, Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift. S4.3T3I executive board Basileus Vice Basilens Christopher Findlater, Keeper of Finance Joshua Moore, Keeper of Pence Miller St. Hilaire, Chaplin Jesce Horton, Chapter Reporter Brian Jackson greek fcfe - Phi Beta Sigma International Fraternity was founded January 9, 1914 by Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse and Charles I. Brown on the campus or Howard University in Washington D.C. Founded on the motto, " Culture for Service and Service for Humanity " this fraternity is guided by its three principles: brotherhood, scholarship, and service. Phi Beta Sigma ' s fraternity colors are Royal Blue and Pure White, and they claim the white carnation. The Mu Epsilon chapter of Phi Beta Sigma was founded here at FSU on December 7, 1979 by Kenneth Colebrooke and Maurice Parrish. Since being here at FSU, the chapter engages in the community from Sleep-Out for the Homeless to rounding a diabetes awareness organization, Homer Thomas III — named in honor of a chapter member who succumbed to this disease. Mu Epsilon also has its Annual Ms. Phi Beta Sigma Pageant, which awards the winner a scholarship and the chance to compete for the national title. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity has a constitutional bond to its sister or- ganization, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. One of their Great Founders, Abram L. Taylor was directly responsible for Zeta Phi Betas inception. Notable mem- bers of the fraternity are Nnamdi Azikiwe, past President of Nigeria, Kwame Nkromah, past President of Ghana, George Washington Carver, who is the only member of the NPHC to be on a U.S coin and Emmitt Smith, the NFLs all-time leading rusher. fe A fc? s LJ I i V President Antoine Daniels, VP Aaron Watson, 2nd VP Wendell Courvosier, Treasurer Robert Smith, Historian Mike Blue, Education Chair Brian Williams, Social Actions Caleb Malveau members Andre Ausley Mike Blue Wendell Courvosier Antoine Daniels Tariq Kendall Rashid Jackson Caleb Malveau Darrien McCarter Robert Smith Aaron Watson Brian Williams Nickname: Sigma Founding Date: January 9, 1914 Chapter: Mu Epsilon Date Established at FSU: December 7, 1979 Colors: Royal Blue Pure White Symbol: Dove Flower: White Carnation Annual Philanthropy: March of Dimes members Ivy Alexis Baker Shavonda Mobley Ashley Holloway Cheron McKinnie Tabitha Washington Tonya Huff Lateefah Stanford Keyondra Harrison Noel Williams Nickname: SGRho Founding Date: November 12, 1922 Chapter: Epsilon Delta Date Established at FSU: December 12, 1972 Colors: Royal Blue Gold Symbol: French Poodle Flower: Yellow Tea Rose Annual Philanthropy: Rejesta V. Perry, Birthright Program 4{v fl MWW Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organizedon Novem- ber 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven school teachers: Mary Lou Allison Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Mar- bury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Dulin Redford, Bes- sie M. Downey Martin and Cubena McClure. The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was granted to the Alpha chapter at Butler University. The Epsilon Delta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. dates from the Fall of 1972 when a colony of 10 young women was established at Florida State University. The colony originated from the Delta Psi Chapter, which was a metropolitan chapter. With the guidance of Soror Ruthine Tidwell, the colony grew and received its charter on December 4, 1973 with fifteen members. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., including the Epsilon Del- ta chapter, continues to make a difference as they abide by the motto " Greater Service, Greater Progress. " ■ M A ta — hi " w 2- St- C V JBfl mcT BKy P a fc: — i — — ' Ajfo ■ k, - n _ fll Ir L " executive board President Tonya Huff, Vice President Ivy Alexis Baker greek frfe - heart of a SEMINOLE Allyson Martin Being a Florida State Seminole is something that has become indescribable to me. It started as a traditional feel one that was passed down to our University by the Seminole Tribe. A feeling of bravery, accomplishment, and the ability to be unconquered and unique was what layered the surface. What I ' ve found over the years I have attended Florida State is something that will lie deep with- in me for the remainder of my years to come. If an out- sider were to ask me what it feels like to be a Florida State Seminole, this is what I ' d reply: It ' s like the first day Tallahassee weather goes under one hundred degrees and you can walk to class without sweating. It is receiving a high score on your first test in a challenging class. It is the first time you step foot in DOAK Campbell stadium and see thousands of people lift their arm in glory to do the Chop! It is an indescribable feeling that overcomes you on your drive home for the holidays as you pass more Florida State tags than any other State school ' s. Suddenly, you find that your arm is half way out the window, doing the Chop at the car full of Gators in the left lane. It is finding that it is possible to meet new people everyday and to make new friends with whom you will always have a common bond. You have chosen to attend a University overflowing with pride, spirit and a uniqueness of its own. A univer- sity full of friendly faces, A place you can return to years later; your home away from home with those who have helped mold you into who you are. This place is Florida State University, and being a part of it means being able to encompass the ideals of those before us and merge them with our own to help us become our own individu- als. By believing we are brave, aiming towards our goals in anticipation, and standing fearless and proud amongst our peers, we stand unconquered and feel what it ' s like to be a Florida State Seminole. ■■■■■■ . ■ ■ . . ■ ..... .-. ...■.■■ brothers Juliuis Arguez, Maury Azerad, Aaron Ber- man, Joey Blattman, Corey Chartan, Mi- chael Chucker, Jeff Cohen, Geoff Deutsch, Scott Durst, Laurence Eckstien, Matthew Enslein, Nick Farber, James Finder, Matt Flashenburg, Michael Forrester, Steve Frisch, Michael Gerson, Danny Goldberg, Eric Goldsmith, Andrew Goodman, Chris Graham, Daniel Hanser, Jordan Heft, Kev- in Hirshorn, David Hoffman, Brett How- ard, Ben Kauffman, Matt Kauffman, Da- vid Klitzner, Richard Koblick, Zach Kring, Jeff Kutner, Ryan Liss, Zachary Marder, Brent Modlin, Andrew Neiberg, Jonathan Ozner, Andrew Panos, Adam Peel, Daniel Pullman, William Romine, Garrett Ruy- tenbeek, Max Schneider, Mike Schwartz, Brian Seidel, Randy Shaw, Matth Shech- ter, David Shiftman, Andrew Sisisky, Shaq Spiegel, Eric Steinlauf, Eric Stratton, Josh Strauch, Josh Strom, Scott Thaler, Brian Treiser, Chris Urso, Adam Vacarro, Erick Weinstein, Luke Williams Nickname: AEPi Founding Date: November 7, 1913 Founding Location: New York University Chapter: Phi Tau Date Established at FSU: November 10, 1968 Colors: Gold Blue Symbol: A Lion Rampant Annual Philanthropy: Greek Idol The Phi Tau chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi prides itself on being known as a gentleman ' s fraternity. Each semester AEPi rushes only the high- est quality of potential brothers in the hopes of making them a part of the fraternity and instilling into them the values and morals a brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi should live by: honesty, perseverance, faith, mutual helpfulness, and humility. The chapter is very active in the Greek and FSU communities, participating in many philanthropic and charitable activities. The chapter also works hard each year to put on and run its own philanthropy, Greek Idol. Although this is only its second year running, Greek Idol has grown to be one of the biggest and most successful Greek philanthropies on cam- pus. Participants from sororities compete to win a range of prizes and to help raise money for SADD. In 2002, as a result of hard work and a strong brotherhood, AEPi won first place in Homecoming and was the runner up lor Fraternity of the Year. The fraternity participates in all intramural sports and finished second in its division this year in flag football. The chapter thrives on its strength of brotherhood and tries to convey that notion throughout campus by being leaders academically and socially. AEPi consistently has one of the highest GPAs among the Greek organizations on campus and has the high- est national GPA of all fraternities. Through all of its accomplishments from hard work, a strong brotherhood and integrity, AEPi exemplifies FSU spirit and pride in everything it does. ' executive Master Richard Koblick, Lieutenant Master Andrew Neiberg, Scribe Eric Stratton, Ex- chequer Daniel Pullman, Sentinel Matthew Enslein, Member at Large Brian Treiser, Pledge Master Adam Vaccaro greek Cufe - Master Andrew Neiberg, Lieutenant Mas- ter Brian Treiser, Scribe Michael Chucker, Exchequer Brett Howard, Sentinel Nick Farber, Member at Large Danny Goldberg, Pledge Master Dave Klitzner Since 1947, Alpha Tau Omega has held a place of distinction at Florida State University. A brotherhood based upon eternal and im- mutable principles dedicated to recognizing true merit wherever it is round, ATO is the oldest continuous fraternity on the FSU campus with more than 1 20 active members. Alpha Tau Omegas claim " Play Like a Champion, Party Like a Rock Star " as their motto. They ' re annual contenders for the campus In- tramural Championship and consistently win individual sports. ATOs enjoy a lull social calendar including the annual White Tea Rose For- mal, Valhalla, Unga Gunga Balunga, football block parties, Hayride and dozens of socials with FSU ' s finest sororities. Bound by the ATO Creed, they hold themselves to high standards and are dedicated to serving the university and local community. The ATO men take great pride in starting tradition s, such as Dance Marathon, which brings in hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for local charities. ATO is ' America ' s Leadership Development Fraternity, " committed to continuing the tra- dition and legacy of more than 1,600 alumni. r i i wq f %■• X-C Vrifl I 1 V m KmS %»• X.A i President Nick Stoddard, Vice President Bo Rhonehouse, Treasurer Chuck Christen, Chaplain Brad Barrington, Sentinal Brett Sidelinger, Scribe D.C. Reeves, Annuals Dave Reddick, Philanthopy Scott Haber thers Keith Armstrong, Jason Atlass, Eric Bach, Doug Barber, Brian Barr, Bradford Barrington, Mark Bell, Matt Benyon, Ryan Besand, Tyler Bewley, Garrett Boles, Travis Burky, Tyler Carter, Frank Cilurso, Kevin Connolly, Nick Corirossi, Steve Cotton, Garrison Creamer, Charles Cristin, Diego Cuenca, Patrick Davison, Jimmy De- falco, Drew Dicus, Josh Diekmann, Andrew Eaton, Brad Edgell, William English, Ryan Erb, Matt Farr, Preston Ficquette, Lucas Ford, Chris Forst, Spencer Galloway, Matthew Gid- dings, Michael Gocklin, Stefan Gruber, Scott Haber, Mike Hallen, Ryan Hardiman, Kristo- pher Hartman, Chris Hoertz, Eric Imshaug, Eric Jacobs, Douglas Johnson, Morgan Jones, David Joseph, Micah Ketchel, Nick Ko- los, Mark Krivis, Jamie Lalinde, Conrad Lau, John Lawrence, Scott Levine, Christopher Lipson, Tyler Manis, Peter Manso, Justin Mc- gurrin, James Mcrae, Daniel Meneses, Ryan Merz, Trent Mills, Matt Morley, Zach Morris, Ulan Moshe-romano, Tyler Myer, Jeff My- ers, Daniel Ocon, Zach Perry, Phillip Price, Tyler Randall, David Reddick, Darcy (D.C.) Reeves, Robert Rhonehouse, Charles Rogers, Julian Ruffin, Doug Saunders, Justin Sherry, Brett Sidelinger, Raj Singh, Ruddy Smith, Mac Spottswood, Nick Stoddard, Randy Thomp- son, Michael Wolfel Nickname: ATO Founding Date: September 11, 1865 Founding Location: Virginia Military Institute Chapter: Epsilon Sigma Date Established at FSU: March 5, 1949 Colors: Old Gold Sky Blue Symbol: Maltese Cross Flower: White Tea Rose Mascot: Bullfrog Annual Philanthropy: Taunted House ATTA Nickname: Delts Founding Date: 1858 Founding Location: Bethany College at West Virginia Chapter: Delta Phi Date Established at FSU: March 5, 1949 Colors: Purple, White Gold Flower: Purple Iris Annual Philanthropy: Delt Knockout MUsUisMU The Delta Phi chapter of Delta Tau Delta is currently wrapping up her 47th year as an active member of the Florida State Greek System. Through this time period the faces have changed, the shelters have changed, and size has changed. Through all of these changes one thing has always remained the same with the members. In order to be a member of the Delta Phi chapter you must meet the standards of a Delt Gentlemen: a man who adheres and upholds the morals of the chapter. A man who knows how to treat a woman correctly and stands up when she enters the room. A Delt Gentlemen is a man who conducts himself responsibly and there are 110 of them in the chapter right now. This past year has been a very interesting one for the chapter. With the absence of a house for this entire year the fraternity has undergone its highs and lows. We initiated 46 new men in the fall, our biggest pledge class ever. We have been very active around campus this year as well. We have domi- nated in intramurals winning multiple fraternity championships and even an all campus championship. We have also been very active in philanthropies as well; in fact we won the Tridelt Field Day this year. We are currently finish- ing up plans for a brand new philanthropy new fall that we are really excited about. As well as being excited about our new philanthropy next fall we are really looking forward to the house reopening on August 1st. With the reopening of the refurbished house and a solid Fall ' 06 pledge class we are anxiously anticipating next year. executive board President Keelan Cottle VP Joe Myers Treasurer Lucas Amaral Rush Chair Chasen Allen Ritual Chair Mike Masi Academic Chair Alex Fumagali Pledge Educator Matt Raynor Recording Secretary Kevin Tomaskso Alumni Relations Josh Pullen greek ftfc - Once a year you may have seen a house surrounded by a huge wooden fort. This would be the work of the men in Kappa Alpha. Founded in 1865 at Washington and Lee University, these men have captured the attention of the entire campus. This year the fraternity has been awarded 1st place in homecom- ing, 2nd at Dance Marathon, and 2nd at the Greek Week Activities. Besides re- ceiving high rankings, KA has been involved in other student organizations and activities. Members participate with intramurals, philanthropies, community projects, adopt-a-street, government campaign involvement, SGA, and Insight. They even have a member, Ryan Powers, on the Student Senate. Kappa Alphas symbol is the Knight ' s Shield Displaying the Encircled Cross. Their colors are crimson and gold and they live by their motto of Dieu Et Les Danes. Every Greek organization has a philanthropy and theirs is the Mus- cular Distrophy Association. Herbert Hoover and Von Fischman (the drummer of the band Phish) are both members of the Kappa Alpha brotherhood. One of the most recognized events KA hosts is its Formal. The Old South formal is a weeklong event dedicated to the days of the old south. The brothers or KA parade around campus on foot or by horseback picking up their selected southern belles from their sorority house. It all ends in Amelia Island, FL with a traditional Old South Ball decorated with southern style and cheer. What is best is that everyone attending the ball is wearing traditional southern attire. Another event is the Convivium Formal. It is dedicated to the birth and life achievements of one the greatest respected generals of all time, Robert E. Lee of Old Virginia. ■MM utiv President Brock Pumphrey, VP Christian Velasco, Recording Secretary Fred McCon- nel, Corresponding Secretary Robin Alston, Historian Social Chair Adam Thames, Purser Jamie Connor, Parliamentarian Adam Frey, Sergeant at Arms Brett Ptack, Marshall Eddie Home e board President Nick Powell, VP John Waugh, Recording Secretary Ryan Little, Corre- sponding Secretary Parrish Owens, Histori- an I Social Chair C.J. Dewrell, Purser Tra- vis Gourly, Parliamentarian Austin Fisher, Sergeant at Arms Brian Jones, Marshall] Tillman brothers Robin Alston, Mike Lancia, Fred Mc- Connel, Jamie Pate, Brock Pumphrey, Lee Sasser, Adam Thames, Taylor Mason, D.C. Mathews, Jamie Con- ner, Adam Frey, Brian Green, Calvin Hunt, Dave Lauterbach, Alex Muir, Mike Nessit, Chris Rumph, Brett Ptack, Chad Bearden, Bud Bostick, Sean Capik, Drew Davis, Zack French, Kyle Mamatey, Thomas McCormick, Trey McDowell, John Mitchell, Dan- iel Quero, Kevin Collins, Kyle Perrin, Josh Reichert, Clint Rohletter, Ste- phen Andrews, Cole Blackwell, Sharky Bowers, Brett Butler, Hunter Carter, Tony Coryn, Jonathon Dawson, Zac Elkins, Chas Galloway, Nick Garnsey, Garrett Goodman, Gavin Grigg, Jake Howse, Todd Hunter, Will Huszagh, Lewis Kurtz, Scott Marshall, Ryan Mc- Carthy, Matt McDonald, Craig Miller, Josh Moran, Bobby Potomski, John Prahl, Steven Ritter, Jon Russell, Matt Steunkel, Camp Walker Nickname: KA Founding Date: December 21,1 865 Founding Location: Washington and Lee University Chapter: Gamma Eta Colors: Crimson Old Gold Symbol: Kite Flower: Crimson Rose Magnolia Blossom Symbol: The Knight ' s Shield Displaying the Encircled Cross Annual Philanthropy: MDA nn thers josh Bean, Jeremy Benavidez, Grant Benson, Ben- jamin Bird, Andrew Boyd, Ross Brantley, Dexter Brown, Tom Brown, Austin Bulecza, David Bus- cemi, Ryan Bush, David Casey, Darek Chanter, Devon Chanter, Chris Condon, Brian Corlew, Matt Cullen, Geoff Cunningham, TJ Daffron, Graham D Alessandro, Matt Davenport, Eric Dibert, Jason Dinnes, Joe Dionne, Jason Dolan, Jeff Entine, Logan Falvo, Todd Featherston, Chris Festa, Joe Fisher, Evan Foley, Griffin Francis, Bran- don Gans, Chris Gifford, Sean Goldenberg, Dan Grasso, Nick Gray, Phillip Grimes, Jovanni Guti- errez, Mike Hall, Zane Herman, Mike Hysler, Bart Jarnigan, Chase Jenkins, Evan Jenkins, Mike John- son, Lex Johnstone, Don Karney, Jake Keet, Paul Kim Jr., Billy Kling, Chris Knox, Brad Laudicina, Nick Lehman, Steve LePrell, Daniel MacNicol, Stephen Mady, Billy Malfese, Lance Manson, Al- bert Martinez, Mark McGuire, Dan Meloff, Mi- chael Moore, Rob Moss, Suresh Narayanan, Mike Owen, Chris Pilling, Jacob Rettig, Josh Rine, Jared Roche, Ben Rowan, Andrew Rozas, Justin Rufty, A.J. Sarafian, Thomas Sarratt, Kurt Schafer, Chris- tian Shenk, Ryan Smith, Frank Sohn, James Sor- bel, Mike South, Rick South II, Mitch Staloch, Oliver Stanton, David Stoms, Kevin Strickland, David Telleria, John Trosset, Travis Tunis, Jake Whealdon, Brett Williamson, Chad Woodruff, Matt Zaideman, Brendon Zelna Nickname: Kappa Sig Founding Date: December 10, 1869 Founding Location: UVA Chapter: Epsilon Sigma Date Established at FSU: 1951 Colors: Red, green white Symbol: Star Cresent Flower: Lilly of the Valley The Kappa Sigma Fraternity at FSU has done well in the past year. The fraternity was in the Top 5 for fall 2005 recruiting classes for Kappa Sigma. They have been implementing a more successful scholarship pro- gram that will help to ensure both individuals and the fraternity as a whole will rise in the GPA standings. Their annual philanthropy Margaritaville Madness, which raises money for the Save the Manatees foundation, was un- fortunately postponed this year, but will be back in action next fall. This year our greatest accomplishments were not those that can be found on paper, but rather the bond that has grown between the members of this chapter and the outlook to strive for better things. This year they have been able to up attendance at all our events in- cluding Dance Marathon, Homecoming, philanthropies, socials, and broth- erhood events. With this new drive they are expected great things in the upcoming year including the addition of a new philanthropy added to our events. Kappa Sigma at FSU is making great steps in the right direction and will continue to proceed on this path. The fraternity is proud of the ac- complishments that have been made over the past year and look forward to adding more in the coming year. " executive Grand Master David Stoms, Grand Procu- Grand Master Jared Roche, Grand Procu- rator Grant Benson, Grand Treasurer Paul rator Mark McGuire, Grand Treasurer Kim, Jr., Grand Secretary Todd Feather- Eric Dibert, Grand Secretary John Trosset, ston, Grand Master of Ceremonies Rick Grand Master of Ceremonies Bart Jarnigan South II greek fe - fon w d Qxbfa Lambda Chi Alpha is one of the premier Fraternities at Florida State University. Lambda Chi is at the top every year in academics, sports, and philanthropies. They recruit only the best men to lead by example and to put their time into their Fraternity and the school. They have a beautiful new house in Heritage Grove and plan to stay and upkeep their wonderful place at Florida State for many years to come. resident Jake Guemple, VP Mark Lenior, VP External Matt Prescott, Secretary Evert Sim- rions, Treasurer Shaun Funk, Alumni Relations idam Alexander, Scholarship Chair Chris Laird, Ritualist John Roveda, Recruitment Chair Ken largreaves, Social Chair Phillip Villenuve, Risk Manager Ken Hargreaves, Fraternity Educator Sryant Click, IM Chair Ryan Kissane, House Manager Colin Turner President Jared Billings, VP Internal Christian Thibaut, VP External Justin Umstead, Secretary Brad Wilhite, Treasurer Ryan Kissane, Risk Manager Hank Emerson, Fraternity Educator Mike Doyle, Recruit- ment Chair Kenny Hargreaves, Recruitment Chair Andrew McCormick, Ritualist Chris Laird, Schol- arship Chair David Neal, Alumni Relations John Roveda, Social Chair Roger Howell, House Manager Briant Daws, IM Chair Michael Schellhammer brothers Jackson Ailen, Danny Anderson, Jeff Annis, Derek Baker, Ryan Barber, Jeff Bell, Tom Benton, Colby Bidwell, Jon Bernhardt, Kyle Bolton, Paul Brand, Clay Bruce, Patrick Canavan, Ben Clark, Bryant Click, Brett Cobbs, Clark Dale, Tyler Denson, Drew Dockerill, Mark Dreyer, Keith Eaton, Kevin Ea- ton, Jonathan Edwards, Jesse Ehren, Blake Elarbee, Shawn Emley, Andy Engelhardt, Alex Evert, Chris Fluehr, Justin Frack, Tim Frank, Shaun Funk, Pat- rick George, Brandon Gerstein, Graham Goldman Graham Gooley, Jake Guemple, Mathew Hartsook, Ryan Haskins, Ryan Hawk, Gavin Hawley, Davis FJelsby, Ryan Higgins, Sam Hillman, Lee Hughes, Trevor Hutson, Justin Ingram, Mike Irwin, Blake Ives, Adam Jessen, Ted Johnson, Chris Jones, John Kaufman, Adam Ketcham, Bill Knight, Tyler Krich- baum, Matt Kunkle, Mark Lenoir, Brooks Lopez, Kyle Majors, Kevin Maloney, Jared Marini, Jus- tin McDaniels, Kevin Mcgee, Clay Mitchell, Ross Mitchell Matt Monteith, John Morrison, Sean Moulder, Shaun Nieves, Ian Ombres, Joey Pipitone, Brian Poniatowski, Matt Prescott, Russell Radel, Scott Read, Trey Richard, Ian Salzberg, Keith Saun- ders, Matt Schreiner, Andrew Sharp, Keegan Shelby, Bobby Siddell, Everet Simmons, Scott Sinclair, Tyler Snure, Danny Soudah, Jordan Stewart, Jesse Stone, Drew Swain, Frank Taddeo, Adam Tahaney, Doug Tart, Tyler Taube, Chris Thurston, Philip Villenuve, Wes Ward, Eric Westphal, Ryan Wethington, Ryan Whiteman, Ryan Whitney, Clark Wright, CJ You- mans, David Zalupski, Gabe Zelaya Nickname: Lambda Chi Founding Date: 1909 Founding Location: Boston University Chapter: Zeta Rho Zeta Date Established at FSU: 1949 Colors: Green, Gold Purple Symbol: Cresent Flower: White Rose Annual Philanthropy: North-American Food Drive brothers Chase Arnett, Dana Arsenault, Turner Ashby, Ted Baker, Chris BaJogh, Shaun Bernhardt, Mike Bernier, Kyle Blowers, Chris Bogie, Nick Bouchard, Phillip Browning, Eric Brunk, Brandon Burg, Chase Carpen- ter, John Carder, Andrew Castenheira, Jordan Cherry, Matt Choy, John Collingsworth, Shane Conway, How- ard Copen, Chris Dart, Cody Davis, Mike Doster, Matt Duncan, William Elliot, Bryan Ellis, Nick Erban, Jimmy Escudero, Barney Fekete, Brock Fishbach, Elliot Flynn, Chris Forte, Foy Chase, Bobby Fry, Bob Fulton, Matt Geyer, Andrew Gonzalez, Stephen Goodwin, Tom Graham, Drew Hall, Steve Harell, Dylan Hayden, Ross Hilaman, Brent Hodge, David Howard, Ryan How- ard, Danny Kane, Ben Kaylor, Tyler Key, Caleb King, Brendan Kirley, Matt Kramer, Phillip Kreth, Joe Lacek, Kyle Liest, David Loe, David Lowe, Dan Lundgren, Randall Lyons, Justin Macaskill, David Mantel, Mike Marneris, Neal McDonald, Matt McElroy, Jason Mejia, Miles Middlebush, Gene Miller, Fran Mirmina, Chris Mitchum, Eddie Morris, Matt Moss, Mike Nonneman, Mark Nowacek, Rob O ' Donnell, Mike Oellrich, Dan Olson, Shawn Packer Charlie Plaia, Mike Plastini, Eric Radefeld, Tyler Reynolds, Andrew Reynolds, Trip Robb, Alec Rosen, Charles Ruck, David Rutenberg, Corey Savage, Devin Schmidt, Chris Schoonover, Rob- ert Schwab, Alex Seehaver, Matt Shiffrin, Paul Silvestri, Adam Sims, Ben Smolanski, JefF Sobel, Adam Spicer, Brian Stevens, Eric Stone, James Ston,e Joeseph Szaf- eryn, J.C. Thiel, Nolan Thomas, Luis Thula, Zach Todd, Drew Upchurch, Mark Van Name, Mike Walsh, Danny Weiss, Mike Whelan, Matt White, Clint Wil- liams, Matt Winton, Alex Yarnell, Jordan Yates Nickname: Phi Delt Founding Date: December 26, 1 848 Founding Location: Miami University of Ohio Chapter: Florida Gamma Date Established at FSU: 1950 Colors: Azure (blue) Argent (White) Annual Philanthropy: Phi Delt BedRaces to benefit ALS The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity was founded upon three cardinal principles that still hold true today: friendship, sound learning and moral rectitude. In its fifty-four years on campus, Phi Delta Theta has excelled in all aspects of campus life. First and foremost, Phi Delts are scholars and always strive for academic excellence. The Chapter also excels at athletics, having won intramurals 21 out of the last 55 years. Phi Delts are involved and are leaders in many campus organiza- tions and clubs from the Student Government Association to the Intrafrater- nity Council. Phi Delt at Florida State has recently been awarded the Har- vard Trophy, naming us the best Phi Delt chapter in the nation. Phi Delt is also actively involved in philanthropic work as the annual bedraces raise money for Lou Gehrig ' s Disease and Phi Delta Theta along with Delta Delta Delta and Alpha Chi Omega, raised the most money for Dance Marathon in the history of the event. This year as Phi Delta Theta completes their new house, the tradi- tion of excellence they have held since 1951 continues to stand true. executive board PresidentVaul Silvestri, Vice President Steve Harrell, Treasurer Mike Whelan, Secretary Drew Upchurch, External VP Dan Olson, Warden Tyler Reynolds, Social Chair Tyler Key, Key Pledge Master Dan Lundgren President Drew Upchurch, Vice President Mike Whelan, Treasurer Chase Carpenter, Secretary Alex Seehaver, External VP Dana Arsenault, Warden Tyler Reynolds, Social Chair David Rutenberg, Pledge Master Ben Smolanski greek Gfe - p Phi Kappa Psi has always taken much pride in its prestige and con- tinuing pursuit of excellence in every endeavor. The gentlemen of Phi Kappa Psi always strive for success in academics, athletics, and community service. The fraternity has an astounding streak of placement in the Homecoming event including a 1st in 2004. Phi Psi athletics have also been an area in which the fraternity prides itself upon its accomplishments; including championships in football, softball, soccer, swimming, golf, and other miscellaneous sports. The Phi Psi men boast members in various Greek academic orga- ni zations as well as FSU sponsored sports such as water polo and golf. Cur- rently, Phi Psi is starting the plans for a newly renovated house on College Ave. and expects it to be ready the beginning of Fall ' 07. President Beau Blackerby, Vice Presi- President Lee Habern, Vice President dent Justin Hartman, Treasurer Jason Brad Merrill, Treasurer Matt Egan, Sec- Obermeyer, Secretary Jonathan Mc- retary Matt Flynn, Corresponding Sec- Caughan, Corresponding Secretary retary Richard Sierra, Messenger James Sean Farrell, Messenger Drew Vander- O ' Brien, Sgt. at Arms Paul Fogel may, Sgt. at Arms Paul Fogel brothers Jon Baker, Matt Bauman, Beau Blackerby, Pat Boyle, Ryan Brown, Nick Comney, Chris Conrad, Ben Coonce, Brian Crowl, Chad Dor- man, John Dornan, Matt Egan, Keith Ewing, Sean Farrell, Casey Flanagan, Matt Flynn, Paul Fogel, Chad Frost, Jack Fulbright, Rob Fuller, Max Guss, Jason Grant, Lee Habern, Mark Hall, Justin Hart- man, Dave Henderson, Morgan Knapp, Ryan Knowlton, Anthony Korte, Luke Losik, Chris Lowe, John McCaughan, Brad Merrill, Matt Meyers, Dave Moser, Jason Obermeyer, James O ' Brien, Alex Powers, John Radziewicz, Dustin Rothbart, Chad Sandiford, Rich Sierra, Rob Steel, Rob Stern, Drew Vandermay, Garrett Waldron, Jor- dan Walters, Ronn Williams Nickname: Phi Psi Founding Date: February 19, 1852 Founding Location: Canonsburg, PA Chapter: Florida Alpha Colors: Cardinal Red Hunter Green Flower: Jacqueminol Rose Annual Philanthropy: Phi Psi 500 brothers Denis Alfin, Ryan Andrew, John Antapa- sis, Brandon Arrow, Mike Badome, Rickey Bailey, David Bobbitt, Jon Boettger, Ryan Bolender, J.J. Bope, Mitch Borley, Ernesto Bruna, Ryan Burgess, Patrick Cahill, James Canfield, Kevin Cantrell, Chris Castro, Drew Cesario, Francisco Contreras, Chad Corbitt, Kevin Cruz, Chris Curington, Brandon Dan- neffel, Mike Del Monaco, Ty DeMeza, James Walter Doyle, Jesse Elliott, Ryan Essegian, Mike Erman, Stephen Fabyan, Nick Fazio, Patrick Fearon, Mike Furrow, Zack Griggs, Josh Groff, Bill Gustin, David Holsopple, Jason Holsopple, Kevin Johnson, Dan Knop, John Kulp, Jason Kuruvilla, Chris Latimer, Jason Lynne, Brandon Lundy, Mike Mar- cantonio, Chris Martin, Phil Martin, Bobby McCormick, Chris Milburn, Clint Morrell, Jeff Norton, Michael Pacetti, Andres Perruc, Pete Pupello, Matt Purdy, Chris Quvus, Ian Ramsey, Josh Ricottilli, Ryan Riggs-Stites, Johan Rivera, Mike Roppelt, Chris Rucker, Matt Sanabria, Alex Sanchez, Jordan Saper- stein, Ryan Schooler, Richard Sikes, Wardell Smith, Evan Steel, Stephen Steele, Joe Su- pervielle, Tyler Thomas, Chris Truncer, Brad Vaughan, Dana Werts, Travis Washington, Charles Whittington, David Wodzisz, Justin Woods, Daniel Zagales, Nick Zappitelli Nickname: Phi Tau Founding Date: March 17, 1906 Founding Location: Ohio University, Oxford Chapter: Beta Iota Colors: Harvard Red Old Gold Symbol: The Star Flower: Red Carnation Mascot: Indian Warrior Annual Philanthropy: Hoops for Kids A fraternity dedicated to developing the leaders for tomor- row through the individual character development, Phi Kappa Tau has accomplished many feats over the past three years. In 2006, they received the following awards, New Member of the Year, Philanthropy of the Year, President of the Year, Man of the Year, Greek Week Win- ners, Chapter Advisor and Fraternity of the Year. In 2005, Board of Governors Award- Most Outstanding Chapter Advisors in the Nation, 2005 National Recruitment Paceset- ter- Top Recruitment Program in the Nation and 2005 Dance Mara- thon- Morale Champions. A Phi Tau believes there is something with- in that sets him apart. They are looking for leaders, athletes, scholars and hardworking life-enjoying men who will help continue to build a foundation that fosters brotherhood, leadership, learning and exem- plary character. . ' ■ii jM BB i ' fl ' J%s i ) il JK JKCJ executive board President Nick Zappitelli, Recruitment President Brandon DannefFel, Executive Chairman John Antapasis, VP Brandon VP Drew Cesario, VP of Programming Mex DannefFel, Member at Large Bill Gustin, Sanchez, VP of Finance MJ Pacetti, VP of VP of Alumni Relations Brad Vaughn, Trea- Alumni Relations Zach Griggs, Member- surer Daniel Zottoli, Membership Orien- ship Orientation Officer Mike Marcanto- nio, Recruitment Chairman Ryan Schooler, House Manager Matt Sanabria, Member at Large Jon Boettger, Secretary Jeff Norton tation Officer Charles Whittington, VP of Programming Drew Cesario - greek fd e - Established in 1873, Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity has long been a leader amongst Greek organizations. Our fraternity was founded on the principles of Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Char- acter, which guide us on our path through our college years and blaze the trail of our future past graduation. The brothers of the Beta Septaton chapter are leaders in the classroom, on campus, and on the intramural fields. Boasting one of the largest brotherhoods on campus and a pristine house location, we promote the highest level of achievement in all aspects of college life. Don ' t die wondering.. .Rush Phi Sig. ft sjSfkf E ' mm s m I ■ ' m ' K - v 1 f JV r wH K : wj| JB i - ai ' Sf KL.. . Mm President (Spring ' 05-Fall ' 05) Anthony Murgio, VP (Spring ' 05) Liam McCugh, (Fall ' 05) Sam Marks, Secretary (Spring ' 05) Jack Radosevich, (Fall ' 05) Paul Can- nella, Sentinel (Spring ' 05) Andrew Peltier, (Fall ' 05) Tyler Anderson, Inductor (Spring ' 05) Bret DeGailler, (Fall ' 05) Drew White President (Spring ' 06) Anthony Murgio, (Fall ' 06) Drew White, PReilly Campbell, Secretary (Spring ' 06) Paul Cannella, (Fall ' 06) Michael Holland, Sentinel (Spring ' 06) Dan White, (Fall ' 06) Chad Lio, Inductor (Spring ' 06) Drew White, (Fall ' 06) Paul Cannella brothers Tyler Anderson, Leslie Baron, Sebastian Basile, Alex Benjamin, Joe Benjamin, Brett Birman, Cole Brantley, Reilly Campbell, Paul Cannella, Beau M. Cass, Sean Chreky, Alex Collet, Mike Collins, John Crow- shaw, Brennan Decima, Greg Edelman, Brandon Felton, Kris Fisher, James Gal- lagher, Doug Garis, Dominique Hebert, Mike Holland, Chris Houy, Jesse KnofF, Eric Levy, Chad Lio, Pat Long, David Lopez, Andrew Macowski, Scott Manno, Sam Marks, Zach Mikell, Zach Minshew, Karl Mittermayr, Sean Moneypenny, Rob Moogan, Pat Morrone, Anthony Murgio, Jay Nelson, Koji Niiya, Devon Perry, Jus- tin Pittman, Ryan Poehler, Bryan Ravit, Corey Renken, Zach Ryan, Eric Rynning, Lance Stephen, Clayton Stroleny, Rob Stubbs III, Ryan Swedlaw, Joe Uricchio, James Vendetti, Nick Vespa, David Wells, David Wertz, Dan White, Drew White, Joseph Williams, Evan Zlotnick New Members: Joey Clutter, Kevin Co- merer, Kyle Degailler, Matt Keppley, Bob- by Norton, Griffin Smith Nickname: Phi Sig Founding Date: March 15, 1873 Founding Location: University of Massachusetts Chapter: Beta Septation Date Established at FSU: February 17, 1990 Colors: Red Silver Symbol: Knights Flower: Red Carnation White Tea Rose Annual Philanthropy: Special Olympics brothers Tyler Akos, Brandon Albrirton, Ross Allen, Rob Annibale, Brandon An- toskow, Vijay Arasu. Brett Baird, Ed Barnes, Garrett Baumann, Justin Booth, Richard Beadle, Gwadue Boosuah, Danny Bowen, Jon Bridges, Brert Briggs, Austin Brock, Griffin Brock, Chris Brost, Alex Brower, Brian Bussey, Chad Canfield, Cade Carter, Chris Cecil, Don Cesa- rone, Ryan Comb s, Sean Compton, Thomas (Parker) Cook, Bren- den Crampton, Peter Crane, Ozzy Cuan, Ryan Curl, Adrian Cushwa, Travis Dane, Chris D ' Angelo, Josh Davis, Will Dehler, Charlie Dela Pena, Scott Derner, Andrew Diakos, John Distasio, Sean Drake, Tripp Driskell, David Duany, Jake Duh, Cameron Duke, Chris Edmonson, Bill Farrell, Jeff Feller, Ryan Ferderer, Wayne Ferguson, Mike Fingado, Brett Fisher, Garrett Frank, Joey Fridinger, Lewis Fusco, Dan Gad- dini. Jason Giachetti, Josiah Goddard, Thyler Gomez, Ryan Good- man, Grant Goodwiller, Andres Guadaramma, Josh Guniand, Ryan Gurley, Jeff Hall. Josh Halley, John Hardin, Mike Henderson, John Hendrix, Brady Hester, Matthew Hoffman, Nik Holmes, Ryan Hotch- kiss. Bobby Hundley, Doug Indrunas, Alex Jackard, Matt Johnson, Dutel Jones, Hunter Jones, Blake Joyce, Brett Joyce, Sean Kaplan, Mark Kelly, Balaza Khoor, Trent Kilpatrick, Alan King, Kyle Kirk, Dan Klenetsky, Zachary Kottler, Ross Krusell, Carey Kull, Daniel Lanham, Brian Larkin, Austin Laroche, Matthew Lefeber, Carlos Lindo, Matt Livesay, Sideris Logothetis, Taylot Long, Stephen Lotch, Drew Lower) ' , Kevin Luehrs, Adrian Lukis, Patrick Madden, Mike Madison, Derek Maines, Jon Mangel, Steve McCade, Chris McDowell, Joel Medge- bow, Mike Melendez, Brian Merman, Edward Merzger, Mark Moore, Kevin Morris, Joseph Morrow, Benjamin Murphy, Taylor Murray, Jacob Neely, Kevin Nelson, Chris Nichols, Jason Nickerson, Brian Nitzbetg, D.J. Norris, Joseph O ' Shea, Ben Osterrieder, Seth Ott, Alan Paonessa, Matt Pare, Ross Patton, Kennith Peppier, Kyle Peppier, Jon Pettry, Tom Pitts, Andrew Pope, Sam Provincher, Chad Reeves, Sean Rhoades, Jordan Rigsby, David Roberts, Brandon Sampson, Shane Sandbom. Patrick Scheel, Ben Schmid, Bryant Schulis, Derek Scott, Tim Sch- neider, Jeremy Schuab, Steve Shapin, Philip Staff, James Stanley, Alex Steinhatdt, Chad Stevens, Chris Stewart, Kyle Teal, David Tell, Chris Thackston, Scott Thomas, Ryan Thornton, Thomas Tollerton, Clai- borne Tompkins, Duncan Tonkinson, MylesTonkinson, SrephenTrib- bey, Matthew Ttombley, Matt Tuchman, Josh Underwood, Josh Vance, Brian Waghalter, Mirch Walters, Rob Wandell, Steve Wean, Jacob Weiner, Dustin Wells, Matthew Wetnke, William Wightman, Chris Wilfore, Clarke Williams, Matt Willis, Tracy Woodard, Paul Yi, Saif Zaman, Adam Zei Nickname: PIKE Founding Date: March 1, 1986 Founding Location: University of Virginia Chapter: Delta Lambda Date Established at FSU: March 1, 1868 Colors: Garnet Gold Symbol: The Oak Tree Flower: Lily of the Valley Mascot: Fireman Annual Philanthropy: Christmas lor the Kids bis Vtfb Q ofctwA The Delta Lambda chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha here at FSU prides itself on success. A Pike is a leader, an athlete, a scholar and most importantly, a gentleman. Since returning to FSU in 2000, they have worked hard to exemplify these four cornerstones. Pi Kappa Alpha ' s awards include Fraternity of the Year three times, the Overall Intramural Championship three years running, breaking the record for the largest point margin in FSU history, and re-breaking that same record the following year. They have also been awarded the Smythe Award, an award is given out to the top 14 Pike Chapters in the nation, for the fourth year in a row. Pike has also been home to some of the campus ' most recognizable leaders. Chad Reeves is the newly appointed Student Body Vice President, following in the foot- steps of former Senate President ProTempor, Sean Drake, Student Body Treasurer, Ozzy Cuan, and Student Body President, Patrick Sullivan. Brother Balazs Khoor is the Presi- dent of the Pre-Law Society, and Tom Pitts is the President Creator of the new Pre-Med Six ietv. Varsity athletics is another staple of the chapter, and they currently have more varsity athletes than all the other fraternities combined. They range from DJ Norris and Joe Surratt, two starters on the football team to Pete Crane, captain of the diving team. A review of their accomplishments from this past year include: Fourth consecutive Smythe Award, third Intramural Championship in a row, all-fraternity soccer champions, all- campus flag football champions, garnet division basketball champions, initiating the largest fall pledge class in our history and a community service trip to Mississippi for Katrina relief efforts with nearly fifty Pikes. In the future, they look forward to more community service opportunities and continuing a tradition of excellence in recruitment, athletics, and leadership; all areas that have made the chapter a nationally recognized organization. m ' B B SBEL B %j f A4m Ibb b b b b b H Jk. v Bf • K,(S;¥tf !f VAYAYfl m. i B a4Hf % . BvAYAl 1 ■b —Bflfl ■■fBfJ m. ..mW ■ " JE ' v L HbTbTbTbTbiJ President Jon Graber, VP Internal Tom Pitts, VP External Tom Tollerton, Pledge Educator Jon Bridges, Treasurer Duncan Tonkinson, Rush Chairman Kevin Luehrs, Secretary Chris Thackston, Risk Awareness Sean Rhodes, Member at Large Will Wight- man, Sgt. at Arms feff Hall, House Manager Jimmy Stanley - greek fe - President Jon Bridges, VP Internal Dan Gaddini, VP External Tom Pitts, Rush Chairman Matt Johnson, Pledge Educa- tor Duncan Tompkins, Treasurer Dustin Wells, Sgt. at Arms Chris Stewart, Risk Awareness Sean Rhodes, Member at Large Brian Shoeless, Secretary Matt Tuchman, House Manager BG Murphy Pi Lambda Phi was founded in 1895 at the prestigious Yale Uni- versity. The brothers have worked very hard to participate within campus by joining scalp hunters, student senate, SGA, and other student organiza- tions. With the motto " Not for years, but a lifetime " it ' s easy to see how this is a true brotherhood. Every spring since 1997 Pi Lam has hosted the annual Wild at Heart Line Dance Philanthropy benefiting the American Heart Associa- tion. This event has become very popular and celebrated among the Greek community, especially with the National Panhellenic Conference sorori- ties. Each sorority fields a team of 8-12 dancers and they perform a five- minute dance routine with popular music that showcases their talent. This year Chi Omega won first place for line dance 2006. Pi Lam also likes to participate in other Greek philanthropies such as Delta Gamma ' s Anchor- splash where they won 2nd place. Pi Lambda Phi not only knows how to raise money for charities, but to have a good time. Every year they throw a " party bus " date func- tion. Each brother brings a date where they ride around Tallahassee in style dressed as gangsters. The event has become popular over the years and is starting to become a mainstay in the Pi Lam tradition. Rex Chris Benson, Archon Parker Ward, Rex Colby Perez, Archon Steve Baccash, Scribe Brian Debooth, Keeper of Exchequer Scribe David James McMillan, Keeper of Brian BogdanofT, Risk Management Steve Exchequer Joshua Whitlock, Risk Man- Litvack, Pledge Marshall Mike Cappiello agement Brad Horton, Pledge Marshall John Warren Javier Cuervo brothers Stu Arbury, Stevo Baccash, Matt Berry, David Barnard, Dan Berke, Chris Benson, Chris Blake, Brian Bogdanoff, Daniel Brauneck, Erik Brigneti, Kenny Britt, Mike Cap- piello, Javier Cuervo, Brian De- Booth, Aram Dosdourian, Mike Drury, John Good, Trav Green, David Hasenauer, Todd Her- man, Rob Horrigan, Eric Huff, Jeff Hylden, Kevin Jones, Ian Kieth, Ross Kravetz, Steve Litvack, Kevin Maxwell, Mark McCawley, Justin McDonald, Brian McManus, Dave McMillan, Shyam Mistry, Steve Mitchell, Sean Morrow, Chase Musser, Chris Pagan, Ryan Pallas, Colby Perez, Randall Rees, Sam Rifkin, Chris Rogers, Jimmy San- tiago, Mike Stagno, Craig Testa, Matt Verille, JT Wacker, Van Wat- son, Josh Whitlock, Brian Winn Nickname: Pi Lam Founding Date: 1895 Founding Location: Yale Chapter: Epsilon Lambda Date Established at FSU: April 6, 1 996 Colors: Purple Gold Annual Philanthropy: Wild at Heart Line Dance brothers John Adams, Matt Akin, Richard II Akin, Wes Al- ford, Parker Antoine, Stephen Barborini, Lane Bat- ley, Peter Berebbaum, Chris Bernard, Patrick Biel, Chris Blackstock, Brian Bohm, Jay Bollock, Jimmy Bourgeois, Eddy Bouza James Bowser Joe Boyd, Fritz Braren, Joel Brier, Travis Brown, Joe Bruner, Bob But- kus, Jim Cade, Bobby Caperton, Will Carlson, Steve Carmen, Mike Chanatry, Jim Chelius, Kevin Cleary, Mike Cvetetic, Kevin Dagostino, Ryan Dalrymple, David Dawkins, Russell Deustcher, John Deyoung, Joe Dowling, Chase Elleby, Joe Engel, Ned Fernan- dez, Bentley Fisher, Nick Glaeser Grayson Hagins, Mitch Hall, Dreux Hargus, Donny Harkins, Steve Haynes, Shaun Hendrickson, Matt Hettler, Allen Higginbotham, Jeff Higgins, Chris Holley, Aaron Howell, Tyler Huck, Ryan Huff, Ben Jackowski, Colby Jacobsen, Austin James, Hampton Johnson, Bobby Joseph, Jonathan Kattman, Brad Knop, Blair Langstroth, Kris Lapham, Chris Lopez, Steven Lycha- ko, Matt Madden, Kyle Maibaum, Alex Main, Col- lins Marshall, Hunter Mcclendon, Tommy Morgan, Ryan Nardozzi, Liam O ' Reilly, Don O ' Neil, Paul Prewitt, Joey Rakowski, Alex Regar, Jay Revell, Tom Ruffin, Ross Sanchez, Derick Schirm, Andy Schmitt, Zach Schuch, Brandon Schulte, Kevin Shalley, Ste- phen Shaw, Blair Shea, Brad Shee, TJ Simpson, Scott Smith, Garrett Smith, Chris Smith, Ryan Solohub, Tim Sportschuetz, Tom Sutton, Tyler Swartz, Keith Thompson, Clay Townsend, Bryce Underhill, Mike Vorsanger, Bruce Waddell, Mike Wasp, Blake Wasser, Chris Watkins, Shane Weber, Donnie Werhner, Da- vid Wesley, Jeff Wilcox, Daniel Williams, Joel Wil- liams, Max Winchester Founding Date: June 28, 1855 Founding Location: Miami, Ohio Chapter: Epsilon Zeta Date Established at FSU: March 17, 195 Colors: Blue Old Gold Symbol: The White Cross Flower: The White Rose Annual Philanthropy: Derby Days The Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Sigma Chi has been providing the Florida State community with outstanding academics and service for over fifty years. With a strong dedication to commitment to both Florida State University and the Tallahassee community, Sigma Chi has been locally and nationally recognized, making this chapter one of the most revered and influential on campus. Recognized throughout the country, Sigma Chi at Florida State received its seventh significant chapter award within the last eight years. The much respected and distinguished reputation of Sigma Chi has given its brothers the opportunity to socialize with the very best Florida State has to offer, but beyond all this and more importantly, Sigma Chi given its brothers the opportunity to graduate with something much more rewarding and concrete: friendship. ' executive Doard Consul Blair Langstroth Proconsul Mike Cvetetic Annotator Travis Brown Quaestor Chris Lopez House Manager Tom Sutton Brotber-at-Large Pat Biel Social Chair Donnie Werhner Magister Jeff Wilcox greek frfe - Consul Pat Biel, Proconsul Will Carlson, Annotator Chase Elleby, Quaestor Collins Marshall, House Manager Garrett Smith, Brother-at-Large Steven Lychako, Social Chair Michael Vorsanger, Magister Rich- ard Akin Sigma Nu Fraternity has been dedicated to building a strong chapter at Florida State University since April 22, 1950. The Zeta Zeta chapter continues to build on the founding principles of love, truth and honor. Over the past year, Sigma Nu has had many accomplishments. In the fall, Sigma Nu won the overall Homecoming competition while being partnered with Alpha Delta Pi. In the spring, Sigma Nu took home the Gold Division of Dance Marathon paired with Chi Omega. Sigma Nu held the 2nd annual " Ballin ' for Barrett " basketball tournament in November. The tournament is set up in honor of brother Barrett Burchak who passed away on October 4, 2004. It is a 5-on- 5 tournament with all donations being made to the Barrett Burchak scholarship foundation. Brothers in Sigma Nu are involved in many other campus or- ganizations. Some include Order of Omega, Air Force ROTC, Orienta- tion Leaders, Dance Marathon Overall Committee and many others. The social functions held this year were all very success- ful. Events in the fall included a River Daze tubing trip, the Mexican themed Sigma Nuevo and their annual Christmas Party. The highlight was their Formal which took place over a November weekend in Savan- nah, Georgia. The spring was also very busy socially for Sigma Nu. Hayride, a semi-formal and their 5th annual " Get Nud " field party all were great events. w Commander Adam Britt, Internal Lt. Commander Nick Kent, External Lt. Com- mander Bryan Halaburda, Treasurer Tom Capasso, Pledge Marshal Matt Bisenius, Recorder Joe Albano, Rush Chair Blake Skebe, Rush Chair Pete Knezevich Commander Matt Bisenius, Internal Lt. Commander Chris Loft, External Lt. Com- mander Tom Capasso, Treasurer Tommy Dupree, Pledge Marshal Harry Hutson, Recorder Allen Griffith, Rush Chair Chris Wiborg, Rush Chair Rob Edwards brothers Ivan Abrams, Joe Albano, Robbie Amann, Matt Ambridge, Buddy Ambs, Austin An- derson, Eddy Ardavin, Michael Baird, James Ballas, Zach Baughman, David Beebe, Matt Bisenius, Landis Blackburn, Patrick Boland, Dave Burgiel, Mike Bowes, Conner Burchak, Cesar Burgos, Tom Capasso, Chad Carter, Justin Cary, Tim Certain, Shurn Chapman, Nick Crangle, Ro Damani, John Daniel, Derek Dawson, Jeremy Dowdy, Tommy Du- pree, Rob Edwards, Flynt Freedman, Diego Gonzalez-Zuniga, Justin Grogan, Ph il Groh, Allen Griffith, Brandon Grubbs, Mike Gry- beck, Bryan Halaburda, Dan Hebb, Ross Horowitz, Harry Hutson, Brett Jula, Chris Kelly, Ryan Kelly, Nick Kent, Pete Knezev- ich, Greg Kostis, Will Lindon, Chris Loft, Jerry Madaris, Jeff Manners, Jeff McAlum, Leland McElveen, Matt McMillin, Andy Nessmith, Drew Northcutt, Blake Partridge, Derek Patti, Drew Pfeifer, Brian Polston, Ryan Rogan, Will Russell, Scott Saunders, Matt Schaefer, Russ Sebring, Blake Self, Phil Shaw, JP Sinclair, Blake Skebe, Matt Smith, Luke Surak, Philip Tambasco, Tommy Walk- er, Josh Walker, Brian Weinstein, Dave Well- ing, Eric Westerfield, Chris Wiborg, J.B. Wilcox, Jay Wilkes, Jeff Williams Founding Date: January 1, 1869 Founding Location: Lexington, VA Chapter: Zeta Zeta Date Established at FSU: April 22, 1950 Colors: Black, Gold White Symbol: Rock, Serpent Flower: Classic White Wild Floraburida Annual Philanthropy: Ballin ' for Barrett g ■ J_LJ1 10 m m ■ . 1 f brothers Sebastian Ahmed, Adam Al-Khouri, Clay AJarcon, Brett Armstrong, Andres Baltodano, Antonio Bat- tistella, Dani Bchara, George Bchara, Omar Bello, Jared Berossy, Mike Bowden, Ryan Boyajian, Dmi- try Brichok, Jordan Brown, Michael Calamaro, Jus- tin Calvaccha, Brad Campbell, Cameron Caprio, Jamie Carpenter, Nick Chavez, Paul Clark, Chris Clementi, Joseph Cohn, Dustin Cone, Adam Cor- cia, John Davis, Peter Del Ricco, Steven DiBari, Paul Edwards, Will Falcon, Adam Feldman, Blake Feldman, Mike Fischer, Chris Flora, Jon Gofus, Chris Golfin, Casey Gonzmart, Trevor Hague, Mi- chael Haire Chris Hamilton, Thomas Haughton, William Haughton, Mark Hawn, Neil Herren, Drew Johnson, Teag Jones, Bernie Kaplan, Greg Kheel, Matthew Kostris, Alex LaFleur, Christian Laing, Eddie Lanza, Nick Leone III, Eric Lesper- ance, Scott Levine, Michael Levitt, Jason Machad o, Michael Mackes, Alex Malave, Andres Malave, Mi- chael Malecka, Jr. Frank Mandaro, Austin Mcken- zie, Paul McLendon, Joshua Molino, Mario Munoz, Stephen Nahali, AJ Oilmen, Quintin Payton, The- odore Pentzer, Robert Pesce, Robbie Peskind, Sam Plessett, John Quailey, David Ramsey, Lawrence Razzano, Mike Ridgway, Christian Rivera, Michael Sanchez, Tyler Scalzo, Matt Schmidt, Gene Senkev- ich, Janet Shapiro, Trace Shapiro, Brad Silverman, Christopher Smith, Warren Smith, Jon Solin, Adam Spieker, Harold Spute, Niko Stanzione, Kevin Teachout, Derek Thomas, David Turk, Rick Turk, Mike Vecchione, Josh Vincent, Ryan Wagner, Jason Warley, Justin Weinstein, Brandon Wheeler, Daniel Wilensky, Ryan Wolf, Mike ZifFer Nickname: Sig Ep Founding Date: November 11, 1901 Founding Location: Richmond College, Richmond VA. Chapter: Florida Epsilon Colors: Purple Red Symbol: Sig Ep Heart Annual Philanthropy: Queen of Hearts The Florida Epsilon chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is proud to boast of yet another successful year. After their award-winning phi- lanthropy last year, charity has only become an even greater source of motiva- tion as well as a major theme. Sigma Phi Epsilon continues to exemplify this not only through its brotherhood, but the university too. The Sig Eps, along with the ladies of Alpha Delta Pi, brought home third place in this year ' s Dance Marathon and have already started planning how they will make the next one even better. Their athletics posted an incred- ible improvement in intramural sports, and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is proudly the home to a number of Florida State ' s top athletic programs. Sigma Phi Epsilon brothers remain active in the student govern- ment and kept their involvement in the school community at an all time high. The most valued quality of the Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter remains at the basis of its structure and importance of brotherhood. The strength and numbers of the Sigma Phi Epsilon brotherhood proudly extends all of its ideals and virtues through a lifelong membership, which leaves a beneficial legacy that goes out to alumni but also to prospective members. ecu President Mike Ridgway, VP Programming Brandon Wheeler, VP Finance Scott Levine, VP Communications Mark Laivins, VP President Dani Bchara, VP Programming Andres Malave, VP Finance Justin Wein- stein, VP Communications Andres Balto- Brotherhood Development Janet Shapiro, VP dano, VP Brotherhood Development Billy Recruitment Chris Morgan, Social Chairmen Haughton, VP Recruitment Paul Clark, Trevor Hague, Secretary Bernie Kaplan Social Chairmen Teag Jones, Secretary Mike Sanchez - greek fe - iws efe tC I n The Epsilon Deuteron Chapter of Tau Epsilon Phi was initially installed at Florida State Uni- versity on the eighth day of May, 1954 with a chapter comprised of eleven charter members. From their humble roots, the brothers have always pursued excellence. The brotherhood ' s commitment to leadership has been exemplified in the classroom, on the athletic field, in campus politics and within the community. The gentlemen worked hard this year to garner the litany of accolades they now have under their belt. Academic distinction is routine for these gentleman. TEP is represented in the Deans List, FSU Honors program and a myriad of academic and leadership honoraries and fraternities throughout the University. In addition to ranking top 5 in the Garnet intramural division, brothers competed for FSU on varsity teams and as members of club sports teams. Members of the fraternity occupied seats on the Inter-Fraternity Council Executive Board, SGA Student Senate and Dance Marathon Overall Committee among many others. Other popular organizations brothers are involved with include Student Alumni Association, Seminole Student Boosters and Scalphunters. TEPs strive to be true to the ideal of service by giving unselfishly that which they have to of- fer, by contributing countless hours of service to the community as a group, as well as individually. " Ihey hosted two philanthropic events this year: the sorority golf tournament named " Caddyshack " in the fall and " Sorority Sing " , a vocal competition in the spring, both of which benefited the American Leukemia Society. But " all work and no play " does not constitute the life of a TEP. The gentlemen boasted an extensive calendar of date functions, socials and crushes this year. From football tailgates to local nightlife, the only thing that exceeds the brothers ' pursuit of excellence on campus is their penchant for partying. In their creed, the brothers declare, " to practice each day ftiendship, chivalry and service, thus keeping true to these, the three ideals of the founders of the fraternity. " Brotherhood is what sets Tau Epsilon Phi apart from the rest. Their camaraderie and dedica- tion to each other is unmatched. Above all, the life-long friendships forged are the paramount achieve- ment that the ttaternity values most and will treasure for eternity. : 1 to ' J i § ' ft r i- f f 1 w |gfe V;.. »j V V » ■ «. . ■■■■ W l ' ( ■ %r ' t 4 i mm NJlk lift ypkf i it WO 3 V. ' ■■■- ' - : ■-Jl ■-■ ' .. :- : ' ' President Lance Stahlman, VP Freddy Itayem, Chaplain Jeff Townsend, Scribe Drew Drapier, House Manager Tom Hut- ton, Risk Manager Jeff Wank, Brotherhood Representative Greg Ward, Social Chair Brett Pikuritz President Nicholas Boivin, VP Jeff Townsend, Social Chair David Levine, Risk Manager Colby Redfield, Chaplain Gabriel Villegas, House Manager Tom Hutton, Bursar Troy Sorel brothers Nathan Aker, Max Andrade, Kevin Baker, Greg Banbury, John Burgess, Leo Carnero, Jay Chalmers, Michael Cimino, Ryan Clark, Jordan Cohen, Sean Curran, Elliot Daven- port, Michael DeArmass, Matthew Dolkart, Tim Freehof, Kent Guartiez, Sean Garner, Ryan Gibo, Juan Gomez, Eric Handelsman, Carter Harrison, Zach Heng, Chris Hinds, Jim Hoggatt, Tripp Holt, Stuart Hutchinson, Tom Hutton, Fadia Itayem, Leo Jones Grant Jacobs, Justin Jarae, Jeremy Johnson, Chris Jones, Jim Kolasa, Frank Lanza, David Levine, Eric Lieberman, Ryan Markey, Shane McCo- nnell, Chris McKeon, Brandon Miller, David Mullin, Steven Mutter, Alex Ohman, Menios Papadimitriou, David Pardo, Vlad Parfyonov, Pratik Patel, Luis Pelaez, Jesse Peppers, Michael Perkins, David " The Kid " Petrasek, Brett Pi- kuritz, Anthony Pudoff, Colby Redfield, Ryan Redfield, Alexander Ring, Dan Rosenthal, Brian Ross, Fausto Sanchez, Devin Scaglione, Kyle Sorel, Troy Sorel, Svi Soudai, Lance Stahl- man, Patrick Strickland, Jonathan Sullivan, Al- bert Tamayo, Jeff Townsend, Paul Tucker, Jon Umbdenstock, Gabriel Villegas, Kenny Wag- ner, Jeff Wank, Greg Ward, Mike Warhurst, Ralph Wieder, Britt Willingham, Tyler Wolf, Joe Wood, Todd Woodward, Nic Zagorski Nickname: TEP Founding Date: October 10, 1910 Founding Location: Columbia University Chapter: Epsilon Deuteron Date Established at FSU: May 8, 1954 Colors: Purple Black Symbol: Sword and Helmet Mascot: White Tiger Annual Philanthropy: Sorority Sing brothers Luigi Annese, Nicholas Ausley, Charles Baer, Everard Baker, Josue Barba, Richard Bathurst, Brett Bowen, Michael Boyle, Joseph Branton, Ja- son Briscoe, Luis Carrizo, Mark Caruso, Dennis Chaney, Gary Charney, John Cleland, Timothy Clonan, Mitchell Coate, Benjamin Cougha- nour, Dillon Cuthbertson, Gabriel Della-Libera, Richard Desmond, Andrew Dickey, Jonathan Diocares, David Eichling, Richard Fermo, Ryan Fields, Neema Fotoohi, Ryan Fulton, Michael Gagliardo, Javier Garcia, Marc Gorostiza, Mat- thew Guidry, Mathew Hauer, Michael Ireland, Jess Jankowski, Rorey Jones, Kyle Keesee, Michael Kudlacik, Brandon Kuzminski, Marcus Lange, Colin Lyons, Jaime Mahaffey, Bran Mahoney, Chad Marcus, Adam Mason, Andrew McKin- ney, Thomas Meltzer, Matthew Menendez, Jacob Miller, Daniel Miller, Trevor Mock, Joseph Moes, David Moffatt, Javier Perez, Brian Pherson, Ri- cardo Portal, Justin Preiser, Brian Ramirez, Adam Reibel, Alejandro Rodriguez, Frank Rojas, Eric Rojas, Jason Rolle, Jerrod Schultz, Justin Sharpe, Ryan Shaw, Michael Shelton, Tyler Shue, Brian Shuford, Matthew Sidler, David Silvers, Jeremy Simon, Tyler Sirois, Russell Small, Klenton Smith, Ezra Sobin, Benjamin Tollin, Anthony Tritt, Co- rey Vaissiere, Michael Ward, Brian Weisburd, Ste- phen Weiser, Evan Wells Nickname: Teke Founding Date: January 10th, 1899 Founding Location: Illinois Wesleyan Chapter: Lambda Iota Date Established at FSU: February 24th, 1968 Colors: Cherry Gray Symbol: Equilateral Triangle Mascot: White Tiger Flower: Red Carnation Annual Philanthropy: " The Teke Open " - Tennis Tournament Tau Kappa Epsilon is proud to be the world ' s largest fraternity with over 280 chapters and 240,000 men initiated. Also, this number boasts dis- tinguished alumni including President Ronald Reagan, hotel mogul Conrad Hilton and rock legend Elvis Presley. At Florida State University, TKE is highly involved on campus so- cially, academically and athletically, through numerous social events with FSU ' s sororities, intramural athletics and Student Government. " The choice to belong, the challenge to become " is the brotherhoods motto and since its founding at FSU in 1968, many quality men have chosen to meet that challenge and call TKE home. Rechartered in the fall of 2003 by 12 men, TKE at FSU has grown nearly 10 times in strength. Size, strong brotherhood and motivation make Tau Kappa Epsilon ' s future at Florida State a promising one. BxecuTiveboard President Javier Garcia, VP Chad Marcus, President Chad Marcus, VP Ryan Fulton, Secretary Brett Bowen, Treasurer Michael Secretary Evan Wells, Treasurer Michael Shelton, Historian Ryan Fulton, Chaplain Shelton, Historian Jaime Mahaffey, Chap- Mathew Hauer, Sergeant-at-Arms Michael lain Jacob M ' Aler, Sergeant-at-Arms Mhch- Ireland, Pledge Educator Matthew Menendez ell Coate, Pledge Educator Joseph Moes greek ftfe - il ■ ■ mH cfa Theta Chi Fraternity was one of the original seven fraternities to come to Florida State University and was installed as the Gamma Rho Chapter on March 5, 1949. After re-colonization in Fall 2004, Gamma Rho has returned to FSU and was re-chartered on March 25, 2006. The Men of Theta Chi are representative of their ideals: truth, temperance, and tolerance, and exemplify what it is to be a true gentle- men. Its members represent a wide range of individuals, each streaming from vastly differing backgrounds and cultures but uniting within the val- ues and traditions of Theta Chi. Theta Chi participates heavily in Greek and university philan- thropies, earning 2nd place in Dance Marathon in February 2006 with their partners from Gamma Phi Beta, Theta Nu Xi and Pi Kappa Alpha. The Stadium Tunnel has been adopted by Theta Chi and is being trans- formed into a safer passageway. Theta Chi received the highest grade point average amongst the Interfraternity Council with a 3.27 cumulative GPA for Fall 2005, while being deeply involved in multiple organizations on campus. Theta Chi is rooted in the idea of brotherhood and utilizing its history and traditions to better shape each individual member and the university as a whole. Their deepest aspirations are to do all in their power to perpetuate Theta Chis ideals, thereby serving their God, their country and their fellow man. President Ryan Garcia, Vice President Tim Driscoll, Secretary Colin Whitman, Trea- surer Andrew Curtis, Marshall Kendall Snyder President Ryan Gracia, Internal VP ames Black, External VP Taylor Jarson, Secretary Tyler Winters, Treasurer Mike Ditsworth, Marshall Peter Moretuzzo ■ ■ ' • ' ■? ■ rJfflB .-iljH E ■ P3fc. % j kk-- thers Matt Becker, Jarrell Bennett, Mike Bernstein, Daniel Best, James Black, Matt Brown, Michael Bos, Kyle Cromer, Phillip Crowe, An- drew Curtis, Marcus Davis, Mike Ditsworth, Trey Fore, Ryan Gar- cia, Michael Gelsomino, Patrick Griffith, Michael Hrdlicka, Taylor Jarson, A.J. Kirchoff, Charlie Ko- cur, Lucas Langdon, Danny Lopez, D.W Mann, Jarod Mast, Mike Me- hlhorn, Peter Moretuzzo, Derrick Newbold, Walter Payne, Kevin Per- oni, Danny Pinder, Mike Rodriguez, Pete Saunders, Felipe Schmidt, Jon Szeliga, Dustin Tomlinson, Adam Topper, Tom Towell, Chris von Al- men, Blake Wellbourn, Jason West, Reggie Wheeler, Colin Whitman, Steve Wiley, Tyler Winters, Brian Yablunosky, Andrew Young Founding Date: April 10, 1856 Founding Location: Norwich University, Norwich, VT Chapter: Gamma Rho Date Established at FSU: March 5, 1949 Colors: Military Red and White Symbol: Rattlesnake Flower: Red Carnation it ' s the BOND Kristen Leone Hosting nearly 40,000 students, the campus of Florida State Uni- versity can be quite intimidating to an incoming freshman or a new student. Whether wanting to branch out from a familiar group of friends or longing for an involvement on campus, Greek Life provides these among other opportunities for every kind of Nole. Comprised of four di- verse councils, Greek Life at Florida State not only encourages activity and leadership on campus, but it also opens many doors of friendships, memories, and opportunities that will last for a lifetime. Opening these doors are the four councils that embody Greek Life on Florida State ' s campus: The Interfraternity Council (IFC), a council of men ' s fraternities; The College Panhellenic Council (CPC), a council of women ' s fraternities; The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), a council of men ' s and women ' s fraternities; and the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), a multicultural and culturally based council. Each divi- sion creates numerous ways of involvement for students, but most of all, they each develop their own branch of brotherhood and sisterhood to create the foundation of all Greek Life at Florida State. A member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and graduating senior, Jennifer Hoskins, recalls her first impressions of Greek Life at Flori- da State. " Everyone comes in with an unstable environment to college, and within an organization of Greek Life you are instantly provided with opportunities, leadership positions, and friendships. Not only that, but Greek Life also helps to create a smooth adjustment for college life. " Although being Greek has many positive aspects, the most impor- tant of these is the unity throughout a single organization. Accepting new members each semester, houses on this campus pride themselves on extending their brotherhood or sisterhood to future leaders and new brothers or sisters. While striving to accept and appreciate all members of an organization, houses embrace all differences, and unite on com- mon values to achieve this unity and friendship. Throughout this experi- ence, students turn into brothers and sisters, and strangers emerge as lifelong friends. Ranging from small tasks, such as recommending a professor, to larger circumstances, such as having a confidant to help in hardships, brothers and sisters in Greek organizations are not just fellow group members, but friends that care. Brotherhood and sisterhood means more than just simply wearing the same letters on a t-shirt. It truly con- nects someone with other students of similar interests, and challenges and encourages them to become a better person and a more confi- dant leader. No matter what the letters may be, it is truly the bonds of sister- hood and brotherhood that make Greek Life on this campus amazing. Within each house, the bonds keep growing as individual Greek mem- bers work together every day to not only strengthen their own organi- zation, but Greek Life on Florida State ' s campus as a whole. greek ftfe - uocv In the Spring of 2000, Maves Rariola and Rizcion Dagani worked with great nbition to establish an Asian-American Interest Sorority on the campus of The Florida tate University. They felt that FSU, with its growing Asian population, needed an or- inization that promoted leadership, timeless sisterhood, community service and Asian vareness. On February 19, 2001, eleven women became the FSU aKDPhi Charter ilass. On April 21, 2001, FSU became the newest aKDPhi colony - the thirtieth chapter f alpha Kappa Delta Phi, Inc. Each of the young women pledged to work hard to break ereotypes, build bonds with other Greek organizations, and to pass on the teachings and dues of the sorority. Not only was aKDPhi the first Asian-American Interest Sorority on campus, but ley also became the first Asian-Greeks in the state of Florida. We have also accomplished lot on our campus, especially being recognized as one of the top leaders on campus for ur philanthropy, breast cancer awareness for the Susan G. Komen foundation. aKDPhi oes not only reach out internally among our own chapters, but reach out externally, etworking not only within our council but to other councils as well. We thrive on pro- toting Asian Awareness on the FSU campus, considering our Asian population is very w. In order to promote cultural awareness, we like to hold cultural workshops and per- rmances that represent our many different cultures. FSU aKDPhi not only represents r our own sorority, but also shows what The Florida State University has to offer and lat is the love for the Seminoles. executive resident Megumi Kozuma, Vice President nternal Krystel Medina, Vice President External Ann Fernandez, Vice President Service Liz Rodriguez, Vice President New Member Education Melissa Gasmen, Vice resident Scholarship Angela Morrison r reasurer Jen Huang President Megumi Kozuma, Vice President Internal Krystel Medina, Vice President External Ann Fernandez, Vice President Service Liz Rodriguez, Vice President New Member Education Olivia Garcia, Vice President Scholarship Tiffany Tang, Trea- surer Angela Morrison members Gifty Abraham Ann Fernandez Olivia Garcia Melissa Gasmen Meagan Gnibus Jennifer Huang Thuyanh Huynh Megumi Kozuma Krystel Medina Angela Morrison Era Nolasco Kristen Resurreccion Liz Rodriguez Aida Sabarre Tiffany Tang Founding Date: February 7 , 1990 Founding Location: University of California, Berkeley Date Established at FSU: 200 1 Colors: Purple and White Flower: Iris Annual Philanthropy: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation members Collette Brown Megan Dack Mikel Anne Hofmann Lenina Hurdle Elizabeth Konefal Sharice McDonald Jolvan Morris Jocelyn Wingate Our sisterhood, founded in 1988, serves as a common social ground that encourages close friendships among our sisters, other respec- tive Greeks and the community. In carrying out the purpose of Lambda Tau Omega Sorority Inc., we inspire Sisters to disseminate " EXCEL- LENCE THROUGH UNITY, KNOWLEDGE AND DEDICATION " is our motto. Today, more than ever Lambda Tau Omega Sorority Inc. serves as an integral and functional part of college experience by encompass- ing various fields of higher education. Moreover, we are a sisterhood ol young, energetic, and strong minded women with the courage to thrive on innovation, while never losing sight of our main philanthropic locus: children. Ultimately, our sisterhood will provide an example of a world without boundaries or prejudices. Our support and love for one another has no ethnic or cultural barriers. Although we all come from different cultures and ideals, we all stand strong as one sisterhood, a sisterhood destined to last a lifetime. Nickname: LTO Founding Date: October 1988 Founding Location: Montclair State University Chapter: Prysmatic Mu Date Established at FSU: May 2003 Colors: Royal Blue Light Grey Symbol: Enchanting Mermaid Community Projects: America Reads, The Good Project, Kids Inc. of the Big Bend, Ronald McDonald House Charities Relay for Life and Health £ Educational Relief to Guayana. " executive President Collette Brown, VP Jolvan Morris, Treasurer Jocelyn Wingate greek Ctfe - Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. is currently the largest multicultural social fraternity in the nation. Based on cultural un- derstanding and wisdom, Sigma Lambda Beta strives off of the principles of fairness, opportunity, and equality of all men no matter their race, culture, or creed. First established at the University of Iowa on April 4, 1986, Sigma Lambda Beta has expanded to over 100 Chapters, Colonies, and Alumni As- sociations spanning from New York to California in just 20 years. In 1995, Sigma Lambda Beta became the first Latino-Based fraternity to establish a chapter in the state of Florida. Shortly after, on May 8, 1997, the Rho Alpha Chapter was established on Florida State University ' s campus. Since then, the brothers of the RJio Alpha Chapter have been actively involved in numer- ous organizations including HLSU, BSU, and ASU. In November 1999, Sigma Lambda Beta also helped to establish the MGC with Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc., Delta Phi Delta Multicultural Fraternity, Inc., and the Lady Monarchs Interest Group (now known as Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc). members Omar Alebiosu David Alvarez Cesar Bello, Jr. Oscar Benavides Daniel Benitez Vernon Cabalda Gil Cancel-Comas Rashad Crawford Francesco Gino DeMeo Tedman Greaves II Rafael Hernandez Benjamin Lampkin Jose Mattei Saif Mazhar Luis Montanez Pool Paucar Karl Persaud Juan Pablo Rodriguez Edwin Uribe r c r s j resident Luis Montanez, VP of Internal Affairs Omar Alebiosu, VP of External Affairs Francesco Gino DeMeo, Treasurer Karl Persaud, Secretary ' ool Paucar Nickname: Betas, Lambda Betas Founding Date: April 4, 1986 Founding Location: University of Iowa Chapter: Rho Alpha Date Established at FSU: May 8, 1 997 Colors: Royal Purple Pure White Symbol: White Mustang Stallion Flower: Red Carnation Community Projects: Adopt-a-Street, Habitat for Humanity members Jessica Alvarez April Banks Yvonne Collazos Alyssa Conti Melissa Davidson Gabrielle Feltner Cerena Figueroa Jessica Garcia Rubi Garcia Clelia Hernandez Cyrsde Juman Natasha Lomboy Natalie Navas Jennifer Silva Nicole Richardson Stephanie Rivera ! Nickname: Gammas, SLG Founding Date: April 9 , 1990 Founding Location: University of Iowa Chapter: Iota Alpha Date Established at FSU: July 24, 1 998 Colors: Shocking Pink and Majestic Purple Flower: Pink Rose Mascot: Purple Panther Annual Philanthropy: Breast Cancer Awareness toffvtf iofrfeAfl uocr Sigma Lambda Gamma is the Largest Multicultural, Historirtflly-Latina Based So rority in the Nation with over 70 chapters and 10 colonies throughout the United States. As an academic, cultural, service and social organization, they are dedicated to promoting the empowerment of women in higher education. The primary goal is to promote evolution and diversity among cultures by sharing it with others through their five principles: academics, community service, cultural awareness, morals ethics, and social interaction. The beginning of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. at Florida State University began in the fall semester of 1996. In 1998, nearly 60 years since Florida State University established its last sorority on its campus, the Iota Alpha chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma was born. They are also proud members of the F.I.R.M., the only official fraternal family in conjunction with Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The committment to educate their peers in diversity and to excel as individuals as well as an organization fuels their Seminole Spirit. In addition to being a co-founders to the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), they have won numerous awards on campus from the President ' s Cup to various awards rec- ognizing our own events. One of these is the G.A.M.M.A.S. (Greek Angels Making Miracles Among Society) 5K Breast Cancer walk. Each year, their contribution grows. Also, they are National Step Champions and have placed in every step competition hey have competed in. The national website is located at www.sigmalambdagamma.com or the chapter website at www.fsugammas.com. executive board President Jennifer Silva, VP of Marketing Stephanie Rivera, VP of Chapter Operations Rubi Garcia, VP of Recruitment April Banks, VP of Program Development April Banks greek Cufe - On April 1 1, 1997, a new vision of sisterhood was established when Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority was founded at UNC Chapel Hill. Theta Nu Xi is the first multicultural sorority in the southeastern United States and the only sorority founded on the basis or multicultural- ism on Florida State campus. The lambda chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multi- cultural Sorority Inc. was established on July 28, 2001 at FSU. These ex- quisite ladies in lavender, Carolina blue, and black have won the Presidents Cup Award from 2002-2004. They have also maintained the highest GPA from 2002-2005. The members of Theta Nu Xi strive to exemplify the five tenets of sisterhood, scholarship, service, leadership, and multiculturalism. The mis- sion of this extraordinary organization is to promote leadership, multicul- turalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community as well as being living exam- ples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. executive c members Tajianna Ancora Jacqui Baldeon Jennifer Constantine Welkis Galeas Jackie Hernandez Taina Hernandez Rebecca Mangali Cristina Segredo Siria Serrano Letoya Stairs Jennifer Stubbs Charee Williams President Jennifer Constantine, Vice President Taina Hernandez, Treasurer Jacqui Balde- jn, Secretary Jackie Hernandez, Parlimentarian Jennifer Stubbs, Education Chair Siria Serrano, Dean of Intake Welkis Galeas Nickname: Theta Nu, Theta Women Founding Date: April 11,1 997 Founding Location: UNC Chapel Hill Chapter: Lambda Date Established at FSU: July 28, 200 1 Colors: Lavendar, Carolina Blue Black Flower: Sterling Silver Rose Annual Philanthropy: National Conference of Community and Justice - organ izcdu n - ' WOT V»™ " 1 :.:■■ ■ . . .- ' ■,-...-- : s " ' ■ ' " ' ■ ' ■ ■ ■■ i ' " : ' ; - ■ " ■■• ' ■. .-..;■■. ' , ' -■ JL « N :■ Section Editor: Kristin Mestre HnHHH| Andrew Diakos, Brian Stevens, Matt Borasch, and Neal Me Donald unite with President IK. Wetherell to show support of men ' s baseball team. m£T£am Henry Deane The Seminole Student Boosters, founded by Kelly Alvarez in 2005, ad- ministrated by Brian Stevens in 2006, are filling stands at FSU games, covering students in Seminole apparel, dealing out licence plates, and networKing businesses with the student body. Boasting 800 active members, it is the largest student-run organiza- tion on campus. Their contribution to Seminole spirit rides upon a combi- nation of a point system (www.seminolestudentboosters.com for the point breakdown) and athletic awareness. The website is home to regular event updates ranging from basketball to swim meets. Events like swim and track meets as well as tennis matches that typi- cally aren ' t as well attended as other athletics have experienced substan- cial turnout by Student Boosters. Baseball, basketball, and football games that have strong attendance host more garnet Nole Zone shirted students that take over huge blocks (300 thick at Bobby Bowden Stadium). " Student Boosters was conceived 2 years ago with a dream to in- crease attendance at all major sporting events. As of today we have over 800 active members, something we could have only dreamed of after such a short period of time. Our goal as an organization is to have two thousand members by the end of this year and four thousand members by the end of 2008. This is a feasible goal since Student Boosters has become more then just a spirit oriented group, we are a way for current student boosters to network with alumni through Champions Forum, and our proudest accom- plishment of starting a School Pep Rally each year before the first football game; ' said President Brian Stevens. President Brian Stevens, VP Joe Mahshie, Athletic Ev its|Coordinator Katie Holm- strom and Holly Nobles, Greek Affairs Coordinator Ashley Sabo and Keegan Pep- pier, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinators Rachel Derby and Jill Chandler, Website Coordinators John Bollaert and Derril Bleakley Special Events Coordinator Jenna Manning and Jordan Marcus, Membership Affairs Coordinator Kat White and Travis Diesel, Recruitment Coordinators Katelyn Dunn and Elizabeth Devaul, Ticket Coordinators Mark Britcher, Neal McDonald. BI F j D m Hi] T 1 A 1 1 J. f i I ' f § i, ■ V J k» ' 1 it 1 11 • f f juesaay i ignt Fellowship C t »-4 SJtafrnlj Ot-,f»w , ifon, T?«h £«, SWt Cy-%t tisrx Ck)-u,iiay FKfotwftfe o J-Zon a " Staff Umwt-uf , 0 Cfyvv, " SwAr? -f+uMntr- " Hwiw- ' Ssarkv, OKT tor, " PWferff - org a ni ttan P2L( v ancand •TTf, « if »1 At m § H mm m The Seminole Student Boosters frequently charter buses to away games to cheer on the Seminoles and support the FSU athletics program. Hurricanes Blow (a lot of wind around that is). Enthusiastically showing their school spirit Gene Miller and Kelly Alvarez express their feelings towards the opposing team. ' ■■: . ■ ■ ■ t :S : , ' " w ( y.i. unican S mtsm i SfflDi TAT leant Gf ens, mtan, PanvVK i£Mw-n rfu vtf wvL tVneffia SStasfenf CTjKWnce, fjEl - L Hci»n ofrtarf Silence ' SWmfi Cf w tWwn, FSQ Pi-r JenW President Secret a r Public R Shari Rot jet Vice President Stacie Wile Peters, Treasurer Domonique Bouie, 9B ■■RAHHHHHHlBpinator (3i tpfubab-v viMpm-f mtu-, Wft- C twif- G-nrflu- fo- Cfyvw i,, Ph C$uf a fta, Before Florida State faces the Duke Blue Devils, Karin Lindh carefully applies paint on an alumni. Lady Spirit Hunters are known for applying war paint before any athletic event for anyone who wants to show some Seminole spirit. During the Homecoming parade, these Lady Spirithunters wait on College Street for their float to appear. Courtesy of Lady Spirit -• £jsr. ■ss » ' M N h r r r " HT " " ' " l jr " Lkl :.- President Treasurer Ctf jado, President Jon Lace lexis Bau- rdlnator SkfrHvuttWi Teeftw g tfVefmuJn T53U CT u -, ■£■ «, ' . Ltu% $H Hf -, (Wiv -Wt Cft- ' fc fuf CVfcgurfr, Mnak wMf Cfni -, %wf uXfe-i, et CfjfpfU, FV g-ek- ek- ef ' ' - orga n. ' tanA- - Throwing spirit beads to the crowd, J i Lady Spirithunter, junior Laura Sam- pey spreads her school spirit at the Homecoming parade. ir emino le Spirit Anna Maciaszek They ' re known most around campus for painting the many faces of Seminole fans, but the skills of the Lady Spirithunters are not limited to a brush and some face paint. These ladies work hard to boost Seminole spirit, help out around the community and build a relationship with the students of Florida State. Every year only a select number of ladies at FSU are chosen to become part of the Lady Spirit Hunters. But, what exactly does it take to be a Lady Spirithunter? " We look for a well rounded and spirited FSU woman, " said President Christina Quintana. Equivalent to their immense Seminole pride, is the ladies work ethic. In addition to painting faces at a number of sporting and special events, the Lady Spirithunters are involved in numer- ous charities: The American Cancer Society, Children ' s Miracle Network, Camp Boggy Creek, and the local organization, Keep Tallahassee Beautiful, are just a few. The ladies also participate in homecoming every year and this year won the Homecoming ban- ner and were nominated for Best Organization of the Year. In addition to their hard work, the Lady Spirithunters take the time to have fun. The group hosts socials, takes part in intra- mural sports, and attends one away game every year. The group has no limit to what they can do. Their involvement with FSU and the community make thpem a true asset to the university. Ashley Collins, Krista Moody, Mertiza Chang, Lisa Stanley, Lisa Jenkins, Christina Quintana, Meghan Wil- son, Jennifer Thomas, Heather Chisholm, Mkunde Mtenga, Erin Hamilition, Natalie Mills, Jenna Dedicos, Shiloh Wallace, Faith Kranak, Melissa Schwartz, Kristy Keibert, Bambi Carrino, Thuyvy Bui, Ashley Hagen, Nikki Williams, Tabitha Bailey, Beth Osbourne, Tyara McCray, Brittany Salomon, Lauren Mays, Katrina Smith, Sarah Schruggs, Amiee Shea, Brenna Cabarello, Kelly Smith, Cara Castellana, Kristin Oswald, Laura Sampey, Amanda Cockinos, Kelly Sims, Leah Dietrich, Lisa Wolfe, Dana Vettel, Laura Buck, Ana Marie Antonetti, Erin Smith, Karin Lindh, Kaliey Evans, Rachel Moul, Leigh-Ann Dawes, Alicin Harrell h " Srcirf 6-TCf; casting C i2«Ui, Ucft [jer GWfe %tMh- Cl in TSLl (vk %-aJiwfc 2Wmf Cf Wum, Tfe Z vk lW SlnM CCmW»h, ' SWna Cfnfe £Wifm SWehI " Britney Diggs, Margo Land, Kellyn John- son, and Maria Provenzano proudly serve students and faculty before their _ " Blast from the Past Uniting; the Past with it ' s Future O Kristin Mestre Founded in 1979, The Student Alumni Association is one of the most committed organizations at Florida State, working to unite FSU ' s past with its future. SAA hosts several events on, as well as off campus throughout the year, The SAA serve as student representatives for all University Re- lations events to include hosting the President ' s Box for all home foot- ball games and partaking in the President ' s Ice Cream Social on Landis Green. They work closely with campus and the community every fall, organizing and planning the annual Homecoming Parade. Respon- sible for coordinating the Chief and Princess elections, the Homecom- ing Court halftime presentation, and hosting the Seminole Indian Tribe representatives, SAA strive to exemplify spirit and uphold the traditions of the Garnet and Gold. " The Student Alumni Association combines the best parts of FSU into one well-rounded experience; the students, the alumni and the timeless traditions. It is more than an organization, but a passionate group of students - a family - who work closely to not only build, but maintain the bridge between students and FSU alumni, " President Kris- tin Macak summarizes her sentiment and experiences with SAA. Another annual undertaking of the SAA is working with the Unit- ed Way and Hancock Bank to coordinate Downtown Get-Down. In 2005, SAA defeated seventy competing universities in the southeast by winning the Program of the Year Award at the Annual District Conference in Greensborough, North Carolina for its Homecoming en- deavors. As its motto states, SAA strives, " with pride in our Alma Ma- ter, the FSU Student Alumni Association unites TNtfrltla State University ' s past with its future. " I J « - . President Kristin Macak, Vice President Deneige Broom, Secretary Alice Hicks, Treasurer Margo Land, Homecoming Coordinator Alteasha Ervin, Internal Rela- tions Steve Voss, External Relations Tenisha Patterson ' ia? t Ay 2h J}y C AiKiahon, ' .JWn u 2b r, ' - H tf4 t?tvitvo G»n» J Crt xu6f ffft- 3n +, Oont u ynu H, OUitfow CWu 7-tfWu ., OimWi Zxtft " Statfy, Ocfp K -ikWiWtf O-au C(n± T2U CeRttf ' nJ, TSU Cadeg! fWe rfi, UtfCCTOR , --FSU Coffey rf L f V TiW Tmw, - orga n tiM nir - On their way to Durham, North Caro- ina, these students pile in the bus to go cheer on Florida State in the Duke football game. The Homecoming court elections and parade are major events that SAA arranges and cor- dinates on behalf of FSU, Many SAA members were selected to be on the Homecoming court this year. Anticipating for the doors to open, these memPers of Circle K International wait to serve spaghetti for the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief fundraiser. At the IDEAS Conference in Tampa, Ra- mon, Ronnie Tinney, Rachael Mason, and Lauren Weober represent Florida State University. (CWi W CW , OnneeW; f terfftWtv C ttWiw-, OW fe SfH W -f-fMfa- , Cot-men CWst- , Cwvu ovuina, TS3U Chdcff O , TS3J GtWi Cftvimaw SJWinf 5f Wi»H Gumg K kDiipniF PWWwi S»dFfy J Vninicw SJWfif CJVocujW, 7Re E»6 - ©Mu n Pw -rfl Cucn w n %-oHf, £We , Evte-Wwev vf, C?H», dr " SW4 Lam- " ESsaFfi , Ekwi-owiwW Umt 2 ofW - orga ai?4fo u- - Ei i berving spagnerri, konnie nnney, Chelsey Mason, and Rachael Smiley help raise money for the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. oeminole Leadership oc fellowship Vanessa Rodriguez Circle K, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, is an educational club at The Florida State University and aims at developing service and friendship. Every year Circle K International holds a district and International Convention. At the International Convention, inter- national officers are elected, and the Constitution is amended. Circle K International is a service organization above any- thing else. The members have proven to be dedicated in im- proving their schools and communities. Circle K also has a focus for their many community services projects the future: Children. Many Circle K community projects involve programs that address problems that face children worldwide. They believe that with one-on-one interaction they can help children develop skills nec- essary to be successful. Circle K collaborates with it Kiwanis in a large fund-raising campaign, the Kiwanis Worldwide Service. The project joins fami- lies with the United Nations Children ' s Fund (UNICEF) in a program to try and eliminate iodine deficiency disorders (IDD). IDD is the leading preventable cause of mental retardation. Circle K clubs have raised more than $523,000. Although the organization has made a huge effort to raise funds and has reached $41 million, the Kiwanis through Circle K is committed to the cause and will raise an additional U%$3 million to virtually rid the world of IDD by the yj myv$ ir Top Row: Jessica Travis, Kathleen Murphy, Vice President of Membership De- velopment Ed Jennifer Whitelock, President Chelsey Mason, ElizaPeth Hous- field. Panhandle Lt . Gov Rachel Smiley Bottom Row: Secretary Veronica Tinney, Treasurer Amy Jenkins, Vice President of Service Jill Gabel, District Editor Lauren Woeber, Mike, Thomas Tryon, and Editor Greg Smith C tb- Cuf axa. CCh " -F53U fWn, CWacf N ifien., " -FSU -CVice 2Wffn+ Cfjdme -i r Csuyiol, ddin U- 2Hzt, -Deffa. S UM t- Pi, .Deniett-tfa N sHtt-Aj Dpnecwrfic- Laur " SSWfTF Cfyumahen, Hi £fa ! Sfyw Ctefta. HuwrHe C(Wfe Even - Ntstan Gbh u MjnrffHe , Eaft CWs TF-en e, Ttot-ufa C£n a4turv jot- -ffe QUosrfien md efofeftWian jot- ttr W£ °s vSL Vmwff v3iif«y-e 4 " -Rmj W Preparing for the elections, Dana Vet- tel, Sarah Rodriguez, Dominique Bouie, Angelica Hernandez, Bobby Adelson, and James Lawrence promote their candidates at Market Wednesday. Listening irst then Le Anna Maciaszek Since its formation in the fall of 2001, Insight has been a continued success, The party has been victorious in each election in which it has participated since its first election in the spring of 2002, From the start, the focus of the party was the students of FSU, Thus, Insight was formed from an extremely diverse group of individuals, which would serve to represent all of the students at the university, To keep their foundation of diversity, all students are encouraged to get involved. The party holds the motto " first we listen, then we lead, " which they indeed do by working to improve the life of the students. By meeting with students, the members of Insight are able to learn their concerns. From this, they cre- ate their platform. Although the platform may be different each semester, the intention is always to improve quality of life for students. Past goals have included working to save Bright Fu- tures, eliminating Suntrust ATM fees, and starting the News- paper Readership Program. Some of the focuses for this fall are lowering textbook prices and improving the SAFE bus program. No matter what issues may_arise for students, In- sight will be up to the challenge. •M K rlr Fall 2005 Officers: President Laura Johnson, Vice President ot External Affairs Manuel Guarch, Vice President of Internal Affairs Jackeline Hernandez, Treasurer Aakash Petel, Membership Director Dana Vettel, Eli te Modelii loupe ill i : ier, m rreyGreg : erraro , Ru ' Jryant, Marlene Eve i Pateau, en Blsi n t a ( TWg- MpAacie £Mtm+ %-tn q-, Tk ttm 3 c, TkAbibA, ? CCnk THfotvA - of CWW Ctfflrki, Tfnon G«k, TwW of Nay- Ht c» TXfnir " SMent Cfowothon, Tfrw CThrf O iztto " SSwriy-, Too»Wf Qui , T ' SLl Thwii of vSW»n«di» wfo Tt-un of v h (, T5 U G i, $ ief Jl %A. kt fyo -a wt Ew - orga n.i2 $tan v- - Blowing up balloons, Laymon Hicks, An- gelica Hernandez, and Kaycee Brockn prepare for the elections Gathering together in the Union before elections, these members show their In- sight pride. President Jessica Helkin, Vic© President Suzanne Fer- KuU mU jJKiK BIistorian i tura Okane, Initiate Advisor fackie Mueller Vinny Bochino. International Director Chrlsti Bick, External Director Erica Wohlwend, Catering Sara Cantwell Dancer Relations Lindse y s59H0Rtertalnrti«BflB9HH0 |Ktemai Fundrais- ng Deirdfjrj Jtf tf jMrlCT ' l ' tffr ' M l W E t ' Fam " tiy Relations %M9HMfl HflBHRtflMilnP al Fund " raising Melissa Stine, Marketing All Dunn, Morale Amanda Whitelaw, ubllc Relations Whittney Laws, Recruitment R , eclal Events Marjo rie Stone, an d Tech no logy ' TSfk inpeZ Cfort-, FSU rWwfa Danct CeHnaf, fyaJUfdx 2Mfn+ C dmet G»w.a? ef tfe G fe e of iiwwn BSU held the 4th annual Mr. and Mrs. BSU pageant on October 27, 2005. Ryan Wood and Chevonne James won the sought after titles. " The kids were very energetic and fun. After it was over it felt good to know that I had an impact and effect on those kids ' lives even if it was just for a day, " said Philip Lawrence. - orga iaia Students Lanier Echols, Whitney Blue, Ashley Owensby, Alexis Jenkins, Dorian George, and Sabrina Kinslow promote BSU at Market Wednesday in the Union. KJn n Lauren Gibson The Black Student Union offers students a form of iden- tity, a social life, and is the official voice on issues concerning black students. Founded in 1968, BSU seeks to develop unity among the black students so that in their strong numbers, they can express concerns with problems faced on campus. The Black Student Union attempts to create awareness to the Univer- sity community about issues relating to black culture through its sponsorship and involvement in programs on campus. By assuming this role, the Black Student Union plans and partici- pates in political and academic activities in hopes to bring out cultural awareness. One of the annual events BSU hosts is the Bobby E. Leach Ball that takes place in December in honor of Mr. Bobby E. Leach, former Vice-President of Student Affairs, who was the highest ranking black faculty member in Florida State University ' s history. He, in part, made a large con- tribution to the well-being of black students on Florida State ' s campus. Offering community service is one of the ways The Black Student Union gives back to the community through giving up their time to help out at places like Salvation Army, the Refuge House, and the Tandem Nursing Home, as well as mentoring to younger students at the Boys and Girls Club. Although BSU members are predominantly black, anyone and everyone is encouraged to join. President Christopher Evansf Vi€e President Alexis Jenkins, Treasurer Joshua Moore, Secretary LaNier Echols •tiw-w- CmnaH, f-fiffef, +-hp- +t»p- C(nk, " f+ fot-i i-ii Wt SJWWf CfrwtWwn, -ft»»nef- TR vu- " (fe 3 -d, Ouifeefw Tfftuufofwn ft» -i C Hnaf, T SSU 4ivW5 ' WjC ' a Y«- 3»Oe- C tfe- of TS Ll, HedHoif ami -Eledt-onu Ewiret-J-, hdchdr of J(Hjh-v Eiaineo-i-, 3vuMyay a c 2»arh , T m-JU, 2We •3 n-ciM?mah: SSW6 3»af " fij-, T SU S kt- na inayyr T?«£ n4 SSsaHv -, -Safe-n rfwnrf " Pin the Robe on the Judge! ' isn ' t there suppose to be a tail and donkey in there somewhere? rrogress©e Thought anaAction - - Anna Maciaszek Amid all of the many student organizations at FSU, the Col- lege Democrats stand to promote, " progressive thought and ae tion both within and outside of the FSU campus, " The organization actively seeks new members and aims to not only to get their message out around campus but throughout the community as well. In addition to holding weekly meetings, the group hosts panel discussions, guest speakers, seminars and social events. Be- ing a non-election year, an important task and main focus of the organization was keeping up support and interest in the group. Throughout the year, the organization features a number of speak- ers and is a sponsor of many special events aimed at educating FSU students. Among those featured this year were Leon County commissioner Andrew Gilliam, who spoke to students regarding the proposed coal plant, Senator Bill Nelson, who gave a speech about his take on politics, and a informational session titled " Rob- erts Revealed " which included Stephanie Grutman, the executive director of Planned Parenthood of Florida. Aside from politics, the group is involved with the charitable housing organization Habita t for Humanity and were nominated for the award of ' Chapter of the Year ' The college democrats not only work to, but succeeded in making a difference at FSU. dent ArfdrerD Harris, Develop President David White, Executive Vice-President Arldre b Harris, Develop- ment Vice-President Blake Draper, Political Attairs Vice-President David Grimes, Treasurer Melissa Lamkay, Secretary Nicole Vouvalis Public Re- lations Coordinator Lacey Maffettone, SGA Ambassador Joe O ' Shea, LCYD Liaison Tracy Russo, Historian Hilary Klein, Advisor Bob Howard X- Ti-»u«Wi»n tf L r vJL ' Peda , k pM, Cieffo 3if?t-iWu n tf " f+onot- " SsaHvfr, teCRMC kid y t- f ina., " PSlU kiitW- CTjtwcwium, T ' SU ' f Myfr Dana 7T-»tu e, L dma, Mt- » La- 3 tie ' ta ' - orga niztMemi- While giving a speech, College Demo- crats listen to U.S. Senator Bill Nelson talk to CBS in the Olgesby Union about demo- cratic issues. Promoting College Democrats, these students recruit members during market Wednesday. Director Heather Anesta, Assistant Director Rebecca Varley, Treasurer Suzanne Scott Outreach Coordina- tor l ' l tmlf»S|Special Board Mem- ber Med Dodson, Webmaster more, Historian Stephanie Triav, Publications Coordinator Ali Kolbe SfeKfatwfa-i-, Uvrr rVfrw , Law Sifew? $o?f CfyMotdwn d TSQ, b v- " ESWfnf ' i Connie?, Lei M fW-i, NVvymufe SioeW, 1 f ; C mkmWi, Me fe ? Coffey CeHnaf, Men ' Uo-fWie, Eating at the Fall BBQ, PBM and SISTUHS converse and chow down their delicious meal at the Integration Statues. Volunteering in Progressive Black Men and H.E.L.P. ' s 3rd annual event of FSU Luvs Da Kids, David Bowman " hangs " with the children from the Innovation School of Ex- cellence. •TSU Men ' Rn %, " FSU Mm ' 2ks - Cfui» TSLl Mpn ' UfWrfe T™4w, Mrn ' Wft wfe Cfoi " Koh 2W? Mfn ' (orfw fe i M We Ewf tfW CfrwtWwn, MfuJrtfy gK nP.w S»or ' GtaMo- KWumr f Connaf of Nf -o- ( Uenim, TRr NkWwf " Same? T(«fen CfrwiWien, KMuw rf S3 oHvt- of (Wk £ndmfti- Kkfonaf ' Ssartyt- gf Coffeauttr SHofa-i, NMi »W 53 aHyi- of Minonfa in T f - orga niz« Giving back to the community, brother Alex Taranoff entertains children in the Union Green. The Progressive Black Men co-spon- sored " FSU Luvs da Kids ' event with H.E.L.P. Wuireach Men Kristin Mestre " Collective knowledge, collective effort, and collective strength, " is The Progressive Black Men Inc ' s motto. In 1989 the Florida State Chapter was founded in order to destroy the nega- tive images of African American males in the media. The Progres- sive Black Men focus on upholding morals, being sophisticated, and performing good deeds. They aim to be positive role models for African American males in the community and society as a whole. One of the men ' s main concentrations is to reach out and help the needy and disadvantaged children and to make their lives better. To be one of the most active organizations on cam- pus, these men volunteer at Mims and Riley Elementary Schools, the Florida State Minority Activity Program, and the Springfield Boys and Girls Club. The group also participates in Adopt-A-High- school, which allows the Progressive Black Men to mentor and educate future leaders. The Progressive Black Men of Florida State share a strong bond and brotherhood. Year after year they continue to help in the Tallahassee community. Membership Chair Gregory Holcomb II, Historians Chair Dana Ford, Fundraising Chair Gregory Holcomb II, Political Actions Chair Chaddrick Whitter, PBM Week Chair Dana Ford, Internal Affairs Chair Shevon Smith, Press Publicity Chair Willie Sykes Jr.., Com- munity Service Chair Marvin Brown, Academic Development Chair Brandon Blue, Projects Programs Chair Ni cholas Jeffrey, Web Master Chair Joseph Mapp (vufen+ l !o-« " A- CCwotWien, H9E2 CCkwWum, Moe+ G hi4 Hm,, FSQ G Cege ef Lgur p -W era - t, Hufwv 2Uwl C a cudwn, NJCfJ(5fj3P, KkWtf CfrwWwn of tumeii- Eamtftw , " FSU. The Marching Chiefs play at the Homecoming game versus Maryland performing a tribute to The Who at halftime. Awalrening 5ge Lena Mcaneney The Marching Chiefs is the largest collegiate marching band in the world with membership comprised from almost every academic department within the University. The marching band is approximately 400 students that perform at all home football games and select away games as well as the annual post-season bowl game. Recognized as the " band that never lost a halftime " by Sports Illustrated, the Chiefs have performed for audiences at the International Trade Fair in Damascus and for the World Football League in London. In addition, the Chiefs are a central feature of the annual Prism Concert, which features the complete spectrum of band activities at FSU. Within the Marching Chiefs is the Big 8 Drumline. This talent- ed and entertaining ensemble plays within the band, but some- times will play by themselves and have their audience dancing to their rhythmic beats. The Big 8 after home games and at Tallahas- see ' s Downtown Get Down in the streets. Baton twirlers and the flag team also are part of the half- time shows. Some batons are even thrown into the air, on fire, and caught while the twirler drops into a perfect split. As many times as they see it, students are mesmerized by the agility and precision of the flags and batons at FSU ' s spectacular halftime show. Students who wish to enroll audition by attending a pre- season training session held before classes begin. Though being a music major it isn ' t required to participate in the band, everyone is asked to play an audition for the purpose of placement. Head Drum Major Christopher Cannon, Assistant Drum Maj Jackson and Jeff Chamils jvid : .C£ OlJsMfn » tfVean niiv Cx fa-, T ' SU C wtwiiw fef- OWin Co vnn iifi Ekw fita- jm- SaPvunffCe S ufen+i., CfyxMfa C ftxetW n i5»oHi C%fhw,h (et- y«v CitWAt, Ctyyvcw. ' Stafenfa CfttiecusWi C{ orga nizcdwm - Athletes arent the only ones who can im- prove their play with artificial turf ' The Chiefs step up their routines with the new addition of their own astroturf practice field on Man- ley Whitcomb Marching Chiefs Complex. Pumping up the student section at a foot- ball game, members of the drum line play the song " American Idiot " by Green Day accompanied by the rest of the band. JL kJL J.JLt ' Jl AJLJL%» ' J33L171lOIj.CS SWfnt Cf w tWu n, Cfynfnow Me l? U en ' i- Cfr «Wu n, C f can e £ Cnm- of Ho dp. S2Wt UwtMtfy-, Cfy uo=n Sbdehft of Gwf Dan Girardi, Paul Sestilio, and Stephen Halczyn patiently wait in the locker room, ready to hit the ice. After the defeating UF 6-0, the team shows good sportsmanship and shakes hands with the opposing team. . SSoarfvv of T+-, vj w u Pt-ajvmoKc£ Ewiew- ,, Tfe ' SraeW of tywdtadwiyii Cn ineo- ,, Siarlu- of Poeiic- £7e njen h, " SsciHu- o ( Uo nm Guinett-i, SJOUL ' Slnnn , Ot- ism , 3cv£ Untfm for Ofe, " 3m 2Wtnf Taksacer Refet v •ifoiWivf. 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Due to loss of ice in the Leon County Civic Center, the Seminoles have had to relo- cate their home games to the RDV Center in Orlando where they have been playing all their home games since. The team has been on full charge taking the season series against the Gators with scores of 5-2, 7-4 and 6-0. The Seminoles have a bright future ahead of them with Greg Kirchenbaum as the only senior on the roster. The young tal- ented players are sure to take the experience from this sea- son into the next with high expectations. Paul Sestilio Graig Leduc, Ross Kravetz, Parker Rabow, John Wirka, Stephen Riegler, Howie Stoughton, Michael Pembroke, Mike Condon, Greg Kirchenbaum, Stephen Halczyn, Ralph Wieder, Clayton Gledhill, Gordy Pullar, Gary Uzonyi, Randall Lyons, Dan Girardi Glue Crew SU S «nu CdnP- nn Lan - SJfH fmfs- CfyumaJiwn, SJPEPCK, S ? 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" The AMA is the only orga- nization that provides direct benefits to marketing professionals in both business and education and serves all levels of marketing practitioners, educators and students. Involvement in AMA activities, committees and service as an officer will pro- vide practical marketing, advertising, management, promotion, and financial plan- ning experience— experience that increases your value in today ' s competitive job environment. The American Marketing Association at Florida State has demonstrated its involvement and how valuable its experience is to the marketing field by hosting many events and participating in various activities that veer toward the marketing spectrum. They have Guest Speakers once a month and during the spring semester they will have JCPenney, Kia, Hertz, University Directories, City Furniture, and one motiva- tional speaker. AMA also has their own " Meet the Recruiter Night " for its members and a Corporate Tour in the fall (this year they went to Atlanta, and visited Coca Cola, Yamaha, and CNN). This spring they will attend an AMA National Conference in Orlando. Locally, the AMA also participates in Relay for Life and Make a Difference every spring, has socials with other organizations and hosts many events, such as wine tasting, hay-ride, and golf lessons. With the many opportunities for leadership and involvement, AMA is the prime organization to not only boost your marketability, but also make your college experi ence rewarding and fulfilling. ffi Vice President of Special Programs Daniel ChandlerJViie President of Finance Alison Sheasley, Vice President of Communications Erika Eichelberger and Nina Walker, President Erika Eichelberger, Vice President of Advertising and Promotions Jeanette DePuy, Vice President of Careers and Placement Ruben Quinones Clarinets i ' U SWtnf fw- 3 witt Drtu tfVior , 2Wtnk in Tut Enitt nje, 2Wmk fit- Ik et-iW N W Mnv, ' SkW CM, TSU 3 v CM, T SU " Sk £Wus Union, T3U " Sjn - if ' .- i Gmwnrt- " Safncp rtJin m 2fvufrnt C kmefy Cn nc£, TKr N wyyrfw- ,, TRr Pcnrawfr, TRf " 3»orfvt rf Pft-fot- vrurr b fatAPYitni Twfa b T " SU " TKenwcr wJl Outfox %-onp-, TaW -ftrrfffr - orga tai2 $fa u Majorettes Trombones vDnM.4 C tfe FSLl 3. n«» : W c e p£ fCwien i-kr, K EHnEn+ jot- Lg fo- e-f CbC«-, TivtiJfay - Nliafcf " Tt-Cfo 4 TXWUww - C wadwn S5Win+ i-iuuujn, T frfUwee G»nf tu Mjn taes-, T WWiiee Coffee OaM T v ' ©■ek. vn faj-kuft. SWW CCwoa«fc n y UwfeiimWt Cfrf -fKsWyf 5fc tM.fum, Union of ' ' TtfflWw.n " SMfnt, United S u enii, r?«(i-»- Lirfine- Tex Having some fun at the Homecoming game tailgate, Andrew Bolin sits in a Dunk tank entertaining fans as they walk down towards the Stadium. Did someone say food? At thier home- comming tailgate, these members of BCM serve a hispanic theme meal com- plete with lechon, tres leches and Salsa music. W. Pn h-w ' :ln {inf Cfamtfty T r Pi- nrcf i t.OME, Tutfuc C WwIt-atan L ( « 6Wt Cfcwturfwn, Pmbfic- X Wr Siarta, Puifto Aim-it Lgw " Stafeiaf CCwetwsfum, tf ' n - orga ni2 tWiA- - The annual Semi Formal held a few weeks before final exams gives BCM members and friends a chance to relax and have some fun before hitting the books. This years theme was a masquerade ball held at the Brad- fordville Mansion courtesy of Bradfordville Church. Brandace Simmons The Baptist Collegiate Ministry at Florida State University has one main vision- — students reach students and impact the world. The vision of Baptist Collegiate Ministries at FSU is to " create an environment for life " in which students, faculty, and staff come to know Jesus Christ, grow in a dynamic, personal relationship with Him, and become all He created and intended them to be in order to go " into all the world making disciples of all nations. " The Baptist Collegiate Ministry ' s purpose is not only to reach the lost, but to also teach the Truth of God ' s Word, as well as equip students, faculty and staff for works of service so that the body of Christ may be built up. The BCM kicks their year off in August with Survival!. They also have an ongo- ing ministry to freshmen through " Fish Schools " . Other opportunities that allow pro- spective members to be involved are the Freshmen Campout, Freshmen Field Day, Progressive Dinner to six local churches in one night and so much more. The Baptist Collegiate Ministry is open to those looking for a Bible study, those looking for a way to use their spiritual gifts, individuals who want to go on a Spring Break mission trip or just those people who want to met new friends and hang out. Florida State ' s BCM has many different ways for you to get involved. Students on the BCM Leadership Team coordinate each of its ministries. Some of the ministries that the BCM has to offer are Encounter, Bible studies, Fish Schools Freshmen Minis- try, Campus Outreach, Greek B.A.S.I.C. (Brothers and Sisters In Christ) and commu- nity missions which help out the needy people in Tallahassee and the surrounding communiti ties. 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Ltwet-acki- TefCotu fti i SJewtMiow Lgur Sluifcifj C - Reviving the Renegade after a ten year slumber, these yearbook members take a break from their strenuous yearbook duties. bn3 J®fe ; prBserangaziiattfast present aitd tuture JL Marietta Palgutt Reviving the FSU tradition, the Renegade yearbook is a 336 page, full color publication. This book is to be filled with the ideas, fashions, memories, pictures and traditions surrounding the 2005-2006 school year. With four deadlines spread out over the course of fall and spring semesters; a dedicated staff of five members and editors, an amazing advisor, and the guid- ance of Student Affairs made production a complicated mix of labor, learning and love. The hardest part of this adventure was ?finding the dedicated staff mem- bers who stuck it out for the entirety of the book. Finding out the people you can count on to get their assignments in by deadline, and those who let you down? Jes- sica Travis, Student Life and People Section Editor, expresses about her frustrations with the process. After a failed attempt to bring back the tradition of a yearbook last year (due to the lack of dedicated staff members), another push for the publication came. An abundance of volunteers and motivation came in 2005 where the yearbook was offered as a 3 credited hour course and provided hands on experience, volunteer hours and just a load of fun. " To be on the staff that created the first Florida State yearbook in ten years is an honor, because we are, hopefully setting it on course for many years to come. " Marietta Palgutt, Editor-in-Chief, To paraphrase Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club and a main contribu- tor to the recent jump in college-aged leisure reading, change is the only constant. A yearbook embraces and rejects this idea, as it commits all the tangibles (i.e. war chants, union bazaars, roaring construction equipment) and the intangibles (i.e. crushes, revelations, accomplishments) of an entire year to j pe Think about FSU from " 05-06, and smile. Yearbooks appreciate nostal$ mm Editor-in-Cheif Marietta Palgutt, Organizations and Spring Athletics Editor Kristin Mestre, Co-Student Life and People Editors Jessica Travis, Brianna Dolhoutt, Co- Photography Editors Cody Lewis, Brittany Manfred, Academics Editor Jessica Polombo, Greeks Editor Lauren Mion, Fall Athletics Editor Tiffany Anderson, Copy Editors Henry Deane, Jonathan Brand, Nakia Beasley, Advertising Cathy Cury, Advi- sor Allison Flanagan Cody Lewis, Lauren Mion, Lena Mcaneney, Brianna Douthitt, Katr Weaver, Jennifer Sharps, Jessica Travis, Kristin Mestre, Sara Gelber, Tif fany Anderson, Brittany Manfred, Shannon Glynn, Marietta Palgutt Tt dw u j ?%, CXU $%. v5Mo-n tWtf Lr tf Tt- dnWft, ?%. Ht- Ctfpfo, Sinfav l+ tk icfv»- of Ow ■3 c, f% Styw, tf , $% TKrta kn xi, W« Dwx Can m , PvlLS fVe fW vv fcft- Q - orga niztifoem- - It is that time of year staff members dread, deadline. Editor-in-Chief Marietta Palgutt stays up late working on spreads to make the deadline. Reflection is what yearbooks are about. Marietta Palgutt takes a photo while Kris- tin Mestre waves to her mirror image. Lwho n» Tetdiag Scenes SSWen+Sr Cf c«tWi, FSQ frt-ftnW 3tfe ffWnc vSkfet-wf- fyiMf, Pee e CT onif C me% fe- CfriM i Pfe CCf R £ fto» P . CCfpfW. DrfK " Got Joy? " At the CSU Fall Retreat, Candice Felts, James Smith, Kinsi Fete, Andrew Burns, Diana Oliveira, and Natalie Fredette unite for small group time. Did someone say dance fever? At the Homecoming parade, Lisa McClure, Kai- tie Dougherty, Kassie Alexander dance to their Seminole Night Fever theme. rissia Klmbrou Wllliford, G Joiner, Latif iy Pinck ' ■ for Sports Director t or Chanti ay. jlUVI - orga tai£ $Wu- - phot ey of CSU W( " March for Life " in Washington DC is an event CSU supports and attends every year. JungYeul Cha, Michael Magnan, Di- ana Calabro, and Ricardo Sequeir proud- ly hold their banner in the pro-life march . eir own Katie Travieso The Catholic Student Union has enjoyed being involved in the FSU community over the last several years. This organization has allowed over 200 students to feel at home during a time that can be a difficult adjustment for any college student. The Catholic Student Union holds " Spirit Nights " every Wednesday at 8pm. This is time for students to come and learn more about their Catholic faith, as they go over a new topic each week that effects students on a daily basis. Also, CSU holds one retreat a semester, where 200 students take a weekend out of their busy schedule to focus on their relationship with God. In order to allow students to feel confortable within the organization, CSU has a ice cream social every week after the 6pm student mass as an opportunity for students to build friendships. After the ice cream social all students are invited to out to dinner with CSU, as an- other fun chance to meet to new people. CSU also sits together as in block seating at all FSU football games to ensure that new students are not left sitting by themselves at the game and as another opportunity for them to feel apart of the FSU community. CSU is also very involved in the community. CSU has a service committee who went to Mississippi this past semester to help the Hurricane Katrina victims. This spring break, the commit- tee will be going to New Orleans to help the Hurrican Katrina victims there as well. The Catholic Student Union also is very involved in the pro-life movement. Every year they send about 55 student to the March for Life in Washington, DC; and each fall semester have a pro-life speaker come on campus. However, CSU takes a lot of joy in being involved in the FSU community. They are ac- tive in the FSU intramurals for those students who are interested in sports. The Catholic Student has also become well know for their involvement in FSU ' s Homecoming competition. For the last three years, they have won first place overall in the Tomahawk division. Moreover they have won first in almost every EVENT that homecoming has put on for the last 3 years. Also, this past fall, CSU was awarded by the Black Student Union, " Most Outstanding Achievement " award for best non-BSU organization. This award was presented to CSU at the Bobby Leach Ba e Historian Emily Cardenas, Secretary Mary Spicer, Vice President Katie Travieso, Treasurer Stephen Whitney, Pastorial Coucil Monica Mag- nan, President Andy Sojourner pAir Lgarenx, All photos courtesey of Sara Gelb During a weekly meeting, John M. Leace talks to the society about the importance of being responsible drivers and how driv- ing under the influence can be detrimen- tal to ones life. After fall induction, these members of Pre- Law Society proudly hold up their admit- tance letters. offyt- o Haj hic v hojt ' Mton Ln mw-A,, [ftp ' S tf ' K, a aj f nit| " ln Tn4 Lnwifn, ' SoaPTu of v of nc Hpnjenta, S apta sfn |pnl Cft uoK Co»ihuHpp fot- T ircrfn- - orga ni tWu- - irn tn«itneet-, , SJOLlL: " EStHnna, Oi- wi2w s, v£- Ckww t 01 " ujp., Je» v SMmI Cftfifefc. 7T-«mPrA Cr otWion SJWfnf «- CfrwtMWi, SlWen-f President Balazs Khoor looks over material that will be covered in the meeting with Vice President Dave Tell and Brett Fisher. Jessica Burkhart Florida State University ' s PreLaw Society, a registered student organization, offers membership to students of all majors. The Society ' s goal is to " encourage stu- dents to successfully enter the legal profession. " Benefits of becoming a member are numerous and include insight into law school, help with the admissions process and information about the legal profession. Members of the PreLaw Society are able to participate in mock trials (participa- tion is based on auditions) and assist in law-related community outreach. One of the PreLaw Society ' s notable events is " Speaker Series. " This semester long series offers lectures from law professionals and the College of Law faculty. Members are also en- couraged to take advantage of the Society ' s " Professional Development Program " which aids students in job interviews, resume building and other areas related to the job search. Two additional programs offered by the Society include peer counseling and legal education. Peer Advising, a student run program, provides advice to students on the LSAT, the law school and the admissions process. All peer advisors have been highly trained through Florida State University ' s College of Law ' s Ambassador Training Program. The Legal Education Program is an outreach program that encourages el- ementary school students to understand and obey the law. Mock trials often occur through this program. Depending on a student ' s desire of involvement, a student can be a " gen- eral member " or an " inducted member. " General members are required only to pay dues each semester. Inducted members are involved on a committee, attend half of social functions and complete five philanthropy hours. Inducted members receive discounts on LSAT preparation courses along with other benefits. The Society ' s web- site states along with the above benefits, " The Florida State PreLaw Society aims to raise the caliber of students seeding admission to law school from Florida State University. ' he caliber of students seeking Treasurer Beth Paterniti, Secretary Riley Gobel, Mock Trial Captain Hector Murcia, Public Relations Co-Chair Sara Gelber, Public Relations Co-Chair Eric Policastro, Special Events Co-Chair Sweta Patel, Special Events Co-Chair Jon Pettry, Philanthropy Co-Chair Nicole Metzger, Philanthropy Co-Chair Jennifer Gaviria, Fundraising Co-Chair Carlos Lindo, Fund- raising Co-Chair Melissa Bright, President Emeritus Brian Avila iiil CftnJt-taw Lam- " Sfvufrnta CfaeaAh n, SJPECfjC, S Kil fuftz v S Wtnt CfaeaaJnen, SW4 Wflefoai - C 4 nii ' tfwH ayJL ??e«- dl Te«n» SSW-iv N ane vSkfa-wf fy-tMh-, M Ctoy z SMwt TUnopS ai C Wu n, ' SWlrnt " Sk t Own g W ro -Jj, SMwi U- ' %nM ■9ni? ii r , TSl SW fenfc jot- ft M, T Sl SUni fat- 9n As P. Diddy has said in the past, " vote or die. " Attracting voters for the election, Voice Party Superheroes Blake Partridge and Rob Baker gain the attention of students when campaigning in the Union on Market Wednesdays. Lindsay Potvin " Florida State students are being heard and understood in a new way now that they have found their voice in the Voice Party. " Imagine it is the first Tuesday in November, Election Day, and you walk eagerly to the polls to cast your vote and make your voice heard in your government. You gaze down at your ballot and realize that there is only one choice for every elected position. You realize that there is only one opinion repre- sented on the ballot, and it is not yours. Unfortunately, this is the scene that, up until the spring semester of the 2004-2005 academic year, was a reality for some students at Florida State. This scenario was the driving force behind the creation of the Voice Party. Their purpose was to give underrepresented students a voice in their governing body. With a small contingent of students, the Voice Party started slowly; however, they have won seats in the Student Senate since their first eligible election. Among them was Tim Hooper, who has run for elected positions and is now a Student Senator. His reason for involvement in the Voice Party mirrors the Party ' s reason for inception: " I ' m involved with Student Government because it presents an amazing opportunity to serve the university and the student body as well as to take a proactive stance on the direction FSU will go in the future. " With the students in mind, the founders of the Voice Party are taking politics to a new level of democracy by allowing the students to deci de together who should run for the elected positions. This allows the Voice Party to truly work together to gain a majority on campus so that the student ' s opinions are heard and put into action while taking away the inner party competition and allowing the goal to be to express the student ' s opinions. The Party now sits upon a secure and extremely active platform that shows their dedication to students. One such goal is to allow students to purchase tax free textbooks, and this goal is almost real- ized. A bill has been purposed to the Florida Legislature in the 2005 Legislative Session that abolishes the sales tax on textbooks. The Voice Party is also advocating the removal of the plus and minus system of grading at our University, as it has already been removed from other universities in Florida. This means that the grade point averages for our students are misrepresented through the deduction of points based on receiving a minus where as students at other Universities are not receiving any penalty for receiving the same grade. Safety for students is another goal; the Voice Party is advocating a more efficient S.A.F.E Connection program so that students may travel safely around campus and to surrounding areas safely at night As evident by the platform and structure of the Party at the heart of the Voice Party are the students. Their new and refreshing approach to politics places emphasis on the Party objective rather that the individual objectives within the Party. The Voice Party is truly uniting students who have not been able to find their voice in the University before, Collectively, these students are now being hea,rd through their new voice, the Voice Party. Chair Cary Hendricks, Vice Chair Tim Hooper, Chief of Staff Thelma Acquaah-Har- rison, Director of External Affairs Blake Partridge, Director of Internal Affairs Laura Schoonmaker, Secretary John Formella, Treasurer Michael Ward, and Campaign Coordinator Nelson Hernandez TwwvdiBnaS Lgur wvl tfV«%, k pp . £XU, v£WtnWi«»wf -Hanw- " SxaH kCffi Mgfc, kitj rxnfi i-appZtnfi, T ' SU kjfoWii C wcurficn, TS5L1 kaffy - Oma 77 - orga n The Voice Party is at Market Wednesday every week to persuade students not only their point of views on school issues but to vote and make their " voice " heard. Brainstorming about the next campaign for elections, members of the Voice Party discuss their ideas. Knipple, Les dra Buscett Treasurer Ama B rummelSm ith stfg- S wf-cfWvfa-i, Uht ?VWt-i y Unr SiW? off Cf w a4Wi «J- " PE=U, La ,- SJWmfi C wueC Lpa Mei(W-i, MwnAHufe " ESsaeft. , H§C£. Cfaoadwn, Me fotf G fp e G unaf, MpnV bu we, Why have a float when you could perform? Dancing at the homecoming parade, this Phlava memPer " breaks it down! ' Modeling for a Phlava photo shoot mem- bers, Raquel Fleming, Indira Goodwine, NaTonia Harrison, Cynthia Laroche, Nike- sha Leeper, Linda Nguyen, Cristin O ' Hare, Celia Tortelli, and Lindsay Wood photo- graph in their performance outfits. ■ C abfa- hfohev c CowkoR. b{ f |e y-ff- WJenttn,, T P NJ rfwn rf " Sal t- ftWxt, N n ' i VH u»W? 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Founded by Millicent Johnnie and Traci Young in 1999, Phlava has been leaving those same impressions on all of those who watch in awe each time they perform. Since becoming Florida State ' s first hip-hop and jazz company, Phlava Dance Company has grown in both size and popularity. With well over twenty members and numerous perspectives, these individuals showcased that power at several events both on and off campus. Including a performance at this year ' s FSU MLK Day Celebration, the group drew crowds to socials, activities, several other universities, the FSU Pow Wow, and in Washington D.C. at the John F. Ken- nedy Center. They also perform and teach classes in Prague, Czech Republic. Under the direction of Nationia Harrison and Celia Tortelli, these dancers are taught not only to be great dancers but above all, be great people. With a mission to expand and enlighten societal views in all areas of dance they hope to promote diversity. They take the love that they all have for dance and as a team they combine integrity, attitude, grace, and devotion to create a flavor that is rich and unique. M It air Gr Membership Chair Gregory Holcomb II, Historians Chair Dana Ford, Fundraising Chair Gregory Holcomb II, Political Actions Chair Chaddrick Whitter, PBM Week Chair Dana Ford, Internal Affairs Chair Shevon Smith, Press Publicity Chair Willie Sykes Jr., Community Service Chair Marvin Brown, Academic Development Chair Brandon Blue, Projects Programs Chair Nicholas Jeffrey, Web Master Chair Jo- seph Mapp, Co-Artistic Director Celia Tortelli Jtafeaf Nnj-iev C oaaJnonj Mf?3 C umaMsn, N e+ Caw-i Tf-an-, TS3U Ceffeae of bwj- Mot-W- ;, M ufov SJtafeaf Cf ocwiian, NCfrvfOP, NWwnrf CCwotWian of Himftw -Economic , TSLt Oilmen i- efk k fei OnceW -Satcm-i %-tMb- t 0 ce vnn Ti ffic, QNHX- ' Tfe CQ-UMczl- " Be the change you wish to see in the world " - Gandh Ever since conning to FSU I have been trying to find my niche, but life is not about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself. Creating is something I am good at FSU needs to start giving my family a deal on tuition. My whole family so far has come through these gates, my dad, mom. sister, brother and now me. with three more on their way. So from the start this was where I was going to end up. so the only application I sent out. For some odd reason yearbook has always been a passion of mine, as Allison would say. " we are yearbook nerds. " I enjoy the designing, the compiling, the deadlines. I love to create a piece of work that evokes specific emotions and memories for those who look back on it. As much as I complained about the massive deadlines and all the hard work and all the drama, it ' s what kept me going some days. I spent some long days and nights in that yearbook office trying to make a dent in the work that needed to be done. Dedication is a funny thing. The first attempt of bringing the book back Fall 2004 fell through to find out that not many people on staff were com- pleting their responsibilities due to the lack of dedicated staff members. I went from a design staff position on the first attempt to the editor-in-chief for the second try because I felt like I had a drive and determination and had to see the project through till the end. And here we are. The year was filled with making new contacts and pulling as many strings as we could to get this publication off the ground. But one thing was for sure. I wouldn ' t let it fall through the cracks again. This is the first book published in ten years, and if it ' s the only one published for ten more, that ' s enough for me. Without money for advertising or workshops, with few dedicated staff members left, and running out of ideas, there were moments working on this project that I felt as if I was the only one left. What the hell was I wasting my time for? Then my few responsible editors would walk in with their pages done and asking about what else they could do. As corny as this sounds: this book would be nothing without you guys. Thank you so much for all your hard work, your dedication, your charisma, and your contribution to the book. About two weeks into the 2005 Fall semester I knew something had to change in my life. I tagged along to Wal-Mart and bought five different color highlighters and from that point on, my life was color coded. Between 40 hours a week in the yearbook office, trying to be there for my residents as an RA, making sure my grades were always up to par, and finding time for myself and keep my friendships intact, I ' m amazed it only took five colors. To all my best-est friends in Tally-Ho, Erica my favorite and best you are my rock and my sanity, Nicole Nicole for the understanding and making me laugh, Kristin for the many nights of bitching and bitching, I seriously would have gone out of my mind without you, Jessy, Amy, Kim, Sara, Meghan, and all those not mentioned that could fill up all of these 336 pages with my gratitude. Thank you. For the many hours just letting me talk and cry and telling me it would come together thanks Donovan my love for always being there for me. " It ' s not done yet? " No mom, not yet. But now it is, Thanks to my family for their unending support in this stressing matter. Looking back there are many things about this publication and how it came to be that I would change, but I could never ask for better support that came in the making. Tim Quinnan in Student Affairs, those bi-weekly meetings kept me on the ball and felt like I was actually doing something right and holding it together. Our stupendous Taylor rep, Marvin Mayer, this year was a tough and busy one no doubt, but you were always there to make sure things were running smoothly and we got what we needed to see it through. Thank you. I am proud to say that it is finally done. And I hope years from now Seminoles who have long graduated can look back and feel the same feelings and remember the same good memories through this book. If you ' re going through hell, keep going... " pn Churchill The Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs Con- gratulates the Renegade on its return to Florida State University and to all graduating seniors! Left to right: Liz Maryanski Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, Mary Coburn Vice President of Student Affairs, Tim Quinnan Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Florida State Umueh tu- - 5j Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also ooks into you. -Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzche Moving from Wake Forest, North Carolina was a big step. Not sure what to do at such a huge campus was overwhelming, but yearbook was my first accomplishment. I interviewed with the advisor and became the Student Life People editor, I am very thankful for the op- portunities I have received as an out-of-state freshman. While completing the sections, I learned which departments are in charge of the different activities and found out about RSOs, Now I am a member of the FSU Student Alumni Association. Without yearbook as a stepping stone, I would not have been able to find my first home away from home, Tal- ahassee, Florida. " If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don ' t. Success be- gins with your own will. It is all in your state of mind. Life ' s battles are not always won by those who are stronger and faster. Sooner or ter, the person who wins is the person who thinks she cam}- Unknown HHH twt It has been a pleasure to work on the Ren- egade staff this year. Bringing back this book after its long hiatus was a goal that all of the staff was dedicated to. We all wanted to create a book that would represent not only this year at Florida State but would also in- corporate the rich history of Florida State Uni- versity. Being a part of yearbook allows you to see so many aspects of Florida State that you never knew existed. This book started out as computer images, old newspaper stats and stacks of pictures. It has become a collection of memories, These pictures and words will never fade, or get deleted off of our computers; this book will forever serve as a reminder of our freshman, sophomore, ju- nior or senior year. I hope that this book will be well received by the school as well as the community and will serve as the benchmark of a new tradition at FSU. wtikgUar pc m (xi Being from Miami people expect me to be a UM fan but. truth of the matter is, I have been a Seminole from the time I started think- ing about college. After playing college Softball and attending two universities. I realized there was something missing. So I quit play- ing softball. transferred once more, and attend Florida State. After being a wonderer and " college whore " I found what was missing about my college experience and it was all here at FSU. The Doak, tailgating at Indian Village, keggers, Yianni ' s. late nights at the Park Ave. Diner, Guthries at 3 a.m.. Pokey Sticks, homecoming week, intramurals and YEARBOOK were the missing puzzle pieces in my college life. It has been a pleasure and a great experience that I will never forget and live to tell my grandchildren about, I would like to give special thanks to those people who partook in my awesome ultimate college experience Robert, thank you for always being there for me and being the best boyfriend ever, Van- essa thanks for introducing me to wonderful people and helping me settle in to FSU, trust me you and Joe made my fall semester. Etta. ..geeze... what can I say other than " we did it " and thanks for being there in the Union 323 when I needed you. you know was your comic relief from yearbook . . . hah. To my wonderful com- mitted staff members Jessica T . Cody " Cory " . Alison, Britt. Jessica P., Brianna, and Lauren thanks for your dedication and for those talks that drifted me away from deadline worries. To my new buds Steve. Mer. and Dan you guys are the best and this spring wouldn ' t have been the same without you. Florida State is now and will always be my home It gave me what was missing and made me whole; and I am proud to say I BLEED GARNET AND GOLD! I am happy to have been a part of the Renegade staff. FSU was my first home away from home, and can ' t think of a better place to start my college experience. I attended my first football game, saw my first stand-up comedian, and ate my first Pokey Stix. I made friends who will never forget. Some of my favor- ite memories include Wednesday Night Dinners, journeys to Pitaria, crashing concerts, Phil Collins kara- oke, playing Balderdash, and not writing a paper to stay up all night talking and drinking tea. A part of me will always be a ' Nole! When I came to FSU my freshman year, I searched for the year book to work on and was amazed that FSU didn ' t have one; a university like ours should not be without! This year, my Junior year, I stumbled across it and ended up taking over as the Greek Life Editor Gust a few weeks into spring semester. WOW- what a task I had to start from scratch and try to get all greek orga- nizations (there are more than you think) in this book in only a couple of months 1 It was a big challenge which required me to be quite persistent, but I thank everyone who got their informa- tion into me! All in all, I did the best I could with the time given and I want to thank everyone that helped me accomplish it... Tiar a Ball. Courtney Barry. Chris Koch. Kristen Leone, the rest of the staff (I am so grateful that we had dedicated people to help bring back a yearbook to this campus... we did it!). Etta (you ' re one amazing editorl), and Allison. Also, thanks to my family, my best friend- Kati, my roomie- Lisa, my Ly, all my KKG girls, and Mr. Kent (where my love for working on publications started). Work- ing on the Renegode has allowed me to become even closer to this amazing university and I wouldn ' t trade it for anything! ' Live life fully while you ' re here Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun. be crazy, be weird Go out and screw up! You ' re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate It. Don ' t try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human ' -Anthony Robbins ' The most wasted of all days is one without laughter ' -E.E. Cummings - Florida State Uniuet-AiW - y-Q Y pr ankful for the opportunity to be part of the bringing back of the FSU Yearbook. I am grateful to be Co-edi- tor of the Photography section. I have been able to be on the sidelines of FSU memories and capture them for ev- eryone to remember. I had an amaz- ing Co-Editor, Cody Lewis, who was a great help and stuck with it even when we were swamped. I Look forward to seeing the Renegade succeed and be- coming a FSU tradition. Thank you to the FSU Renegade staff! And a HUGE THANK YOU TO Etta our wonderful Editor who put up with more than she should have. Thank you so Working on the Renegade has been the highlight of my first year at Florida State University. It has allowed me to interact with parts of this campus that I would never have known existed. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of the Ren- egade for giving me the chance to attend athletic and special events. The highlights of which were the ACC Championship foot- ball game in Jacksonville and the Duke bas- ketball game. I would also like to thank the entire staff at Sports Information for work- ing seamlessly with our photography staff in our attempts to attain press passes. I have thoroughly enjoyed the events that I have been able to attend and look forward to an even more exciting experience next year. Lastly, I would like to thank Brianna Douthitt for involving me with the Renegade by con- vincing me to apply for a staff position. Henry Deane, Florida State junior, served as lead copy editor on the em Renegade em ' s end cut. looks forward to a raduation in Fall 2007. Specialties include copywriting (writ- ten journalism), layout, production, research, public relations, editing and improving. He thrives on a overview approach ideology, closing, synthesizing detail and running with ideas. A yearbook is a funny thing. I ' ve done a couple of these now, and I ' m starting to make sense of many things that weren ' t as apparent when I was younger. I ' ve edited them, written for them, taken pictures for and of them. I ' ve sold them. But the powerful thing, the golden halo encircling the entire pro- cess for me is what the newsroom experience and the beat experience have done to change my approach. I ' m a backwoods Floridd boy with more hair on my chest than my head. By nature, my energy is atomic and most defi- nitely, I ' m a perfectionist. Taking down people ' s memories by picture ond word has been a canal through which to apply my energy: to give the page life. There is something alive in these books that, like well-blended, long-lived scotch, goins purity and beduty with age. Knowing that I ' ve been a hand in this process gives me hope, not only for my own career, but for the life and health of an institution that I love. 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Check out the selection at www.fsu.com — e-postcards University Communications Your Florida State University news source 850.644.4030 i Florida State Lku o-Acfyv- - The yearbook process is a long and tiring one that none of us on staff could do alone, we owe so many thanks to all the departments and orga) tions we called pleading " its the FSU yearbook, yes we have a yearboqj m . could you please get us this... " All the support was a much needed weight off our shoulders and we thank everyone who helped us out so mucfammmnf -None of this could have come together without the never ending support from Student Affairs, especially Tim Quinann, Mary Coburn, Phyllis Dechant, and Brandy Furbee. This was a tricky proj- ect to start and support from the ground up, thank you for all your words of sup- sort and dedication to the book. All your lelp has been so appreciated, we couldn ' t lave succeeded without it. -A good rep is worth everything, and Marvin Mayer our Taylor Pub rep was the best. Thank you Marvin for all your hard work and most of all, dedication to this project. If we ever needed anything you were the person to call because we all knew we could count on you. Thank you for fighting for us, and keeping us motivated. -Rob Parker at the FSView was the ul- timate yearbook nerd back in his day. Thank you for showing us the ropes. Your experience and ideas and support and en- thusiasm for the project were appreciated more than you will know. All your and the FSView s help along the way helped us to survive so many battles. -Everyone at Taylor Publishing Plant, especially Linda Tailford, Rob Porter, and Jim Anderson for your dedication to this project and helping us reach our full potential. Jim thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to come to FSU to tutor us on how to begin. - The FSU Computer Store especially Bill Gargano and Daniel Stinson for our beautiful Renegade shirts. We thank you for all your help. -To everyone in the Sports Information Department, especially Chuck Walsh for all the great athletic photos, as well as Stacy Sutton for your help with get- ting press passes for our photographers at athletic events. -To Jene Williams at Warchant.com for the amazing athletic photos you let us use without question. -Everyone at Seminole Student Boosters, especially Charles Barnes, Chris Koch, and Erie Carr. For your constant sup- port with this project. -The Greek Life Office especially Court- ney Barry and her willingness to support this publication and the Greek organiza- tions in the book. Your wise councel and support made everything run smoother. - Tiara Ball at NPHC for being so sup- portive and helping us out when needed. -When we were stuck in a rut and out of ideas the Alumni Association especial- ly Erin Cleghorn. You stepped in with suggestions and so much information to ada into the book. -There are over 39,000 students at FSU and we were adamant about featuring as many students as possible in the book. We could not have accomplished this without the help of Joanna Souther- land and Deb Ansley in Digital Media Productions. -Thanks to everyone in Student Activities. Thank you especially to Sandra Miles Tor all your help with RSOs, Cindy Chris- topher for answering all our nagging questions, Nathan Archer for creating our marketing plan, David Pittman for directing us to the right person for any job we needed, and Adam Sterritt for answering all our questions and getting us pictures in a snap and Buddy Finton for your help with your help with getting our RSO website up and running. -We could not have done any of this without a place to call " office home " in room 323 in the Union. Chris Roby and Brandon Bowden and everyone in the Union Administration Offices, you have been so wonderful and kind to us. Any- thing that we needed for the office or a space for our portrait sessions, you got without question, and never stopped ask- ing if there was anything we needed. -Thanks to Kay Scott and everyone at Seminole Athletics Marketing for the an- nouncements on the JumboTran at all athletic events. Thank you for publicizing the return of this yearbook. -The FSU Photo Lab especially Michele Edumunds saved us on our frantic search for quality photos of the university and its past. The photos are gorgeous and we are so thankful to everyone in your office for sharing them with us. -The Fall semester working on the book was filled with endless nights of re-writ- ing and editing. Thank you Jason Smith for being there for to help us in Your help and presence was app more than you know. -Stephen McDowell in the Communications, thank yo help and support when we nee your dedication to the project. -Thank you Andy Macak for the tiful weosite that you cranked out in a weekend and teaching us how it ourselves. -We sent out one plea for help _ the Creative Writing Department thank you so much for everyone responded and wrote wonderful ai for us and the book. You saved u everyone else from having to reai we would have come up with - To everyone who came and went and shaped the book in their own way, thank you for your contribution. Eve: minor or major yQJiMfM nr thigtoroj was appreciatedjmucii nltae tHn you can imagine, me, thank yon or yhat you gave, whemer it be time, pTkjtosT tides, or conversation. Thank yofaJLa ren Gibson, fffljun nde. 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