Final week, I had the chance to journey to Tallahassee with our 2018-2019 Unbiased Faculties and Universities of Florida (ICUF) Presidential Fellows for the annual ICUF Day on the Capitol. This 12 months our three excellent University students have been:
- Ballaion Cadet-Joram is the SGA president and a member of the observe staff (javelin and discus) on the Flagship campus the place she is incomes her bachelor’s diploma in train science.
- From the Sarasota campus, graduate Carry Grant Williams earned his bachelor’s diploma in psychology and is pursuing a profession to help veterans and civilians with PTSD. Carry served in the US Military for 22 years together with excursions in Iraq and Korea.
- Samantha Reinig, from our Fort Myers campus, is within the enterprise diploma program and is destined for entrepreneurship as a younger lady in a male-dominated profession subject. She is studying her household’s profitable enterprise within the powder coating and steel manufacturing industries.
For the Fellows representing the 30 ICUF member establishments, the annual ICUF Day on the Capital is the culminating occasion of their advocacy for the Efficient Entry to Scholar Schooling (EASE / previously FRAG) grant. Our University students had the chance to satisfy with Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis, and lots of members of the Florida Legislature (please see hooked up images). We have been effectively acquired and represented by Ballaion, Carry, Samantha and Dr. Morgan who joined us for the day.
Because the second largest member of ICUF, Keiser University really stood out early within the months-long scholar advocacy marketing campaign. We’re the one establishment with three 2019 Fellows chosen, the Flagship campus served as a number web site for the annual Fellows Orientation, and we have been in a position to meet with members of the legislature in management to have fun the efforts you make on daily basis on behalf of all 20,000 University students.
It stays an thrilling time to be a Keiser University Seahawk!
Chancellor Arthur Keiser, Ph.D.