Staff Accolades


Presentations, Conferences and Exhibits

Sarah Butler

University Housing

March 2023: Was elected to serve as the Director of Communications for the Southeastern Association of Housing Officers. Sarah also presented "Effectively Adapting in a World of Change" at the Southeastern Association of Housing Officers Annual Conference.

Alice Maxwell, Alycia Malicz and Emma Massaglia

Division of Student Affairs Marketing and Communications Office

February 2023: Selected to present "A Welcomed Approach to a Collaborative Marketing Campaign: Hello FSU!" at the CASE District III Annual Conference in Atlanta.

Dylan Fields

Student Conduct and Community Standards

February 2023: Represented Florida State University as a Graduate Intern for the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV) 2023 Central Conference.


Brittany Mueller

Campus Recreation

February 2023: Served as the Assistant Director for the Unified Tournament for NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation.

Shelley Ducatt, Ph.D.

Department of Student Support and Transitions

December 2022: Elected as the President of the National Association of ADA Coordinators. This association brings together professionals, providing a forum for the most up-to-date information on ADA issues, strategies and solutions, and enforcement.

Joi N. Phillips, Ph.D.

Center for Leadership & Social Change

December 2022: Selected to the American Council on Education’s Women’s Leadership Mentoring Program. As part of the strategy to increase the number and diversity of women serving in executive-level positions at institutions and on governing boards, the American Council on Education designed this program to support and advance women through their careers in higher education.

Honors and Awards

Lucy Rodriguez

Student Affairs Panama City Campus

January 2023: Graduated with honors, Master of Science in Corporate & Public Communication from FSU Panama City

Brittany Devies

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

January 2023: was inducted to the American Association of Colleges and Universities’ Future Leaders Society.

Kelly Clark, M.A. and M.B.A.

University Housing

January 2023: presented at the Florida Housing Officers State Conference and won "Best of Florida" for her program: "I got skills, they're multiplying: How to create a competency-based employment model for student staff". Kelly will represent FSU and the state of Florida with the presentation at the regional Southeastern Association of Housing Officers Conference in February. This is the third time in the past four years Kelly has won this award.

Anissa Ford

Career Center

December 2022: Received the New Professional Award at the Southern Association of Colleges and Employers Conference. This award recognizes “future leaders” within the association who have demonstrated significant contributions to the career services and/or recruitment profession


December 2022: University Housing FSU Childcare & Early Learning Program was awarded the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant to cover costs of tuition for student families and to offset some expenses for the center. It is a 4-year award of $1,353,400 each year for a total $5,413,600.

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