Alex: Self Discovery while Working from Home

Alex Jeannite is 2020 Tech Fellows majoring in computer science and interned at Tampa Bay Wave. The take-aways from my internship with Tampa Bay Wave are actually quite interesting. It has been a journey of internal struggle and professional development, honestly. I have learned quite a bit about myself and from a professional stand point.Continue reading “Alex: Self Discovery while Working from Home”

Chris: A Summer of Improving My Business

Chris Lormeus is a 2020 Tech Fellow who is interning at Tallahassee’s Domi Station. My biggest takeaways from Domi Station was surrounding myself with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to accomplishing the goals they set out for themselves. I also learned when generating a team, it is key that you have a specialist in eachContinue reading “Chris: A Summer of Improving My Business”

Nohemi: The End of the Summer and Next Steps

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my last week at StarterStudio is coming to an end, I cannot help but realize the great experiences and individuals I have virtually encountered during the past 10 weeks. Throughout my time with StarterStudio, I have experienced many challenging and wonderful momentsContinue reading “Nohemi: The End of the Summer and Next Steps”

Dylan Psulkowski: Predictive Dynamic Simulation for Meniscal Degradation

Dylan Psulkowski is a 2020 Stephen and Ina McNichols grant winner. His project is titled “Simulating Meniscus Deterioration for Personalized Treatment” and his faculty mentor is Prof. Tarick Dickens in the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering. During the progress of developing a dynamic running simulation for the deterioration of the meniscus, I have garneredContinue reading “Dylan Psulkowski: Predictive Dynamic Simulation for Meniscal Degradation”

Samantha Politano: Analyzing Potential Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Sponge Communities

Samantha Politano is a 2020 Stephen and Ina McNichols grant winner who is majoring in Environmental Science and Policy. Her project is tentatively titled “Sponge communities in mesophotic reefs of the Gulf of Mexico before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge”. Samantha’s faculty mentor is Prof. Ian MacDonald in the Department of Earth, Ocean,Continue reading “Samantha Politano: Analyzing Potential Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Sponge Communities”

Cooper Shapiro: Sustainable Production Practices on Small-Budget Films

Cooper Shapiro is a 2020 IDEA Grant winner who is majoring in Motion Picture Arts and Production. His project is tentatively titled “Sustainable Production Practices on Small-Budget Films”. Cooper’s faculty mentor is Prof. Lisa Tripp of the College of Motion Picture Arts. My IDEA Grant project has been a learning experience to say the least.Continue reading “Cooper Shapiro: Sustainable Production Practices on Small-Budget Films”

Trystan Loustau: Moral Self-Injury and Virtual Suicidal Behavior

Trystan Loustau is a 2020 Stephen and Ina McNichols grant winner who is majoring in Pyschology. Her IDEA Grant project is tentatively titled “Moral Self-Injury and Virtual Suicidal Behavior”. Trystan’s faculty mentor is Prof. Paul Conway in the Department of Psychology. ­­­­My IDEA Grant Project aims to investigate how people’s moral minds are operating duringContinue reading “Trystan Loustau: Moral Self-Injury and Virtual Suicidal Behavior”

Nohemi: Creating a Stronger Community Virtually

Nohemi Soza is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow and is interning with Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my internship with StarterStudio is nearly coming to an end, it has been clear that building an entrepreneurial community is one of StarterStudio’s main priorities, especially during the unforeseen circumstances we face today. Through the use of daily educational programming,Continue reading “Nohemi: Creating a Stronger Community Virtually”

Alexander: The reason why a (good) incubator fosters a community

General life advice is to surround yourself with a good community regardless of what you’re doing. This is because a good community gives you and others unique opportunities to achieve success. Over the summer I have gotten to experience how StarterStudio does this mid-COVID-19. In my time as a marketing intern, I have worked onContinue reading “Alexander: The reason why a (good) incubator fosters a community”

Chris: Building Inclusive Communities at Domi

Domi Station has always had a hand in building new communities to interact with one another to help stimulate networking and relationships. These communities have made a positive impact in Leon county by generating new businesses, ideas, and relationships that have developed in collaborations. Women Wednesdays was founded to foster a diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial cultureContinue reading “Chris: Building Inclusive Communities at Domi”