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”

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”

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”

Looking Forward: My plans for graduation and after

Alexander Blanchette is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at StarterStudio in Orlando, FL. With the summer coming to an end and fall rapidly approaching, I have been revisiting my goals before graduation. With only two semesters left, I want to make sure I spend my time as efficiently as possible. To that end, IContinue reading “Looking Forward: My plans for graduation and after”

Nohemi: Growing within My Internship

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my 8th week interning for StarterStudio has come to an end, I can reflect back and acknowledge that I have indeed enhanced and gained many valuable skills thus far. For instance, two skills that I have developed throughout this experience is definitely writing and socialContinue reading “Nohemi: Growing within My Internship”