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Freshman Leadership Institute

 

 

Our Team and Contact info

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name:
Melissa Calil
Position: Director
Classification: Sophomore
Email Contact: fsufreshmanleadershipinstitute@gmail.com / mmc17b@my.fsu.edu

 

Bio: Melissa Calil is a sophomore from Miami, Florida majoring in Social Science Education. After graduating, she aspires to work for a better education system in America by studying educational leadership and policy while teaching in the public-school system. Melissa is inspired to one day become the Secretary of Education of the United States after learning from her engagement in her career journey. As a college student, Melissa enjoys exploring unique places in the Tallahassee area, participating in diverse campus events and service, and upholding her dedication to Seminole school spirit. She also takes great pride in her authentic Spotify playlists and extensive knowledge in conspiracy theories. As director, Melissa is looking forward to help pave the way for participants’ journeys at Florida State and is determined to help them find their passion on campus!

 

Campus Involvement:
Hispanic/Latinx Student Union
PeaceJam Southeast
Leadership Studies Certificate Program
Dominican Student Association

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name:
Emma Jo McAuliffe
Position: Assistant Director
Classification: Sophomore
Email Contact: erm16f@my.fsu.edu

Bio: Emma Jo is a Tallahassee native, happily holding on to the lifelong Florida State pride! She is double majoring in Business Management and Psychology with the goal of becoming a consultant. She is heavily involved with The Power of We, Alpha Phi Sorority, and is always looking for new amazing clubs to further inspire and enlighten her. She enjoys “jamming on her planner”, as well as running, dancing badly, and butchering any Beyoncé song. You can find her reading a book about how to improve herself while eating the vegan goods at Sweet Pea night or day. She cannot wait to meet the new freshman leaders and see all the amazing things they will accomplish!

 

Campus Involvement:
The Power of We
Alpha Phi Sorority

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name:
Kristian Diaz
Position: Facilitator of Administration
Classification: Sophomore
Email Contact: kjd16c@my.fsu.edu

Bio: Kristian Diaz is a sophomore at Florida State University from Miami, Florida, double majoring in Mass Media Communications and Political Science. Post-graduation, he intends on pursuing a Master's Degree in Communications and then going to law school. His passions are helping women and youth in low-income communities. With his degree, he plans on working with campaigns to elect ethical politicians who believe in equality and inclusivity. Kristian likes to spend quality time with his friends and going on adventures. Kristian also enjoys watching shows, such as Scandal, and listening to SZA or Beyoncé on his walk to class or meetings. As Facilitator of Administration, Kristian hopes to mentor youth and help facilitate their growth as a leader on campus, in order to work together towards creating a more diverse and inclusive campus.

Campus Involvement:
Hispanic/Latinx Student Union
Pride Student Union
PeaceJam Southeast
Student Government Association


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name:
Syrah Khan
Position: Facilitator of Operations
Classification: Sophomore
Email Contact: sek16c@my.fsu.edu

 

Bio: Syrah Khan is a sophomore from Orlando, Florida majoring in Political Science and minoring in General Business. After graduation Syrah aspires to attend law school in Washington D.C. and become a trial lawyer. Then soon after, become a judge and work her way up to be on the bench of the Supreme Court of the United States. Back home Syrah loves to go to Disney Springs with her friends and spend time with her family in Florida and Michigan. When Syrah is not busy with school work she loves to listen to Halsey and eat Chipotle. She participated in the Freshman Leadership Institute during the Fall 2017 session and cannot wait to be back as a facilitator for the Fall 2018 session. Syrah is most excited to give freshmen a home away from home here at Florida State.
 

Campus Involvement:
Noles Engaged in Politics
InternatioNole
Phi Eta Sigma
Pre-Law Society

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name:
Logan Grutchfield
Position: Facilitator of Mentors
Classification: Sophomore
Email Contact: lsg16@my.fsu.edu

 

Bio: Logan Grutchfield is a sophomore and third-generation Seminole from Clearwater, Florida majoring in Political Science with aspirations of attending law school. Logan is also a referee for softball and other sports with FSU Intramural Sports. Outside of campus involvement, Logan enjoys cheering on Florida State and Tampa Bay sports teams and is an avid sports memorabilia collector. He also enjoys exercising, traveling, relaxing with friends, and laughing at his favorite shows on Netflix. As a facilitator, Logan is so excited to meet and work with incoming freshman leaders and to watch them grow!

 

Campus Involvement:
FSU Campus Recreation
LeaderShape
FSU International Programs

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name:
Hannah Primozic
Position: Facilitator of Activities
Classification: Sophomore
Email Contact: hpp16b@my.fsu.edu

 

Bio: Hannah Primozic is a sophomore from West Palm Beach, Florida studying Criminology with a minor in Law & Society. Hannah plans on attending law school after graduation with aspirations to become a State Attorney. Outside of the classroom, she loves to support the Florida State athletics teams and spending time with friends. Her favorite TV shows are Law and Order: SVU and How to Get Away with Murder. Hannah participated in Freshman Leadership during the Fall of 2017 and is looking forward to being a facilitator in the Fall of 2018. She is excited to help provide the next class with involvement opportunities as well as fostering their growth and leadership skills.

 

Campus Involvement:
Lambda Alpha Epsilon  
Pre-Law Society
Phi Eta Sigma
Intramural Sports
Degree in 3

 

 

 


 

 

 

SGA Assistant Director: Carolyn Harris
cjharris@admin.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4850

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at fsufreshmanleadershipinstitute@gmail.com