Dr. Bill Means
“Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere.” – MLK
Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Means brings 30 years of experience in the career development profession. Prior organizations worked include Queens University of Charlotte, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, INROADS/Charlotte, Delaware State University, and Old Dominion University. Dr. Means attended Fisk University, Duke University, and has earned a B.S. in Psychology from Tennessee State University, a M.A. in Adult Education from North Carolina A&T, and an EdD in Higher Education Leadership from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Dr. Means oversees Employer Relations, Strategic Planning, Team Development and Supervision, Budget Management, and Campus Relationships.
He enjoys traveling, watching movies, and college basketball.
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi
Marie Smallwood is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management with a concentration in Human Resources and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration. She has a strong passion for helping students discover their greatest potential and assisting them in having “light bulb moments”.
Ms. Smallwood oversees the CPD Center’s Marketing and Branding as well as the liaison for the FAMU College of Education, College of Law, and School of Graduate Studies and Research.
When she is not working hard assisting students, you may find her hanging with her sister, decorating, or doing Zumba!
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Colleges/SchoolsEducationGraduate Studies & ResearchLaw
“11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” – Jeremiah 29:11
Antonio “Elijah” Hundley Jr. is a graduate of Valdosta State University and The Ramp School of Ministry, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and a diploma in Ministry and Leadership. Currently, he is pursuing his Masters in Higher Education Leadership at Valdosta State University. Being a trailblazer, in his family, community, and region, Antonio has a desire to see students break stigmas, stereotypes, and limitations through his servant leadership style.
Antonio is a Career Specialist liaison to FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and FAMU’s College of Science and Technology.
Antonio enjoys walking by water; rivers, lakes, beaches, going to theme parks, indoor skydiving, top golf, and watching movies with a shocking plot twist. Also, he enjoys traveling and ministering/preaching the gospel.
Colleges/SchoolsEngineeringScience and Technology
GroupsVeterans and Military Affairs
” Nothing will work unless you do.” -Maya Angelou
Ashley Williams is a two-time graduate of Florida A&M University; she received a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications with a concentration in Photography and a Master of Applied Social Sciences with a concentration in Public Administration. She has a strong passion for helping students who want to learn and help themselves.
Ms. Williams is the liaison for the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, College of Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities, and School of the Environment.
During her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends/family, baking, and watching tv/movies.
Colleges/SchoolsAgriculture and Food ScienceEnvironmentSocial Sciences, Arts, and Humanities
“Life is like a camera. Focus on what’s important. Capture the good times. And if things don’t work out, just take another shot”. and “remember all things work together for the good”. Ziad K. Abdelnour, Romans 8:28
Charlene K. Howard also known as Chogo is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Science with a concentration in Sociology & Public Administration with a Minor in Psychology and a Master of Science in Social Science with a concentration in Political Science. She is a Certified Life Coach from the Institute of Orange County (ICF approved). She continues her graduate studies at Regent University in the Strategic Leadership & Consulting Doctoral Program. She is passionate about the lives of others and transformative thinking and leadership. Thinking outside the box.
Charlene currently serves as the Internship Coordinator within the FAMU Career and Professional Development Center.
She loves great conversation, enjoys spending time with self while binge streaming TV Shows, self-care, reading, meditation, spending time with her kids, working with her collegiate ministry, volunteering at her church and sorority, counseling, ministering, and preaching the gospel.
Employer Relations Coordinator
“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance — and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” Oprah Winfrey
Kindrea Hill is a proud graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University School of Journalism. As an Alumni of the University Kindrea takes pride in making sure that she is building relationships with employers who will offer students opportunities that will propel them to the next level in their career.
She is the Employer Relations Coordinator within the FAMU Career and Professional Development Center and the liaison for the School of Journalism.
Colleges/SchoolsJournalism and Graphic Communication
“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.” Marian Wright Edelman
A native of Quincy, Mia is a graduate of Florida A&M University and the University of Phoenix, where she received her B.S. Psychology and M.S. in Organizational/ Industrial Psychology. Mia’s experience in working with high school youth and college young adults in the areas of professional development spans 5 years in preparing them to enter today’s workforce.
Ms. Zeigler serves as the liaison to the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences-Institution of Public Health, School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Housing Department, and CeDAR.
In her spare time, Mia enjoys reading, meditating, and spending time with her family as well as being a tireless volunteer for causes that are important in everyone’s lives.
Colleges/SchoolsAllied Health SciencesNursingPharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
GroupsCenter for Disability and Resources (CeDAR)Rattlers RISE
“Do to others as you would have them do to you.”– Luke 6:31
Sean A. Collins is a graduate of the Florida State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Social Science with an emphasis in Economics and Sociology. He has a strong passion to help everyone with career success and life goals.
Mr. Collins is the liaison to the School of Business and Industry and School of Architecture and Engineering Technology.
When he is not working with FAMULY, you will find him enjoying music, watching football, traveling abroad, and spending time with family and friends. He also loves the Caribbean lifestyle on the beaches of Jamaica and Dominican Republic.
Colleges/SchoolsArchitecture and Engineering TechnologyBusiness and IndustryEngineeringScience and Technology
“Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals” Michelle Obama
Leola is a graduate of Jefferson High School, Monticello, Florida, Sullivan and Cogliano of Miami Gardens, and now a Sophomore at Tallahassee Community College with a major in Help Desk/Technical Support. She has a knack for helping students achieve their highest potential in whatever way possible. Working at FAMU was one of my dream jobs and she says that she is blessed to be here.
Leola is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the department and oversee all administrative duties in the office.
When she is not at work, Leola likes hanging out with her grandchildren and watching them develop into young men and women. She also likes working with her brother doing his BBQ business. Even though it is tiring, she loves that she gets to see a lot of happy customers with huge smiles.