“When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”
– Audre Lorde
Vanessa is proud graduate of Florida A&M University, where she earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Healthcare Administration. With a background in health care operations, higher education, and state government administration, she has developed deep insight and understanding of human motivation. Through resume writing, interview preparation, and job searching assistance, she has helped hundreds of students identify career paths toward economic mobility.
Ms. Chatman is responsible for the training and supervision of the Career Specialists that assist the 14 colleges/schools, classroom presentations and workshops, assisting with employer relations, marketing, and implementing major events.
She serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for FloridaACE. She is pursuing a Doctorate in Education at Florida Southern College. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling.
Colleges/SchoolsGraduate Studies & ResearchLaw
Employer Relations Coordinator
“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 Employer Relations Coordinator.
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.
Experiential Learning Coordinator
“Did I not say to you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”– John 11:40
William Kornegay is a graduate of The Florida State University, where he received both a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Mass Communications. He also matriculated at The University of Florida and earned a Master of Education in Student Personnel in Higher Education. He has a strong passion for helping students connect with employers and occupations that meet their professional, personal, and financial needs.
Mr. Kornegay serves as the Experiential Learning Coordinator for the Career and Professional Development Center, where he aids students in identifying and obtaining internships, co-ops, clinicals, etc. that will help them gain the necessary skills needed in their career field.
When he is not working hard assisting students, you may find him buying baby clothing and infant items for his pregnancy ministry, Heaven For Bibs and Wipes or greeting cards to send his niece. William is also a Child Welfare Advocate and Lighthouse Children’s Home “Adopt a Teen” program sponsor.
Sr. Career Specialist
“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 Journalism and Graphic Communication.
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/SchoolsBusiness and IndustryJournalism and Graphic Communication
GroupsStudent Organizations & Student Presentation Request
“I believe everyone in the world is born with genius-level talent. Apply yourself to whatever you’re genius at, and you can do anything in the world.” – Shawn “Jay Z” Carter
Nicholas “Nick” Freeman is a two-time graduate of Florida A&M University, where he received both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Business Administration. He thrives on helping others and always attempts to be a voice of reason to those around them.
Mr. Freeman acts as the liaison for the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, College of Science & Technology, and School of Architecture & Engineering Technology. He is also responsible for marketing and branding efforts within the CPD Center.
When he is not working and assisting fellow Rattlers, you may find him participating in music activities and enjoying quality time with family and friends.
Colleges/SchoolsArchitecture and Engineering TechnologyEngineeringScience and Technology
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13
Ms. Fennell serves as the School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health.
In her leisure time, she loves to shop, travel and spend time with her family and friends
Colleges/SchoolsAllied Health SciencesNursingPharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Career Specialist - Graduate Assistant
“There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return.” Nelson Mandela
Beatrice received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University for Development Studies (ReCAS Campus), Ghana. She is currently studying for her master’s degree in the clinical mental health counseling program, specializing in the school counseling track at Florida A&M University. She always wants to help put smiles on the faces of others especially those who give up in life. She stands for helping those in need to assist them to succeed in life.
Beatrice is the liaison for the College of Pharmacy & Pharmacuetical Sciences, Institute of Public Health, School of Allied Health Sciences, and School of Nursing.
In her leisure time, she loves to always spend quality time with her family, watching soccer and swimming.
Colleges/SchoolsEnvironmentSocial Sciences, Arts, and Humanities
“The only limitations one has, are the ones they place on themselves!” – Muhammad Ali
Kacy Harvey is a graduate of Florida A&M University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor History. She has a strong passion for helping students discover their greatest potential and interests.
Ms. Harvey is the liaison for the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences and the College of Education.
When she is not working hard assisting students, you may find her spending time with her daughter or traveling.
Colleges/SchoolsAgriculture and Food ScienceEducation
GroupsVeterans and Military Affairs
“Hold the vision, trust the process.” – Unknown
Latice Johnson graduated from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She has self-published 5 inspirational poetry books and believes that everyone is inspired by something. She is a self-care enthusiast and advocates that “you should be you on purpose”. Therefore, she aspires to inspire with purpose by giving nothing but the best to students and anyone the crosses he path, because “it is not not about what you do but why you do it”.
Ms. Johnson is the liaison to the College of Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities and the School of the Environment.
She enjoys spending quality time with her son, family, and friends. You may find her dancing, writing, reading, listening to jazz, or participating in adventurous activities as her form of self-care.