Name: Alexandria Collins
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fl
HC FAMU: So you are the SGA Director of Communications, can you tell me more about the aspects of your job?
AC: As SGA Director of Communication my team and I publicize events for Student Government and the university. We bridge the gap between SGA and the student body; we keep the student body informed on politics, current issues that may affect them and things that expand their minds.
HC FAMU: What are some things that have been improved since you gain this position?
AC: The communication, we have done more events collaborating with the many organizations on campus. We started using social media more; video post, Twitter, Facebook and through traditional media. Also we use the SGA Correspondents, a branch off of the communications division.
HC FAMU: What do you like about being SGA Director of Communications?
AC: I like the creativity, being able to create ideas and events are fun! I enjoy the flexibility because the work can be done at home, as a senator the work was only done on campus. I like that I’m able to get the work done where ever.
HC FAMU: What else are you involved in on campus?
AC: Well I am the advisor for the SGA Correspondents, National Association of Black Journalist, Pi Sigma Theta National Honor Society and a mentor for the Big Sister, Little Sister.
HC FAMU: What provoked you to attend FAMU?
AC: Hmmm…interesting story at first wanted to attend The Julliard School before I realized tuition was too high. After that I didn’t look at any other schools but FSU and FAMU. FAMU offered me a scholarship so I took the opportunity and I am with FSU film and acted in a few of their films.
HC FAMU: What are some future goals you have for yourself?
AC: To continue to pursue acting, have a non-profit organize, community activist, motivational speaker & life motivator.
HC FAMU: What do you like to do for fun?
AC: I like going to art exhibitions, doing arts & crafts, writing poetry, singing, dancing, hanging with friends, bike riding or any thing that forces to think! A lot of times we get wrapped up in day-to-day work and never really have that ”me” time.
HC FAMU: Tell me an interesting fact about yourself?
AC: I can free hand draw just about anything!
HC FAMU: Do you have any hobbies?
AC: Writing fictional short stories.