Sera S.

Team Member at Florida Southern College

Class of 2024

Hometown: Duck, NC

Major: Art History and Museum Studies

Minor: Studio Art

Why Florida Southern?

The community fostered at FSC is absolutely unmatched. People are kind, intentional, and gently force me to grow into the person I’ve always wanted to be. They remind me that whomever that is, I can live it. In addition to a loving class, I also fell in love with the dedicated programs and passionate staff. I will never forget my first conversation with my future advisor and Professor, Dr. Rich: “you can be absolutely anything!”

What has been your favorite class?

My favorite class has been Approaches to Art History with Dr. Carter. An atypical art history class, the conversations held and questions considered in this course deeply challenge my curious mind, and contribute to a better understanding of not only my other art historical endeavors, but also ways by which I want to live my life.

What is your favorite FSC memory?

The first week of my first semester, I challenged myself to say “yes” to as many social opportunities as possible. This small commitment brought some of my closest friends into my life, forging relationships never to be forgotten. This manifested beauty from such a challenge is my favorite FSC memory.

In my spare time I like to...

In my spare time, I like to spend time at the Wellness Center working out, participating, and teaching group exercise classes, as well as knocking out some homework at Tutu’s with an iced tea and fruit cup, and exploring the retro city of Lakeland with my sweet friends!

I'm passionate about...

supporting my community and loving well physical and mental wellness theatre arts (musical theatre) musical arts (violin and ukulele and voice) visual arts (painting)

I'm involved with...

Journal of Art History and Museum Studies at Florida Southern College Co-Editor and Executive Polk Museum of Art Virtual and In-Person Student Docent Art Appreciation Club Executive Polk Museum of Art Intern southern ambassador HWC Group Exercise Instructor Museum Ambassadors Program
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