Alumni Spotlights


Megan attended the Honors College from 2008-2012. She is originally from Stuart, FL, and attended Martin County High School. She concentrated in history, writing her thesis on a 1990s feminist punk movement called riot grrrl. Megan was extremely involved at the HC, serving as a Head Orientation Week Leader and Director of the Council of Student... Read More

Blake Bailey

Blake, a graduate of Ely High School in Coconut Creek, Florida, enrolled at the Honors College in the Fall of 2010. He concentrated in Neuroscience and worked as an assistant to the Florida Atlantic University Program Board, as well as interned at the Max Planck Florida Institute. Outside of class, Blake was the Program Board Coordinator his senior... Read More

Case Boeshaar

Case grew up in Damascus, Syria before moving to Florida for college. He later graduated from the Honors College in 2011, with a major in Political Science. After spending some time working in education and IT in the Palm Beach area, he decided to pursue a Master's degree. In 2016, Case graduated from Georgetown University with a Master’s in... Read More

Austin Boyle

Austin graduated from the Honor's College in 2006 with a major in Economics. He then went on the earn a PhD in Economics from Florida State University. You can find Austin today teaching economics at Penn State University. Read More

Morgan Cable

Dr. Morgan Cable is a research scientist and group supervisor in the Astrobiology and Oceans Worlds Group at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. She worked on the Cassini Mission as a Project Science Systems Engineer, and is currently working on the Europa Clipper Mission, which will visit the ocean world Europa around... Read More

Noemi Coltea

Noemi Coltea graduated from the Wilkes Honors College in 2005 with a concentration in Economics. As a student at the WHC, she was elected student body governor. Coltea went on to obtain her Master’s in Public Administration in 2009 and her Ph.D. in Adult and Community Education in 2014, both from FAU. Currently, Dr. Coltea is Chief Strategy... Read More

Gianni Croci

Gianni C. Croci came to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College after completing an International Baccalaureate Program (IB) at G-Star School of the Arts in Palm Springs, Florida. He has a dual concentration in History and Political Science. While finding a career in law is his dream goal, becoming a university professor is not far behind. Gianni... Read More

Mila Curry

Mila graduated from the Honors College in 2008 with a concentration in Psychology. In 2011, she graduated with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Miami. Read More

Michael Degani

Michael Degani graduated from the Wilkes Honors College in 2005 with a double-concentration in anthropology and philosophy and received Outstanding Thesis and Outstanding Scholar of the Year Awards. He earned his Doctorate in anthropology from Yale University in 2015, graduating with distinction. After graduating from Yale, Dr. Degani joined the... Read More

Olivia Ducram

Olivia began her freshman year attending the Harriet Wilkes Honors College. After receiving an invitation to attend Scholar’s Day, Olivia was awarded the Henry Morrison Flagler scholarship, which provides her with internship opportunities, a summer study abroad program, and the opportunity to the present her research at the Florida Collegiate... Read More