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Chancellor for a Day

Chancellor For A Day Program

Apply Now For A Great Leadership Experience

Open to Graduate and Undergraduate Students Enrolled at FSU

You will be “Chancellor for a Day” and participate in all of the activities and meetings scheduled for Chancellor James A. Anderson. The main goals of the program are to: 1.) give students an opportunity to be a part of the administrative process; 2.) emphasize the role of the student in the university; 3.) give students experience in the decision making process; and 4.) enable students to gain some understanding of the leadership skills required for managing a multifaceted organization and the synergy required for operating as a whole.

Students interested in being selected must submit a completed Chancellor for a Day Application Form. Fill in the information as requested and email all applications to

Applications will initially be reviewed for the Chancellor by the Selection Committee, which is comprised of students, faculty, staff, and representatives from the Student Government Association and the Chancellor’s Office. Notification of acceptance will be sent from the Chancellor’s Office.

Adonia Williams

Chancellor for a Day February 15, 2017

Chancellor for a Day - Adonia Williams

Adonia Williams is a senior majoring in Political Science with double minors in Criminal Justice and Chinese Language and Culture. She is a scholar, researcher, leader and mentor. She maintains her standing on the Chancellor's List, is a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, a FoodLion/Delhaize America Scholar, a member of the Honors Club, and competes with the Honda Campus All Stars team.

Research and scholarly activities include participating in the Annual McNair Scholar Summer Conference and Symposium at the University of Buffalo, the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) JD Law School Forum, the FSU Research Symposium, the NC Political Science Association Conference, and the FSU award winning team for the North Carolina Consortium for International and Intercultural Education Model United Nations.

Adonia serves as Miss Black and Gold 2016-2017 and was named Undergraduate Student of the Year for Chinese Language and Culture. She is a member of the Judicial Board, a member of the Pre-Law Society, the Global Community Planning Committee, and the Thurgood Marshal College Fund Leadership Institute.

As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. (2nd Vice President) she endeavors to exemplify its principles of scholarship, community service, sisterhood, and finer womanhood. On campus she serves as a member of Bronco Women and off campus she is devoted to helping others through her services in Christian leadership and feeding the homeless at Manna Church.

Adonia Williams is preparing for her career goal as a Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President of the United States and /Ambassador to the United Nations.  She has studied abroad in Beijing, China at the University of Science and Technology and has proficiency in different languages. By being Chancellor for a day, Adonia wants "to continue to glean and learn how to become a world changer" just like the Chancellor, "for he has been a great example of leadership in my life."

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