This week’s student spotlight is on Kwangchol Choe! Kwangchol Choe is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Global Strategic Communication with the Department of Humanities and Communication. As an international student from South Korea, he brings a different perspective to class and can provide industry examples of how communication is essential to success in the global business environment.
Do you have any awards, honors, or accomplishments you’d like to share?
I was honored the model employee in my company (Samsung electronics) in 2009 and 2012.
Are you a member of any student organizations? If so, which ones, and what is your capacity?
I am a member of Korean Student Association in FIT
Do you have any special talents or hobbies?
I like enjoying golf. I am a middle 90 player now but I’ll be a single handy player within a year.
I have a talent for billiards, but not pocket ball.
What is your favorite Florida Tech memory?
Everything here is valuable experience in my life. Time goes so fast!!
What has been your favorite class at Florida Tech?
I love all faculty members in my department. Strategic Communication with Dr. Sohn and Communication Theory with Dr. Edwards are my most favorite classes for me.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I spend most of my free time with my family. I like to hang out with my family and travel, and playing golf with my friends the rest of time.
If I could live in another time, I would live in…
I would like Ancient Asia, especially China or Korea, because I want to live like an emperor just once.
My favorite book is…
Bible…nothing to speak of..but, I’m not a devout Christian.
The last movie that I saw (and enjoyed!) was…
Slumdog Millionaire on YouTube..It was awesome!!
What advice do you have for fellow students?
As a life senior to not the whole, “No sweets without sweat, except for one who saved the country in a previous existence.”
What career do you hope to pursue after FIT?
I’m a current employee of my company [Samsung] but I want be an expert for PR person related to my career (patent expert) out of my company if given the chance in the U.S. later.