Pasco-Hernando State College recently named Timothy K. Moore, PHSC class of 2010, as its 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Moore was honored at the collegewide annual Student Activities and Distinguished Alumni Award Recognition Ceremony held on Friday, April 22 at the West Campus in New Port Richey.
Moore is the founder and CEO of Diamond View Studios, Inc., in Tampa—a Tampa Bay Business Journal Best Place to Work in Tampa Bay and one of the fastest growing video companies in Florida, growing in sales from $0 to $5 million in five years. While building his video portfolio, Moore received an Associate in Arts degree from Pasco-Hernando State College in 2010 and transferred to the University of South Florida, Tampa, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing in 2012.
As a PHSC student, Moore received 1st Place Digital Video Production in the National Phi Beta Lambda competition. Since, he has received numerous industry awards including a Gold Addy, several Telly awards; Best Film at the 48 Hour Film Project of Tampa/St. Pete; and more. In 2015, he was a nominee for the Leroy Collins Distinguished Alumni Rising Star Award in a program hosted by the Association of Florida Colleges.
Moore is an active PHSC alumnus, participating in student leadership retreats, speaking to future student business leaders and sharing his entrepreneurial experiences, passion for his work. His inspirational message reminds students to work hard, take chances and dream big. “Tim has provided many hours of service to the College as his way of showing appreciation—remembering where his journey began,” said Tim Beard, Ph.D., PHSC president.
Moore joins 2015 recipient Rebecca Young (’84); 2014 recipient Diana Mattox (’88), 2013 recipient Gerrie Bishop (’81), 2012 Jay Forry (’94), 2011 recipient Anita Cruz (’84), 2010 recipient Kurt Browning (’78), and 2009 recipient Lucy Morgan (’75) as PHSC’s honored distinguished alumni.
Photo Caption: from left: Bob Bade, Ed.D., PHSC vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, with 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Tim Moore. Photo by Erik Stellmach with Event MugShots.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.