Marcus Nicolas moved from Atlanta, Georgia, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Media Arts from Clark-Atlanta University, to Tallahassee, Florida to purse a Masters of Fine Arts from the Florida State University Film School. While studying professional writing at the Film School, Marcus found his passion in teaching. Shortly after graduating with an M.F.A from Florida State, Marcus began teaching at Amos P. Godby high school in Tallahassee, Florida. While at Godby, Marcus earned a Master’s of Education Leadership and Policy Studies. Later, he moved to Tallahassee Community College and taught English and Literature courses before accepting a position at the College as the Associate Dean of Academic Partnership and College Success.
Marcus currently sits on the Leon County Sheriffs Citizen Advisory Council, the Southern Shakespeare Company Board of Directors, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors.