Meet Kristin Bass-Petersen

The Basics Name: Kristin Bass-Petersen Degree: Master’s in Media & Communication Studies Graduation Year: 2010 Hometown: Santiago, Chile Current City: Tallahassee, FL Job: VP Digital Media Services, The Pod Advertising   Meet Kristin Who do you admire and why? My husband for living so far from his family and culture, and somehow managing to put up with the[…] »

Recent Comm School Grad Employed at Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce

The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomed recent School of Communication grad, Courtney Calhoun, as their Marketing and Communications Coordinator in January. Courtney graduated with a Bachelor’s in Media/Communication Studies in the Summer of 2017, and after interning with the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce during the Summer of 2016, Courtney was offered[…] »

Michael Bane: Innovator of Hip Hop and iSchool Alum

Tallahassee native, Michael Bane, earned his Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology at FSU’s iSchool back in 2010 . Since then, he has used both his knowledge in technology and passion in music in his every day life. He now lives in Nashville, TN, working as a Systems Support Engineer for LifeWay Christian Resources. “I work[…] »

Comm Disorders Professor, Hugh Catts, Joins Harvard, MIT on $30M ‘Reach Every Reader’ Project

School of Communication Science and Disorders Director and Professor, Hugh Catts, Ph.D., joins Yaacov Petscher at the Florida Center for Reading Research to partner with the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Integrated Learning Initiative on a five-year, $30 million Reach Every Reader project. Through individualized assessment and interventions, the[…] »

iSchool Professor, Michelle Kazmer, Ph.D., is Announced as a Finalist at iConference

Once a year, researchers and experts in the field of informational studies from around the world gather to share ideas, concepts, and concerns at iConference. This year, our very own iSchool Professor, Michelle Kazmer, was announced as a finalist for the “Best Poster” award. Kazmer’s presentation was titled Perceptions and Experiences of Qualitative Open Data (PEQOD):[…] »

Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication Confirms Three New Advisory Board Members

The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication at Florida State University named Rafael Jaramillo from Emerson, Beth F. Tracy from IBM, and Isaac Muñoz from Southwest Airlines to the organization’s Advisory Board. The Center, which is part of part of the Florida State University College of Communication and Information, is dedicated to educating students and professionals[…] »

CCI Alums Giving Voice to the Speechless

Isabel Lawton and Alisha Russell are both 2013 Master’s graduates of the FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders. Together, they have co-created a program called BRAV (Brooks Rehab Alternative Voices) that works to bring speech-activating equipment to patients who are unable to speak. It all began when the two of them realized that very[…] »