CCI Professor Art Raney Awarded FSU’s Most Prestigious Teaching Honor

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The College of Communication and Information‘s Dr. Arthur A. Raney, our James E. Kirk Professor of Communication, is the recent recipient of Florida State University’s most prestigious honor for teaching, the 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award. The award represents the culmination of sustained excellence in teaching, with recipients required to have also received a University Teaching Award[…] »

Meet Advertising Student Lexi Smith

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Meet Lexi, junior in the Advertising program, world traveler and graphic designer. The Basics Name: Lexi Smith Degree: Bachelor’s in Advertising Anticipated Graduation: 2018 Hometown: Alpharetta, GA Meet Lexi Who do you admire and why? Barby Moro, she’s my boss at the Southern Scholarship Foundation. I have never met someone with so much positive energy, integrity, and passion for serving her[…] »

Jennifer Proffitt Awarded 2017 NEA Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize

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College of Communication and Information researcher and professor, Dr. Jennifer Proffitt recently received the 2017 National Education Association’s Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize for co-authoring the article, “Preventing Violence or Promulgating Fear? ALEC, the NRA, and Guns on Campus.” Dr. Proffitt and UNF’s John Wesley White authored the article which appears[…] »

CCI’s Arrowhead Advertising Team Wins Districts at the National Student Advertising Competition

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Florida State University’s competitive Advertising Team – Arrowhead took home the 1st place prize at the district level of competition in this year’s National Student Advertising Competition! The student organization is a special branch of the Ad Club that resides within the College of Communications and Information at Florida State. With their first place prize,[…] »

CCI Study Reveals Hispanic Females Least Happy with Body Image

A study conducted at the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (the Center) at Florida State University concluded that Hispanic females are more dissatisfied with their bodies than any other ethnicity. Dr. Sindy Chapa, director of the Center, Dr. Felicia F. Jordan Jackson, Dr. Jaejin Lee and Dr. Kimberly A. Davis conducted the study to discover[…] »

Houck and Students Roadtrip to the Mississippi Delta and Civil Rights Landmarks

Davis Houck, professor in the School of Communication, has been at Florida State University for over seventeen years, researching the history of the civil rights movement and how the civil rights movement moved. A large part of the movement happened in the Mississippi Delta, what Houck calls “the most southern place on earth”. To better understand the history,[…] »

Meet Rona Akbari, Digital Media Production Student

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Meet Rona, graduating senior in the Digital Media Production program, co-editor of satire Eggplant. The Basics Name: Rona K. Akbari Degree: Bachelor’s in Digital Media Production Anticipated Graduation: May 2017 Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Meet Rona Who do you admire and why? My team at The Eggplant. They are the funniest, smartest and kindest group of leaders I know and if I’m away from[…] »