Alumna and Seminole State College President Ann McGee Presented with Chief Executive Leadership Award

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Florida State alumna Ann McGee (B.A. ’70, M.A. ’71) found her calling as a public speaker as soon as she competed in her first speech tournament with the FSU Debate Team. She has been able to utilize her speech-giving skills and her degrees in Communication as the President of Seminole State College. She explains, “When I[…] »

Alum Giselle Bodden Utilizes Media Production Degree as Media Planner at Discovery Communications


Giselle Bodden (B.A. ’12) has used her degree in a myriad of areas throughout the media industry from Los Angeles to Miami. She walked onto the Florida State campus with a variety of interests, but found that she particularly enjoyed the creative process of writing, shooting and editing a film. She explains, “Growing up, I was always fascinated[…] »

Alumna Amanda Green Improves Communities as Associate Director of Healthy Schools Program

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Amanda Green (B.A. Media Studies, ’00) has used her experience at Florida State to help pave the way for a career dedicated to public service. While at FSU, she enjoyed serving the community as a member of national service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. After graduating, she accepted a job coordinating service projects as the Assistant Program Director (APD) with AmeriCorps*NCCC. It[…] »

iSchool Professor Melissa Gross Publishes New Book

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iSchool professor Melissa Gross recently published her new book, 5 Steps of Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation for Public Libraries. Co-authored with Cindy Mediavilla and Virginia A. Walter, the book is intended to help librarians conduct solid community assessments and integrate outcome-based planning and evaluation (OBPE) into their work. Gross shares, “My co-authors and I recognized[…] »

20 Questions with Lorri Mon


What was your first job? I had a newspaper delivery route as a kid. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it? Keep It Moving! My Life on the Road Where did you grow up? Moving around a lot, but mainly Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area) What is your[…] »

SCSD Students and Faculty Prepare for 2016 Help Guatemala Hear Mission Trip


This March, Selena Snowden and a group of undergraduate Communication Science and Disorders students will travel to Guatemala for the second Help Guatemala Hear mission trip. The team will provide much-needed hearing services and hearing aids to the country’s impoverished communities where this kind of assistance is severely needed. The group will serve through Porch[…] »

CCI Hosts Spring 2016 Career Fair


The College of Communication & Information hosted its bi-annual career fair this past February 2. Dozens of local and national companies attended in search of talented interns and employees in the fields of communication, public relations, advertising, social media, digital media production, information technology, information security, web development and more. Donned in business professional attire[…] »