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Opel’s documentary awarded for excellence

October 23, 2014

Andy Opel, School of Communication Professor & Director of the Digital Media Production Program, has spent the last decade working on Preempting Dissent in one way or another. Both a book and award-winning documentary, Preempting Dissent follows the altering of public space since the advent of new policing strategies developed after the Seattle WTO Protests […]

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Meet the iSchool at ASIS&T 2014

October 23, 2014

Are you attending ASIS&T 2014?   Join us October 31-November 5 in Seattle, Washington for the 77th  ASIS&T Annual Meeting – Connecting Collections, Cultures, and Communities.  Here’s where you can find  FSU iSchool faculty, staff, students and alumni at ASIS&T!   SUNDAY, November 2   3:30pm-5pm Youth I (Panel) Youth Beyond Borders: Methodological Challenges in Youth […]

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SCSD Student Tatiana Perez Brings “Let it Go” to Life for Hearing Impaired

October 22, 2014
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SCSD Student, Tatiana Nicole Perez is a motivated student, using what she learns in the classroom to change the lives of those around her. “I was motivated to study to become speech pathologist because I love to help others, and I had a family member that underwent speech therapy,” said Tatiana. “I love to see […]

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COMM alumna leads Firehouse Subs as VP of Communications

October 22, 2014
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Cecily Sorensen set foot on Florida State University‘s campus in 1995 when she started her undergraduate career. “Some of the best years of my life were at FSU,” she remembers. “Both socially and scholastically.” Cecily wasn’t 100% sure what she wanted to pursue, initially electing English as her major. Eventually, she found the field of […]

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FSU Forensics Team Continues Tradition of Success in 2014

October 22, 2014
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This fall, the oldest student activity on campus persists with its rich history of competitive success, dating back to 1800. The Forensics Program at FSU attended three competitions and earned a total of 51 awards and distinctions. Highest honors go to: In the Tallahassee Community College Capital Classic in Tallahassee, FL., Zach Bess-Lima, Tournament Champion […]

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SCSD’s MacPherson awarded $10,000 for Parkinson Disease Research

October 22, 2014
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a national association for Communication Science and Disorders, boasting 173,000+ members and affiliates across the country. The Association’s high standards and outstanding contributions make it’s recognition a high honor. Megan MacPherson, an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, is no stranger to ASHA recognition. Earlier this […]

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Meet iSchool alumnus: Andrew Bertino

October 21, 2014
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If you’ve played a video game in the last decade, there’s a good chance it was developed by Electronic Arts (EA). The video game mega-company is famous for games like Battlefield, NFL Madden, Mass Effect, and The Sims. One of the companies subsidiaries, EA Tiburon, is located in Orlando, Florida. Originally ‘Tiburon Entertainment,’ EA acquired […]

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Dr Koontz receives award

October 17, 2014

Congrats to Dr. Christie Koontz  who was selected as the recipient of the 2013- 2014 Distance Learning Award for Excellence in Online Course Design. The Distance Learning Award for Excellence in Online Course Design recognizes new or newly redesigned online courses that exhibit quality design as measured by the Quality Matters™ rubric, which includes review of […]

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Bruker’s Heirloom & Chase Showcased

October 16, 2014

Malia Bruker, alumna and Assistant Professor at the School of Communication, teaches media production. What makes Bruker an invaluable piece of Florida State’s faculty is her real world experience. Bruker is a documentary filmmaker and editor, with her films Heirloom, Chase, Let’s Dance, and Spectrum. Two of those films, Heirloom and Chase, have been recently recognized. Heirloom, which follows […]

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