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Former iSchool professor Eliza Dresang passes away

April 24, 2014

Former Florida State University School of Information professor Eliza T. Dresang passed away on April 21 at the age of 72. Dresang joined Florida State’s School of Information as an associate professor in 1996 and was named the Eliza Atkins Gleason Professorship in 2004. She remained at Florida State until 2009.  At Florida State, Dresang won […]

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COMM alumna enjoys successful career in higher education

April 23, 2014

  School of Communication alumna Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson’s experiences as an undergraduate at Florida State University ultimately led her to a successful career in higher education and fundraising. O’Flannery Anderson is currently serving as Vice President for Advancement and Community Relations at Nova Southeastern University, but it was internship opportunities with the Student Alumni Association […]

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COMM students collaborate to work towards climate change legislation in Florida

April 22, 2014

An environmental project (known as “Project Nero”) was set up by Florida State University (FSU) students to bring forward climate change legislation and awareness in Florida.  The initiative was highlighted in a story featured on March 2, 2014, by WTXL-TV news in Tallahassee, Fla. “Project Nero” was developed in a Digital Media Production course taught […]

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COMM alumnus to speak at FSU spring commencement

April 21, 2014
COMM alumnus to speak at FSU spring commencement

It took a little luck and some big risks, but Florida State University School of Communication alumnus Jamie Linden successfully found his passion as a movie screenwriter. Linden, who graduated in 2001 with a double major in media production and marketing, will be a commencement speaker at Florida State University’s spring graduation on May 2. […]

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CCI Associate Dean McDowell presents on Think FSU at Communicators Network Meeting

April 18, 2014
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Florida State University (FSU) College of Communication & Information Associate Dean, Dr. Stephen McDowell, was a guest speaker at a FSU Communicators* Network meeting on March 18, 2014.  He spoke about a new initiative, known as Think FSU, now being launched university-wide.  Dr. McDowell has been involved on the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for Think FSU’s implementation committee’s leadership team that worked on this […]

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iSchool associate professor Mardis named Internet2 Presidential Fellow

April 18, 2014
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Florida State University School of Information associate professor Marcia Mardis has been invited to serve as an Internet2 Presidential Fellow to complete her project “A Distant Mirror? Investigating Internet2 and the Imminent Demand for Data Intensive Applications in R&E’s K-12 Communities.” Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry […]

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COMM scholars present research at the Southern States Communication Association Annual Convention

April 15, 2014
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Three Florida State University (FSU) School of Communication students and one faculty member presented papers at the 84th Annual Convention of the Southern States Communication Association (SSCA), held April 3-6, 2014, in New Orleans. Dr. Sandra Halvorson, a Communication faculty member at FSU’s Panama City campus, presented “Who Would Have Thought that People Want to […]

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CCI trio earns University Teaching Awards

April 15, 2014
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Florida State University recognized faculty members from the School of Communication and School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) for their excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching for the 2013-14 academic year. Arthur Raney, the James E. Kirk Professor of Communication and Director of Doctoral Studies in the School of Communication, claimed the University Undergraduate Teaching Award.  It is […]

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Zeigler inducted into FSU Circle of Gold

April 15, 2014
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Mark Zeigler, a research associate and instructor in the School of Communication, was inducted into Florida State University’s Circle of Gold on April 12 prior to the football spring game. The award, given by the FSU Alumni Association, was created in 1993 to recognize FSU alumni and friends who, through their service and achievements, personify […]

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iSchool alumna wins Palm Beach County Teacher of the Year Award

April 15, 2014
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Florida State University School of Information alumna Michelle Gunning was named this year’s Macy’s/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year for Palm Beach County. Gunning graduated from the iSchool with a Master of Science in Library and Information Studies and a Project LEAD specialist degree in 2008. She is now a media specialist at […]

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