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COMM Professor selected for Fulbright Scholars Program

August 22, 2014
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Dr. Jonathan Adams, Associate Professor in the College of Communication and Information, has been selected to participate in the Fulbright Scholar program. Being selected for the Fulbright Program is a prestigious honor. The program was created by Senator J. William Fulbright and signed off in 1946 by President Harry Truman. Aiming to increase global understanding […]

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iSchool doc student Dong Joon Lee earns highly coveted NSF internship

August 22, 2014
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Dong Joon Lee, doctoral candidate in the School of Information interned this summer at Research Data Alliance. Lee was one of eight selected for the highly coveted internship, which is provided by the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and funded by a National Science Foundation grant. He was mentored by Michael Witt from the Distributed Data […]

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CCI Associate Dean, Dr. Stephen McDowell, talks cybersecurity in Bangkok

August 22, 2014
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Dr. Stephen McDowell traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to speak about his cyber security research in July. His presentation, “Promoting Cybersecurity Awareness; Research on Communication Campaigns to Promote Safe Online Behavior” was co-authored by Judd Butler and Xiuwen Liu. Butler is a partner at Educational Development Group, Inc. in Tallahassee and Liu is a professor in […]

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iSchool alumnus releases FSU themed video

August 21, 2014
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“Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” is the age-old mantra, but few are able to find their true calling in life. Alumnus Michael Bane (‘10) has found his calling and he’s chasing it. Until recently, Bane had been living a double life. He worked in information technology security […]

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iSchool Professor accepts position as Director of FSU Honors Program

August 20, 2014
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Dr. Paul Marty, faculty member of Florida State University’s School of Information has accepted the position as Director of the FSU Honors Program. In his new position, he will: Serve as chief academic officer to the program Manage fiscal and human resources Develop strategic, academic, and student enrollment policy plans Enhance academic opportunities for students “We […]

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From Clearwater to Jeddah: COMM alumnus is always seeking new challenges

August 20, 2014
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Florida State alumni can be found at any corner of the Earth – Saudi Arabia is no exception. Dr. Tyler Adams (M.S. ’92 Ph.D. ’95) is across the pond at the Jeddah College of Advertising in Saudi Arabia, serving as a Professor and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs. In the two decades since leaving Tallahassee, […]

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FSU STARS Alliance wins Best College Chapter Award

August 19, 2014
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This past weekend, the STARS Alliance (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service) at Florida State University traveled to Washington DC for the annual STARS conference. The annual conference highlights each college chapter’s achievements.  42 STARS chapters gathered in Washington DC, from August 14-16th. “The weekend overall was a great experience,” said Michael Helfrich, STARS […]

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CCI Faculty presents at AEJMC

August 19, 2014
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Members of the School of Communication presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Montreal, Canada on August 6-9. Attendees include Dr. Laura Arpan, Director of Communication Dr. Gary Heald, Dr. Patrick Merle, and doctoral students Young Sun Lee & Zihan Wang. They were among 2,383 attendees split amongst 370 sessions. Presentations “Integrating Self-Affirmation […]

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COMM alumna promoted to VP of Miami PR Firm

August 19, 2014
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Caroline Underwood, School of Communication alumna (’06), has been promoted to Vice President of Kreps DeMaria Public Relations and Marketing. The promotion comes after six years as an Account Director for the company. A native of Miami, Underwood returned after graduating magna cum laude from Florida State with a B.A. in Communication and double minor in […]

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COMM alumnus wins ALE Rising Star Award

August 14, 2014
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Dr. Dan Jenkins was recently honored at the Association of Leadership Educators (ALE) Conference. At the annual conference, ALE presented Jenkins with the 2014 ALE Rising Star Award. According to his nominator, his most endearing quality is his passion. “He exudes a contagious spirit, which motivates his colleagues and me.” The award highlights an ALE […]

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