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

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[…] »

Online MSIT Program Rises 10 Spots in Rankings

The College of Communication and Information’s online graduate program in information technology also made great gains, jumping 10 spots to No. 11 in the category of computer information technology. The Master of Science degree is offered by the School of Information (iSchool). “We’re proud to see our online master’s program continue to be recognized,” said Larry[…] »

Arrowhead Advertising Students Among Top 50 Most Promising Multicultural AAF Students

Since its first class in 1997, AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Program has had over 850 participants, aiding them in their pursuit of careers within the advertising, media and marketing industries. These students represent the top of their class and have passionately demonstrated their potential for future success in the industry through internships, leadership activities,[…] »

Lissette Calveiro Turns Her Passion For Storytelling Into A Career

Lissette Calveiro (B.A. ‘14) has always had a passion for storytelling. After turning that passion into a reality by graduating from FSU with a B.A. in Public Relations and Leadership Studies after only two years, she went on to obtain her current position at Max Borges Agency and Contributing Writer roles at publications including The[…] »

Alum Michelle Ubben Named One of the Top Women in PR

Michelle Ubben (M.A. ’88) has recently been recognized as one of the Top Women in PR by PR News. The women featured are the most influential, innovative and bold leaders who shatter industry standards and propel PR practices. They make create bold brand messages, develop and guard brand reputations, manage crises and create content for digital platforms[…] »

Dr. Russell Clayton’s Research Cited in FDA Notice

Research done by School of Communication faculty member Dr. Russell Clayton is part of the inspiration behind an upcoming FDA study on the effectiveness of animation in how consumers perceive benefits and risks in drug ads. The FDA will specifically look at responses to the ad, brand and product for psoriasis and chronic dry eye medications. Russell’s 2015[…] »