CCI Professor Leonard “Chick” LaPointe Awarded University Teaching Award

Dr. Leonard LaPointe

The College of Communication and Information professor Dr. Leonard LaPointe was recently awarded the University Teaching Award, a prestigious honor from Florida State University recognizing faculty excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The award is student-oriented, requiring students and alumni to nominate recipients. Affectionately known as “Chick”, LaPointe is the Frances Eppes Distinguished Professor of[…] »

Meet Roger Croix Newson, Dad & Database Engineer

Meet Roger Croix Newson, alumnus of the Information Technology program and Senior Database Engineer at Massey Services. The Basics Name: Roger Croix Newson Degree: Information Technology Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL Current City: Orlando, FL Job: Senior Database Engineer at Massey Services Meet Roger Who do you admire and why? Elon Musk. He disrupts every market he touches. Everything he is or has[…] »

Meet Hannah Young, FSU Student & Aspiring Media Leader

Meet Hannah, current student in the Editing, Writing and Media program at FSU and intern with the College of Communication & Information this summer. The Basics Name: Hannah Young Degree: Bachelor’s in Editing, Writing and Media Anticipated Graduation: Fall 2017 Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL Meet Hannah Who do you admire and why? I admire my mom for providing me with everything I need[…] »

Meet JD Doughney IV, Managing Global Client Partner at Facebook

Meet John “JD” Doughney IV: two-time alumnus of Florida State University. With a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication program, JD uses his education as a foundation for his work at Facebook as a Managing Global Client Partner. The Basics Name: John “JD” Doughney IV Degree: Bachelor’s in Political Science, 2002. Master’s in[…] »

Meet Jermaine Washington Jr., Graduate from the iSchool

Meet Jermaine Washington Jr., an alumnus of Florida State University’s iSchool with a B.S. in Information Technology The Basics Name: Jermaine Washington Jr. Degree: Information Technology Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Current City: Atlanta, GA Job: Software Developer, State Farm Meet Jermaine Who do you admire and why? The person I admire the most is my mother because she is a very kindhearted[…] »

Meet Communication Disorders Student Macarena Gonzalez

Meet Macarena Gonzalez-Del Riego, undergraduate student in the School of Communication Science & Disorders. The Basics Name: Macarena Gonzalez-Del Riego Degree: Bachelor’s in Communication Science & Disorders Anticipated Graduation: 2020 Hometown: Boca Raton, FL Meet Macarena Who do you admire and why? My grandfather because he was kind but also strong. He could be really gentle but he wasn’t afraid[…] »

Felipe Korzenny Inducted into AHAA Hall of Fame

Emeritus director and founder of the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (the Center) Felipe Korzenny, Ph.D. will receive an award and induction into the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual Chicago conference in June. Dr. Korzenny, along with current director of the Center, Dr. Sindy Chapa, and four student[…] »