CCI Professor Art Raney Awarded FSU’s Most Prestigious Teaching Honor

The College of Communication and Information‘s Dr. Arthur A. Raney, our James E. Kirk Professor of Communication, is the recent recipient of Florida State University’s most prestigious honor for teaching, the 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award. The award represents the culmination of sustained excellence in teaching, with recipients required to have also received a University Teaching Award[…] »

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[…] »

CCI Study Reveals Hispanic Females Least Happy with Body Image

A study conducted at the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (the Center) at Florida State University concluded that Hispanic females are more dissatisfied with their bodies than any other ethnicity. Dr. Sindy Chapa, director of the Center, Dr. Felicia F. Jordan Jackson, Dr. Jaejin Lee and Dr. Kimberly A. Davis conducted the study to discover[…] »

Houck and Students Roadtrip to the Mississippi Delta and Civil Rights Landmarks

Davis Houck, professor in the School of Communication, has been at Florida State University for over seventeen years, researching the history of the civil rights movement and how the civil rights movement moved. A large part of the movement happened in the Mississippi Delta, what Houck calls “the most southern place on earth”. To better understand the history,[…] »

FSU CCI Students Take Home Multiple Student ADDY Awards

The College of Communication and Information had a strong showing at this year’s local ADDY Awards show, taking home three silver awards and a gold award across several categories of competition. The American Advertising Federation‘s ADDY awards season features a three round national competition that begins at the local level, with winners advancing through a[…] »

FSU Students Take First Place at BEA Documentary Competition

Students from FSU’s Digital Media Production program (DMPP) won first place at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Student Documentary Competition for 641 Muriel Court. Kyle Jones, Deanna Kidd, Michael Walsh and Elijah Howard are the students behind 641 Muriel Court, a documentary uncovering the 1966 triple-murder of the Sims family in Tallahassee, Fla. The case grew[…] »

Patrick Merle named IMC Division Head

Graduate students in the Integrated Marketing Communication program will have a new division head starting Fall 2017. Dr. Patrick Merle, assistant professor in the School of Communication has been named division head of the program, effective Fall 2017. Merle succeeds Dr. Jay Rayburn, who served as division head since the program’s inception in 2002. “It[…] »