FSU Professor Visiting Researcher at U Arkansas’ Behavioral Lab

Jinghui (Jove) Hou, assistant professor in the School of Communication, will visit University of Arkansas’ Behavioral Business Research Lab in the Sam Walton College of Business in November. Dr. Hou’s research investigates social and psychological effects of communication and information technologies, ranging from websites, social media, computer games, and personal and mobile media. Her work[…] »

20 Questions with Jay Rayburn

What was your first job? Lifeguard at Skinner Lake, Providence, KY. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  I would never write a personal memoir. First of all, I don’t have that much to say. Second, it wouldn’t be very interesting, and third, nobody would want to read it[…] »

Davis Houck Named Fannie Lou Hamer Endowed Professor

The College of Communication & Information recently established the Fannie Lou Hamer Endowed Professorship and Fannie Lou Hamer Scholarship. Through the generosity of a donor, the $150,000 professorship will go towards providing additional support for the research or teaching of a chosen professor who studies Rhetorical Theory and Criticism with particular research emphasis on the Black Freedom Movement.  An additional $5,000 will go[…] »

School of Communication Names Cortese as Associate Director

Dr. Juliann Cortese

Juliann Cortese, associate professor in the School of Communication, starts her work as associate director on August 8th. Cortese has been a part of Florida State University since 2005. She has taught and researched in Health Informatics, eHealth, Media Effects, Media Use, Hypermedia Learning and Internet Use. “The school is lucky to have Dr. Cortese as their associate[…] »

Houck’s Emmett Till Memory App Awarded Heritage Award for Education

School of Communication Professor Davis Houck is a lifelong civil rights activist and scholar. Last year, Houck created the Emmett Till Memory App with a team and doctoral student Pablo Correa. The idea came to fruition in August 2014 between Houck and two good friends and colleagues: Dave Tell from the University of Kansas and[…] »

21 Tips for College Students from Mark Zeigler

Mark Zeigler, beloved professor in the School of Communication, took to Facebook to give incoming college students some advice. After 23 years of college classroom work, he gives 21 pieces of invaluable advice for newly minted high school graduates.           1. Go to class, all classes, all lab meetings. ALL. 2.[…] »