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 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 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[…] »

Meet Two-Time CCI Grad Ashley Rutstein

Meet Ashley Rutstein, B.A. in Information, Communication and Technology and M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communication graduate from Florida State University   Name: Ashely Rutstein Degree: Bachelor’s in Information, Communication and Technology. Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication Hometown: Cabot, Arkansas Current City: Denver, CO Job: Copywriter at LRXD and Owner of Apparently Ashley Meet Ashley Who do you admire and why? All[…] »

Communication Alumnus Spends Summer at the New York Times Journalism Institute

Earlier this month, Joseph Zeballos-Roig graduated with a double major in Media and Communication Studies and International Affairs. This summer, he’s covering Harlem as a student journalist with the New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New York City. The two-week program is a journalism boot camp. Zeballos and his fellow journalists will be covering[…] »

Meet Sarah Cooper, Speech-Language Pathology Grad Student

Meet Sarah Cooper, current student in the Master Program for Speech-Language Pathology. The Basics Name: Sarah Cooper Degree: Masters in Speech-Language Pathology Anticipated Graduation: 2018 Hometown: Weston, FL Meet Sarah Who do you admire and why? I admire my parents. They are the most giving and supportive people I know. I hope that I am lucky enough to be a[…] »