Jennifer Proffitt Assumes Director Role at School of Communication

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College of Communication and Information researcher and professor, Jennifer M. Proffitt, Ph.D., has assumed the role of Director of the School of Communication beginning January 2018. Proffitt is replacing Gary Heald, Ph.D., Theodore Clevenger Professor Emeritus, who has served as Director since July 2014 after being a Florida State faculty member for nearly 34 years.[…] »

CCI alumna receives NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award

CCI alumna Jennifer Whelihan worked hard as a student at FSU, receiving the Florida State University Seminole Leadership Award. Nothing changed with her as she moved into the working world. She has recently been selected as the recipient of this year’s NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month[…] »

Doctoral Student Research Travel Award winners

Doctorate students had the opportunity to present their research at the CCI Doctoral Research Poster Session. Students, alumni and faculty served as the audience for the session. We are proud to announce 5 students that were honored with the Doctoral Student Research Travel Award: Lynette Hammond Gerido—School of Information   Kristie Escobar—School of Information Jessica Hooker—School[…] »

Hispanified Day brings youth from Leon County to Florida State to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through film

The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication hosted students from Leon and Gadsden counties for Hispanified Day on Oct. 24. Partnered with the Cinehassee Hispanic Film Festival, the event featured a viewing of the film The Book of Life (2014) produced by Guillermo del Toro, followed by a Q&A panel with Lori Williams, the production design[…] »

Three CCI professors nominated for Transformation through Teaching award

The Transformation through Teaching program was established by Florida State University’s Spiritual Life Project. Their goal is to nurture students’ search for meaning, purpose, and authenticity in life. Through the Transformation Through Teaching program, the group focuses on honoring full-time faculty that have had an intellectual, inspirational, and integrative impact on the lives of their students. This year three of the[…] »

FSU alumna becomes clinical fellow at the San Diego VA

Even though speech-language pathology was a natural fit for Communication Science and Disorders alumna Ashley Campbell, it wasn’t always her plan. Starting off as a business student at the University of Florida, Campbell heard about speech-language pathology for the first time from a catalog of majors. She was instantly intrigued and wanted to learn more. While[…] »

Meet Alumnus Tanner Stiehl, Marine Safety Supervisor @ US Coast Guard

The Basics Name: Tanner Stiehl Degree: Bachelor’s in Media Communication Studies Graduation Year: 2011 Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Current City: Pago Pago, American Samoa Job: Marine Safety Detachment Supervisor, US Coast Guard Meet Tanner Who do you admire and why? My dad Mark Stiehl. He was a FSU communication major in the 80s and got me started on the path I am[…] »