Jennifer Proffitt Awarded 2017 NEA Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize

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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,[…] »

Meet Rona Akbari, Digital Media Production Student

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Meet Rona, graduating senior in the Digital Media Production program, co-editor of satire Eggplant. The Basics Name: Rona K. Akbari Degree: Bachelor’s in Digital Media Production Anticipated Graduation: May 2017 Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Meet Rona Who do you admire and why? My team at The Eggplant. They are the funniest, smartest and kindest group of leaders I know and if I’m away from[…] »

Alumna Carolina Gonzalez-Llanos, Director of E-Commerce at Five Ultimate

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Meet Carolina Gonzalez-Llanos, alumna of the Integrated Marketing Communication master’s program & Director of E-Commerce at Five Ultimate. The Basics Name: Carolina Gonzalez-Llanos Degree: Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication, 2016 Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL Current City: Seattle, WA Job: Director of E-Commerce at Five Ultimate Meet Carolina Who do you admire and why? My grandma. She took no crap, fought for[…] »

Meet Advertising Student Eric Rosenbluth

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Meet Eric, senior in the Advertising program & president of FSU Ad Club. The Basics Name: Eric Rosenbluth Degree: Bachelor’s in Advertising Anticipated Graduation: 2017 Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL Meet Eric Who do you admire and why? My parents come to mind. They are both so loving and hard-working and I admire them for all their patient, caring, and intellectual[…] »

Students Honored at Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence

Students from the College of Communication & Information are being recognized by the Graduate School at Florida State University for their work in teaching, research and scholarship. The honorees will be celebrated at a ceremony on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the FSU Alumni Center. The School of Information will be honored as a Program[…] »