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[…] »

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[…] »

Meet Kelli Gemmer, FSU alumna and employee

The Basics Name: Kelli Gemmer Degree: Bachelor’s in Media Communication Studies Graduation Year: 2014 Hometown: Melbourne, FL Current City: Tallahassee, FL Job: Publications & Promotions Coordinator, FSU Career Center Meet Kelli Who do you admire and why? Emma Watson because she’s intelligent, caring, and not afraid to stand up for what she believes in. What Jeopardy category could you clear, no problem?[…] »

Meet Mark Wilson, WTVT FOX13 Anchor

The Basics Name: Mark Wilson Degree: Bachelor’s in Media Communication Studies Graduation Year: 1991 Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL Current City: Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL Job: Primary Evening News Anchor,  WTVT Fox13 Television   Meet Mark Who do you admire and why? I’ve always admired veterans & first responders for their sacrifices, my wife for waging a courageous battle against Crohns while[…] »

Meet Baillie Ward, StartUp Cheerleader at Atlanta Tech Village

Meet Baillie Ward, Communication Graduate in ATL The Basics Name: Ballie Ward Degree: Bachelor of Science in Media Communication Studies Hometown: Alva, FL Current City: Atlanta, GA Job: Marketing Assistant at Benevate Meet Baillie Who do you admire and why? Mark Zeigler – he is truly an inspiration and has been since I first took his class. His passion extends beyond[…] »

Meet Two Time FSU Alumnus, Sean Cooley

Meet Sean Cooley, a two-time alumnus of Florida State University’s Communication Programs The Basics Name: Sean Cooley Degree: Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication and Master of Science in Media and Communication Studies Hometown: Panama City, FL Current City: Tallahassee, FL Job: Communications Manager at Audubon Florida Meet Sean Who do you admire and why? State Rep. David Richardson is one[…] »

Communication Alumnus Spends Summer at the New York Times Journalism Institute

Joseph Zeballos-Roig

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[…] »