Arrowhead Advertising Team Advances to Final Round in National Competition

Florida State University’s competitive Advertising Team – Arrowhead is one of eight teams advancing to the Finals in this year’s National Student Advertising Competition! The team took home 1st place at the district level and survived a tele-conference presentation to a professional panel during the Semi-Finals before being selected to advance. FSU’s team will be one of eight[…] »

CCI students inducted into Garnet & Gold Scholar Society

Brendan Rempert, MCS major, will graduate this week from the College of Communication and Information but his experiences at Florida State will stay with him for a lifetime. Last summer he traveled to India as part of a research experience (one of the areas recognized by the Garnet and Gold program) and credits the trip[…] »

CCI Professor Art Raney Awarded FSU’s Most Prestigious Teaching Honor

The College of Communication and Information‘s Dr. Arthur A. Raney, our James E. Kirk Professor of Communication, is the recent recipient of Florida State University’s most prestigious honor for teaching, the 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award. The award represents the culmination of sustained excellence in teaching, with recipients required to have also received a University Teaching Award[…] »

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

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[…] »

Rachel Skibicki Makes Strides With Chick-fil-A

Rachel Skibicki (B.S. ‘14) always knew she wanted to work for a company that focused on giving back to the community, a virtue instilled with her during her time studying Information Communication Technology at FSU. “FSU provided me many opportunities to lead, grow, and give back to the community,” explains Skibicki. “Many of my leadership[…] »

Ashleigh McDonald Opens Happiness At Her Job With Coca-Cola

After working hard to balance two majors at FSU while also volunteering at WFSU, Ashleigh McDonald launched into her career in marketing when she started off working at a sports marketing agency in Charlotte, NC. “While parts of the job were amazing, it was a very fast paced, high turnover environment that was incredibly stressful[…] »

Samara Gerard Transitions from Advertising to Digital Media Planning

Samara Gerard (B.S. ‘13) began her professional career in the world of advertising and transitioned all the way into the field of digital media planning. “I started the Monday after graduation at 3W Studios, a boutique web firm as a Digital Coordinator. It was a great experience since it was small and I had to[…] »