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[…] »

20 Questions with Jay Rayburn

What was your first job? Lifeguard at Skinner Lake, Providence, KY. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  I would never write a personal memoir. First of all, I don’t have that much to say. Second, it wouldn’t be very interesting, and third, nobody would want to read it[…] »

Adam Worrall joins University of Alberta Faculty

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  Adam Worrall, two-time graduate of Florida State University, has recently accepted a faculty position with the University of Alberta’s School of Library and Information Science. Worrall graduated from the School of Information’s MLIS program in 2008 and pursued his doctorate in Information Studies, graduating in 2014. His research looks at the relationships between information-centric communities,[…] »

Harlow Honored at AEJMC

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In August, thousands will travel to San Francisco for the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. Among those attending is School of Communication’s Summer Harlow. Harlow will be honored at AEJMC for her dissertation, Liberation Technology? Toward an Understanding of the Re-appropriation of Social Media for Emancipatory Uses among Alternative Media Projects in El[…] »

Jonathan Adams Finishes Fulbright Scholar Work

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In August, CCI reported on Dr. Jonathan Adams’ selection to participate in the Fulbright Scholar program and again in November when Adams left for six months in Thailand. The School of Communication associate professor set up shop at Ubon Ratchathani University – Mukdahan campus, known to locals as Ubon, a university Adams has taught at multiple[…] »

Summer Harlow Talks Social Media Across the Globe

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This summer, you can find School of Communication assistant professor Summer Harlow talking about online and social media at conferences in the United States, Puerto Rico and Argentina! The International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from May 21-25. Harlow will be presenting two papers at the conference: “Regenerating[…] »

Richard Morris awarded Critical Thinking Initiatives Grant

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Richard Morris, professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, has recently received a Critical Thinking Initiatives grant as a part of Florida State University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). QEP is centered around teaching critical thinking skills to undergraduate students. Morris received a Discipline Focused Project grant to provide time and funding to develop a[…] »