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Florida State Alums at Bowstern bring home Gold

September 2, 2014
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Bowstern team members celebrate their highly coveted Dick Pope All Florida Golden Image Award, won July 18th at the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Capital Chapter Image Awards. Principals at Bowstern, Kelly Robertson and Tom Derzypolski are both graduates of Florida State’s College of Communication and Information. The award is the highest honor given to a marketing […]

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Betsy on the Road: Fall 2014

August 28, 2014
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Graduate school can be a scary concept. There are different programs in a variety of fields at each university, making the selection process daunting, confusing, and an overall headache. Enter: Betsy Crawford. Betsy is the College of Communication and Information’s Development Coordinator. A huge part of her role at CCI is graduate recruitment. This Fall alone, Betsy […]

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iSchool Professor accepts position as Director of FSU Honors Program

August 20, 2014
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Dr. Paul Marty, faculty member of Florida State University’s School of Information has accepted the position as Director of the FSU Honors Program. In his new position, he will: Serve as chief academic officer to the program Manage fiscal and human resources Develop strategic, academic, and student enrollment policy plans Enhance academic opportunities for students “We […]

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From Clearwater to Jeddah: COMM alumnus is always seeking new challenges

August 20, 2014
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Florida State alumni can be found at any corner of the Earth – Saudi Arabia is no exception. Dr. Tyler Adams (M.S. ’92 Ph.D. ’95) is across the pond at the Jeddah College of Advertising in Saudi Arabia, serving as a Professor and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs. In the two decades since leaving Tallahassee, […]

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FSU STARS Alliance wins Best College Chapter Award

August 19, 2014
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This past weekend, the STARS Alliance (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service) at Florida State University traveled to Washington DC for the annual STARS conference. The annual conference highlights each college chapter’s achievements.  42 STARS chapters gathered in Washington DC, from August 14-16th. “The weekend overall was a great experience,” said Michael Helfrich, STARS […]

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COMM alumna promoted to VP of Miami PR Firm

August 19, 2014
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Caroline Underwood, School of Communication alumna (’06), has been promoted to Vice President of Kreps DeMaria Public Relations and Marketing. The promotion comes after six years as an Account Director for the company. A native of Miami, Underwood returned after graduating magna cum laude from Florida State with a B.A. in Communication and double minor in […]

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COMM alumnus wins ALE Rising Star Award

August 14, 2014
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Dr. Dan Jenkins was recently honored at the Association of Leadership Educators (ALE) Conference. At the annual conference, ALE presented Jenkins with the 2014 ALE Rising Star Award. According to his nominator, his most endearing quality is his passion. “He exudes a contagious spirit, which motivates his colleagues and me.” The award highlights an ALE […]

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COMM professor featured in AZ Central article

August 13, 2014
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One of Florida State University’s finest, Patrick Merle, contributed to AZ Central’s article ‘Trayvon Martin mailer stirs racial politics in campaign for Congress’ last week. The article analyzed the controversial, emotional appeal used in a fierce race for Phoenix’s 7th Congressional District where African-American voters could tip the scales. Dr. Merle has researched the George Zimmerman […]

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FITC Student Perspectives

August 12, 2014

Formed in May 2014 through a $3 million grant from Florida’s Board of Governors, the FITC Alliance is a collaboration between Flori­­­­da State University’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) and Department of Computer Science, the Florida A&M-FSU College of Engineering and Florida A&M University’s Department of Computer and Information Sciences. Technology students at Florida […]

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The College Welcomes New Faculty

August 12, 2014
The College Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Communication and Information welcomes four new Faculty to our staff. Summer Harlow (Assistant Professor) comes to CCI with a Ph.D. in journalism and a M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a former newspaper journalist and blogger with 10 years of experience reporting from the […]

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