20 Questions with Summer Harlow

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20 Questions with Summer Harlow   What was your first job?  In high school I worked at Chick-Fil-A, which is ironic now since I don’t eat meat, but my first “real” job was as a city government reporter at The Kansas City Star. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name[…] »

Alumna Jocelyn Givens Embraces Communication Skills as Senior Specialist of PR at American College of Rheumatology

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Jocelyn Givens (B.S Mass Media ’08, M.S. IMC ’13) is a natural communicator and a public affairs connoisseur. As the Senior Specialist of Public Relations at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), she does everything from develop and execute the College’s public relations strategy to manage its social media channels and online patient education center. Clearly, she has[…] »

Alumnus Jayce Hill Brings Anthropology and Filmmaking Knowledge to Honduras

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One of the struggles students face when choosing a college major is narrowing down their interests. For alumnus Jayce Hill, this wasn’t a problem. He simply decided to pursue two of his biggest interests by choosing two seemingly very different majors: Cultural Anthropology and Digital Media Production. Hill has always been interested in these two[…] »

20 Questions with Andy Opel

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      What was your first job? Bus boy and ice cream scoop at a Howard Johnson’s restaurant when I was 15. The owner, Skip, terrified me because he was always yelling at people over minor mistakes. I had grown up with a loud and aggressive father so I was not afraid of yelling[…] »

20 Questions with Barry Solomon

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20 Questions with Barry Solomon What was your first job?  I worked as a dishwasher and busboy at an IHOP in south Florida when I was 15. I eventually moved up to a short-order cook. I loved it. I still enjoy making breakfast, even when it’s for dinner. If you were to write a personal[…] »

Meet Doctoral Student Pablo Correa

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When Pablo Correa stepped foot on the Tallahassee Community College campus fresh out of high school, he never dreamed he’d end up pursuing his doctorate in Communication. Born and raised in south Florida with Dominican parents, Correa grew up learning history from a textbook, but experienced history in a radically different manner through documentaries. The experience[…] »

Meet COMM Alum Marc Sirkin, Corporate Mary Poppins

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Marc Sirkin is the guy to call when your company is in transition or your hair is on fire. Since graduating from Florida State University in 1991 with an advertising degree, he has done a little bit of everything. He has led multi-million fundraising campaigns and expanded the social media presence for non-profits like March of Dimes,[…] »