Alumni-Produced Documentary Celebrates Strength of Survivors Following Hurricane Maria

On September 8, 2019, almost two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Mariana Pa’Lante premiered at the Askew Student Life Center. The documentary was directed by Xabier Climent (’18 M.S. Public Interest Media Communication) and Aaron Kudja (’18, B.S. Digital Media Production). They intended to highlight the story of one rural …

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SCSD Speech-Language Pathology Boot Camp

On September 20, the School of Communication Science and Disorders hosted its annual Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Student Boot Camp. For the past 5 years, the school has run this program that allows first-year graduate students to practice their skills on their peers in a relaxed and comfortable environment. During boot camp, the students work through …

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CCI Alumni Win FPRA Golden Image Awards

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) held its annual conference in August where the winners of the FPRA Golden Image Awards were announced. The awards included four divisions of categories: Public Relations Programs, Printed Tools of Public Relations, Digital Tools of Public Relations, and Student Projects in Public Relations. Awards given in the competition include …

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CCI Students Shine at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year, FSU’s Office of the President and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement (CRE) host the President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. The event highlights students who received IDEA Grants for the previous summer and the results of their research and creative projects through poster and oral presentations. This year, the event …

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Alumna Publishes Book “The African American Struggle for Library Equality”

Three-time FSU School of Information alumna, Aisha M. Johnson-Jones, PhD, has committed her life to researching African American and southern public library history. Her book, The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julis Rosenwald Fund Library Program, is the culmination of years of hard work and research, revealing “a new …

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SCSD Collaboration Receives $25,000 in Funding

Each semester, the Office of Proposal Development hosts events called Collaborative Collisions. These events encourage researchers from all FSU Colleges, Departments, and Centers to come together and discuss potential collaborations around specific topics. In the past, topics have included “Smart Cities,” “Environment,” and “Mental Health and Well-Being.” “The goal of Collaborative Collision events is to …

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