CCI Students Connect with Tampa Employers

written by Ebe Randeree Nine CCI students spent two days in Tampa connecting with alumni and employers to build pipelines for future students and to hear from and see employers that are looking for talent.  Organized by the FSU STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service Alliance) student organization, the trip included the …

CONTINUE READING

Hewletts Establish Student Excellence Endowment and Professorship in Media Production

written by Lauren Martin Jeffrey and Cathy Hewlett recently established the Jeffrey and Cathy Hewlett Endowed Fund for Student Excellence at the College of Communication and Information. The fund of $550,000 will provide support to both undergraduate and graduate students at the College of Communication and Information. This support will be used to fund scholarships, …

CONTINUE READING

Master’s Student Assists with School of Dance Archive Project

When thinking of physical archives, one may often imagine a cramped and stuffy room tucked into the back corner of a dark basement hiding shelves overflowing with old books and fragile documents. That may not be far off considering many libraries have spent the past decade digitizing their archives, rendering physical copies unnecessary. The age …

CONTINUE READING

Meet iSchool Doctoral Student: Kristie Escobar

Kristie Escobar Graphic

1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Gainesville, Florida which is ironic because I now identify as a ‘Nole! The city has changed so much and every time I visit, it looks totally different than how I remember it. Gainesville was a wonderful place to grow up and I would recommend it …

CONTINUE READING

Dr. Therrien Receives ASH Grant

Michelle Therrien ASH Graphic

Dr. Michelle Therrien is a professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders. She recently received a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation for her project, Training Preschool Teachers to Support Peer Interaction for Children with Complex Communication Needs. The outline of the project states: “Friendships and peer interactions play an important role in …

CONTINUE READING

FSU School of Information Hiring Faculty

Florida State University School of Information is currently hiring faculty for these positions: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (School of Information) – Two Positions Job ID 46544 Location Tallahassee, FL Responsibilities We are seeking two faculty colleagues with a wide range of interdisciplinary, sociotechnical research interests, as well as the ability and desire to teach …

CONTINUE READING

CCI Hosts University of South Carolina

FSU College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosted a team of visitors from the College of Information and Communications (CIC) at the University of South Carolina (UofSC). Deans and directors from CCI and CIC spent November 20th discussing the unique opportunities available to colleges where Information and Communication are combined into one academic unit. “We …

CONTINUE READING