Students Selected as “Most Promising Multicultural Students” by American Advertising Federation

       On October 24, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) hosted eight leading advertising industry professionals in Washington, DC, to select the 2019 class of Most Promising Multicultural Students. Among the fifty undergraduate seniors chosen for this honor, Samantha Nuñez and Ruth Carrion of Florida State University’s School of Communication were named. Ruth Carrion is an[…] »

Professor Collaborates with Recent Ph.D. Grad to Publish Research Analyzing Pro-Social Messages

Dr. Katherine Dale and Dr. Danyang Zhao recently had their research paper accepted into the communication journal Computers in Human Behavior: Volume Ninety-One published online through Science Direct. The paper, entitled “Pro-social messages and transcendence: A content analysis of Facebook reactions to Mark Zuckerberg’s donation pledge” is a project that Dr. Zhao has been working on[…] »

Students, Faculty, Staff Recognized at Annual Scholarship and Awards Program

Florida State University College of Communication and Information celebrated its Fall 2018 distinguished award winners and scholarship recipients at a celebratory reception at the FSU Alumni Association on Thursday, November 1, 2018. This year, the College awarded ninety-six scholarships to students and thirteen awards to faculty members. The evening was marked with warm rounds of[…] »

Communication Alumna Mariliis Beger Appointed First Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Estonia

Earlier this year, The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain appointed School of Communication alumna Dr. Mariliis Beger to serve as the first Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Estonia. Her research in Pakistan focuses on health literacy, eHealth and ICTs, and issues related to women’s sexual health. “I am looking forward to strengthening and building new relationships between[…] »

SCSD Distance Learning Graduate Student Presents at Autism Conference

On October 20, 2018, FSU first-year speech-language pathology distance learning student Natasha Quinonez provided an hour-long workshop at the 2018 HISPA Autismo conference in Orlando, FL. Sponsored by the the University of Central Florida Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, HISPA Autismo is in its fifth year of providing workshops entirely in Spanish for professionals,[…] »

Jennifer Whelihan: Comm Alumna and Tampa’s 40 Under 40 Honoree

Jennifer Whelihan earned her Bachelor’s in Media Communications Studies from Florida State University in 2001 as well as her Master of Arts in Interactive and New Communication Technology. Most recently, she’s been nominated for Tampa’s 40 under 40 for her contributions to the Tampa Bay community. This isn’t the first time Whelihan has been recognized for[…] »

iSchool Alumnus Travis Earl Tyer Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Marquis Who’s Who presented Travis Earl Tyer with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Tyer earned his Master’s degree in Library Science from Florida State University in 1969 and continued at FSU for two additional years for postgraduate work. He would go on to have an impressive career in libraries across the country filling roles like[…] »