CCI Alumnus Dr. Michael Cornett Retires After Teaching 50 Years

After a 50-year career as a professor, Dr. Michael Cornett has recently retired. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the College of Communication in 1969. In high school, Cornett was drawn to law, particularly because he was an avid debater and the courtroom excited him. During his undergraduate education at Ottawa University, he was …

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CCI Hosts 11th Annual Women in Leadership Conference

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosted its 11th Annual Women in Leadership (WIL) Conference on March 5, 2024. The conference brings in local female leaders to host an audience of students, faculty, alumni, and the local community with a goal to inspire, learn and engage. The conference included 47 female leaders who spoke …

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SCOM Alumna and Entrepreneur Establishes Study Abroad Scholarship

A new scholarship is available to School of Communication students participating in Florida State’s Communication and Media in Florence study abroad program. School of Communication alumna and entrepreneur, Victoria Carlton, has established a scholarship through her business, Carlton Creative Company, to help cover the costs associated with studying abroad for students who participate in the program.

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The Speakers Bureau Adds Three New Speakers

The Speakers Bureau Adds Three New Speakers

Three College of Communication and Information (CCI) alumni have been added to the Speakers Bureau: Herneshia Dukes, Alexa Nikiforou, and Ryan McCormick. The Speakers Bureau is a collection of alumni and industry professionals that are available to professors and student groups for presentations, class discussions, and other speaking opportunities.  The speakers offer their real-world experience …

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iSchool Alumna Diana Haneski is Honored with the “I Love My Librarian” Award

School of Information (iSchool) alumna Diana Haneski (MLIS ’98) has been honored with the “I Love My Librarian” award for going above and beyond as a librarian at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The American Library Association (ALA) honors 10 librarians each year who make a difference within their library community. “I’ve always loved this …

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