Spring Alumni Leadership Series Builds Industry Connections for Students

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Florida State University’s undergraduate Information Technology (IT) Leadership class has a tradition of hosting 4 to 6 alumni each semester as part of an effort to introduce students to potential career options. However, due to travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, Ebe Randeree, Associate Dean of the College of Communication and Information (CCI), transformed the class …

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Communication Alumna Recognized at 2021 Inspire Awards

Marion Hargett (’93, B.S. General Communication), the Senior Vice President of Agency Partnerships and National Sales at Ampersand, was one of four alumni honored on March 11th with an Inspire Award by Florida State University Alumni Association. The Inspire Award honors women of distinction who have proven to be leaders in their industry and whose …

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8th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Connects Students Virtually

‌On Monday, March 8th, the Florida State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosted the annual Women in Leadership Conference as‌ a ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌Women’s‌ ‌History‌ ‌Month, ‌joining‌ ‌an‌ ‌international‌ ‌effort‌ ‌to‌ ‌highlight‌ ‌female‌ ‌leaders. Starting‌ ‌12‌ ‌years‌ ‌ago‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌small‌ ‌mentoring‌ ‌breakfast‌ ‌organized‌ ‌by‌ the ‌student‌ ‌group‌ Women in IT/ICT Sharing Experiences …

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Shantira Jackson Accepts Position of Executive Story Editor for Netflix’s Hit “Big Mouth”

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This article was written by Austin Reichart, a senior public relations student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. Television shows and programs are familiar to many, but their authors and writers, are often not. The story of Shantira Jackson, who graduated with a B.A. in Media and Communication Studies from FSU School of Communication in …

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Coming Full Circle: iSchool Alumna Shares Experience Working on Newly Released Memoir

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This article was written by Hanya Noussier, Development Intern at CCI. Adventurous success stories of FSU College of Communication and Information alumni are endless. Elaine Crepeau (’73, M.S. Library Science, ’72, B.A.), an alumna of the School of Information, is no different. Crepeau took on a new adventure to edit the memoir titled, J. Blanton …

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CCI Alumni-Owned Businesses Selected for Seminole 100

Florida State University’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the College of Business, will virtually host the 2021 Seminole 100 Celebration on Thursday, February 18. This event recognizes the 100 fastest growing FSU alumni-owned businesses in the United States. The fourth annual ceremony will honor 11 alumni from FSU College of Communication and …

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Communication Alumna Returns for Class Presentation About International Projects

FSU School of Communication alumna Melissa Angel (’16, M.S. Media and Communication Studies) will speak in Dr. Stephen McDowell’s Comparative Systems of Mass Communication class. Her presentation, titled, “Building Transnational Connections and Projects,” will be held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, February 16 from 8:00 am to 9:15 am. The Florida native is now based …

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