Alexandria Whitaker: ICT Alumna and Breast Cancer Warrior

Alexandria “Alex” Whitaker graduated from FSU’s School of Information in 2015 with her B.S. in Information, Communication, & Technology (ICT). Early in 2018, she was getting ready for a night out with friends when she noticed a protruding lump on one of her breasts. After numerous doctor visits and scans her worst fears were confirmed: Alex Whitaker […] »

Comm Alumnus Directs New York Times Film on Criminal Justice Reform

School of Communication alumnus (’98) Ritesh Gupta has collaborated with Roc Nation and Meek Mill to direct a New York Times op-ed film “Meek Mill: Prisoners Deserve a New Set of Rights”. Gupta wanted to emphasize the importance of adversely impacted individuals, such as minorities and the impoverished, by highlighting the need for criminal justice reform and […] »

Pablo Correa, Ph.D.: A Journey of Resiliency

On December 14, 2018 Pablo Correa graduated from FSU’s School of Communication with a Ph.D. in Communication. You can read about his inspiring story of triumph and perseverance in the Tallahassee Democrat as well as a special spotlight feature on the FSU News website.

iSchool Student Appointed to Library Journal Advisory Board

Master of Science and Information student Jillian Dunne has been named a member of the 2019 Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Student Advisory Board. As a member, Dunne will be able to offer her unique perspective in board meetings, learn how a magazine is published, conduct thorough research within the field of youth studies, discuss new […] »

Work of Communication Alumnus Airing on ESPN

Robert Abbott (’86 B.S. Communication) has been the President of Hey Abbott! Entertainment since 2009. Abbott wrote, directed and voiced ESPN 30 for 30: The Last Days of Knight, which chronicles an investigation he did into Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight, while Abbott worked for CNN from 1987-2001. It runs 102 minutes and has been on the ESPN Plus App […] »

10 CCI Alumni Selected for Seminole 100

Last year, FSU School of Communication faculty member and alumnus Dr. John DuBard (’93, Ph.D. Communication) was selected for the Inaugural Seminole 100 for his computer consulting firm, Advanced Systems Design. Additionally, Dave Fiore, Founder/CEO of Fiore Communications, is being recognized for the second year in a row. A total of ten College of Communication and […] »

CCI Alumna Spearheads Coast Guard Donation to Panhandle

On November 16, 2018 a crate full of 1,239 pounds of Hurricane Michael relief supplies arrived shortly after noon in front of FSU’s School of Communication. This was no ordinary delivery as the return address was from the United States Coast Guard in Boston, Massachusetts. Lieutenant Commander Krystyn Pecora is a School of Communication alumna (M.S. ’13, […] »