Alumni-Produced Documentary Celebrates Strength of Survivors Following Hurricane Maria

On September 8, 2019, almost two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Mariana Pa’Lante premiered at the Askew Student Life Center. The documentary was directed by Xabier Climent (’18 M.S. Public Interest Media Communication) and Aaron Kudja (’18, B.S. Digital Media Production). They intended to highlight the story of one rural …

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SCSD Speech-Language Pathology Boot Camp

On September 20, the School of Communication Science and Disorders hosted its annual Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Student Boot Camp. For the past 5 years, the school has run this program that allows first-year graduate students to practice their skills on their peers in a relaxed and comfortable environment. During boot camp, the students work through …

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Speech Team Excels at First Event of Semester

FSU’s speech team, Individual Events, dominated the competition at their first event of the year. Hosted at UCF, the competition had several categories including After Dinner Speaking, Impromptu Speaking, Informative Speech, and more. Below is the list of CCI students’ accomplishments: 2nd  Place – Overall Sweepstakes 1st  place – After Dinner Speaking – Sahara Lyon …

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Celebrating 70 Years of FSU Debate

written by Mafé Brooks, Director of Development On April 12-14, we celebrated the 70th Year Anniversary of FSU’s modern debate program. The reunion weekend activities included a kick-off reception hosted by FSU President John Thrasher on Friday, followed by a celebration dinner on Saturday and capped off with a reunion breakfast on Sunday, hosted by …

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Second Annual CCI Qualitative Research Poster Symposium

On April 22, the College of Communication and Information hosted the second annual Qualitative Research Poster Symposium. The goal of the event was to highlight fascinating research and work done by graduate students within the college. The event was headed by Symposium Chair, Laura-Kate Huse; Faculty Advisor, Jessica Wendorf Muhamad; and Planning Committee, Nivia Escobar …

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Best & Brightest Awarded at CCI Honors Recognition Ceremony

FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) honored over 75 exceptional students, faculty, community partners, student organizations, and alumni at the College’s annual Honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Friday, April 5, 2019. Family and friends of CCI community members traveled from near and far to gather in Miller Hall for a presentation of awards. …

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