Dr. Marilyn Young Honored at Circle of Gold Awards

CCI Leadership Board member Marilyn Young has received the Circle of Gold Award from the FSU Alumni Association. The Circle of Gold Awards were created to honor alumni and friends of FSU who embody the core values of Tradition, Leadership, Family, Spirit, and Greatness. Recipients of the award will be honored at the Annual Alumni …

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SCSD Faculty Member Wins Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award

Associate Professor Dr. Kelly Farquharson has been awarded the Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award for her recent publication, co-authored by researchers Marie Ireland, Sharyanne McLeod, and Kathryn Crowe. The publication, titled, “Evaluating Children in U.S. Public Schools With Speech Sound Disorders Considering Federal and State Laws, Guidance, and Research,” was recently published in the …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Austin Thompson has been awarded an F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. This award was created in order to enable promising students the opportunity to grow as research scientists through mentored research training. It will provide Thompson valuable support while he completes his …

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CCI Faculty Member Dr. Zhe He Recognized as Fellow of AMIA

iSchool Associate Professor and Researcher Dr. Zhe He was recognized as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA) on October 5th, 2021. The FAMIA Applied Recognition program was established in 2018 and recognizes professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of biomedical informatics and demonstrate an interdisciplinary understanding of the field. …

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Lawrence C. Dennis Endowment for Student Success to Honor Dr. Dennis

On October 1st, the Lawrence C. Dennis Endowment for Student Success was announced at the CCI Leadership Board meeting. This endowment will provide needed support for undergraduate and graduate students within the College of Communication and Information. This funding will provide for internships, research opportunities, scholarships, leadership, and much more. Dr. Lawrence C. Dennis, nuclear …

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Fannie Lou Hamer’s Sunflower County Filmmaker’s Workshop Features CCI Faculty and Alumni

Sunflower County Filmmaker’s Academy (SCFA) is an organization that hosts a 5-week long filmmaker’s workshop for high school students interested in film with the help of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The second-ever workshop was held from June 21 to July 3rd, 2021. Over 20 students worked on intense documentaries and learn technical camera skills, all …

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Maternal Healthcare Application for Haitian Women Receives Best Paper Award

iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Yolanda Rankin and her team received the Best Paper Award in the Analytics track for the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2021). The paper titled, “Implementing community-based participatory design and mixed methods to capture and analyze mental models of no/low literate users” is a joint research effort with …

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