CCI Alumni Win FPRA Golden Image Awards

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) held its annual conference in August where the winners of the FPRA Golden Image Awards were announced. The awards included four divisions of categories: Public Relations Programs, Printed Tools of Public Relations, Digital Tools of Public Relations, and Student Projects in Public Relations. Awards given in the competition include …

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CCI Students Shine at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year, FSU’s Office of the President and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement (CRE) host the President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. The event highlights students who received IDEA Grants for the previous summer and the results of their research and creative projects through poster and oral presentations. This year, the event …

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Alumna Publishes Book “The African American Struggle for Library Equality”

Three-time FSU School of Information alumna, Aisha M. Johnson-Jones, PhD, has committed her life to researching African American and southern public library history. Her book, The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julis Rosenwald Fund Library Program, is the culmination of years of hard work and research, revealing “a new …

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SCSD Collaboration Receives $25,000 in Funding

Each semester, the Office of Proposal Development hosts events called Collaborative Collisions. These events encourage researchers from all FSU Colleges, Departments, and Centers to come together and discuss potential collaborations around specific topics. In the past, topics have included “Smart Cities,” “Environment,” and “Mental Health and Well-Being.” “The goal of Collaborative Collision events is to …

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MSI Student Appointed to Citizen Service Organization

Meet Elizabeth Uchimura, a double Masters student in Musicology and Information. Her two majors collide at work where she serves as the Assistant Music Cataloger at FSU’s Allen Music Library. Uchimura was recently appointed to a Citizen Service Organization called “Friends of the State Library & Archives” which was reactivated by the State Library. “It …

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FSU iSchool Attends ALISE 2019 Conference

FSU School of Information faculty, students, and alumni are attending the ALISE 2019 Conference September 24 to 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is an international leader for innovative and high-quality research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in library and information science and cognate disciplines. A …

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Facebook: Friend or Foe? Comm Faculty Publish Research

Professors and graduate students in CCI’s School of Communication recently published a paper researching the positive effects of Facebook. The paper, titled Self-transcendent emotions and social media: Exploring the content and consumers of inspirational Facebook posts, consisted of two different studies. “Results from the quantitative content analysis in Study 1 show that inspirational Facebook posts …

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