FSU Professor Collaborates on New Online Resource Detailing the Heroic Activism of Fannie Lou Hamer

For the past 10 years, Professor Davis W. Houck from CCI’s School of Communication has worked with Maegan Parker Brooks, an assistant professor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon to create the “Find Your Voice” collective. “We’re finally at the launch of the Fannie Lou Hamer project, and we couldn’t be happier,” says Houck. “Find […] »

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Listen Camp Connects Children Experiencing Hearing Loss

Founded by faculty member and speech-language pathologist Linda Sasser, FSU’s L.L. Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic hosted its first-ever Listen Camp in late July. Partnering with the FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology, the camp provided fun activities for eight campers suffering with hearing loss. Aged from kindergarten to […] »

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Christy Chatmon Receives ISACA Academic Leadership Award

Christy Chatmon, an instructor and doctoral student in FSU’s School of Information, is the recipient of the Academic Leadership Award from ISACA Tallahassee’s SheLeadsTech. “For demonstrating exceptional academic leadership within the community,” ISACA Tallahassee presented the award to Chatmon at their July meeting. “Receiving this recognition is a great encouragement and motivation,” Chatmon says. “Programs […] »

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CCI Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

Two professors in the College of Communication and Information received awards from the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. The program began in 1946 when President Harry Truman signed into legislation the Fulbright Program, named after Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. The goal of the program is to “increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful […] »

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Students Attend Culture Marketing Council Annual Summit

Five students from FSU’s Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) attended the Cultural Marketing Council (CMC) Annual Summit this June. Jennifer Gordillo, Jessica Juachon, Meng Tian, Ailin Xia, and Wenzhe Yan traveled to the annual event that took place in Dallas, Texas, for three days of immersion in the multicultural marketing industry. Culture-driven marketing was […] »

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Kristie Escobar selected for YALSA’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

Kristie Escobar, a third-year doctoral student at FSU’s School of Information, was awarded the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award. This new award was established by YALSA in 2018 and aims to encourage research on teens, learning, and libraries that aligns with YALSA’s National Research Agenda and/or investigates any aspect of […] »

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Connecting to Korea in CCI

written by Stephen McDowell, Ph.D.  The College of Communication and Information at Florida State University has been glad to welcome visiting journalists and scholars from the Republic of Korea for over 20 years.  During that time we have also had many graduate students from Korea complete their studies in CCI. In 2018-2019 we hosted three […] »

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