Communication Alumna Inspires Future Generations of Changemakers

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Dr. Shruti Nair, who now works for Ashoka, one of the world’s largest networks of leading social entrepreneurs, graduated from the School of Communication in 2012. Her dissertation dealt with ICTs and the economic empowerment of women . Dr. Nair leads Ashoka’s Youth Years program in South Asia, particularly the efforts to search, select, and …

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Meet Chelsi McDonald: SCOM Alumna and Boston Sports Reporter

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Just four years after graduating with a degree in Media/Communication Studies, Chelsi McDonald landed her dream role as a Sports Reporter in a top 10 market. McDonald covers the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, and Boston Bruins for WHDH 7News. “Over the last three years, I’ve had the opportunity to do live …

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Communication Alumna Enriches Relations Between United States and Pakistan

Mariam Shaikh (‘16, Ph.D. Communication) currently serves as the head of digital and social media for the Press Information Department (PID) in Islamabad, Pakistan. “I joined civil bureaucracy in 2002,” she says. “When I entered the service, my interest in the field of media and communication significantly increased and I realized that effective communication can …

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Assistant Professor Screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam

Assistant Professor Malia Bruker screened her film, V/IRL, at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) this past January in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This film was also awarded Best Short Documentary by Chicago Underground Film Festival and chosen as an official selection for Berlin Feminist Film Week, Tallahassee Film Festival, and more. International Film Festival Rotterdam is currently …

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Fulbright Regional Travel Program Takes Everhart to Vietnam

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Dr. Nancy Everhart, FSU School of Information (iSchool) Professor, is a visiting Fulbright lecturer at Beijing Normal University’s Department of Library Science. Recently she traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as a guest of Vietnam National University (VNU). Over the course of her two-day visit there, she delivered lectures related to research, practice, and …

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