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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Comm Alumna Shares How Motherhood Enhances Professional Skills

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Communication School Alumna, Erin Vogt, started the new year right with an article in the Public Relations Society of America’s national publication, Strategies and Tactics. Her article “How Motherhood Made Me a Better PR Pro” focused on how the “Motherhood Penalty” negatively impacts women across the entire workforce. Erin narrowed in on six motherhood skills …

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iSchool Alumna Creates Startup to Give Insight to Company Culture

Job-hunting. It’s a necessary evil, but it’s always so hard to make sure the company you are interested in will be a good fit. Questions like “What is the work environment like?” and “Will I fit in with the office culture?” always pop up but are almost impossible to answer until you’re already hired. Stephanie …

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Alumni Association Honors Excellence

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This past October, the FSU Alumni Association honored outstanding alumni that have made an impact in their field during the Alumni Awards Gala. Of the six alumni honored, two graduated from the College of Communication and Information. J.D. Doughney (’02, B.S. Communication & ’03, M.S. IMC) received the Circle of Gold Award. This award is …

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Angiah Davis Named Director of Library Services at Gordon State College

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Gordon State College recently named iSchool alumna, Angiah Davis (’08 M.S. Library and Information Studies), as Director of Library Services. In this position, she will oversee the library budget, manage electronic databases, promote the library, and participate in state and national professional organizations while developing a strategic plan. Her current memberships include GLA, ALA, the …

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Meet iSchool Ph.D. Graduate Cheryl Booth

Part of our CCI Doctoral Student 20 Questions series, we get to know Cheryl Booth. Cheryl graduated FSU with her Ph.D. in Information just four days ago, on December 13, 2019. Congratulations, Cheryl! 1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and Falmouth, Massachusetts. 2. What made you choose FSU? …

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CCI Students Connect with Tampa Employers

written by Ebe Randeree Nine CCI students spent two days in Tampa connecting with alumni and employers to build pipelines for future students and to hear from and see employers that are looking for talent.  Organized by the FSU STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service Alliance) student organization, the trip included the …

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