CCI Appoints New Assistant Director for Finance & Administration

Shonda Sampson has been appointed the new Assistant Director for Finance & Administration for FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI). In this role, she will coordinate the administrative functions within the College, interpret and implement administrative policies as well as oversee HR, contracts and grants, as well as administer the various financial functions within CCI. She[…] »

Three CCI Faculty Recognized for Transformative Teaching

Florida State University’s Spiritual Life Project and the Center for Advancement of Teaching recognized ten faculty members with Transformation Through Teaching awards on Thursday, November 29. Three of these faculty members are from the College of Communication and Information: Sindy Chapa, Russell Clayton, and Juliann Woods. The Transformation Through Teaching program honors full-time faculty who have[…] »

Doctoral Students Present Research, Win Awards

Over 46 College of Communication and Information doctoral students and faculty members gathered at FSU’s Alumni Center Ballroom for the annual Doctoral Student Research Presentation and Reception on November 28, 2018. Twenty posters from the FSU’s School of Communication, School of Information, and School of Communication Science and Disorders competed for travel awards. Winners include:[…] »

iSchool Student Appointed to Library Journal Advisory Board

Master of Science and Information student Jillian Dunne has been named a member of the 2019 Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Student Advisory Board. As a member, Dunne will be able to offer her unique perspective in board meetings, learn how a magazine is published, conduct thorough research within the field of youth studies, discuss new[…] »

Comm Doctoral Students Publish Research on Feminism in Disney Films

School of Communication doctoral students Abigail Reed and Kailash Koushik recently had their research paper Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast, and Disney’s Commodification of Feminism: A Political Economic Analysis accepted for publication in the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) on November 18, 2018. According to the paper’s abstract, the research “seeks to[…] »

Faculty, Students Highly Recognized at National Communication Association Convention

On November 8 – 11, 2018 students and faculty from Florida State University’s School of Communication attended the 104th annual National Communication Association (NCA) convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through aesthetic, humanistic, and social scientific inquiry. NCA[…] »

Work of Communication Alumnus Airing on ESPN

Robert Abbott (’86 B.S. Communication) has been the President of Hey Abbott! Entertainment since 2009. Abbott wrote, directed and voiced ESPN 30 for 30: The Last Days of Knight, which chronicles an investigation he did into Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight, while Abbott worked for CNN from 1987-2001. It runs 102 minutes and has been on the ESPN Plus App[…] »