Preparing the Next Generation of Multicultural Communication Professionals 

This article was written by Ni’A Landon, a School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) presented its annual Mentorship and Awards Ceremony on Oct. 2. During this annual event, academic scholarships were extended to 15 students who were also paired with industry professionals. These professionals will serve as their mentor …

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iSchool Faculty Publish Study on How Parenting Information is Shared Online

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty published a new research paper titled “How do mothers exchange parenting-related information in online communities? A Metasynthesis.” The paper has been accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior, a journal focused on the use of computers from a psychological perspective. “This study helped us better understand how mothers …

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Grad Student Supports Visually Impaired Patrons at a Talking Book Library

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Whitney Harrison is a 27 year-old FSU School of Information student based in Tampa Bay, FL, pursuing a master’s degree in information studies. She was recently recognized for her outstanding achievements, receiving the 2020 Jacqueline D. Montgomery Scholarship in Information Studies.  “A library is a powerful resource for a community,” said Harrison. The inspiration behind …

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Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication Works to Support Colombian Farmers

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CHMC Teams Up with Farmer-to-Farmer Colombia and Fundación SalvaTerra to Support Colombia’s Smallholder Farmers.  Contact: Lauren Lootens, PR Coordinator (850) 644-9698 Lnd14b@my.fsu.edu TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (October 20, 2020) – The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) has announced a partnership with Farmer-to-Farmer Colombia and Fundación SalvaTerra to help support smallholder farmers in Colombia that are transitioning out of …

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Quarantine Sparks National Outreach from Campus Girl Scouts Group

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This article was written by Kelly Newbrough and Ebe Randeree. Coronavirus isn’t holding back the Campus Girl Scouts (CGS) from maintaining their outreach this semester. CGS is an organization with Florida State’s College of Communication and Information that is focused on encouraging and promoting the values of Girl Scouts while serving the college campus and …

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School of Communication Announces Premiere of FSU COMMversation Podcast

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This article was written by Jessie Colegrove, a senior public relations student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. FSU COMMversation, the School of Communication’s first-ever podcast is now available on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Apple Podcasts. The first edition features Susannah Wesley, an FSU Communication alumna and crisis communications expert who previously worked for American Airlines, …

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Joseph Gaskin Receives 2020 ALA Spectrum Scholarship

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This story was written by Kaelen Birkholz, School of Information graduate assistant. A student in the Master of Science in Information program, Joseph Gaskin, was awarded the 2020 American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship. The ALA provides scholarships to exceptional students pursuing a graduate degree and leadership positions within the field of Information. This year, …

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