iSchool Professor is Keynote Speaker at CIMED International Conference

Florida State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) Associate Dean for Innovation and School of Information Professor Dr. Paul F. Marty was the keynote speaker at the virtual International Congress of Museums and Digital Strategies (CIMED) hosted by the Polytechnic University of Valencia on March 25, 2021. His presentation titled “Contributions of Museum Technology …


Study on Black Women in Computing Receives Best Paper Award

iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Yolanda Rankin received the Best Paper Award in the Computer Science Education Research track for the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium for Computer Science Education (2021 SIGCSE) and presented her findings at the symposium on March 18th. Her co-authored paper, titled “Real Talk: Saturated Sites of Violence in CS Education,” investigates the …


Shantira Jackson Accepts Position of Executive Story Editor for Netflix’s Hit “Big Mouth”

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This article was written by Austin Reichart, a senior public relations student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. Television shows and programs are familiar to many, but their authors and writers, are often not. The story of Shantira Jackson, who graduated with a B.A. in Media and Communication Studies from FSU School of Communication in …


Communication Students Build Research and Creative Skills with Honors in the Major Program

This article was written by Jenny Ralph, a senior media communication studies student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. With each and every semester, more and more students within the School of Communication are opting to complete an Honors in the Major Thesis. By choosing to earn Honors in the Major (HITM), students complete a …


Coming Full Circle: iSchool Alumna Shares Experience Working on Newly Released Memoir

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This article was written by Hanya Noussier, Development Intern at CCI. Adventurous success stories of FSU College of Communication and Information alumni are endless. Elaine Crepeau (’73, M.S. Library Science, ’72, B.A.), an alumna of the School of Information, is no different. Crepeau took on a new adventure to edit the memoir titled, J. Blanton …


JSLHR Publishes Study on Dysarthric Speech Completed by FSU Doctoral Student

On February 17, 2021, the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research published work by FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders doctoral student Megan Hirsch. The paper is titled “Generalized Learning of Dysarthric Speech Between Male and Female Talkers.” “Previous research has shown that listeners can improve their understanding of speech produced by talkers …