Leadership Alumni Series Connects Students with Industry

As with many things regarding COVID-19, restricted travel and lack of in-person classes have stopped CCI alumni from visiting classes. The IT Leadership class has always hosted 4-6 alumni each semester as part of an initiative to share industry knowledge, recruitment strategies, and information about leadership programs. COVID-19, however, presented an excellent opportunity for the …

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Student Receives ASHA Minority Scholarship

Katherine Perez, a first-year master’s student in the Speech-Language Pathology program, was awarded the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHA) Minority Scholarship. ASHA awards scholarships to exceptional graduate students who have participated in study programs within the communication sciences and disorders field and offers up to three scholarships nationwide for graduate students who are members of a …

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Students Present at National STARS Conference

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Launched at FSU in 2006, the mission of the STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service) Alliance is based in servant leadership. The FSU student organization is part of a national network of over 50 colleges and universities with a mission to develop college students and faculty as leaders who broaden participation for …

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Student Academy of Audiology Completes Virtual Campaign

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The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) participated in a week-long campaign titled “Ask Me About Audiology” this past October. From October 16-20, students in SAA worked to educate the local community about hearing healthcare, the impact of hearing loss/noise exposure, and the profession of audiology. Due to the constraints COVID-19 places on hosting in-person events, …

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Handcrafted with Love: Alumna Launches Jewelry Business

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While the COVID-19 pandemic presents numerous challenges, many individuals like Daniela Agurcia (’14, B.A. Media Communication Studies) strive to make the best of the worst. Utilizing the free time offered by quarantine, Agurcia launched her first business, Loulou La Mar. Loulou La Mar is a Miami-based company specializing in the sale of fine, handmade jewelry. …

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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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