CCI Professor and Graduate Student Publish Paper on Synthetic Data in AI

College of Communication and Information Professor Dr. Johnathan Adams alongside graduate student Ava Dodd had their paper titled “The Role of Synthetic Data in Aerial Object Detection” accepted to the International Conference on Marine, Aviation, Transport, Logistics and Trade to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The paper is a culmination of the past two years …


SCSD Graduate Student Awarded iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Shirin Khambalia was one of three college students awarded the 2021-2022 iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship for her leadership, commitment to her community, and career goals. The iThink Financial Scholarship program awards high school, college, and trade school students $2,500 to help support themselves financially throughout …


McDowell to serve as CCI interim dean

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Original story published on Florida State University News on August 10, 2021.  Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Stephen McDowell to serve as interim dean of the College of Communication and Information. McDowell succeeds Larry Dennis, who has returned to the faculty after 12 years as …


CCI Alumna Featured in Adweek’s Creative 100

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CCI alumna, Ashley Rutstein (’14, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication, ’12, B.S. Information, Communication and Technology), was featured on Adweek’s Creative 100 list for her TikTok Ad Career campaign. Alongside Rutstein on the list were celebrities such as The Rock, Lil Nas X, Amanda Gorman, and many more. “I’ve been reading Adweek since I first got …


CCI Welcomes Arias Ware as New Grants Compliance Analyst

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The FSU College of Communication and Information Office of Research expands and diversifies research funding, supports sustainability, and enhances the diffusion of research outcomes from CCI to the state, nation, and world. With goals to support collaboration both within the University and with other off-campus facilities, service faculty in the development and submission of proposals, …


Communication Student Selected for Doctoral Honors Seminar

School of Communication doctoral candidate Christopher Garcia was 1 of 30 students selected to discuss his research virtually at the National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar from July 14-16. Garcia discussed his dissertation work which investigated how Red Bull sponsors the creation of scientific discourse that supports the credibility of the company’s athletic sponsorships. …