SAMCS Conference Partners with Media Meet Conference

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written by Vaibhav Diwanji FSU’s South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference (SAMCS) is pleased to announce their partnership with the Media Meet 2020 Conference. The Department of Media Studies of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bangalore, India will be hosting its flagship event Media Meet 2020, an International Virtual Conference, on August 27-29. This …


Public Relations Senior is a Sustainability Star


Tallahassee native and FSU senior, Rachel Corry, was recently recognized by the University for her inspiring mission to make her community a more sustainable place. Her interest in sustainability began after a spring break trip to a local farm in West Jefferson, NC. Ever since then, Rachel has been using opportunities within CCI’s Public Relations …


FSU Cognition and Emotion Lab Celebrates its 5-year Anniversary

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This Fall, the Cognition and Emotion Lab (CEL) housed in the School of Communication and directed by Associate Professor Dr. Russell Clayton celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Over the past five years, the CEL research team has been comprised of 18 students ranging from undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. The team has published over 15 peer-reviewed …


ASHA Selects Student for Academic-Research Careers Award

ASHA Selects Student for Academic Research Careers Award

CCI graduate student Briana Acevedo (pictured left), who is pursuing a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, was awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) with a Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) award. She was given the award of $1,000 in support of her master’s thesis.  “I am confident that my master’s thesis coupled with …


NIH Awards Zhe He a Grant for Alzheimer’s Research

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Dr. Zhe He, Assistant Professor and Chair of the MSIT Program in the School of Information, was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Notice of Special Interest on Alzheimer’s disease-focused administrative supplement. The $370,841 award augments Dr. He’s National Institute on Aging award, “Systematic Analysis of Clinical Study Generalizability Assessment Methods …


Kaitlin Lansford Receives NIH Grant

Kaitlin Lansford Received NIH Grant

Dr. Kaitlin Lansford (pictured left), an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director within the School of Communication Science and Disorders, was awarded a grant in the amount of $233,828 by the National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last month. Dr. Lansford was presented with this …


ALISE Awards Students, Alumni, and Faculty

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The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) recently announced the winners of their annual awards. Students, alumni, and faculty of FSU College of Communication and Information are on the list, and will be recognized at ALISE’s virtual conference in October. ALISE Best Conference Paper Award Librarians as Natural Disaster Stress Response Facilitators: Building …