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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SCSD Doctoral Student Receives $10,000 ASHF Scholarship

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FSU School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student, Austin Thompson, received a New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship from the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHF). ASHF provides resources for aspiring students and trailblazers with the potential to create innovative solutions for modern communication disorders. The $10,000 New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship reserves the title for candidates …

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iSchool Student Awarded FSU FLA Award

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iSchool student Adrian Legaspi was awarded the FSU MSLIS graduate program scholarship by the Florida Library Association. This association is a statewide organization that promotes excellence in Florida libraries. This scholarship is given to FLA members enrolled in accredited library programs within Florida. “I believe that I was awarded the FSU FLA Scholarship because I …

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Clayton Named AEJMC Emerging Scholar

Dr. Russell Clayton is an Assistant Professor and Founding Director of the Cognition and Emotion Lab (CEL) in the School of Communication. He has recently been named an Emerging Scholar by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). As one of only four Emerging Scholars selected, he will be recognized and presented …

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HAPPI Foundation Endows $25,000 in Honor of Alumna

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The Robin Shari Parker HAPPI Foundation, Inc. recently endowed a gift of $25,000 at the School of Communication Science & Disorders at the College of Communication & Information, in memory of Dr. Robin Shari Parker, 1986 M.S. Communication Science & Disorders alumna. Dr. Robin Parker was a talented and highly respected speech-language pathologist, known for …

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Comm Student Zoe Zirlin Receives Undergraduate Research Award

Advertising student Zoe Zirlin has been awarded a 2019 Scott and Ina McNichols Undergraduate Research Award for $4,000. “I am incredibly honored and excited to have received a 2019 IDEA Grant,” says Zirlin. “I am also thankful for Scott and Ina McNichols, two FSU Alumni who support undergraduate research every year.”   The award is presented …

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The Gerald Ensley Emerging Journalist Award: Honoring Local Legacy

Famed columnist for the Tallahassee Democrat, Gerald Ensley, passed away February 16, 2018. On the one year anniversary of his death, Ensley’s wife Sally Karioth, daughter Amanda Karioth Thompson, and son-in-law Sam Thompson launched the Gerald Ensley Emerging Journalist Award. Ensley attended Florida State University for two years before dropping out to work for seven …

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