Doctoral Students Present Research, Win Awards

Over 46 College of Communication and Information doctoral students and faculty members gathered at FSU’s Alumni Center Ballroom for the annual Doctoral Student Research Presentation and Reception on November 28, 2018. Twenty posters from the FSU’s School of Communication, School of Information, and School of Communication Science and Disorders competed for travel awards. Winners include:[…] »

Comm Doctoral Students Publish Research on Feminism in Disney Films

School of Communication doctoral students Abigail Reed and Kailash Koushik recently had their research paper Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast, and Disney’s Commodification of Feminism: A Political Economic Analysis accepted for publication in the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) on November 18, 2018. According to the paper’s abstract, the research “seeks to[…] »

Faculty, Students Highly Recognized at National Communication Association Convention

On November 8 – 11, 2018 students and faculty from Florida State University’s School of Communication attended the 104th annual National Communication Association (NCA) convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through aesthetic, humanistic, and social scientific inquiry. NCA[…] »

SCSD Doctoral Student Receives New Century Scholars Doctoral Award

Claire Wofford, third year doctoral candidate at the FSU School of Communication Sciences & Disorders received the New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHF), which is designed to support strong doctoral candidates who will pursue a teacher-investigator career in an academic environment at the university/college level. In 2018, the ASHF awarded up to fifteen scholarships[…] »

Student Leaders Continue After School Technology Program at R. Frank Nims Middle School

This Fall, students from the Florida State University College of Communication and Information continued their weekly after school program at R. Frank Nims Middle School in Tallahassee.  The project started last Spring as an outreach event for STARS Alliance.  Students from the School of Information IT Leadership class and members of Community Outreach Group (COG),[…] »

Students Selected as “Most Promising Multicultural Students” by American Advertising Federation

       On October 24, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) hosted eight leading advertising industry professionals in Washington, DC, to select the 2019 class of Most Promising Multicultural Students. Among the fifty undergraduate seniors chosen for this honor, Samantha Nuñez and Ruth Carrion of Florida State University’s School of Communication were named. Ruth Carrion is an[…] »

SCSD Distance Learning Graduate Student Presents at Autism Conference

On October 20, 2018, FSU first-year speech-language pathology distance learning student Natasha Quinonez provided an hour-long workshop at the 2018 HISPA Autismo conference in Orlando, FL. Sponsored by the the University of Central Florida Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, HISPA Autismo is in its fifth year of providing workshops entirely in Spanish for professionals,[…] »