Communication Alumna Recognized at 2021 Inspire Awards

Marion Hargett (’93, B.S. General Communication), the Senior Vice President of Agency Partnerships and National Sales at Ampersand, was one of four alumni honored on March 11th with an Inspire Award by Florida State University Alumni Association. The Inspire Award honors women of distinction who have proven to be leaders in their industry and whose …


8th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Connects Students Virtually

‌On Monday, March 8th, the Florida State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosted the annual Women in Leadership Conference as‌ a ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌Women’s‌ ‌History‌ ‌Month, ‌joining‌ ‌an‌ ‌international‌ ‌effort‌ ‌to‌ ‌highlight‌ ‌female‌ ‌leaders. Starting‌ ‌12‌ ‌years‌ ‌ago‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌small‌ ‌mentoring‌ ‌breakfast‌ ‌organized‌ ‌by‌ the ‌student‌ ‌group‌ Women in IT/ICT Sharing Experiences …


Shantira Jackson Accepts Position of Executive Story Editor for Netflix’s Hit “Big Mouth”

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This article was written by Austin Reichart, a senior public relations student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. Television shows and programs are familiar to many, but their authors and writers, are often not. The story of Shantira Jackson, who graduated with a B.A. in Media and Communication Studies from FSU School of Communication in …


CCI Alumni-Owned Businesses Selected for Seminole 100

Florida State University’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the College of Business, will virtually host the 2021 Seminole 100 Celebration on Thursday, February 18. This event recognizes the 100 fastest growing FSU alumni-owned businesses in the United States. The fourth annual ceremony will honor 11 alumni from FSU College of Communication and …


Communication Alumna Returns for Class Presentation About International Projects

FSU School of Communication alumna Melissa Angel (’16, M.S. Media and Communication Studies) will speak in Dr. Stephen McDowell’s Comparative Systems of Mass Communication class. Her presentation, titled, “Building Transnational Connections and Projects,” will be held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, February 16 from 8:00 am to 9:15 am. The Florida native is now based …


One month until FSU SCOM’s Great Give

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On March 10, FSU’s Great Give will launch its 2021 edition, a 24-hour campaign providing an opportunity to make gifts towards a multitude of projects. Students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends of Florida State University and specifically the School of Communication will be able to support six different options, the excellence fund to help …


FSU to Host Seventh Annual South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference

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Florida State University will host its seventh annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference (SAMCS) virtually Feb. 4-6. The annual SAMCS conference is an alliance of scholars, academicians and practitioners dedicated to fostering greater understanding of the South Asia region’s issues and global importance. This year’s theme, “South Asia: Beyond Borders,” is focused on sharing the …