Ty Corfield: Alumnus Soaring to New Heights in Unexpected Field

Given Ty Corfield’s bachelor’s degree in Digital Media Production, people may be surprised to find out that he is currently enrolled in ATP Flight School in Jacksonville, Florida to pursue his pilot’s license. Although, to Corfield, he always knew travel would be a big part of his life. “I always saw myself doing something that involved […] »

Comm Alumna Named Executive Assistant for Worldwide Women’s Ministry

Lindsay Durrenberger (’08, B.A. Communications) has been promoted to Executive Assistant for Blessed is She, a worldwide online Catholic women’s ministry. Because it is online, Lindsay works from home full-time allowing her the flexibility and freedom to spend more time with her two sons and husband. Her day-to-day will vary but generally includes social media management, […] »

Jenn Topper: Comm Alumna and Director of Communications for National Nonprofit

Jenn Topper (’06 B.S. Studio Art, ’07 M.A. Media and Communications Studies) is currently working in Washington D.C. as the Communications Director for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. The Reporters Committee provides pro bono legal representation to journalists and news organizations with the goal of protecting their First Amendment freedoms. Many times, […] »

Comm Alumnus Named Associate Director of the FSU Testing Center

The Office of Distance Learning (ODL) announced that Dr. Joseph Clark (“Joe”) will be taking over leadership of the Florida State University Testing Center. Joe will be guiding the staff in pursuing new initiatives as part of improving ODL’s assessment and testing services. A key goal of ODL’s strategic plan is to ensure that the Testing […] »

Remembering Kevin Neidorf: Adventurous Soul and Gifted Filmmaker

Kevin Neidorf (’13, B.A. Digital Media Production) worked hard and played harder. His friends will remember him for his general zeal for life as well as his love of mountain biking and rock climbing. His co-workers will remember him for his creative video projects and artistic approach to anything that was put in his hands. […] »

Alumnus Makes Impact as Dean of Students at University of Cincinnati

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Juan Guardia (’97, B.A. Communications) is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for the University of Cincinnati. Guardia serves students and their families as they navigate the college experience through support services and resources committed to students’ advocacy, safety, and well-being. He oversees several areas that focus on issues impacting students’ […] »

Sundance Film Festival to Feature Work of Communication Alumni and Professor

This year’s Sundance Film Festival will feature an original documentary produced by students who participated in the “Fannie Lou Hamer’s America” Young Filmmakers’ Workshop, a component of a multimodal project spearheaded by FSU School of Communication professor Davis W. Houck. As FSU’s Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Rhetorical Studies and in partnership with Tougaloo College, Houck’s research […] »