Comm Alumnus Directs New York Times Film on Criminal Justice Reform

School of Communication alumnus (’98) Ritesh Gupta has collaborated with Roc Nation and Meek Mill to direct a New York Times op-ed film “Meek Mill: Prisoners Deserve a New Set of Rights”. Gupta wanted to emphasize the importance of adversely impacted individuals, such as minorities and the impoverished, by highlighting the need for criminal justice reform and […] »

Pablo Correa, Ph.D.: A Journey of Resiliency

On December 14, 2018 Pablo Correa graduated from FSU’s School of Communication with a Ph.D. in Communication. You can read about his inspiring story of triumph and perseverance in the Tallahassee Democrat as well as a special spotlight feature on the FSU News website.

Work of Communication Alumnus Airing on ESPN

Robert Abbott (’86 B.S. Communication) has been the President of Hey Abbott! Entertainment since 2009. Abbott wrote, directed and voiced ESPN 30 for 30: The Last Days of Knight, which chronicles an investigation he did into Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight, while Abbott worked for CNN from 1987-2001. It runs 102 minutes and has been on the ESPN Plus App […] »

CCI Alumna Spearheads Coast Guard Donation to Panhandle

On November 16, 2018 a crate full of 1,239 pounds of Hurricane Michael relief supplies arrived shortly after noon in front of FSU’s School of Communication. This was no ordinary delivery as the return address was from the United States Coast Guard in Boston, Massachusetts. Lieutenant Commander Krystyn Pecora is a School of Communication alumna (M.S. ’13, […] »

Krystyn Pecora: Comm Alumna and Executive Officer for Coast Guard Cutter Seneca

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Krystyn Pecora graduated from FSU’s College of Communication & Information in 2013 with her Master’s degree in Media Communication Studies. She’s now serving as the Executive Officer of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca. Seneca is a 270 foot cutter currently home-ported in Boston, MA. “We have over ninety crew members serving aboard who come […] »

Communication Alumna Mariliis Beger Appointed First Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Estonia

Earlier this year, The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain appointed School of Communication alumna Dr. Mariliis Beger to serve as the first Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Estonia. Her research in Pakistan focuses on health literacy, eHealth and ICTs, and issues related to women’s sexual health. “I am looking forward to strengthening and building new relationships between […] »

Jennifer Whelihan: Comm Alumna and Tampa’s 40 Under 40 Honoree

Jennifer Whelihan earned her Bachelor’s in Media Communications Studies from Florida State University in 2001 as well as her Master of Arts in Interactive and New Communication Technology. Most recently, she’s been nominated for Tampa’s 40 under 40 for her contributions to the Tampa Bay community. This isn’t the first time Whelihan has been recognized for […] »