School of Communication Alumna Nikki Méndez Recognized as an Ad Age Rising Star 2024

School of Communication alumna Nikki Méndez has been recognized as an Ad Age Rising Star 2024. The Rising Star awards are designed to celebrate those who are up-and-coming, making their mark on the marketing and advertising industry. The Stars have worked to demonstrate substantial growth, creativity, and initiative in non-managerial roles. “It feels very surreal, like …

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CCI Students Travel to Atlanta for Networking Trip

In late April, nine College of Communication and Information (CCI) students traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to network with alumni, tour company facilities, and learn about the technology industry at five major companies. The students visited William Mills Agency, where they met CCI alumnus and CCI Leadership Board member William Mills (B.A. ‘83). During the visit, …

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Meet CCI Alumnus Ryan McCormick!

College of Communication alumnus Ryan McCormick is making waves in the world of public relations. He graduated from Florida State in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Media Production before working in several impressive media and public relations (PR) roles including being a senior producer at CBS-TV, writer for the New York Post, and communications …

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CCI Alumnus Dr. Michael Cornett Retires After Teaching 50 Years

After a 50-year career as a professor, Dr. Michael Cornett has recently retired. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the College of Communication in 1969. In high school, Cornett was drawn to law, particularly because he was an avid debater and the courtroom excited him. During his undergraduate education at Ottawa University, he was …

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