Stephenson Shines in South Korea

After graduation, most students are faced with the prospect of leaving their hometowns to pursue the career they just spent years working toward. This often means moving to a new state and leaving behind the comforts of home. For Rosandra Stephenson (B.S. 15’ Media and Communication Studies), this also meant leaving behind the comforts of […] »

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Students Attend Culture Marketing Council Annual Summit

Five students from FSU’s Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) attended the Cultural Marketing Council (CMC) Annual Summit this June. Jennifer Gordillo, Jessica Juachon, Meng Tian, Ailin Xia, and Wenzhe Yan traveled to the annual event that took place in Dallas, Texas, for three days of immersion in the multicultural marketing industry. Culture-driven marketing was […] »

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Kelly Starling: Communication Alumna and Storyteller at AT&T

Kelly Starling (’85, B.S. Media Performance) is AT&T’s Lead Public Relations Manager for Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. “I’m a storyteller,” she says. “I find creative ways to humanize AT&T and create brand love by sharing with journalists our employees’ stories and how our products, services, and technology and community engagement are shaping […] »

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Ph.D. Graduate and Comm Faculty Published

Kailash Koushik, a recent Ph.D. graduate in the School of Communication, and co-author Dr. Jennifer Proffitt, have been published in the International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics. Their article, “Global capital, global labour and global dominance: The case of xXx: Return of Xander Cage” analyzes the movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage. The movie […] »

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Emily Lee Named One of Tallahassee’s Top 20 Under 40

Meet Emily Lee (’18 B.S. Media/Communication Studies and B.S. Information Technology), one of the youngest recipients of the Golden A.C.E. Award as one of Tallahassee’s top 20 under 40. Lee graduated just last year and is already making strides in her career. She currently works as a Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Programs Coordinator at the […] »

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Alumna Produces Florida Animation Festival

When Kristin Bass-Petersen (’10 M.A. Media and Communication Studies) isn’t working at The Pod Advertising as Vice President of Digital Media Services, she’s busy collaborating with the Tallahassee Film Society (TFS) to run the Florida Animation Festival (FAF). “My role is overseeing the structure of the festival, setting up and running the submissions process, and […] »

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Celebrating 70 Years of FSU Debate

written by Mafé Brooks, Director of Development On April 12-14, we celebrated the 70th Year Anniversary of FSU’s modern debate program. The reunion weekend activities included a kick-off reception hosted by FSU President John Thrasher on Friday, followed by a celebration dinner on Saturday and capped off with a reunion breakfast on Sunday, hosted by […] »

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