Communication Alumna Awarded Rotarian of the Year

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Jennifer Whelihan (’02, M.A. Interactive and New Communication Technology, ’01, B.A. Media Communication Studies) was recently named the recipient of the Rotarian of the Year award by the Rotary Club of Westshore Tampa for her participation in helping the club revamp its communication efforts. “I’m so excited to receive the 2020 Rotarian of the Year …

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Communication Alumna Recognized by Florida Society of Association Executives

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During this year’s Florida Society of Association Executives virtual conference, Shelly Joines, (’07, B.S. Communication Studies) was awarded the Executive Rising Star Award. This award is designed to honor an FSAE Executive Member who has contributed significant time and talent to FSAE’s success. Recipients stand out for their leadership, dedication, and professionalism both within FSAE …

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CCI Honors 2020 Community Partner Awardees

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Each year, FSU College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosts the Honors and Awards Reception, recognizing students, faculty, alumni, and community partners. Although the in-person reception was canceled this year, each school within CCI selected an organization for Community Partner awards. Honorees will be recognized during the virtual CCI Community Partners and Distinguished Alumni Celebration …

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“With humor and humility, we’ll get there together,” – A look back at the first weeks of class

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This article was written by Peyton Kelgard, first year M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. A new semester begun on August 24. And this time, it really constitutes a total novelty. Instead of walking through Landis Green, sitting next to fellow Noles in lecture halls, or visiting professors during office …

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School of Communication Creates Director’s Ambassadors Initiative

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This article was written by Jennifer Vasbinder, first year M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication student and Director’s Ambassador. As the new Director of the FSU School of Communication, Patrick Merle, Ph.D. has created a new student-centered initiative: the Director’s Ambassadors. This team of undergraduate and graduate students will focus on communication and marketing strategies for the …

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Summer Abroad Publication Releases First Remote Edition

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Each summer, FSU’s International Programs hosts study abroad sessions in several countries including England, Spain, and Italy. This year, however, COVID-19 created a different scenario. For many students, this may have meant scrolling through TikTok instead of visiting art galleries, learning a new language, and discovering another culture across the pond. A few communication students …

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Communication Alumna Inspires Future Generations of Changemakers

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Dr. Shruti Nair, who now works for Ashoka, one of the world’s largest networks of leading social entrepreneurs, graduated from the School of Communication in 2012. Her dissertation dealt with ICTs and the economic empowerment of women . Dr. Nair leads Ashoka’s Youth Years program in South Asia, particularly the efforts to search, select, and …

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