CCI Welcomes Fulbright Scholar Amoolya Rajappa to Campus

CCI is excited to welcome international Fulbright Scholar Amoolya Rajappa to our Tallahassee campus.  Amoolya comes from Bengaluru, India, and will be studying in Tallahassee for nine months under the mentorship of Interim Dean Dr. Stephen McDowell. She is a current PhD student at Christ University in Bengaluru, pursuing a degree in Media Studies. During …


CCI Alumna Featured in Adweek’s Creative 100

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CCI alumna, Ashley Rutstein (’14, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication, ’12, B.S. Information, Communication and Technology), was featured on Adweek’s Creative 100 list for her TikTok Ad Career campaign. Alongside Rutstein on the list were celebrities such as The Rock, Lil Nas X, Amanda Gorman, and many more. “I’ve been reading Adweek since I first got …


Alumna Organizes 2021’s Edition of Florida Animation Festival

School of Communication alumna Kristin Bass-Petersen (’10, M.A. Media and Communication Studies) alongside the Tallahassee Film Society (TFS) and The Pod Advertising are organizing the sixth annual Florida Animation Festival (FAF). This festival set for June 10 to 27 will be mostly virtual with three in-person screenings at a Tallahassee local independent theater, All Saints …


Arrowhead Advertising Ends Successful 2021 Competition in Semi-Finals After Victories at the District Level

FSU’s Arrowhead Advertising virtually competed on April 24 in the semi-finals of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Although Arrowhead did not advance onto the final round, the team chose to celebrate their successful academic year filled with dedication, hard work, and enthusiasm. They reflected on winning first …


81 Students & Faculty Celebrated at Virtual CCI Honors & Awards Program

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Each spring, the FSU College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosts the Honors and Awards Program and Reception to celebrate the academic excellence, leadership, and dedication to service of our students and faculty. For the first time ever, this event was held virtually, via Zoom, where awardees and their friends and families were able to …


31 CCI Students inducted into Garnet & Gold Scholar Society

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The Garnet and Gold Scholar Society is a prestigious designation undergraduate students can earn upon graduating. These students submit a synthesis reflection project before graduating in order to be inducted, reflecting on their experience in three of five engagement areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research, and service. Recognizing outstanding involvement and well-roundedness, the Garnet and Gold …