33 CCI Students Graduate with Honors

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Florida State University awarded 383 honors medallions to Spring 2020 graduates in a virtual ceremony on April 30, 2020 — 33 of these medallions were given to graduates of the FSU College of Communication and Information. The FSU Honors Program recognizes students who are particularly motivated to create change through intellectual curiosity. The breakdown of the …

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Arrowhead Advertising Advances to Final Round of AAF National Student Advertising Competition

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After FSU’s Arrowhead Advertising competed in the semi-finals on Thursday, May 7th, they were selected as one of the top 8 teams advancing to the finals of National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). A total of 103 schools competed at the district level, where 17 winning teams went on …

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Sí Se Puede: Communication Student Attends HSF Media and Entertainment Summit

Every year, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) holds its annual Media and Entertainment Summit to bring together attendees and distinguished media and entertainment professionals for four days full of learning and professional development. From November 14 to 17, 2019, an FSU School of Communication student traveled to the conference in Hollywood, California, to explore opportunities …

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Assistant Professor Screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam

Assistant Professor Malia Bruker screened her film, V/IRL, at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) this past January in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This film was also awarded Best Short Documentary by Chicago Underground Film Festival and chosen as an official selection for Berlin Feminist Film Week, Tallahassee Film Festival, and more. International Film Festival Rotterdam is currently …

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Hewletts Establish Student Excellence Endowment and Professorship in Media Production

written by Lauren Martin Jeffrey and Cathy Hewlett recently established the Jeffrey and Cathy Hewlett Endowed Fund for Student Excellence at the College of Communication and Information. The fund of $550,000 will provide support to both undergraduate and graduate students at the College of Communication and Information. This support will be used to fund scholarships, …

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Alumni-Produced Documentary Celebrates Strength of Survivors Following Hurricane Maria

Alumni Produced Documentary Accepted into 3 Festivals

On September 8, 2019, almost two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Mariana Pa’Lante premiered at the Askew Student Life Center. The documentary was directed by Xabier Climent (’18 M.S. Public Interest Media Communication) and Aaron Kudja (’18, B.S. Digital Media Production). They intended to highlight the story of one rural …

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