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 …


Communication Alumna Recognized by Florida Society of Association Executives


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 …


“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 …


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 …


SAMCS Conference Partners with Media Meet Conference

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written by Vaibhav Diwanji FSU’s South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference (SAMCS) is pleased to announce their partnership with the Media Meet 2020 Conference. The Department of Media Studies of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bangalore, India will be hosting its flagship event Media Meet 2020, an International Virtual Conference, on August 27-29. This …


FSU Cognition and Emotion Lab Celebrates its 5-year Anniversary

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This Fall, the Cognition and Emotion Lab (CEL) housed in the School of Communication and directed by Associate Professor Dr. Russell Clayton celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Over the past five years, the CEL research team has been comprised of 18 students ranging from undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. The team has published over 15 peer-reviewed …


ALISE Awards Students, Alumni, and Faculty

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The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) recently announced the winners of their annual awards. Students, alumni, and faculty of FSU College of Communication and Information are on the list, and will be recognized at ALISE’s virtual conference in October. ALISE Best Conference Paper Award Librarians as Natural Disaster Stress Response Facilitators: Building …