CCI Visiting Faculty Member Maurice Johnson to Present at 2022 AERA Conference

CCI visiting faculty member Maurice Johnson will be presenting his research at the upcoming American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, which will be held April 21-26 in San Diego, California. Johnson will be joined by Dr. Vanessa Ochoa, Ph.D (East Los Angeles College) and Dr. Asif Wilson, Ph.D. (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign). The title …

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CCI Hosts 9th Annual Women in Leadership Conference

The 9th Annual Women in Leadership Conference was a success! Hosted on March 8th, 2022, by the College of Communication and Information, the conference featured notable female leaders from Florida and beyond. Many of the speakers are FSU and CCI Alumna. The goal of the conference was to connect female students and alumna with mentors …

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Meet CCI Alumna Juliana Cortes

CCI alumna Juliana Cortes (MCS ’20) is making waves in the up-and-coming field of influencer marketing and creator management. Cortes currently works in creator management at GRIN, which she explained is “the first ever all-in-one creator management platform that allows brands to work with all types of creators.” Many successful brands such as SKIMS, Allbirds, …

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CCI Alumni Spotlight: Blake Brannon

Meet Blake Brannon, a Communication/Media Studies Alumnus who now covers all things Mississippi sports as a weekend sports anchor in Biloxi. Blake Brannon graduated from FSU in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Media/Communication Studies. He is originally from Panama City, Florida and now resides in Biloxi, Mississippi. He currently works as the weekend …

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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 …

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CCI Researchers Study the Rhetoric of Civil Rights Advocate Bob Moses

CCI Faculty member Dr. Davis Houck, Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Communication, Erika LeFlouria, studying Media/Communication Studies and working as Deputy Sports Editor of the FSView, and Dean Delp, a recent alumnus with degrees in Media/Communication Studies and Film, have come together to study the rhetoric employed by civil rights advocate Bob Moses. Their work …

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