CCI Alumni Win FPRA Golden Image Awards

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) held its annual conference in August where the winners of the FPRA Golden Image Awards were announced. The awards included four divisions of categories: Public Relations Programs, Printed Tools of Public Relations, Digital Tools of Public Relations, and Student Projects in Public Relations. Awards given in the competition include …

CONTINUE READING

Kelly Starling: Communication Alumna and Storyteller at AT&T

Kelly Starling (’85, B.S. Media Performance) is AT&T’s Lead Public Relations Manager for Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. “I’m a storyteller,” she says. “I find creative ways to humanize AT&T and create brand love by sharing with journalists our employees’ stories and how our products, services, and technology and community engagement are shaping …

CONTINUE READING

CCI Students to be Inducted in Largest Garnet & Gold Scholar Society Class

On the evening of April 25, 2019, the largest class of 313 students will be inducted into FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society. Over ten percent of these future inductees are students from the College of Communication and Information. The Garnet & Gold Scholar Society is a prestigious designation undergraduate students can earn upon graduating. These students …

CONTINUE READING

Best & Brightest Awarded at CCI Honors Recognition Ceremony

FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) honored over 75 exceptional students, faculty, community partners, student organizations, and alumni at the College’s annual Honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Friday, April 5, 2019. Family and friends of CCI community members traveled from near and far to gather in Miller Hall for a presentation of awards. …

CONTINUE READING

Jenn Topper: Comm Alumna and Director of Communications for National Nonprofit

Jenn Topper (’06 B.S. Studio Art, ’07 M.A. Media and Communications Studies) is currently working in Washington D.C. as the Communications Director for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. The Reporters Committee provides pro bono legal representation to journalists and news organizations with the goal of protecting their First Amendment freedoms. Many times, …

CONTINUE READING

Eleven Students Selected for Prestigious MAIP Internship Program

The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) selected eleven students from FSU’s School of Communication and from FSU’s School of Information for a one-of-a-kind experience this summer through their Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP). The Program works with advertising agencies across the country to place selected diverse applicants in open internship positions. With a mission “to …

CONTINUE READING