CCI Alumnus Amanda Barksdale Recognized as Seminole 100 Awards Recipient

The College of Communication and Information is proud to have some of our distinguished alumni featured in this year’s Seminole 100. Keep reading to learn more about CCI alumnus Amanda Barksdale, one of the founders of Barksdale Custom Pools, Inc., and one of this year’s recipients of the Seminole 100 award. Barksdale graduated from the Public …


CCI Graduate Dara Cohen Recognized as a Notable Nole

Meet Notable Nole Dara Cohen

Shortly after graduating from Florida State, Dara began her career with MGM Resorts, where she gained a wealth of experience executing live events. Recently, Dara accepted a new position at MGM Resorts as the Director of Regional Corporate Communications in Washington D.C., where she develops communication strategies across eight regional properties. Dara is thankful for …


FSU College of Communication and Information Establishes Professorship honoring Dr. Jay Rayburn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Amanda Wood, APR, Florida State University Foundation (850) 645-8844; TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida State University College of Communication and Information announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of the late Dr. Jay D. Rayburn II, who passed away on Monday, July 12. Today, September 21, would’ve been …


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

honors and awards recognition

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

GGSS Spring 21 graphic

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 …


CCI Students, Faculty, Staff Recognized with University Awards

university awards graphic

Students, faculty, and staff from Florida State University College of Communication and Information were recognized at various Spring 2021 events for outstanding accomplishments throughout the semester and school year. FSU’s Leadership Awards Night honors students, faculty, and staff each Spring with an awards ceremony. Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs, this year’s event took …


CCI Students Present Their Research at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium

On April 1, 2021, 30 College of Communication and Information (CCI) students presented their research projects at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), an annual showcase for students of all majors to present their work to a wider audience. This year’s URS was hosted on Whova, a conference management app that allowed students to speak …