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, …


A Week in New York: Ad Club and FPRA Take on the Big Apple

NYC Trip Graphic

FSU’s Advertising Club and the FSU student chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) packed their bags (and resumes) and flew all the way to New York City for a week filled with networking and fun! The two clubs, though on separate trips, both spent their time in the city visiting leading advertising, marketing, …


CCI Alumni Win FPRA Golden Image Awards

CCI alumni take 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 …


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 …


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 …


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. …