Sundance Film Festival to Feature Work of Communication Alumni and Professor

This year’s Sundance Film Festival will feature an original documentary produced by students who participated in the “Fannie Lou Hamer’s America” Young Filmmakers’ Workshop, a component of a multimodal project spearheaded by FSU School of Communication professor Davis W. Houck. As FSU’s Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Rhetorical Studies and in partnership with Tougaloo College, Houck’s research […] »

Veterans Communication Internship Honors Dr. Jay Rayburn

The Jay Rayburn Communications Internship is awarded through the Student Veterans Center and aims to foster student’s connection with the communication field and working directly with veterans at Florida State. This internship is named after Associate Professor Dr. Jay Rayburn from the School of Communication within the College of Communication & Information.   “In addition […] »

Three CCI Faculty Recognized for Transformative Teaching

Florida State University’s Spiritual Life Project and the Center for Advancement of Teaching recognized ten faculty members with Transformation Through Teaching awards on Thursday, November 29. Three of these faculty members are from the College of Communication and Information: Sindy Chapa, Russell Clayton, and Juliann Woods. The Transformation Through Teaching program honors full-time faculty who have […] »

CCI Invests in Faculty Research Initiative

In the interest of promoting strong proposals for external funding and building interdisciplinary collaboration, FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) initiated an internal research award competition. Faculty were encouraged to write proposals that could be used to support initiatives that connect CCI faculty to Florida priorities or Community needs, e.g. new collaborations with the […] »

Faculty, Students Highly Recognized at National Communication Association Convention

On November 8 – 11, 2018 students and faculty from Florida State University’s School of Communication attended the 104th annual National Communication Association (NCA) convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through aesthetic, humanistic, and social scientific inquiry. NCA […] »

Professor Collaborates with Recent Ph.D. Grad to Publish Research Analyzing Pro-Social Messages

Dr. Katherine Dale and Dr. Danyang Zhao recently had their research paper accepted into the communication journal Computers in Human Behavior: Volume Ninety-One published online through Science Direct. The paper, entitled “Pro-social messages and transcendence: A content analysis of Facebook reactions to Mark Zuckerberg’s donation pledge” is a project that Dr. Zhao has been working on […] »

Meet CCI’s New Faculty

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information welcomed its biggest group of new faculty members this Fall. From aural rehabilitation, media psychology, rhetoric and argumentation to cloud computing and video gaming, our faculty’s areas of research and rich educational and employment backgrounds give them unique skill sets to prepare students for their futures. We […] »