CCI Students Shine at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year, FSU’s Office of the President and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement (CRE) host the President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. The event highlights students who received IDEA Grants for the previous summer and the results of their research and creative projects through poster and oral presentations. This year, the event …

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Facebook: Friend or Foe? Comm Faculty Publish Research

Professors and graduate students in CCI’s School of Communication recently published a paper researching the positive effects of Facebook. The paper, titled Self-transcendent emotions and social media: Exploring the content and consumers of inspirational Facebook posts, consisted of two different studies. “Results from the quantitative content analysis in Study 1 show that inspirational Facebook posts …

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FSU Professor Collaborates on New Online Resource Detailing the Heroic Activism of Fannie Lou Hamer

For the past 10 years, Professor Davis W. Houck from CCI’s School of Communication has worked with Maegan Parker Brooks, an assistant professor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon to create the “Find Your Voice” collective. “We’re finally at the launch of the Fannie Lou Hamer project, and we couldn’t be happier,” says Houck. “Find …

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New Publication Sheds Light on the Functionality and Value of A.A.

Tracy Ippolito, a graduate student in the School of Communication’s Media Communication Studies program, was recently published in Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. Her paper is titled Safe in the Rooms of A.A.: How Anonymity Helps Reduce the Stigma of Help-seeking and Reinforces Solidarity and Group Cohesiveness. This study is part of a larger project Ippolito is …

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CCI Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

Two professors in the College of Communication and Information received awards from the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. The program began in 1946 when President Harry Truman signed into legislation the Fulbright Program, named after Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. The goal of the program is to “increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful …

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Doctoral Student Chosen to Attend NCA Doctoral Honors Seminar

Abigail Reed, a doctoral student in the School of Communication, is headed to Tampa on July 21-24 to attend the National Communication Association’s Doctoral Honors Seminar. Reed is 1 of 30 students selected to attend this prestigious weekend. These selections are based on submitted papers and recommendations from academic advisors. Reed’s submitted paper was a …

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CCI Professors’ and Students’ Work Accepted to NCA

This year, 24 professors and students from FSU’s College of Communication and Information had papers and presentations accepted to the National Communication Association’s 105th Annual Convention. The NCA is a not-for-profit membership-based society focused on “advancing Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and …

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