Communication Student Selected for Doctoral Honors Seminar

School of Communication doctoral candidate Christopher Garcia was 1 of 30 students selected to discuss his research virtually at the National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar from July 14-16. Garcia discussed his dissertation work which investigated how Red Bull sponsors the creation of scientific discourse that supports the credibility of the company’s athletic sponsorships. …


Assistant Professor Selected for McKnight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship

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School of Communication Assistant Professor Arienne Ferchaud, Ph.D., was awarded a McKnight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The Florida Education Fund (FEF) has selected over 230 historically underrepresented minorities and women for Faculty Development Fellowships since the program was created in 1984. In an effort to support faculty diversity, …


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

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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 …


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 …


Top Communication Journal Publishes Study on Use of Body-Worn Cameras’ Impact on Racial Bias

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This article was written by Jessie Colegrove and Savannah Tindall, School of Communication students and Director’s Ambassadors 2021 is starting on a positive note for Rachel Bailey, Assistant Professor and Director of Doctoral Studies for the School of Communication. On February 15, the Journal of Communication, the world’s leading academic journal in the field of Communication, published …


FSU to Host Seventh Annual South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference

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Florida State University will host its seventh annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference (SAMCS) virtually Feb. 4-6. The annual SAMCS conference is an alliance of scholars, academicians and practitioners dedicated to fostering greater understanding of the South Asia region’s issues and global importance. This year’s theme, “South Asia: Beyond Borders,” is focused on sharing the …