CCI Welcomes Fulbright Scholar Amoolya Rajappa to Campus

CCI is excited to welcome international Fulbright Scholar Amoolya Rajappa to our Tallahassee campus.  Amoolya comes from Bengaluru, India, and will be studying in Tallahassee for nine months under the mentorship of Interim Dean Dr. Stephen McDowell. She is a current PhD student at Christ University in Bengaluru, pursuing a degree in Media Studies. During …


McDowell and Green Present FSU’s Internationalization Efforts at Virtual International Conference

Dr. Stephen McDowell, Florida State University School of Communication Professor and FSU Assistant Provost, leads international initiatives across the University. With Center for Global Engagement Director (CGE) Dr. Cynthia Green, Dr. McDowell spoke at the Innovations in Internationalisation at Home Conference 2021 hosted by Universities UK International and the University of Kent on April 23, …


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 …


Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication Works to Support Colombian Farmers


CHMC Teams Up with Farmer-to-Farmer Colombia and Fundación SalvaTerra to Support Colombia’s Smallholder Farmers.  Contact: Lauren Lootens, PR Coordinator (850) 644-9698 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (October 20, 2020) – The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) has announced a partnership with Farmer-to-Farmer Colombia and Fundación SalvaTerra to help support smallholder farmers in Colombia that are transitioning out of …


iSchool Doc Students Present at AMCIS Conference

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Two doctoral students from the FSU School of Information (iSchool) presented papers at the 2019 AMCIS conference in Cancún, Mexico. In its 25th year, America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) is an event of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), and took place August 15 to 17 with the theme “New Frontiers in Digital Convergence.” …


Connecting to Korea in CCI

written by Stephen McDowell, Ph.D.  The College of Communication and Information at Florida State University has been glad to welcome visiting journalists and scholars from the Republic of Korea for over 20 years.  During that time we have also had many graduate students from Korea complete their studies in CCI. In 2018-2019 we hosted three …


iSchool Alumnus Named Belmont Forum Human Dimensions Champion

Wade Bishop, Associate Professor for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been named the 2018-19 Human Dimensions Champion for Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures & Data Management. Bishop (’10, Ph.D. Library & Information Studies) has been able to present research at destinations such as Botswana for International Data Week, as well as Australia for the International …