Patrick Merle named IMC Division Head

Graduate students in the Integrated Marketing Communication program will have a new division head starting Fall 2017. Dr. Patrick Merle, assistant professor in the School of Communication has been named division head of the program, effective Fall 2017. Merle succeeds Dr. Jay Rayburn, who served as division head since the program’s inception in 2002. “It …

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20 Questions with Jay Rayburn

What was your first job? Lifeguard at Skinner Lake, Providence, KY. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?¬† I would never write a personal memoir. First of all, I don’t have that much to say. Second, it wouldn’t be very interesting, and third, nobody would want to read it …

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19 of 20 students pass PR beta accreditation exam

After taking a prep course taught in the FSU School of Communication during the fall of 2012, 19 of 20¬†students passed the beta examination for what will eventually become a certificate in public relations principles. Dr.Jay Rayburn, Associate Professor, teaches public relations and has worked closely with the UAB in developing the beta test.¬† He …

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