Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication Adds Lourdes Garcia to Advisory Board


The Florida State University Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication continues to add to their impressive Advisory Board roster with the addition of Lourdes Garcia, an advertising manager and entrepreneur executive with over 29 years of experience specializing in the U.S. Hispanic market. Garcia is a marketing and advertising expert and entrepreneur with over 29 years of[…] »

Career & Internship Fair Company List


The CCI Career & Internship Fair will be held October 10th in Miller Hall, University Center C from 1-4 PM. This event is an excellent chance for students to find careers, internships and network with Tallahassee-based and national companies. Students in Communication and Information majors are encouraged to attend. Each company is seeking different skills[…] »

Farewell to a Friend: Mark Zannoni


Mark B. Zannoni (B.S. ’88) passed away August 31, 2016. Mark graduated from the Media Production program and had a rich career in video editing, working for all the major networks including NBC Sports and CBS Sports. Mark was a five time Emmy award winner. Throughout his impressive career Mark worked on countless major sporting[…] »

Alumna Kimberly Kosch leads Dispute Resolution for FL Supreme Court

After studying Political Communication at FSU, Kimberly Kosch (B.S. ’91) was ready for her journey to becoming the Senior Court Operations Consultant for Supreme Court of Florida. “FSU offered me the opportunity to be well educated, but I had to go after it; I was challenged at every step,” remarks Kosch. “When the trip was[…] »

FSU Professor Visiting Researcher at U Arkansas’ Behavioral Lab

Jinghui (Jove) Hou, assistant professor in the School of Communication, will visit University of Arkansas’ Behavioral Business Research Lab in the Sam Walton College of Business in November. Dr. Hou’s research investigates social and psychological effects of communication and information technologies, ranging from websites, social media, computer games, and personal and mobile media. Her work[…] »

Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication Adds Marketing VP Leif Roll to Advisory Board

The Florida State University Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication continues to add to their impressive Advisory Board roster with the addition of Leif Roll, State Farm Marketing Vice President. Leif joined State Farm® in 2000 as an Assistant VP of Marketing, helping to launch the company’s bank and mutual fund product offerings after spending 18[…] »

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[…] »

Ashleigh McDonald Opens Happiness At Her Job With Coca-Cola

After working hard to balance two majors at FSU while also volunteering at WFSU, Ashleigh McDonald launched into her career in marketing when she started off working at a sports marketing agency in Charlotte, NC. “While parts of the job were amazing, it was a very fast paced, high turnover environment that was incredibly stressful[…] »

Davis Houck Named Fannie Lou Hamer Endowed Professor

The College of Communication & Information recently established the Fannie Lou Hamer Endowed Professorship and Fannie Lou Hamer Scholarship. Through the generosity of a donor, the $150,000 professorship will go towards providing additional support for the research or teaching of a chosen professor who studies Rhetorical Theory and Criticism with particular research emphasis on the Black Freedom Movement.  An additional $5,000 will go[…] »