CCI alumna receives NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award

CCI alumna Jennifer Whelihan worked hard as a student at FSU, receiving the Florida State University Seminole Leadership Award. Nothing changed with her as she moved into the working world. She has recently been selected as the recipient of this year’s NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month[…] »

WISE Fall 2017 Atlanta Trip

Author: Sydney Gilmore-Duffey Last Sunday, November 26, 2017, the Florida State University Women in IT/ICT Sharing Experiences (WISE) group had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Atlanta, Georgia to visit with several of the city’s most influential businesses. Accompanying us was CCI Associate Director of Development Mafe Brooks, Corporate Relations & Foundation Developer Jesse Torres, and CCI Associate Dean Ebe Randeree (who[…] »

iSchool Professor delivers keynote lecture in Amsterdam

iSchool Professor Mia Lustria was recently invited to Amsterdam to deliver a keynote lecture, meet with potential research collaborators at the University of Amsterdam and lecture students on web-based tailoring. Dr. Lustria has cultivated a strong relationship with researchers and students in the area, hosting two doctoral students from the University of Amsterdam at FSU and providing the faculty[…] »

Doctoral Student Research Travel Award winners

Doctorate students had the opportunity to present their research at the CCI Doctoral Research Poster Session. Students, alumni and faculty served as the audience for the session. We are proud to announce 5 students that were honored with the Doctoral Student Research Travel Award: Lynette Hammond Gerido—School of Information   Kristie Escobar—School of Information Jessica Hooker—School[…] »

iSchool alumni release book about Palm Beach County libraries

A newly released book about Palm Beach County’s libraries was written by a variety of library professionals and historians. 4 of the authors of the book are either alumni or students of Florida State University’s iSchool. All of them receiving or seeking a Master’s in Library and Information Studies. Janet M. DeVries, Graham Brunk, Ginger Pedersen and Shellie Labell[…] »

iSchool alumna receives national research award

Florida State University iSchool alumna Dania Bilal receives an international award for her research on children’s cognitive and affective information behavior in using and interacting with information retrieval systems. She earned her Bachelor’s in Information Science/ Studies and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) from FSU. She will be honored with her award later this month by the Association[…] »

Lorraine Summers, iSchool alumna, passes away

iSchool alumna Lorraine Summers died at age 70 on November 14th, 2017. Summers passed away while in Tallahassee, FL. Summers grew up in Keystone Heights, Florida. She got her Bachelor’s in history and library science, as well as a Master’s in library science from Florida State University. Summers also served on the FSU CCI Leadership[…] »