MSIT is #7

According to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs, FSU’s online MSIT program, offered by the School of Information (iSchool), ranks in the top ten in the country at No. 7, rising from No. 20 in only three years. The rich online curriculum offers a wide variety of courses[…] »

Jennifer Proffitt Assumes Director Role at School of Communication

Jennifer Proffitt Photo

College of Communication and Information researcher and professor, Jennifer M. Proffitt, Ph.D., has assumed the role of Director of the School of Communication beginning January 2018. Proffitt is replacing Gary Heald, Ph.D., Theodore Clevenger Professor Emeritus, who has served as Director since July 2014 after being a Florida State faculty member for nearly 34 years.[…] »

FSU Students Help Senior Citizens Meet Technological Needs

Each semester, a different group of students from the College of Communication & Information (CCI) IT program have been making a splash with local senior citizens.  They have been volunteering throughout the region over the past five years at the Woodville Branch Library, Cherry Laurel Residential Community, Westminster Oaks Living Community, Tallahassee Senior Center and[…] »

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[…] »