A Diversity of Experience Helps IMC Alumna Find Career Focus

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Recent Integrated Marketing Communications graduate Julie Jordan knows that career paths are seldom linear. In fact, it was her diverse work experiences that led to her decision to focus on a career in communications. After starting her career at the Florida Governor’s Appointments Office, Jordan’s new found focus brought her to Florida State University’s College of[…] »

Kazmer Named Editor of Library Hi Tech Journal

Dr. Michelle Kazmer, Professor in the School of Information at Florida State University, has been named editor-in-chief of Library Hi Tech, effective August 2016. Kazmer will succeed Dr. Elke Greifeneder and Dr. Michael Seadle of Humboldt University in Germany. Kazmer, an information scientist with extensive experience in the library science and information field, says that[…] »

From FSU to the FL Department of Revenue – Alumna Valerie Wickboldt Brings Compassion to Communications

Communications is not just the exercise of creating relevant information, but sharing it with the right audience as well. Connecting the right people with the right information is exactly what alumna Valerie Wickboldt remembers loving about her first job in Tallahassee. That passion has driven Wickboldt’s career since graduating from Florida State University and today[…] »

Mardis Keynotes MAME Conference

Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor in the School of Information and CCI Assistant Dean has long been a player in school librarianship and digital learning. In her research she explores digital learning resource collection, description, and use. Her unique research not only yielded two recent books, numerous grants and the popular Web2MARC cataloging software, but also[…] »

IT Alumna Uses Skills to Create the Ultimate Marketing Experience


Shayla Perry’s (B.S. ’02) day-to-day working as a Experiential Event Manager may include coordinating with celebrity chefs and organizations like the PGA tour, but she still remembers her roots as an IT student at the School of Information. “I initially was a Management Information Systems major because I loved computers, but I also had a[…] »