20 Questions with Jennifer Boss Kekelis


What was your first job? My first job was working in my parents’ restaurant which was a sub sandwich shop on Panama City Beach. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  “Bossiness”. See what I did there? Not necessarily because I’m bossy, but because it would be all about[…] »

Marcia Mardis Keynotes at EduTECH

In May, iSchool associate professor and assistant dean Marcia Mardis attended EduTECH in Brisbane, Australia, where she delivered an international keynote, a master class, and served on an executive panel. Mardis has long been a player in school librarianship and digital learning, which is why she enjoyed the EduTECH conference so much.  In her words, EduTECH[…] »

Stephanie Kopplin Finds Inspiration in Speech Pathology Career

With an extensive extracurricular history in vocal performance and musical theater, and an early affinity toward the medical field, it seems only fitting that Stephanie Kopplin (M.A. ’13) ended up pursuing a career in Speech-Language Pathology. “I was very intrigued by the science of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP’s) helping singers and professionals retain their vocal health,”[…] »

20 Questions with Summer Harlow


20 Questions with Summer Harlow   What was your first job?  In high school I worked at Chick-Fil-A, which is ironic now since I don’t eat meat, but my first “real” job was as a city government reporter at The Kansas City Star. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name[…] »

PR Alum McKinley Lewis Promoted to Deputy Communications Director for Governor

McKinley Lewis (B.S. ’13) has never been without a great opportunity under way. Not long after graduating from Florida State University’s Public Relations program, Lewis landed a job as the Communication’s Director at the Florida Department of Corrections. Just recently, Lewis accepted his new position as the Deputy Communications Director for the Governor’s Office. Fortunately,[…] »

Dr. Lorri Mon Named iSchool Director

Dr. Lorri Mon and Dr. Christie Koontz show off their new book.

The School of Information at Florida State University has named Dr. Lorri Mon as its new director. Dr. Mon has been a part of FSU’s iSchool since 2006. She has taught and researched in online information services and emerging technologies, including social media, digital reference, virtual worlds, and  e-government.  As an advocate for libraries, Dr.[…] »