Samara Gerard Transitions from Advertising to Digital Media Planning

Samara Gerard (B.S. ‘13) began her professional career in the world of advertising and transitioned all the way into the field of digital media planning. “I started the Monday after graduation at 3W Studios, a boutique web firm as a Digital Coordinator. It was a great experience since it was small and I had to[…] »

First Annual Prof Hop Aims to Keep Grads in TLH


  Last spring, a partnership among the College of Communication & Information, Diverse Computing Inc., Domi Station, and the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce created the Tally Job Hop. The Job Hop took 24 technology students who were interested in staying local after graduation and toured 3 companies and ended at Domi Station for a start-up showcase. Seven[…] »

iSchool Doctoral Graduates Research, Teach Across the Nation


School of Information doctoral graduates Lenese Colson, Jennifer Luetkemeyer and Abby Phillips recently graduated from the PhD in Information program. Up next, taking the academic world by storm. Lenese Colson will be joining Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She will be working as a Lecturer in the Department of Teaching & Learning within the[…] »

20 Questions with Warren Allen


20 Questions with Warren Allen. 1. What was your first job? I think the first paid gig I ever had was writing high school sports stories for the local newspaper. But my first real grown-up job was as a Web Developer for Axent Technologies, an information security firm in the D.C. area. 2. If you[…] »

Farewell to a Friend: F. William “Bill” Summers

Bill Summers, 83, passed away peacefully in Tallahassee, Florida on August 12, 2016. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on February 8, 1933 to Frank Wesley and Kathleen Gilreath Summers. He is survived by his wife Lorraine of Tallahassee; son William Wesley Summers of Avondale, Arizona; sister Annette Graddy (James) of West Palm Beach, Florida;[…] »

Lieutenant Tanesha Tutt Prevails in The World of Health Care

“If someone were to have told me in my days at FSU that in 2016 I would be an Officer in the U.S. Public Health Services Commissioned Corps, let alone work in public health, I would have dismissed them completely,” explains Lieutenant Tanesha Tutt (B.A. ’05, M.S. ’06). Lieutenant Tutt graduated with her Master’s degree[…] »

FSU Students Present at Annual STARS Alliance Conference


FSU students recently returned from Atlanta after presenting 6 posters, 3 lightning talks and delivering 3 presentations to computer science and technology students from 51 colleges across the country.  Funded by the National Science Foundation for the past 11 years, STARS Alliance aims to broaden participation of women and minorities in computing/IT through best practices[…] »