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COMM Alumnus Ritesh Gupta

September 30, 2014

Ritesh Gupta graduated from Florida State‘s School of Communication in 1998. “I always knew I wanted to do media production,” he told a full room, fifteen years later. “But – it took me 13 months to get a job offer.” Today, Ritesh owns his own production company, R&D Media. He’s traveled to Africa with Bill […]

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iSchool Doc Students receive Sol Hirsch Scholarship

September 30, 2014

Sol Hirsch graduated with his Master’s in Library Sciences from Florida State University and has been an integral part of the FSU community ever since. One of his contributions to Florida State is the Sol and Beverly Hirsch Endowment, established in memory of his parents who were both Nazi concentration camp survivors. The endowment provides […]

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iSchool’s Mardis & Spears Published

September 30, 2014
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Two faculty members in Florida State’s School of Information have recently had their research published: A Failure to Connect: The Elusive Relationship between Broadband Access and Children’s Information Seeking in American Academic Research.  Associate Professor Marcia Mardis and doctoral candidate Laura Spears conducted a study concerning children’s information seeking and broadband access. In the United States, the […]

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iSchool on the Road – Elaine & Christie

September 29, 2014
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Hey Alums! Stop by these conferences and meet up with Elaine Howard and Dr. Christie Koontz, both from Florida State University’s iSchool. They will be at the Georgia Council of Media Organizations/Southeastern Library Association (COMO SELA) annual conference in Augusta, Georgia this week. The COMO SELA Conference is at the Augusta Marriott Convention Center in Augusta, […]

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Beta Phi Mu inducts Fall 2014 Members

September 29, 2014
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This Fall, the Spring 2014 School of Information graduates who were nominated by iSchool faculty to join Beta Phi Mu, the international library and information honor society. The new honorees include: David Lee Atkins Crystal Dawn Betts-Green James Howard Bittle Terri Chasteen Jennifer Close Janice Marie Dees Ebony Kristina Filer Rebecca Johnson Timothy Kanke Anastasia Myer Sarah […]

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COMM Alumna Linley Wartenberg returns to Seminole Nation

September 23, 2014
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The School of Communication welcomed back alumna Ms. Linley Wartenberg, for a lunch with students on Wednesday, September 17.  During her visit to Florida State University, she also met with students at the FSU Center for Global Engagement, and with students in a graduate course in International Relations.  Her visit was part of a Hometown Diplomat […]

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Glenn On the Road – Fall 2014

September 22, 2014
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  Graduate school can be a scary concept. There are different programs in a variety of fields at each university, making the selection process daunting, confusing, and an overall headache. Enter: Glenn Rainey – the recruiter for Florida State University’s Master in Information Technology and Master in Library Sciences. Glenn will travel across the state over […]

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CCI Hosts Keri Potts of ESPN

September 19, 2014
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Keri Potts spoke to a packed room in the Louis Shores building on Wednesday, September 18th. In the fifty two minutes she spoke, she captivated her audience with advice on the professional world, championing personal passions and the ever-elusive work life balance. Keri is the Senior Director of Communications at ESPN, a position that was […]

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Dr. Jullandhry visits Florida State University

September 19, 2014
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The College of Communication and Information was glad to welcome Professor Shafiq Jullandhry to Florida State University for several talks in September 10-12, 2014. He spoke on speech rights and political institutions for a guest talk in Stephen McDowell’s media legalities class, and also on journalism and politics at a lunch meeting at the Center for […]

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Banned Books Week at the Goldstein Library-September 21-27, 2014

September 17, 2014

Come celebrate with us for Banned Books Week, we’re starting early and playing late! Friday, September 19, 2014 – Saturday, October 4, 2014 Blind Date with a Banned Book Goldstein Commons Beginning Friday, September 19, 2014, through Saturday, October 4, 2014, Goldstein will have a cart of banned or challenged books available for checkout. The […]

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