Meet Kristin Bass-Petersen

The Basics Name: Kristin Bass-Petersen Degree: Master’s in Media & Communication Studies Graduation Year: 2010 Hometown: Santiago, Chile Current City: Tallahassee, FL Job: VP Digital Media Services, The Pod Advertising   Meet Kristin Who do you admire and why? My husband for living so far from his family and culture, and somehow managing to put up with the[…] »

Building a Legacy: a Tribute to Dr. Wills

Fifty-five years of life for former professor Dr. James Thomas Wills was filled with achievement. He was a Golden Gloves boxing champion, Negro League baseball player, Baptist preacher. He was also a World War II veteran, civil rights leader, and one of the few 50’s-era African American military officers. It was only his last few[…] »

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[…] »

iSchool alumni release book about Palm Beach County libraries

A newly released book about Palm Beach County’s libraries was written by a variety of library professionals and historians. 4 of the authors of the book are either alumni or students of Florida State University’s iSchool. All of them receiving or seeking a Master’s in Library and Information Studies. Janet M. DeVries, Graham Brunk, Ginger Pedersen and Shellie Labell[…] »