FSU Students Help Senior Citizens Meet Technological Needs

Each semester, a different group of students from the College of Communication & Information (CCI) IT program have been making a splash with local senior citizens.  They have been volunteering throughout the region over the past five years at the Woodville Branch Library, Cherry Laurel Residential Community, Westminster Oaks Living Community, Tallahassee Senior Center and[…] »

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[…] »

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[…] »

FSU students mentor the next generation of STEM Leaders

At the end of October, five Florida State University College of Communication & Information students traveled to Orlando to work with 400 middle and high school students at the Technology Student Association (TSA) Leadership Conference.  The goal of TSA is to prepare its members for the challenges of a dynamic world by promoting technological literacy,[…] »

FSU STARS Alliance Continue to Achieve Success Through Outreach

A group of Florida State University students, joined by Associate Dean Ebe Randeree, traveled to Atlanta in September for the 12th Annual STARS Computing Conference. Students presented six research posters and facilitated a panel discussion to computer science and technology students from 51 colleges across the country.  Funded by the National Science Foundation for the[…] »

IT Students Teach at Florida Indian Youth Summer Camp

Community Outreach is not new to many College of Communication and Information (CCI) students. For the 4th year in a row, the Florida Indian Youth Program partnered with College of Communication and Information (CCI) at Florida State University to deliver technology classes.  Over the two weeks, 50 youth participated in the camp, made possible through the Florida[…] »