Jennifer Proffitt Awarded 2017 NEA Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize

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College of Communication and Information researcher and professor, Dr. Jennifer Proffitt recently received the 2017 National Education Association’s Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize for co-authoring the article, “Preventing Violence or Promulgating Fear? ALEC, the NRA, and Guns on Campus.” Dr. Proffitt and UNF’s John Wesley White authored the article which appears[…] »

CCI Study Reveals Hispanic Females Least Happy with Body Image

A study conducted at the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (the Center) at Florida State University concluded that Hispanic females are more dissatisfied with their bodies than any other ethnicity. Dr. Sindy Chapa, director of the Center, Dr. Felicia F. Jordan Jackson, Dr. Jaejin Lee and Dr. Kimberly A. Davis conducted the study to discover[…] »

Students Honored at Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence

Students from the College of Communication & Information are being recognized by the Graduate School at Florida State University for their work in teaching, research and scholarship. The honorees will be celebrated at a ceremony on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the FSU Alumni Center. The School of Information will be honored as a Program[…] »

Lustria Named Associate Editor of JASIST Journal

School of Information professor Mia Lustria has been named associate editor for the Advanced Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) section of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), effective January 2017. JASIST is one of the leading journals in the information field. Lustria, an interdisciplinary researcher with focus on[…] »

Weissenberger awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellowship

Dr. Lynnsey Weissenberger, alumna of the School of Information master’s and doctoral programs in Library and Information Studies, has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship for two years of postdoctoral research in the European Union. The highly-competitive fellowship scheme attracts researchers who are mobile, meaning they are able to live and work within[…] »

iSchool Women Recognized at ALISE 2017

Women from the School of Information at Florida State University brought home accolades from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) conference this weekend. Many iSchool faculty, students and alumni attended the conference in Atlanta, Ga. ALISE focuses on Library Information Studies educators and researchers. Florida’s iSchool is ranked as the #13 Best[…] »

Mardis Keynotes MAME Conference

Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor in the School of Information and CCI Assistant Dean has long been a player in school librarianship and digital learning. In her research she explores digital learning resource collection, description, and use. Her unique research not only yielded two recent books, numerous grants and the popular Web2MARC cataloging software, but also[…] »