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[…] »

iSchool alumna receives national research award

Florida State University iSchool alumna Dania Bilal receives an international award for her research on children’s cognitive and affective information behavior in using and interacting with information retrieval systems. She earned her Bachelor’s in Information Science/ Studies and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) from FSU. She will be honored with her award later this month by the Association[…] »

Lorraine Summers, iSchool alumna, passes away

iSchool alumna Lorraine Summers died at age 70 on November 14th, 2017. Summers passed away while in Tallahassee, FL. Summers grew up in Keystone Heights, Florida. She got her Bachelor’s in history and library science, as well as a Master’s in library science from Florida State University. Summers also served on the FSU CCI Leadership[…] »

Meet Wendi Cannon, FSU alumna and College of Medicine Director of IT

  The Basics Name:  Wendi Cannon (Sharpe) Degree: Bachelor’s in Information Studies Graduation Year: 2000 Hometown: Jupiter, FL Current City: Tallahassee, FL Job: FSU College of Medicine Director of Information Technology   Meet Wendi Who do you admire and why? Melinda Gates because she’s just cool. Former IT professional, mom, wife, philanthropist. What Jeopardy category could you clear,[…] »

Meet Postdoctoral Fellow Abigail Phillips

The Basics Name: Abigail Phillips Degree: Doctorate in Information Studies Graduation Year: 2016 Hometown: Leesburg, GA Current City: Logan, Utah Job: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University Meet Abigail Who do you admire and why? I’ve had wonderful mentors throughout my professional and academic career. But more than anyone else I[…] »

Meet Roger Croix Newson, Dad & Database Engineer

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Meet Roger Croix Newson, alumnus of the Information Technology program and Senior Database Engineer at Massey Services. The Basics Name: Roger Croix Newson Degree: Information Technology Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL Current City: Orlando, FL Job: Senior Database Engineer at Massey Services Meet Roger Who do you admire and why? Elon Musk. He disrupts every market he touches. Everything he is or has[…] »