Students run semester long technology program at R. Frank Nims Middle School

With job openings exceeding qualified applicants for STEM degrees, employers have a need for new graduates with technology and programming skills. Students from FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) have been doing outreach in Leon County schools for many years including school visits, summer camps, Saturday workshops, classroom support, coding workshops, and hosting schools[…] »

Ana Ndumu Wins Third Place at ALISE Conference

Ana Ndumu entered the iSchool’s Ph.D. in Information program in 2014. This February, she came in third place in the Jean Tague Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Research Poster Competition at the 2018 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) conference in Denver, Colorado. “The iSchool has invested so much in me. It’s an honor to pay[…] »

Tallahassee Senior Center Outreach

Story written by Megan Kelly Over the past five years, Florida State University College of Communication & Information (CCI) students have developed a beneficial relationship with various local senior centers.  They have been volunteering with Seniors in locations across Leon County (Woodville Branch Library, Cherry Laurel Residential Community, Westminster Oaks Living Community, Tallahassee Senior Center[…] »

Students & Faculty Shine at Conferences

The College of Communication and Information is bringing research into the real world by making appearances at multiple conferences. School of Information students and faculty attended the ALISE conference in February, and School of Communication students and faculty recently received acceptances into the ICA conference in May. February 6 – 9, 2018, students and faculty[…] »

FSU STARS Bring Leadership Techniques and Mentoring to STEM Students Across Florida

FSU STARS were on the road again, connecting current students with alumni as well as mentoring middle and high school STEM students. Ten students (Alissa Ovalle, Kylee McPhail, Megan Mulhall, Tiffany Carpenter, Hannah Brock, Nicolaus Lopez, Andrew Pendergast, Chelsea Schneider, Deanna Sand, and Allie Cannan) attended and presented at the 2016 Florida Technology Student Association (TSA)[…] »

Wayne Wiegand Embarks on ‘Part of Our Lives’ Book Tour

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Wayne Wiegand, F. William Summers Professor Emeritus spent eight years at Florida State University research and teaching library science courses, all while impacting the lives of students – like Micah Vandegrift. Wiegand retired in 2010 and recently authored a new book, Part of Our Lives, A People’s History of the American Public Library. This Fall, he begins a[…] »

Find the iSchool at NCAAL Conference in Missouri

The iSchool goes to Missouri! The Florida State University School of Information will sponsor a booth at the upcoming NCAAL conference in St. Louis, Missouri from August 4 – 8th.  iSchool representatives Elaine Howard and Lenese Colson will be onsite to talk about degree programs and upcoming College/School events. The FSU iSchool will be located at[…] »