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[…] »

Hispanified Day brings youth from Leon County to Florida State to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through film

The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication hosted students from Leon and Gadsden counties for Hispanified Day on Oct. 24. Partnered with the Cinehassee Hispanic Film Festival, the event featured a viewing of the film The Book of Life (2014) produced by Guillermo del Toro, followed by a Q&A panel with Lori Williams, the production design[…] »

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,[…] »

Three CCI professors nominated for Transformation through Teaching award

The Transformation through Teaching program was established by Florida State University’s Spiritual Life Project. Their goal is to nurture students’ search for meaning, purpose, and authenticity in life. Through the Transformation Through Teaching program, the group focuses on honoring full-time faculty that have had an intellectual, inspirational, and integrative impact on the lives of their students. This year three of the[…] »

Elizabeth Mann, Professor Emerita at FSU, passes away

Dr. Elizabeth B. Mann, Professor Emerita at Florida State University, died at age 93 on October 12th. She passed away while in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Mann moved from Yale, OK to Tampa, FL when she was 3 years old. She obtained her A.B. from Florida State College for Women (FSCW), a BSLS from Carnegie Institute[…] »