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From Libraries to Fires: Meet iSchool alum: Mike Siriwardena

November 24, 2014
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Libraries by day, and Fire Fighting by night; this is the life that Mike Siriwardena chooses to lead. Mike first started working in Florida State’s Strozier Library in the Collection Maintenance Unit while in his undergrad.  Not content with only performing the daily tasks and projects of his assigned department, Mike spent his free time […]

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CCI alumni a force in Teach for America movement

January 22, 2014

Several Florida State University College of Communication & Information (CCI) alumni have recently found themselves taking a detour from their original career paths immediately after graduation.  Instead, they are making two-year commitments to teach in low-income public schools across the nation as a part of the Teach for America (TFA) movement. Countless children throughout the […]

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Burnett named Director of School of Information

January 6, 2014

Florida State University’s College of Communication & Information (CCI) has named Dr. Kathleen Burnett as the Director of the School of Information and F. William Summers Professor. She has served as interim director since September 2012 and was selected from an excellent slate of candidates in a national search. “Kathy Burnett is an outstanding researcher […]

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SLIS Research Spotlight: Dr. Gary Burnett

December 6, 2013

Dr. Gary Burnett is a Princeton graduate who arrived to the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) with an interest in how different spheres of social communities interact and react, stemming from his PhD in poetry: “The experience of spending so many years with poetry allows me to focus on other kinds of cultural productions […]

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Dr. Shuyuan Ho Speaks at TCC as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 31, 2013

Dr. Shuyuan Mary Ho, an assistant professor in Florida State University’s School of Library and Information Studies, spoke at Tallahassee Community College’s Center for Workforce Development in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month on Oct. 24. Ho spoke about her research in cyber insider threats and online identity theft and potential careers in the […]

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IT alum recognized as 2013 Columbia County District's school-related employee of the year

January 25, 2013

Florida State University (FSU)’s Information Technology (IT) alum, Patrick Mitchell, was recognized as the 2013 School-Related Employee of the Year by the Columbia County [Florida] School District.  Mitchell has worked for over three years as a network specialist at their Administrative Complex.  At an honorary Employee of the Year luncheon, he received a cash recognition and a key to the […]

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FSU SLIS iSchool at ASIS&T 2012

October 22, 2012

  Join FSU SLIS faculty, staff, students & alumni at ASIS&T 2012! Here are some of the sessions where you’ll be able to find us at ASIS&T:   Friday, October 26, 2012 8:30am-12:30pm Taxonomy: From Theory to Practice – Sara Mooney Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 1:30pm-6:30 SIG USE Symposium: Evolving and Emerging Research Methodologies in […]

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