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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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CCI students create PORTAL for children's futures

July 12, 2012

A group of College of Communication & Information students has created an interactive website to link all the organizations that are members of a national network of child advocates. Called PORTAL, for “Power of Relationships to Achieve Leverage,” the website links more than 60 agencies and groups that are members of Voices for America’s Children, […]

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Local author Graybar to sign copies of her book May 24

May 21, 2012

Local author Laurie Hendry Graybar will sign copies of her first novel, Off the Dock, from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Goldstein Library on The Florida State University campus. Ms. Graybar will have copies of the book available for purchase. The book is also available for download from Amazon.com, and readers […]

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SLIS alum Ann Thornton appointed director of NY libraries

April 13, 2012

Ann Thornton, who earned her master’s in Library and Information Studies at Florida State in 1994, has been named director of the New York Public Libraries, the largest public library system in the world. She will be responsible for collection development, preservation, reference and research services, and exhibitions at four world-renowned research libraries and 87 […]

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Information Institute garners 'top paper' at iConference

February 20, 2012

An Information Use Management & Policy Institute (Information Institute) paper won one of five best paper awards at the iSchools’ iConference 2012, held February 7-10 in Toronto. The paper, Rural Anchor Institution Broadband Connectivity: Enablers and Barriers to Adoption, covers two projects currently under way at the Information Institute at the Florida State University College of Communication and Information, School of Library and […]

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