Dr. Jean E. Lowrie Global Lecture Series to Kick Off at International Association of School Librarianship Conference

Dr. Wayne Wiegand, Florida State University F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies Emeritus, created the Dr. Jean E. Lowrie Global Lecture Endowment alongside his wife Shirley Wiegand to honor his mentor, Dr. Jean E. Lowrie. The fund provides a speaker honorarium for a lecture series by the same name. It will support …

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iSchool Doctoral Student Awarded ALISE Diversity Travel Award

School of Information (iSchool) doctoral student Shannon Williams received the Diversity Travel Award from the Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). This grant awards Williams with a stipend that defrays travel expenses to the ALISE Annual Conference, complimentary registration to the conference, and a one-year student membership in ALISE. The Diversity Travel Award …

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Alumna Organizes 2021’s Edition of Florida Animation Festival

School of Communication alumna Kristin Bass-Petersen (’10, M.A. Media and Communication Studies) alongside the Tallahassee Film Society (TFS) and The Pod Advertising are organizing the sixth annual Florida Animation Festival (FAF). This festival set for June 10 to 27 will be mostly virtual with three in-person screenings at a Tallahassee local independent theater, All Saints …

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iSchool Professors Receive ALISE Best Conference Paper Award

Florida State University School of Information (iSchool) Professors Drs. Melissa Gross and Don Latham received the 2021 Best Conference Paper Award from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). Their paper titled “Is There a Social Worker in your Library?” explores the benefits and drawbacks of having social workers on-site at public libraries …

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Student Academy of Audiology Recognized by Public Outreach Spotlight Initiative

The Florida State University chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) was recognized by the Public Outreach Spotlight Initiative for its commitment to humanitarian efforts and hearing health. The SAA displayed its humanitarian work through a multitude of outreach programs throughout the Tallahassee community as well as the international community. The club’s faculty advisor, …

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Doctoral Student Awarded Scholarship from Communication Disorders Interest Network

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student Sara Collins was awarded the Student and Early Career Professional (SECP) Scholarship sponsored by the Communication Disorders Interest Network. The scholarship will be used to support her attendance at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) where she will …

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Arrowhead Advertising Ends Successful 2021 Competition in Semi-Finals After Victories at the District Level

FSU’s Arrowhead Advertising virtually competed on April 24 in the semi-finals of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Although Arrowhead did not advance onto the final round, the team chose to celebrate their successful academic year filled with dedication, hard work, and enthusiasm. They reflected on winning first …

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