Angiah Davis Named Director of Library Services at Gordon State College

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Gordon State College recently named iSchool alumna, Angiah Davis (’08 M.S. Library and Information Studies), as Director of Library Services. In this position, she will oversee the library budget, manage electronic databases, promote the library, and participate in state and national professional organizations while developing a strategic plan. Her current memberships include GLA, ALA, the …

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Meet iSchool Ph.D. Graduate Cheryl Booth

Part of our CCI Doctoral Student 20 Questions series, we get to know Cheryl Booth. Cheryl graduated FSU with her Ph.D. in Information just four days ago, on December 13, 2019. Congratulations, Cheryl! 1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and Falmouth, Massachusetts. 2. What made you choose FSU? …

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CCI Students Connect with Tampa Employers

written by Ebe Randeree Nine CCI students spent two days in Tampa connecting with alumni and employers to build pipelines for future students and to hear from and see employers that are looking for talent.  Organized by the FSU STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service Alliance) student organization, the trip included the …

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Hewletts Establish Student Excellence Endowment and Professorship in Media Production

written by Lauren Martin Jeffrey and Cathy Hewlett recently established the Jeffrey and Cathy Hewlett Endowed Fund for Student Excellence at the College of Communication and Information. The fund of $550,000 will provide support to both undergraduate and graduate students at the College of Communication and Information. This support will be used to fund scholarships, …

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Master’s Student Assists with School of Dance Archive Project

When thinking of physical archives, one may often imagine a cramped and stuffy room tucked into the back corner of a dark basement hiding shelves overflowing with old books and fragile documents. That may not be far off considering many libraries have spent the past decade digitizing their archives, rendering physical copies unnecessary. The age …

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Dr. Casey Yu Nominated for Glenn-Howell Award

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iSchool alumna and current middle school teacher, Dr. Casey Yu, was recently nominated for the Glenn-Howell award. The Glenn-Howell award is presented to a public-school educator who makes a significant impact in the lives of minority students. Dr. Yu was nominated by faculty at Cobb Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida, where she teaches elective technology …

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Three-Time FSU Alumna Publishes Mentor in Librarianship Study

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Three-time alumna Alyse Jordan was recently published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship. Her article, An Examination of Formal Mentoring, was a quantitative study examining mentor relationships in librarianship. “The study’s participants were former mentees from 2010 to 2015 in Library Leadership and Management Association mentoring program,” Jordan explains. “The findings of the study focused …

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