Handcrafted with Love: Alumna Launches Jewelry Business

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While the COVID-19 pandemic presents numerous challenges, many individuals like Daniela Agurcia (’14, B.A. Media Communication Studies) strive to make the best of the worst. Utilizing the free time offered by quarantine, Agurcia launched her first business, Loulou La Mar. Loulou La Mar is a Miami-based company specializing in the sale of fine, handmade jewelry. …

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School of Communication Announces Premiere of FSU COMMversation Podcast

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This article was written by Jessie Colegrove, a senior public relations student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. FSU COMMversation, the School of Communication’s first-ever podcast is now available on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Apple Podcasts. The first edition features Susannah Wesley, an FSU Communication alumna and crisis communications expert who previously worked for American Airlines, …

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Aaron Redda: iSchool Success Story

Aaron Redda (’20, M.S. Information Technology) is the definition of an iSchool success. On his many list of achievements, Redda was named the youngest member to serve on the FAMU NAA-Leon County Executive Board, as its fundraising chair earlier this month. He also received the Jacqueline D. Montgomery Scholarship in Information Studies and a national …

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iSchool Alumna Wins two 40 Under 40 Awards in a Week

FSU School of Information (iSchool) alumna, Julia Skinner, received two 40 Under 40 nominations within the same week. Georgia Trend announced her nomination just days after the Atlanta Business Chronicles did the same. Skinner is the first fermenter or food historian to win either award, and the first culinary professional in the country to earn …

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iSchool Alumna Publishes Book: “Guidance for Librarians Transitioning to a New Environment”

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Sara Duff (’09, M.S. Library and Information Studies) and co-author Tina Buck are publishing their first book together, “Guidance for Librarians Transitioning to a New Environment.” The book aims to break down the myth that it is impossible for librarians to transition between library types throughout their career. Duff was a librarian for Gulf Coast …

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iSchool Participates in ASIS&T Virtual Conference

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty and alumni are virtually participating in this year’s 83rd annual ASIS&T conference from October 22 to November 1, 2020. The Association for Information Science and Technology, or ASIS&T, prides itself on being the premier professional association dedicated to putting information science research into practice. Members specialize in various fields, …

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Meet Aimee Reist, iSchool Managing Director

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This story was written by Kaelen Birkholz, School of Information graduate assistant. Aimee Reist was appointed Managing Director at FSU School of Information (iSchool) for the start of the Fall 2020 semester. As the managing director of the iSchool, Reist works with the School’s director, Kathleen Burnett, to lead iSchool operations. “The School of Information …

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