Melissa Carlton: iSchool Alumna and Computer Science Professor

Melissa Carlton graduated from the School of Information in 2008 with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies and has recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Houston Baptist University College of Engineering in Houston, Texas. After graduating from FSU, Carlton went on to receive her PhD in Information Systems […] »

iSchool Alumna Returns from Peace Corps Assignment in Namibia

School of Information alumna Lauren Del Brocco has recently returned from a Peace Corps volunteer assignment in Namibia located in Southern Africa. Her work with Namibian youth included primary education in STEM fields, discussing sexual health topics, HIV/AIDS prevention, and empowerment of boys and girls to be agents of change in their community to end […] »

IT Alumna Becomes Newest Member of Fine Arts Gallery

Being a Florida native, Keri Keene has a passion for the beauty and diversity of the state and it’s clearly reflected in her art. Keri’s work has allowed her the opportunity to be a guest artist at the Vero Beach Main Street Gallery as well as a special feature in the Indian River Citrus Museum. Most […] »

Alexandria Whitaker: ICT Alumna and Breast Cancer Warrior

Alexandria “Alex” Whitaker graduated from FSU’s School of Information in 2015 with her B.S. in Information, Communication, & Technology (ICT). Early in 2018, she was getting ready for a night out with friends when she noticed a protruding lump on one of her breasts. After numerous doctor visits and scans her worst fears were confirmed: Alex Whitaker […] »

Comm Alumnus Directs New York Times Film on Criminal Justice Reform

School of Communication alumnus (’98) Ritesh Gupta has collaborated with Roc Nation and Meek Mill to direct a New York Times op-ed film “Meek Mill: Prisoners Deserve a New Set of Rights”. Gupta wanted to emphasize the importance of adversely impacted individuals, such as minorities and the impoverished, by highlighting the need for criminal justice reform and […] »

Pablo Correa, Ph.D.: A Journey of Resiliency

On December 14, 2018 Pablo Correa graduated from FSU’s School of Communication with a Ph.D. in Communication. You can read about his inspiring story of triumph and perseverance in the Tallahassee Democrat as well as a special spotlight feature on the FSU News website.

iSchool Student Appointed to Library Journal Advisory Board

Master of Science and Information student Jillian Dunne has been named a member of the 2019 Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Student Advisory Board. As a member, Dunne will be able to offer her unique perspective in board meetings, learn how a magazine is published, conduct thorough research within the field of youth studies, discuss new […] »