iSchool Doc Students Present at AMCIS Conference

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Two doctoral students from the FSU School of Information (iSchool) presented papers at the 2019 AMCIS conference in Cancún, Mexico. In its 25th year, America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) is an event of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), and took place August 15 to 17 with the theme “New Frontiers in Digital Convergence.” …

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Connecting to Korea in CCI

written by Stephen McDowell, Ph.D.  The College of Communication and Information at Florida State University has been glad to welcome visiting journalists and scholars from the Republic of Korea for over 20 years.  During that time we have also had many graduate students from Korea complete their studies in CCI. In 2018-2019 we hosted three …

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iSchool Alumnus Named Belmont Forum Human Dimensions Champion

Wade Bishop, Associate Professor for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been named the 2018-19 Human Dimensions Champion for Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures & Data Management. Bishop (’10, Ph.D. Library & Information Studies) has been able to present research at destinations such as Botswana for International Data Week, as well as Australia for the International …

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Comm Alumna Named Executive Assistant for Worldwide Women’s Ministry

Lindsay Durrenberger (’08, B.A. Communications) has been promoted to Executive Assistant for Blessed is She, a worldwide online Catholic women’s ministry. Because it is online, Lindsay works from home full-time allowing her the flexibility and freedom to spend more time with her two sons and husband. Her day-to-day will vary but generally includes social media management, …

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Christie Koontz Travels World to Teach Marketing to Librarians

When most people think of common requirements of librarians, a base knowledge of marketing isn’t usually on the list. However, Christie Koontz (’90 Ph.D. Information Studies) is passionate about improving libraries and their ability to serve their communities. Dr. Koontz has served the last twenty years of her career in the International Federation of Library …

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CCI Students, Alumni & Faculty Shine at 5th Annual SAMCS Conference

SAMCS Committee Photo

The 5th South Asian Media and Cultural Studies conference was held on January 31- February 1, 2019 at the Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement (CGE) at Florida State University. This year’s theme, “Cultural Disruptions: Media and Social Change in South Asia”, focused on the reconfiguration of cultural, social, economic and political relationships in South Asia, …

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iSchool Professors Travel to Cambodia for Information Science & Technology Conference

Kathy and Gary Burnett at a Conference

School of Information Professors Kathleen Burnett and Gary Burnett had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia to attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference. The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) hosted the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on January 3-4, 2019 at the University of Cambodia located in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. The 2019 Theme was  “Effective …

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