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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5th Annual South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference to Focus on Media and Social Change in South Asia

The 5th Annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies conference will be held on January 31 to February 1, 2019 at the Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. This year’s theme, “Cultural Disruptions: Media and Social Change in South Asia,” is focused on the reconfiguration of cultural, social, economic …

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iSchool Professor to Present at Interactive Technology Conference in Scotland

Yubo Kou Headshot

Florida State University School of Information Assistant Professor Yubo Kou has published two research papers that will be presented at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Glasgow, Scotland on May 4-9, 2019. The conference is designed to facilitate discussion about the latest in interactive technology, allowing people from different disciplines, cultures, …

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Communication Alumna Mariliis Beger Appointed First Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Estonia

Earlier this year, The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain appointed School of Communication alumna Dr. Mariliis Beger to serve as the first Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Estonia. Her research in Pakistan focuses on health literacy, eHealth and ICTs, and issues related to women’s sexual health. “I am looking forward to strengthening and building new relationships between …

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