CCI Alumnus Chris Cyrille becomes TEDx Speaker

Chris Cyrille (B.S. Information Technology ‘18) recently spoke at TedxUF on how fashion ties into self-image. When asked how his personal sense of fashion affected his self-image, he explained that he experienced several hardships during his childhood that caused his self-esteem to suffer, saying, “My self-image was shot. I put in a valiant effort into …

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School of Information Alumna Marquita Gooch-Voyd Receives Honors in Her Field

Marquita Gooch-Voyd graduated from Florida State University’s School of Information in 2011 with a Master of Library and Information Studies. She went on to work in various libraries, earning many awards and honors celebrating her initiatives and inspirational work in this field. “Florida State University gave me three things: direction, clarity and innovation,” said Gooch-Voyd. …

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CCI Helps Host Launch Tally’s “Liftoff” Event

Launch Tally celebrated their recent launch with a “Liftoff” event on March 23 in the FSU Turnbull Conference Center. The College of Communication and Information is a founding member of this initiative that brings together Tallahassee’s technology companies, non-profits, government agencies, universities, and entrepreneurs to create awareness and resources around technology opportunities and talent in …

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CCI Hosts 9th Annual Women in Leadership Conference

The 9th Annual Women in Leadership Conference was a success! Hosted on March 8th, 2022, by the College of Communication and Information, the conference featured notable female leaders from Florida and beyond. Many of the speakers are FSU and CCI Alumna. The goal of the conference was to connect female students and alumna with mentors …

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Wayne Wiegand’s Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library Named One of the National Library of China Publishing House’s “Ten Best Books of 2021”

Wayne Wiegand is a writer and retired professor from Florida State University, with many publications and awards celebrating his work. One of his publications, Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library, was translated to Chinese in 2021, and was listed as one of the “Ten Best Books of 2021” by …

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iSchool Doctoral Student Lateef Ayinde Presents Paper at the Special Library Association

Lateef Ayinde is a doctoral student at Florida State’s School of Information, researching social informatics, information management, information policy and audit, knowledge management and audit, and digital government. On January 31st, 2022 he was invited to present his paper titled “Rethinking of the Roles and Skills of Information Professionals in the 4th Industrial Revolution”. The …

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