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 […] »

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 […] »

Dustin Mathews: iSchool Alumnus and Chief Wealth Evangelist at WealthFit

Dustin Mathews graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with his Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and is currently residing in San Diego as the Chief Wealth Evangelist for WealthFit. While the title of ‘Chief Evangelist’ has been floating around places like Silicon Valley for a few years, Mathews explains his role at WealthFit. “I […] »

iSchool Alumnus Travis Earl Tyer Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Marquis Who’s Who presented Travis Earl Tyer with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Tyer earned his Master’s degree in Library Science from Florida State University in 1969 and continued at FSU for two additional years for postgraduate work. He would go on to have an impressive career in libraries across the country filling roles like […] »