CCI Alumna Appointed Assistant Director of the Invisible Histories Project

CCI Alumna Dawn Betts-Green has been appointed as the Assistant Director of the Invisible Histories Project. The Invisible Histories Project was created in February of 2018 in order to locate and preserve historical artifacts relating to the LGBTQ+ community in the Southern United States. They act as a liaison between the LGBTQ+ community and various …


FSU iSchool Alumna Recognized as Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professor of Children’s Library Services

FSU iSchool Alumna Dr. Daniella Smith has been awarded the Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professorship by the University of North Texas. After earning her Ph.D. from Florida State University, Dr. Smith joined the University of North Texas in 2010. She currently serves as the Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program. Her research interests include …


Dr. Lynette Gerido Receives First-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship Through ELSI

Lynette Hammond Gerido, Ph.D., MPH, a recent doctoral graduate at FSU’s School of Information, was awarded a prestigious postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. This award is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) program. “The …


CCI Alumna Featured in Adweek’s Creative 100

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CCI alumna, Ashley Rutstein (’14, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication, ’12, B.S. Information, Communication and Technology), was featured on Adweek’s Creative 100 list for her TikTok Ad Career campaign. Alongside Rutstein on the list were celebrities such as The Rock, Lil Nas X, Amanda Gorman, and many more. “I’ve been reading Adweek since I first got …


iSchool Alumni to Present at PLAN Conference

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Five alumni of FSU School of Information (iSchool) will present at the upcoming Panhandle Libraries Access Network’s (PLAN) Panhandle Academic Libraries conference on July 16, 2021. The event takes place virtually via Zoom. In its third year, the Panhandle Academic Libraries conference is a free event for all library staff. This year’s theme is “Function …


Spring Alumni Leadership Series Builds Industry Connections for Students

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Florida State University’s undergraduate Information Technology (IT) Leadership class has a tradition of hosting 4 to 6 alumni each semester as part of an effort to introduce students to potential career options. However, due to travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, Ebe Randeree, Associate Dean of the College of Communication and Information (CCI), transformed the class …