iSchool Faculty Reunite for Second Edition of Media Guide for Libraries

Florida State University School of Information (iSchool) faculty members Drs. Lorri Mon and Christie Koontz came together yet again to collaborate on the second edition of their book titled “Marketing & Social Media: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums.” The book explores the interactions of marketing and social media showing that marketing steers an …

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CCI Alumni-Owned Businesses Selected for Seminole 100

Florida State University’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the College of Business, will virtually host the 2021 Seminole 100 Celebration on Thursday, February 18. This event recognizes the 100 fastest growing FSU alumni-owned businesses in the United States. The fourth annual ceremony will honor 11 alumni from FSU College of Communication and …

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Study on Community Resilience to Disaster Awarded NSF CIVIC Grant

Florida State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) Associate Dean for Research and School of Information Professor Marcia A. Mardis is leading a cross-campus team of researchers in a new National Science Foundation Civic Innovation Challenge (NSF CIVIC) project titled “Rural Resiliency Hubs: A Planning Approach to Addressing the Resiliency Divide.” The project began in January …

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Alumna & Professor Publish Book on Serving Vulnerable Students in University Libraries

Julia Skinner (’15, Ph.D. Information Studies) and FSU School of Information (iSchool) Professor Melissa Gross have collaborated to publish a book titled, Underserved Patrons in University Libraries: Assisting Students Facing Trauma, Abuse and Discrimination. The book serves as a collection of stories from contributors who have experiences with underserved patrons on college campuses, especially those …

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CCI Faculty Partner with the College of Social Work

Faculty members from FSU’s School of Information (iSchool) and School of Communication Science and Disorder (SCSD) have partnered with the College of Social Work (CSW) to examine information and communication technology (ICT) use among rural child welfare workers. Christopher Constantino, assistant professor in SCSD, and iSchool professors Melissa Gross and Don Latham, collaborated Karen Randolph, …

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