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 …

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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 …

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iSchool Distance Learning Fosters In-Person Connections

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As FSU School of Information (iSchool) prepares to celebrate 25 years of online learning during the 2021-2022 academic year, we are once again reminded of how the flexibility of learning from anywhere helps connect individuals with similar passions. In late June, a group of students in the completely online Master of Information (MSI) program met …

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Dr. Jean E. Lowrie Global Lecture Series to Kick Off at International Association of School Librarianship Conference

Dr. Wayne Wiegand, Florida State University F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies Emeritus, created the Dr. Jean E. Lowrie Global Lecture Endowment alongside his wife Shirley Wiegand to honor his mentor, Dr. Jean E. Lowrie. The fund provides a speaker honorarium for a lecture series by the same name. It will support …

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iSchool Doctoral Student Awarded ALISE Diversity Travel Award

School of Information (iSchool) doctoral student Shannon Williams received the Diversity Travel Award from the Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). This grant awards Williams with a stipend that defrays travel expenses to the ALISE Annual Conference, complimentary registration to the conference, and a one-year student membership in ALISE. The Diversity Travel Award …

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iSchool Professors Receive ALISE Best Conference Paper Award

Florida State University School of Information (iSchool) Professors Drs. Melissa Gross and Don Latham received the 2021 Best Conference Paper Award from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). Their paper titled “Is There a Social Worker in your Library?” explores the benefits and drawbacks of having social workers on-site at public libraries …

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