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, …


Alumnus Works Remotely While Touring the Country

Gilberto Parada (’13, B.S. Information Communication Technology) has always had a knack for adventure. In 2016, Parada sold everything he owned to move west and seek a larger career market. When he arrived in San Diego, Parada worked at a design agency for a year before securing a job as a UX designer for an …


CCI Awards 99 Student Scholarships

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This Fall, FSU College of Communication and Information proudly awarded scholarships to 99 students. The Scholars and Stars event, formerly known as the Scholarship and Awards Program, was held virtually this year due to the pandemic. The annual event is an occasion to recognize donors and scholarship awardees, as well as recipients of the CCI …


Leadership Alumni Series Connects Students with Industry

As with many things regarding COVID-19, restricted travel and lack of in-person classes have stopped CCI alumni from visiting classes. The IT Leadership class has always hosted 4-6 alumni each semester as part of an initiative to share industry knowledge, recruitment strategies, and information about leadership programs. COVID-19, however, presented an excellent opportunity for the …


Students Present at National STARS Conference

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Launched at FSU in 2006, the mission of the STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service) Alliance is based in servant leadership. The FSU student organization is part of a national network of over 50 colleges and universities with a mission to develop college students and faculty as leaders who broaden participation for …


iSchool Faculty Publish Study on How Parenting Information is Shared Online

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty published a new research paper titled “How do mothers exchange parenting-related information in online communities? A Metasynthesis.” The paper has been accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior, a journal focused on the use of computers from a psychological perspective. “This study helped us better understand how mothers …


Quarantine Sparks National Outreach from Campus Girl Scouts Group


This article was written by Kelly Newbrough and Ebe Randeree. Coronavirus isn’t holding back the Campus Girl Scouts (CGS) from maintaining their outreach this semester. CGS is an organization with Florida State’s College of Communication and Information that is focused on encouraging and promoting the values of Girl Scouts while serving the college campus and …