81 Students & Faculty Celebrated at Virtual CCI Honors & Awards Program

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Each spring, the FSU College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosts the Honors and Awards Program and Reception to celebrate the academic excellence, leadership, and dedication to service of our students and faculty. For the first time ever, this event was held virtually, via Zoom, where awardees and their friends and families were able to …


Coming Full Circle: iSchool Alumna Shares Experience Working on Newly Released Memoir

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This article was written by Hanya Noussier, Development Intern at CCI. Adventurous success stories of FSU College of Communication and Information alumni are endless. Elaine Crepeau (’73, M.S. Library Science, ’72, B.A.), an alumna of the School of Information, is no different. Crepeau took on a new adventure to edit the memoir titled, J. Blanton …


Grad Student Supports Visually Impaired Patrons at a Talking Book Library

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Whitney Harrison is a 27 year-old FSU School of Information student based in Tampa Bay, FL, pursuing a master’s degree in information studies. She was recently recognized for her outstanding achievements, receiving the 2020 Jacqueline D. Montgomery Scholarship in Information Studies.  “A library is a powerful resource for a community,” said Harrison. The inspiration behind …


Meet Aimee Reist, iSchool Managing Director

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This story was written by Kaelen Birkholz, School of Information graduate assistant. Aimee Reist was appointed Managing Director at FSU School of Information (iSchool) for the start of the Fall 2020 semester. As the managing director of the iSchool, Reist works with the School’s director, Kathleen Burnett, to lead iSchool operations. “The School of Information …


Pandemic in Paradise: Alumna Publishes Book Chronicling COVID in Florida


Many have called 2020 a “lost year” due to the effects of COVID-19. Janet Naughton, (’15, M.S. Library and Information Studies) wanted to chronicle people’s everyday struggle with the changes brought on by the pandemic, leaving the world with a tangible testament of this historic time. She worked with over 60 contributors from Florida to …