CCI Students Connect with Tampa Employers

written by Ebe Randeree Nine CCI students spent two days in Tampa connecting with alumni and employers to build pipelines for future students and to hear from and see employers that are looking for talent.  Organized by the FSU STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service Alliance) student organization, the trip included the …

CONTINUE READING

Dr. Casey Yu Nominated for Glenn-Howell Award

Casey Yu Graphic

iSchool alumna and current middle school teacher, Dr. Casey Yu, was recently nominated for the Glenn-Howell award. The Glenn-Howell award is presented to a public-school educator who makes a significant impact in the lives of minority students. Dr. Yu was nominated by faculty at Cobb Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida, where she teaches elective technology …

CONTINUE READING

Three-Time FSU Alumna Publishes Mentor in Librarianship Study

Alyse Jordan Graphic

Three-time alumna Alyse Jordan was recently published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship. Her article, An Examination of Formal Mentoring, was a quantitative study examining mentor relationships in librarianship. “The study’s participants were former mentees from 2010 to 2015 in Library Leadership and Management Association mentoring program,” Jordan explains. “The findings of the study focused …

CONTINUE READING

Alumna Publishes Book “The African American Struggle for Library Equality”

FSU iSchool alumna publishes book

Three-time FSU School of Information alumna, Aisha M. Johnson-Jones, PhD, has committed her life to researching African American and southern public library history. Her book, The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julis Rosenwald Fund Library Program, is the culmination of years of hard work and research, revealing “a new …

CONTINUE READING

iSchool Alumna Accepts New Position

Beth Jones, Library Director, East Georgia State College - Graphic

Over the summer, iSchool alumna Beth Jones made the move from Milledgeville, GA to Swainsboro to begin her new position as the Library Director for East Georgia State College. She was previously the Reference and Instruction Librarian for Georgia Military College. For Jones, there seems to be no typical day in the office. The best …

CONTINUE READING

FSU iSchool Attends ALISE 2019 Conference

FSU ischool attends Alise

FSU School of Information faculty, students, and alumni are attending the ALISE 2019 Conference September 24 to 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is an international leader for innovative and high-quality research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in library and information science and cognate disciplines. A …

CONTINUE READING

iSchool Alumna Sheds Light on Instructional Design

LeaAnn Gates - Graphic

When most people think of rehabilitation, their first thoughts may include the words “physical” or “occupational,” but certainly not “vocational.” For iSchool alumna Lea Ann Gates (M.S. ’07 Information Studies) vocational rehabilitation plays a huge part in her job. Vocational rehabilitation is the process of helping people with disabilities find and maintain employment. “This is …

CONTINUE READING