CCI Helps Host Launch Tally’s “Liftoff” Event

Launch Tally celebrated their recent launch with a “Liftoff” event on March 23 in the FSU Turnbull Conference Center. The College of Communication and Information is a founding member of this initiative that brings together Tallahassee’s technology companies, non-profits, government agencies, universities, and entrepreneurs to create awareness and resources around technology opportunities and talent in …

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CCI Hosts 9th Annual Women in Leadership Conference

The 9th Annual Women in Leadership Conference was a success! Hosted on March 8th, 2022, by the College of Communication and Information, the conference featured notable female leaders from Florida and beyond. Many of the speakers are FSU and CCI Alumna. The goal of the conference was to connect female students and alumna with mentors …

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Wayne Wiegand’s Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library Named One of the National Library of China Publishing House’s “Ten Best Books of 2021”

Wayne Wiegand is a writer and retired professor from Florida State University, with many publications and awards celebrating his work. One of his publications, Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library, was translated to Chinese in 2021, and was listed as one of the “Ten Best Books of 2021” by …

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iSchool Doctoral Student Lateef Ayinde Presents Paper at the Special Library Association

Lateef Ayinde is a doctoral student at Florida State’s School of Information, researching social informatics, information management, information policy and audit, knowledge management and audit, and digital government. On January 31st, 2022 he was invited to present his paper titled “Rethinking of the Roles and Skills of Information Professionals in the 4th Industrial Revolution”. The …

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iSchool Alumna Janet Naughton Uncovers Under-Documented Florida History

Janet Naughton, academic librarian and historian, graduated from Florida State in 2015 with a master’s in library and information studies. She became an academic librarian at Palm Beach State College, where she earned her initial degree. Naughton has always had an interest in information literacy and history, teaching and assisting students in finding and evaluating …

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Alumna Charlotte Watson Sherman Publishes Second Book, Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deep

Charlotte Watson Sherman, iSchool graduate and author, has recently published her second book, Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deep, on January 18th, 2022. She graduated in 2005 with a Master of Science and has gone on to tell important stories and uplift people through works like Brown Sugar Babe, Eli and the Swamp Man, and …

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