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 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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CCI Students Present Their Research at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium

On April 1, 2021, 30 College of Communication and Information (CCI) students presented their research projects at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), an annual showcase for students of all majors to present their work to a wider audience. This year’s URS was hosted on Whova, a conference management app that allowed students to speak …

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8th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Connects Students Virtually

‌On Monday, March 8th, the Florida State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) hosted the annual Women in Leadership Conference as‌ a ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌Women’s‌ ‌History‌ ‌Month, ‌joining‌ ‌an‌ ‌international‌ ‌effort‌ ‌to‌ ‌highlight‌ ‌female‌ ‌leaders. Starting‌ ‌12‌ ‌years‌ ‌ago‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌small‌ ‌mentoring‌ ‌breakfast‌ ‌organized‌ ‌by‌ the ‌student‌ ‌group‌ Women in IT/ICT Sharing Experiences …

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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 …

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Quarantine Sparks National Outreach from Campus Girl Scouts Group

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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 …

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