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 …


Dr. Casey Yu Nominated for Glenn-Howell Award

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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 …


iSchool Doc Students Present at AMCIS Conference

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Two doctoral students from the FSU School of Information (iSchool) presented papers at the 2019 AMCIS conference in Cancún, Mexico. In its 25th year, America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) is an event of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), and took place August 15 to 17 with the theme “New Frontiers in Digital Convergence.” …


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

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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 …


Meet ICT Alumna Tatyana Smith


Tallahassee native Tatyana Smith (’17 B.S. Information, Communication, and Technology) is no stranger to adventure and hard work. “I never knew what I wanted to do growing up–I just knew I didn’t want to be sitting beside a desk staring at a computer screen,” she says. After graduation, Smith moved to Reno, Nevada where she …


Christy Chatmon Receives ISACA Academic Leadership Award

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Christy Chatmon, an instructor and doctoral student in FSU’s School of Information, is the recipient of the Academic Leadership Award from ISACA Tallahassee’s SheLeadsTech. “For demonstrating exceptional academic leadership within the community,” ISACA Tallahassee presented the award to Chatmon at their July meeting. “Receiving this recognition is a great encouragement and motivation,” Chatmon says. “Programs …


Showing Out for Summer – Meet Kallayah Henderson

Meet Kallayah Henderson, an upcoming senior majoring in Information, Communication, and Technology with a minor in Computer Science. She has been spending her summer working as a Fellow for Station1 Frontiers in Boston, Massachusetts. Her fellowship includes a research opportunity, coursework through MIT, and an internship in the technology industry with HodlPal, a start-up social …