Kristie Escobar selected for YALSA’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

Kristie Escobar, a third-year doctoral student at FSU’s School of Information, was awarded the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award. This new award was established by YALSA in 2018 and aims to encourage research on teens, learning, and libraries that aligns with YALSA’s National Research Agenda and/or investigates any aspect of […] »

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Charles McClure Wins Kilgour Research Award

Dr. Charles McClure, Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies at FSU’s School of Information, is the recipient of the 2019 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. The award is sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), and was presented to McClure at the ALA Annual Conference […] »

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Emily Lee Named One of Tallahassee’s Top 20 Under 40

Meet Emily Lee (’18 B.S. Media/Communication Studies and B.S. Information Technology), one of the youngest recipients of the Golden A.C.E. Award as one of Tallahassee’s top 20 under 40. Lee graduated just last year and is already making strides in her career. She currently works as a Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Programs Coordinator at the […] »

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iSchool Recognized at 2019 FLA Annual Conference

Every year, the annual FLA (Florida Library Association) conference brings together library professionals from across the state for three days full of learning and fellowship. This year’s event was no different. From May 15 to 17, FSU School of Information (iSchool) students, alumni, and faculty traveled to the conference in Orlando to connect with old […] »

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iSchool Alumnus Brings Magic to Central Florida

“Don’t be afraid to dabble,” says FSU iSchool alumnus Brandon Kneeld (B.S. ’09 IT and Meteorology). And dabble he did. Kneeld started out as a Meteorology major before eventually discovering IT was a way to use his passions in a career setting. He now works as a Senior Platform Engineer at Disney Parks, Experiences, and […] »

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