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

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 …

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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 …

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Christy Chatmon Receives ISACA Academic Leadership Award

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 …

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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 …

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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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