CCI Alumna Appointed Assistant Director of the Invisible Histories Project

CCI Alumna Dawn Betts-Green has been appointed as the Assistant Director of the Invisible Histories Project. The Invisible Histories Project was created in February of 2018 in order to locate and preserve historical artifacts relating to the LGBTQ+ community in the Southern United States. They act as a liaison between the LGBTQ+ community and various …


FSU iSchool Alumna Recognized as Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professor of Children’s Library Services

FSU iSchool Alumna Dr. Daniella Smith has been awarded the Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professorship by the University of North Texas. After earning her Ph.D. from Florida State University, Dr. Smith joined the University of North Texas in 2010. She currently serves as the Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program. Her research interests include …


STARS Catalyst Project Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation

The STARS Catalyst project, led by researchers from Temple, UNC Charlotte, NC State, Kent State, Morgan State, and FSU, was recently funded by the National Science Foundation to continue work started in 2005. The project, titled, “STARS: Catalyzing Action-Oriented Communities for Broadening Participation in Computing,” will be led by CCI Faculty members Ebrahim Randeree and …


CCI Alumna Featured in Adweek’s Creative 100

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CCI alumna, Ashley Rutstein (’14, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication, ’12, B.S. Information, Communication and Technology), was featured on Adweek’s Creative 100 list for her TikTok Ad Career campaign. Alongside Rutstein on the list were celebrities such as The Rock, Lil Nas X, Amanda Gorman, and many more. “I’ve been reading Adweek since I first got …


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 …


iSchool Distance Learning Fosters In-Person Connections

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As FSU School of Information (iSchool) prepares to celebrate 25 years of online learning during the 2021-2022 academic year, we are once again reminded of how the flexibility of learning from anywhere helps connect individuals with similar passions. In late June, a group of students in the completely online Master of Information (MSI) program met …