Students, Faculty, Staff Recognized at Annual Scholarship and Awards Program

Florida State University College of Communication and Information celebrated its Fall 2018 distinguished award winners and scholarship recipients at a celebratory reception at the FSU Alumni Association on Thursday, November 1, 2018. This year, the College awarded ninety-six scholarships to students and thirteen awards to faculty members. The evening was marked with warm rounds of[…] »

iSchool Alumnus Travis Earl Tyer Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Marquis Who’s Who presented Travis Earl Tyer with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Tyer earned his Master’s degree in Library Science from Florida State University in 1969 and continued at FSU for two additional years for postgraduate work. He would go on to have an impressive career in libraries across the country filling roles like[…] »

Katie Ragen: ICT Alumna and Online Business Owner

Katie Ragen graduated from Florida State University with her B.S. in Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) in 2017. Originally from Naples, FL Ragen accepted a full time job directly after graduation and moved to Fort Myers Beach to work in the vacation rental industry. After almost a year of working six days a week growing[…] »

iSchool Professor Greg Riccardi Retiring After 37 Years at Florida State

Dr. Greg Riccardi, a Professor in Florida State University’s iSchool, retired in June 2018 after 37 years of teaching. Known as one of the most influential and supportive professors, Dr. Riccardi has taught many subjects across Computer Science and Information Technology. He also directed iDigInfo, a research institute here at FSU that has been a[…] »

Upcoming Fall recruitment events!

October 25 UF Library West   Christie Koontz Gainesville 2 pm – 3 pm October 31- November 2:  Kristie Escobar Southeastern Library Association https://www.scla.org/conference Illuminating the Future! November 7 – 9:   Curtis Tenney West Virginia Library Association: (ctenney@fsu.edu) https://wvla.org/meetinginfo.php?id=47&ts=1525270054 November 9    Christie Koontz Sarasota TBLC Annual Meeting (klescobar@fsu.edu) December 13 SWFLN Annual Meeting  

iSchool Professor Receives Social Computing Award

Florida State University School of Information Assistant Professor Yubo Kou has received an Honorable Mention Award from the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. Bringing together top researchers and practitioners, CSCW explores the[…] »

Karen Kayir Wilson: iSchool Alumna and Librarian in South Korea

Karen Kayir Wilson graduated in 2012 with her Master’s in Library and Information Science from FSU’s College of Communication & Information. Wilson currently resides in Pyeongtaek, South Korea as a librarian for Osan Middle/High School. Her passion for library sciences have taken her all over the world to places like Germany, Japan, and now South Korea.[…] »