iSchool Alumna Receives Honor from Kentucky Senate for Work with Beecher Terrace Community

Earlier this year Natalie Woods (’14, M.S. Information) was recognized by the Senate of Kentucky for her extraordinary work with Louisville’s Beecher Terrace Community. What used to be government housing is being redeveloped as part of a $29.5 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to transform the public housing complex into a mixed-income, […] »

Chelsea Eagle: iSchool Alumna and Senior Manager of Communications at Walt Disney World

On March 25, 2019, iSchool Alumna Chelsea Eagle (’13 B.S. Information, Communication, and Technology) started a new position as a senior manager of communications at Walt Disney World. Here, Eagle leads a team that partners with stakeholders to “develop and implement communication that both supports the company’s business objectives and engages internal and external audiences,” […] »

Meet Daniel Phelps: iSchool Alumnus and Program Director of Carnegie Mellon’s Information Systems Program in Qatar

In 2007, Daniel Phelps (’97 B.A. Arts and Sciences, ’98, M.S. Information Studies, ’05 Ph.D. Information) moved to Doha, Qatar as part of a two-year contract with SEI/CERT, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center administered by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). While he was there, CMU developed the Information Systems Program at the Qatar campus, which […] »

Learn, Inspire, Engage – a look back at the 6th annual Women in Leadership Conference

The theme says it all: “Learn, Inspire, and Engage.” The recent Women in Leadership conference was designed to deliver on three goals: hosting workshops to “Learn” from industry experts, bringing together a distinguished panel to “Inspire,” and creating an environment to “Engage” with 25 mentors from various industries. For its sixth year, the March 7th event […] »

Five iSchool Alumni Serve on FLA Board of Directors

Keeping with one of the Core Values of their alma mater, five FSU School of Information alumni serve and lead in their profession as members of the Florida Library Association Board of Directors. Five of the eleven members of the Board of Directors earned a degree from FSU: President: Eric Head (’03, M.S. Information Studies) […] »

iSchool Alumnus Named Belmont Forum Human Dimensions Champion

Wade Bishop, Associate Professor for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been named the 2018-19 Human Dimensions Champion for Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures & Data Management. Bishop (’10, Ph.D. Library & Information Studies) has been able to present research at destinations such as Botswana for International Data Week, as well as Australia for the International […] »

Eleven Students Selected for Prestigious MAIP Internship Program

The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) selected eleven students from FSU’s School of Communication and from FSU’s School of Information for a one-of-a-kind experience this summer through their Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP). The Program works with advertising agencies across the country to place selected diverse applicants in open internship positions. With a mission “to […] »