iSchool alumna to receive 2014 Beta Phi Mu Award

Florida State University School of Information alumna Beth M. Paskoff will receive the 2014 Beta Phi Mu Award, given annually to a library school faculty member or to an individual for distinguished service to education for librarianship, on June 29 at the http://ala.org/. Paskoff, who earned her doctorate from Florida State in 1989, has served …

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iSchool alumnus combines IT, design skills as a member of Facebook’s team

With a degree in information technology and a knack for design, Florida State University School of Information alumnus Skyler Vander Molen is making his mark in Silicon Valley as a member of the Communication Design team at Facebook. The former Dean’s List student, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in information technology in 2008, recently …

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iSchool, Follett joins forces to provide home library for Habitat for Humanity family

Florida State University’s Partnerships Advancing Library Media (PALM) Center in the School of Information continued its support of the Warrick Dunn Charities’ Homes for the Holidays program at a dedication ceremony for Big Bend Habitat for Humanity’s newest homeowner Eunice Williams on Tuesday. Dr. Nancy Everhart, PALM Center Director, presented the Williams family with a …

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iSchool associate professor teaches at FSU Foundation’s Presidents Club College

Florida State University School of Information associate professor Paul Marty was one of a select group of faculty members who conducted exclusive classroom sessions at Presidents Club College hosted by the FSU Foundation on April 11. Marty’s class, “Hackathon 101: Innovating with Information Technology,” was part of the day-long back-to-school event, which provided Presidents Club …

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iSchool alumna receives University of Alabama teaching award

Florida State University School of Information alumna Melissa Johnston was awarded the University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies’ Student Advisory Council Teaching Recognition Award at the School’s Honors Day held April 4. Students nominate faculty members for the award by writing letters to describe why the faculty member should win the award …

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iSchool associate professor Mardis named Internet2 Presidential Fellow

Florida State University School of Information associate professor Marcia Mardis has been invited to serve as an Internet2 Presidential Fellow to complete her project “A Distant Mirror? Investigating Internet2 and the Imminent Demand for Data Intensive Applications in R&E’s K-12 Communities.” Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry …

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