iSchool alum appointed manager of card services at Quinnipiac University

Florida State University (FSU)’s School of Information & Library Studies (SLIS) alumnus, Deric Waite, has been appointed Manager of Card Services at Quinnipiac University.  He remarked, “I feel lucky to be a part of the continued growth and development of Quinnipiac University, and look forward to the opportunity to contribute to the university’s success.”  At […] »

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SLIS alumna Moeller-Peiffer selected as VP/President-Elect of Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies

Florida State University School of Library & Information Studies (FSU SLIS) alumna, Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, was selected as the vice president/president-elect of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA).  ASCLA is the destination for American Library Association (ALA) members to find information and help populations that are served by libraries.  Her division of the […] »

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SLIS Doctoral student wins George Atiyeh Award

Blake Robinson, a doctoral student in the FSU School of Library and Information Studies, Florida’s iSchool, has won the 2013 George Atiyeh Prize.  The award, presented by the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA), offers financial aid to attend the annual meetings of MELA and of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA). Robinson […] »

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GM hires SLIS students and grads as part of IT restructuring

Auto industry powerhouse, General Motors (GM), is shifting from information technology (IT) outsourcing to an insourcing model.  In its efforts, the company has increasingly been hiring students and recent graduates in high numbers from the FSU College of Communication and Information (CCI)’s School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS). GM’s IT refocusing relies on the establishment of […] »

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Koontz publishes her second book on Marketing Library and Information Services

Dr. Christie Koontz, research associate in the School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS), published the second volume of the book, Marketing Library and Information Services II: A Global Outlook.  Her co-editors are Dinesh K. Gupta and Àngels Massísimo.  It was published in 2013 by Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur. With contributions from library and information professionals including practitioners, […] »

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CCI hosts girls’ technology camp and workshops as part of community outreach

FSU’s College of Communications and Information (CCI) hosted its first Girls’ Technology Camp from Jun. 17-21 as part of their community outreach efforts.  Taking place in the William Johnston Building, 42 middle school girls from Leon County utilized a computer lab to learn about the world of information technology, compliments of CCI. The camp taught […] »

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