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The School of Information is proud that in its almost 60-year history, it has produced graduates and attracted faculty who provide significant leadership to the field of Information Studies and more recently in Information Technology as well. FSU’s School of Information retains its commitment to preparing outstanding leaders for information professions by examining the most important issues of the information age and helping make sense of the connections between people, information, and technology. In doing so, it maintains a respect for the knowledge and traditions of the past, while it continues to explore new ways to educate information professionals–enabling individuals and organizations to use information effectively.

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Alumni Spotlight

  • Doctoral alumna Laura Clark’s Library Work Recognized - March 16, 2017
    Laura Clark, recent graduate of the doctorate in Information at Florida’s iSchool, continues to grow in the field of library and information studies. During her studies at the iSchool, her research focused on interdisciplinary assessment. After receiving her MLIS in 2011, she continued onto her doctorate. Her dissertation focused on caregivers’ perceptions of emerging literacy[...] »
  • IT Major Wins Florida Collegiate Sigma Man of the Year - February 14, 2017
    Your time at a university represents a unique combination of people, ideas, and resources that would be hard to bring together anywhere else. These factors combine to provide students with opportunities to connect the dots to a picture of what life can look like after school. Junior IT major Chris Cyrille’s experience at Florida State University[...] »
  • Weissenberger awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellowship - February 6, 2017
    Dr. Lynnsey Weissenberger, alumna of the School of Information master’s and doctoral programs in Library and Information Studies, has been awarded a Marie Skodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship for two years of postdoctoral research in the European Union. The highly-competitive fellowship scheme attracts researchers who are mobile, meaning they are able to live and work within[...] »
  • CCI Alum Ron Rule wins Global Diversity & Inclusion Award with Bank of America - February 2, 2017
    As a student at Florida State in 2005, Ron Rule was named the College of Information’s Gene T. Sherron Outstanding Undergraduate Student, and today he continues to strive for a higher stander through his work as a Senior Vice President: Senior Business Support Manager with Bank of America. Ron is also the Enterprise Chief Operating[...] »
  • IT Alumna Uses Skills to Create the Ultimate Marketing Experience - December 12, 2016
    Shayla Perry’s (B.S. ’02) day-to-day working as a Experiential Event Manager may include coordinating with celebrity chefs and organizations like the PGA tour, but she still remembers her roots as an IT student at the School of Information. “I initially was a Management Information Systems major because I loved computers, but I also had a[...] »
  • How to Never Settle – ICT Alum Gerard Massey Talks Career Advancement and Fulfillment - December 7, 2016
    “No matter where you are in your career, whether a student or CIO of a Fortune 500 company, there’s always someone better than you. I say this because you can always learn from someone. Everything you do in life is a learning opportunity. Seize it and soak in everything you can.” Gerard Massey (BS ’13)[...] »
  • 20 Questions with Jane Barrager - September 16, 2016
    20 Questions with Jane Barrager What was your first job?  Waitressing at a Coney Island. I was 14 and lied about my age. If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it? “What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been” Where did you grow up? Metro Detroit. What is your favorite class[...] »
  • Rachel Skibicki Makes Strides With Chick-fil-A - September 12, 2016
    Rachel Skibicki (B.S. ‘14) always knew she wanted to work for a company that focused on giving back to the community, a virtue instilled with her during her time studying Information Communication Technology at FSU. “FSU provided me many opportunities to lead, grow, and give back to the community,” explains Skibicki. “Many of my leadership[...] »
  • iSchool Doctoral Graduates Research, Teach Across the Nation - August 26, 2016
    School of Information doctoral graduates Lenese Colson, Jennifer Luetkemeyer and Abby Phillips recently graduated from the PhD in Information program. Up next, taking the academic world by storm. Lenese Colson will be joining Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She will be working as a Lecturer in the Department of Teaching & Learning within the[...] »
  • Alexis Carter Lands New Job as Youth Services Librarian - July 26, 2016
    Alexis Carter (M.A. ‘15) always knew she wanted to work with youth, but she didn’t initially see herself in the library field. It wasn’t until her sophomore year of college that she knew the library field would become her passion for life. “I was previously on an elementary education track, and during one of my[...] »