Student News

  • Alumna Rachel Besara Joins MSU as Associate Dean of Library Services - July 26, 2017
  • Meet Jermaine Washington Jr., Graduate from the iSchool - June 20, 2017
    Meet Jermaine Washington Jr., an alumnus of Florida State University’s iSchool with a B.S. in Information Technology The Basics Name: Jermaine Washington Jr. Degree: Information Technology Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Current City: Atlanta, GA Job: Software Developer, State Farm Meet Jermaine Who do you admire and why? The person I admire the most is my mother because she is a very kindhearted[...] »
  • 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[...] »
  • CCI Cybersecurity Club Rises in Rank at Cybersecurity Awareness Week - September 30, 2016
    Florida State University’s Cybersecurity Club concluded last week’s Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Capture-the-Flag (CTF) 2016 qualifying competition with a top 25 national ranking among North America Undergraduate teams and a place in the top 10% of professional, graduate and undergraduate teams competing internationally. “Capture-the-flag (CTF) competitions are not only a great way to raise[...] »
  • Alum Annie Sadler Succeeds in IT Industry - January 15, 2016
    Annie Sadler (B.S. Information Technology ’11) is making moves as a woman in the male-dominated fields of technology and construction. A lover of project management and all things behind-the-scenes, she currently works at a medium-sized family-owned construction business in Colorado in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. She is a part of the company’s in-house IT department and also works[...] »
  • MLIS Alum Cathy Seeds Embraces Passion for Reading as FDOE Library Media Specialist - September 23, 2015
    When Cathy Seeds graduated from FSU with a degree in Literature (B.A., ’08), she wasn’t sure exactly what she wanted to do. However, her life-long love for reading and desire to help people led her to earn her MLIS degree (M.S., ’10). Today, she serves as the library media specialist of the Florida Department of Education. What exactly does[...] »
  • FSU STARS Alliance Awarded at Annual Conference - August 24, 2015
    Continuing the tradition of excellence, FSU STARS Alliance brought home accolades from the 2015 STARS Respect Conference in Charlotte last week. The FSU STARS presented 4 posters in the Outreach category and 2 in the Planning category. Two posters earned recognition: Selecting High School Partners placed 2nd in Outreach and Zombie Camps – A Girl Scout Survival Adventure took 1st in Outreach. FSU Stars chapter was voted[...] »
  • Micah Vandegrift Champions Open Access Initiatives - August 19, 2015
      Do you believe that a single person with a piece of advice can change the course of a life? For Micah Vandegrift, his life changed when Dr. Wayne Wiegand suggested he pursue his Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) after Vandegrift was rejected from several doctoral programs. Luckily, the MLIS program had a late summer[...] »
  • Talking Trash: 2 FSU Students Revolutionize the Trash Bag - July 21, 2015
      In the 1990s, a group of friends was formed in the neighborhoods of Jacksonville, FL. Two of those friends, Toby Doebrich and Patrick Breslend, grew up as best friends and now have accomplished the title of “entrepreneurs” together. Today, the duo is chasing the American Dream with their company of childhood friends at Optimal Bagging (OB). Humble Beginnings Breslend’s first[...] »
  • iSchool Doctoral Alums Find Success at Valdosta State University - June 15, 2015
    Three alumnus of the School of Information doctoral program are finding continued success at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia. Dr. Linda Most has been named Department Head for Library and Information Studies in Valdosta State University’s Dewar College of Education and Human Services effective July 1, 2015, after serving as interim in the position[...] »