Homeland Security Adds iSchool Courses to Cybersecurity Training Initiative

Twelve FSU School of Information courses are now listed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications as part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS). The NICCS aims to break down barriers that prevent collaborative work and proactively coordinate prevention and mitigation of the biggest threats to […] »

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20 Questions with Pam Doffek

 20 Questions with Pam Doffek What was your first job?  I was a checkout clerk at the A&P grocery store in Oconto, Wisconsin…would you like 4 loaves of bread for $1 with your order? If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  Either “Groundhog Day” or “I Go to Extremes” […] »

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The Dr. Martha Jane Zachert Endowed Scholarship

Elaine Crepeau, a two-time alumna of Florida State University, has enjoyed a lengthy and diverse career as a librarian. The beginning of her career started at Florida State, where she received her bachelor’s degree in 1972 and her master’s in library science a year later. It was at FSU that she met faculty member, Dr. Martha Jane […] »

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20 Questions with Melissa Gross

20 Questions with Melissa Gross   What was your first job?  When I was sixteen I worked for Carte Blanche (a credit card company that no longer exists). If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  My Life with Books. Where did you grow up?  Los Angeles, CA What is […] »

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iSchool Alum Mary Turner transitions from FSU to Auburn Public Library

2013 Master of Science in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) graduate, Mary Turner, has let her imagination soar at the Auburn Public Library in Auburn, Ala. through planning displays and cataloging bibliographic items. The former B.S. Political Science undergraduate became inspired by librarianship while in Gambia, West Africa with the US Peace Corps in 2004-2006. She discovered […] »

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iSchool Alumna Jennifer Underhill leads Florida High’s library

Mix a Bachelor’s in English, a Master’s in Public Administration and a Master’s in Information Studies – School Media and what do you get? The recipe for a fantastic librarian, like iSchool alumna Jennifer Underhill, the School Librarian at Florida State University Schools – the Developmental Research School at Florida State University. Since 2007, Underhill […] »

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Librarian Lauren Gibaldi-Mathur publishes YA novel

Lauren Gibaldi Mathur has worn quite a few hats since she first graduated from Florida State University in 2005. Ten years later, Lauren is a FSU MLIS graduate, librarian, mom and a soon-to-be published author with HarperCollins. The Orlando-based writer is the Branch Librarian at the Orange County Library System’s Alafaya branch. On lunch breaks, […] »

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FSU’s Author Day honors CCI Faculty

Each year, the Office of Faculty Recognition holds an Authors Day to recognize faculty members who have published books in the past year. From the College of Communication and Information, Davis Houck, Andy Opel, Art Raney, Melissa Gross, Shuyuan Mary Ho, Christie Koontz, Don Latham, Marcia Mardis and Lorri Mon will be honored at the […] »

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