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Leading for the Greater Good

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

  • Tremaine Grant: iSchool Alumnus and Co-Founder of BULK Fitness App - January 17, 2019
    Tremaine Grant (’13, B.S. Information Technology) is the co-founder of BULK, a fitness app designed for gaining healthy weight and building muscle through customized workout and meal plans. The app boasts 31,000+ users across 140 countries and accesses a unique niche in the health community. “This is the total opposite of what the majority of [...] »
  • Melissa Carlton: iSchool Alumna and Computer Science Professor - January 15, 2019
    Melissa Carlton graduated from the School of Information in 2008 with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies and has recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Houston Baptist University College of Engineering in Houston, Texas. After graduating from FSU, Carlton went on to receive her PhD in Information Systems [...] »
  • iSchool Alumna Returns from Peace Corps Assignment in Namibia - January 10, 2019
    School of Information alumna Lauren Del Brocco has recently returned from a Peace Corps volunteer assignment in Namibia located in Southern Africa. Her work with Namibian youth included primary education in STEM fields, discussing sexual health topics, HIV/AIDS prevention, and empowerment of boys and girls to be agents of change in their community to end [...] »
  • IT Alumna Becomes Newest Member of Fine Arts Gallery - January 8, 2019
    Being a Florida native, Keri Keene has a passion for the beauty and diversity of the state and it’s clearly reflected in her art. Keri’s work has allowed her the opportunity to be a guest artist at the Vero Beach Main Street Gallery as well as a special feature in the Indian River Citrus Museum. Most [...] »
  • Alexandria Whitaker: ICT Alumna and Breast Cancer Warrior - December 21, 2018
    Alexandria “Alex” Whitaker graduated from FSU’s School of Information in 2015 with her B.S. in Information, Communication, & Technology (ICT). Early in 2018, she was getting ready for a night out with friends when she noticed a protruding lump on one of her breasts. After numerous doctor visits and scans her worst fears were confirmed: Alex Whitaker [...] »
  • iSchool Student Appointed to Library Journal Advisory Board - December 4, 2018
    Master of Science and Information student Jillian Dunne has been named a member of the 2019 Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Student Advisory Board. As a member, Dunne will be able to offer her unique perspective in board meetings, learn how a magazine is published, conduct thorough research within the field of youth studies, discuss new [...] »
  • Dustin Mathews: iSchool Alumnus and Chief Wealth Evangelist at WealthFit - November 20, 2018
    Dustin Mathews graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with his Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and is currently residing in San Diego as the Chief Wealth Evangelist for WealthFit. While the title of ‘Chief Evangelist’ has been floating around places like Silicon Valley for a few years, Mathews explains his role at WealthFit. “I [...] »
  • iSchool Alumnus Travis Earl Tyer Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award - November 2, 2018
    Marquis Who’s Who presented Travis Earl Tyer with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Tyer earned his Master’s degree in Library Science from Florida State University in 1969 and continued at FSU for two additional years for postgraduate work. He would go on to have an impressive career in libraries across the country filling roles like [...] »
  • Katie Ragen: ICT Alumna and Online Business Owner - October 26, 2018
    Katie Ragen graduated from Florida State University with her B.S. in Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) in 2017. Originally from Naples, FL Ragen accepted a full time job directly after graduation and moved to Fort Myers Beach to work in the vacation rental industry. After almost a year of working six days a week growing [...] »
  • Karen Kayir Wilson: iSchool Alumna and Librarian in South Korea - October 16, 2018
    Karen Kayir Wilson graduated in 2012 with her Master’s in Library and Information Science from FSU’s College of Communication & Information. Wilson currently resides in Pyeongtaek, South Korea as a librarian for Osan Middle/High School. Her passion for library sciences have taken her all over the world to places like Germany, Japan, and now South Korea. [...] »