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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

  • Angiah Davis Named Director of Library Services at Gordon State College - January 8, 2020
    Gordon State College recently named iSchool alumna, Angiah Davis (’08 M.S. Library and Information Studies), as Director of Library Services. In this position, she will oversee the library budget, manage electronic databases, promote the library, and participate in state and national professional organizations while developing a strategic plan. Her current memberships include GLA, ALA, the ...
  • Meet iSchool Ph.D. Graduate Cheryl Booth - December 17, 2019
    Part of our CCI Doctoral Student 20 Questions series, we get to know Cheryl Booth. Cheryl graduated FSU with her Ph.D. in Information just four days ago, on December 13, 2019. Congratulations, Cheryl! 1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and Falmouth, Massachusetts. 2. What made you choose FSU? ...
  • CCI Students Connect with Tampa Employers - December 12, 2019
    written by Ebe Randeree Nine CCI students spent two days in Tampa connecting with alumni and employers to build pipelines for future students and to hear from and see employers that are looking for talent.  Organized by the FSU STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service Alliance) student organization, the trip included the ...
  • Dr. Casey Yu Nominated for Glenn-Howell Award - November 20, 2019
    iSchool alumna and current middle school teacher, Dr. Casey Yu, was recently nominated for the Glenn-Howell award. The Glenn-Howell award is presented to a public-school educator who makes a significant impact in the lives of minority students. Dr. Yu was nominated by faculty at Cobb Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida, where she teaches elective technology ...
  • Three-Time FSU Alumna Publishes Mentor in Librarianship Study - November 18, 2019
    Three-time alumna Alyse Jordan was recently published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship. Her article, An Examination of Formal Mentoring, was a quantitative study examining mentor relationships in librarianship. “The study’s participants were former mentees from 2010 to 2015 in Library Leadership and Management Association mentoring program,” Jordan explains. “The findings of the study focused ...
  • Alumna Publishes Book “The African American Struggle for Library Equality” - September 27, 2019
    Three-time FSU School of Information alumna, Aisha M. Johnson-Jones, PhD, has committed her life to researching African American and southern public library history. Her book, The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julis Rosenwald Fund Library Program, is the culmination of years of hard work and research, revealing “a new ...
  • iSchool Alumna Accepts New Position - September 24, 2019
    Over the summer, iSchool alumna Beth Jones made the move from Milledgeville, GA to Swainsboro to begin her new position as the Library Director for East Georgia State College. She was previously the Reference and Instruction Librarian for Georgia Military College. For Jones, there seems to be no typical day in the office. The best ...
  • FSU iSchool Attends ALISE 2019 Conference - September 23, 2019
    FSU School of Information faculty, students, and alumni are attending the ALISE 2019 Conference September 24 to 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is an international leader for innovative and high-quality research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in library and information science and cognate disciplines. A ...
  • iSchool Alumna Sheds Light on Instructional Design - September 9, 2019
    When most people think of rehabilitation, their first thoughts may include the words “physical” or “occupational,” but certainly not “vocational.” For iSchool alumna Lea Ann Gates (M.S. ’07 Information Studies) vocational rehabilitation plays a huge part in her job. Vocational rehabilitation is the process of helping people with disabilities find and maintain employment. “This is ...
  • Meet the Boss Behind Bosses In Power - August 14, 2019
    For the past 20 years, TaRhonda Harvey (’02 B.S. Information Studies) has been using her knowledge of the tech industry to help clients grow and improve their businesses. Harvey is the owner of Kolmio Global Inc. and the creator of the new mobile app, Bosses In Power. As a brand consultant, her goal is to ...