Faculty News

  • Dr. Paul Marty Receives Undergraduate Teaching Award - May 16, 2019
    Each year, Florida State’s Office of the Provost honors faculty members that have gone above and beyond in undergraduate and graduate teaching through the University Teaching Awards. The student-oriented awards are based on student and alumni nominations. This year, Dr. Paul Marty (’02, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) was the recipient of the Undergraduate [...] »
  • iSchool Up North: Professors Present at LOEX Annual Conference - May 16, 2019
    The Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX) hosted its annual conference on May 9-11 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Two iSchool professors, Dr. Melissa Gross and Dr. Don Latham, presented “A Framework for the Frames: Using the Peritextual Literacy Framework to Teach the ACRL Frames” at this year’s event. The presentation focused on teaching an audience that was brand new to [...] »
  • CCI Faculty Awarded Summer Grants - May 14, 2019
    Each year, Florida State’s Council on Research and Creativity (CRC) offers summer funding to research projects through the First Year Assistant Professor Program (FYAP). This is a grant program designed to provide first-year assistant professors with “summer salary support to facilitate their research and/or creative activities,” says the website. The grant is available to all [...] »
  • Dr. Yolanda Rankin to Present in Glasgow - May 6, 2019
    Dr. Yolanda A. Rankin, an Assistant Professor for the School of Information, will be presenting her paper “Exploring the Plurality of Black Women’s Gameplay Experiences” at the 2019 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction, May 4th – 9th in Glasgow, UK. Few gender-focused studies of video [...] »
  • iSchool Cyber ProfessioNOLES Receives Project Funding - April 30, 2019
    On April 15, 2019, the School of Information was awarded a grant totaling $37,861.00 by the Student Technology Fee Advisory Committee. As a result of this grant, students enrolled in Information Technology (IT) programs at the Bachelor and Master level at the School of Information will have sufficient computing/processing power for remote and secure access [...] »
  • Celebrating CCI Faculty Promotions - April 24, 2019
    CCI would like to extend our congratulations to the several FSU faculty members that recently earned promotions. Dr. Brian Graves, Dr. Erin Ingvalson, and Dr. Jaejin Lee were promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Marcia Mardis was promoted to a Full Professor. Dr. Michelle Kazmer and Dr. Paul Marty were appointed CCI Associate Deans, and finally, [...] »
  • Best & Brightest Awarded at CCI Honors Recognition Ceremony - April 22, 2019
    FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) honored over 75 exceptional students, faculty, community partners, student organizations, and alumni at the College’s annual Honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Friday, April 5, 2019. Family and friends of CCI community members traveled from near and far to gather in Miller Hall for a presentation of awards. [...] »
  • iSchool Goes International: Professor Paul Marty Presents in Qatar - April 1, 2019
    While most of us were soaking up some sun and avoiding work this past spring break, iSchool Professor and Assistant Dean Paul Marty (’02, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) was traveling to Northwestern University’s Qatar campus on the Persian Gulf, where he was invited to speak at the inaugural symposium for the new Media Majlis Museum in [...] »
  • Yubo Kou Serving as Co-Chair for iConference Undergraduate Symposium - March 14, 2019
    iSchool assistant professor Yubo Kou, Ph.D., is committed to advocating for undergraduate students in the field of information. Dr. Kou has been an assistant professor with Florida State’s iSchool since August 2018. His area of research focuses on human-computer interaction, social media/game research, social computing, and computer-supported cooperative work. This year he is serving alongside [...] »
  • Christie Koontz Travels World to Teach Marketing to Librarians - March 1, 2019
    When most people think of common requirements of librarians, a base knowledge of marketing isn’t usually on the list. However, Christie Koontz (’90 Ph.D. Information Studies) is passionate about improving libraries and their ability to serve their communities. Dr. Koontz has served the last twenty years of her career in the International Federation of Library [...] »