Faculty News

  • Christy Chatmon Receives ISACA Academic Leadership Award - August 6, 2019
    Christy Chatmon, an instructor and doctoral student in FSU’s School of Information, is the recipient of the Academic Leadership Award from ISACA Tallahassee’s SheLeadsTech. “For demonstrating exceptional academic leadership within the community,” ISACA Tallahassee presented the award to Chatmon at their July meeting. “Receiving this recognition is a great encouragement and motivation,” Chatmon says. “Programs [...] »
  • CCI Professors Receive Fulbright Awards - July 22, 2019
    Two professors in the College of Communication and Information received awards from the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. The program began in 1946 when President Harry Truman signed into legislation the Fulbright Program, named after Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. The goal of the program is to “increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful [...] »
  • Dr. Ho Heads to HCI Conference - July 18, 2019
    Dr. Shuyuan Ho of FSU’s School of Information is headed to the happiest place on Earth for the 21st International Human-Computer Interaction Conference. The conference “addresses challenging and innovative topics in Human-Computer Interaction theory, methodology and practice, including, for example, novel theoretical approaches to interaction, novel user interface concepts and technologies, novel interaction devices, UI [...] »
  • Charles McClure Wins Kilgour Research Award - July 9, 2019
    Dr. Charles McClure, Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies at FSU’s School of Information, is the recipient of the 2019 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. The award is sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), and was presented to McClure at the ALA Annual Conference [...] »
  • iSchool Professors Receive Funding for Research - July 3, 2019
    Dr. Don Latham and Dr. Melissa Gross, both professors in the School of Information, recently received $164,599 in funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for their project “Community College Librarian and Student Perceptions of Student Information Literacy Needs.” The project aims to “investigate community college librarians’ and community college students’ perceptions of [...] »
  • iSchool Recognized at 2019 FLA Annual Conference - June 7, 2019
    Every year, the annual FLA (Florida Library Association) conference brings together library professionals from across the state for three days full of learning and fellowship. This year’s event was no different. From May 15 to 17, FSU School of Information (iSchool) students, alumni, and faculty traveled to the conference in Orlando to connect with old [...] »
  • 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 [...] »