Student News

  • 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 Alumna Receives Honor from Kentucky Senate for Work with Beecher Terrace Community - April 19, 2019
    Earlier this year Natalie Woods (’14, M.S. Information) was recognized by the Senate of Kentucky for her extraordinary work with Louisville’s Beecher Terrace Community. What used to be government housing is being redeveloped as part of a $29.5 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to transform the public housing complex into a mixed-income, [...] »
  • Chelsea Eagle: iSchool Alumna and Senior Manager of Communications at Walt Disney World - April 12, 2019
    On March 25, 2019, iSchool Alumna Chelsea Eagle (’13 B.S. Information, Communication, and Technology) started a new position as a senior manager of communications at Walt Disney World. Here, Eagle leads a team that partners with stakeholders to “develop and implement communication that both supports the company’s business objectives and engages internal and external audiences,” [...] »
  • Meet Daniel Phelps: iSchool Alumnus and Program Director of Carnegie Mellon’s Information Systems Program in Qatar - April 5, 2019
    In 2007, Daniel Phelps (’97 B.A. Arts and Sciences, ’98, M.S. Information Studies, ’05 Ph.D. Information) moved to Doha, Qatar as part of a two-year contract with SEI/CERT, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center administered by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). While he was there, CMU developed the Information Systems Program at the Qatar campus, which [...] »
  • Learn, Inspire, Engage – a look back at the 6th annual Women in Leadership Conference - March 26, 2019
    The theme says it all: “Learn, Inspire, and Engage.” The recent Women in Leadership conference was designed to deliver on three goals: hosting workshops to “Learn” from industry experts, bringing together a distinguished panel to “Inspire,” and creating an environment to “Engage” with 25 mentors from various industries. For its sixth year, the March 7th event [...] »
  • Five iSchool Alumni Serve on FLA Board of Directors - March 25, 2019
    Keeping with one of the Core Values of their alma mater, five FSU School of Information alumni serve and lead in their profession as members of the Florida Library Association Board of Directors. Five of the eleven members of the Board of Directors earned a degree from FSU: President: Eric Head (’03, M.S. Information Studies) [...] »
  • iSchool Alumnus Named Belmont Forum Human Dimensions Champion - March 14, 2019
    Wade Bishop, Associate Professor for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been named the 2018-19 Human Dimensions Champion for Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures & Data Management. Bishop (’10, Ph.D. Library & Information Studies) has been able to present research at destinations such as Botswana for International Data Week, as well as Australia for the International [...] »
  • Eleven Students Selected for Prestigious MAIP Internship Program - February 20, 2019
    The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) selected eleven students from FSU’s School of Communication and from FSU’s School of Information for a one-of-a-kind experience this summer through their Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP). The Program works with advertising agencies across the country to place selected diverse applicants in open internship positions. With a mission “to [...] »
  • Ten Grad Students Nominated for Outstanding TA Award - February 15, 2019
    Ten College of Communication and Information graduate students have been nominated for FSU Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. Olivia Genito, Aleksandar Iricanin, Steven Pope, and Victoria Villanti from the School of Communication, and Bader Albahlal, Jeanna Cripe, Kristie Escobar, Seyedeh Neelufar Payrovnaziri, Nathaniel Ramos, and Sierra Whitfield in the School of Information are up for the award to [...] »
  • Online MSIT Program Ranked #7 Among Public Universities - January 24, 2019
    Florida Sate University’s online MSIT program, offered by the School of Information (iSchool), is ranked No. 7 among public universities for the second consecutive year in a row, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs. The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) explores areas of information [...] »