Student News

  • 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[...] »
  • Student Leaders Continue After School Technology Program at R. Frank Nims Middle School - November 19, 2018
    This Fall, students from the Florida State University College of Communication and Information continued their weekly after school program at R. Frank Nims Middle School in Tallahassee.  The project started last Spring as an outreach event for STARS Alliance.  Students from the School of Information IT Leadership class and members of Community Outreach Group (COG),[...] »
  • Kiersten Denny: iSchool Alumna and Attorney - October 4, 2018
    It’s not often that you come across a lawyer who has their bachelor’s degree in Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT). Florida State University School of Information alumna Kiersten Denny is currently working as an attorney at a company in Tallahassee called F & I Sentinal, LLC, which provides regulatory and industry compliance consulting for finance and[...] »
  • Alumna Elected President of Association of Independent School Librarians - October 1, 2018
    written by Diona Crawford Christina Pommer received her Master of Information degree for Youth Services from Florida State University in 2005.  Before enrolling in FSU’s MLIS program, she worked toward undergraduate degrees in Writing and Political Science from Johns Hopkins University where she enjoyed the project-based learning offered to her disposal. Now, she works as[...] »
  • Darren Raj – iSchool Alumnus and Founder of Agribugs - September 10, 2018
    Darren Raj earned his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a minor in Computer Science in 2009. The inspiration from a class he took while attending Florida State University mixed with his passion for remote control cars sparked an idea. This idea turned into a company he later founded: AgriBugs. AgriBugs is a drone[...] »
  • Meet Nashieli Marcano: Librarian at Kennesaw State University - September 7, 2018
    Written by Diona Crawford Nashieli Marcano earned her Master of Science in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University in 2006. While at FSU, she developed the skills to adapt to varying situations, learn new technologies, and gain an in-depth understanding of the diverse scholarly ecosystem. Nashieli had always wanted to be an astronaut[...] »
  • Ciara Hensley: CCI Alumna and Librarian at Valencia College - August 31, 2018
    Ciara Hensley earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Information, Communication and Technology in 2014. Due to her strong interest in the field, she continued to pursue her master’s degree in Library & Information Studies. Graduating in 2017, Ciara moved back to her hometown of Orlando as an Emerging Technology Librarian at Valencia[...] »
  • Richard Basen: IT Alumnus and Program Manager at AT&T - August 30, 2018
    Richard Basen recently graduated from Florida State in 2017 with a B.S. in Information Technology. Previously from Oviedo, Florida, he currently works in Atlanta as a Program Manager for AT&T. Ricky manages the Technology Development Security and Compliance division at AT&T. He is responsible for monitoring the progress of web application vulnerability testing to prevent[...] »
  • Karim Rahmat: Customer Relationship Management Consultant at Tribridge & IT Alumnus - August 8, 2018
    Los Angeles native, Karim Rahmat, graduated from Florida State with a B.S. in Information Technology in 2016. He currently works at Tribridge, a DXC Technology company in Tampa, as a CRM Functional Consultant. “On a day-to-day basis, I work with small to mid-size businesses, focused on gathering business requirements and customizing a CRM solution that[...] »