Women in Leadership 2021
The College of Communication and Information will be virtually hosting the Women in Leadership 2021 Conference! Join awesome alumnae and students from the School of Communication, The Florida State School of Information, and FSU Communication Science and Disorders from 3:00-8:00pm, EST, on March 8th.
Register for free today: cci.fsu.edu/women-in-leadership ✨
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Women in Leadership 2021
Join The Florida State School of Information in welcoming Dr. Nicole Cooke as part of the iSchool’s Summers Lecture Series. Dr. Cooke will deliver a presentation titled “Tell Me Sweet Little Lies: Racism, Bias, Confirmation, and the Disinformation Epidemic.”
The event will take place on March 10 at 12pm EST. Registration is FREE and required for those who wish to attend. Visit ischool.cci.fsu.edu/ischool-lectures today!
Join The Florida State School of Information in welcoming Dr. Amelia Gibson ('13, Ph.D. Information Studies). As part of the iSchool’s Srygley Lecture Series, Dr. Gibson will deliver a presentation titled “Prefigurative Information Politics: Strategies for Survival, Resilience, and Liberation.”
The event will take place on February 24 at 12pm EST. Registration is FREE and required for those who wish to attend. Visit ischool.cci.fsu.edu/ischool-lectures today!
The Florida State University School of Information's online graduate program in information technology jumped to No. 5 nationally and No. 2 among public universities. The Master of Science in Information Technology degree is also ranked No. 3 for veterans.
Four FSU online graduate programs place in Top 20 of latest U.S. News rankings - Florida State University News Florida State University’s online graduate programs continue to earn recognition as some of the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs. Four of the university’s online graduate programs are ranked among the Top 20 in the nation, including two in t...
Dr. Marcia Mardis, Professor in The Florida State School of Information and CCI Associate Dean for Research, has been appointed Director of the Information Institute, a research center in FSU's iSchool. Congratulations, Dr. Mardis!
Visit fla.st/2XnEs4z to read more about how Dr. Mardis will contribute to the Institute in her new role.
Dr. Charles R. McClure, Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies and founder and director of the Information Institute in The Florida State School of Information, retires after almost 21 years at FSU. Regularly listed as one of the most cited researchers in library and information science, Dr. McClure was a prolific producer of books and hundreds of other publications.
“The College is deeply indebted to Dr. McClure for his vision and leadership in building the Information Institute and making it a powerhouse for graduate education and research,” said CCI Dean Larry Dennis.
Visit fla.st/35n2v87 for more about Dr. McClure's legacy.
Jaime Goldman, an alumna of The Florida State School of Information, was named President of the IAMSLIC, an organization of librarians and information professionals who are involved in all aspects of aquatic and marine sciences. In her new position, Goldman serves as the chief executive officer for the organization and has general supervision over its affairs.
Visit fla.st/3m60zq0 to learn more about Goldman’s time at FSU and her plans as President of IAMSLIC.
Gary Burnett, we should check this out!
The Florida State School of Information faculty published a new research paper titled “How do mothers exchange parenting-related information in online communities? A Metasynthesis.” The project is a collaboration between Zhe He, Gary Burnett, visiting scholar, Juan Xie, and her advisor, Ying Cheng.
“The findings of this study can inform the provision of health information services to mothers to better meet their needs," said He.
Read more about this publication here: fla.st/35VqlIB
Today we honor those who have dedicated their lives to the service and protection of our country. Thank you for all that you have done and continue to do! 🇺🇸
Congrats to iSchool graduate student Joseph Gaskin!
Congratulations to Joseph Gaskin! A master's student in The Florida State School of Information, Gaskin was recognized by the American Library Association with a Spectrum Scholarship for his dedication to community building and leadership potential.
To learn how the scholarship will support Gaskin's plans for his career in library and information science, click here: fla.st/35jcf3L.
Congratulations to Benjamen Johnson, The Florida State School of Information senior, who is making history this upcoming Spring! He will be the first FSU Air Force ROTC Det 145 Cadet to directly join the United States Space Force.
Read more about Johnson’s journey at FSU and his plans for his future in the Space Force here: fla.st/2I0D57H
Julia Skinner ('15, Ph.D. Information Studies) is the first food historian selected for 40 Under 40 Awards from Georgia Trend and Atlanta Business Chronicle. An alumna of The Florida State School of Information, Skinner founded Root, a company focused on the practice of fermentation and food history.
Visit fla.st/2JpYHL4 to learn more about Skinner's recent awards.
Congratulations to iSchool alumna Sara Duff!
Sara Duff, an alumna from The Florida State School of Information, recently published a book that aims to break down the myth that it is impossible for librarians to transition between library types throughout their careers.
Read more here: fla.st/3mmroa4
Congratulations to Dr. Yolanda Rankin who received three awards at the 2020 ACM Conference!
Congratulations to Yolanda Rankin, an instructor in The Florida State School of Information, who received three awards at the 2020 ACM Conference for her work! Dr. Rankin’s research aims to amplify the voices and experiences of Black women in the worlds of gaming and computing.
"It is an honor to have my work recognized as cutting edge research,” said Dr. Rankin. “Especially at a time when we as a society are beginning to acknowledge that racial inequality does exist.”
Read more about Dr. Rankin’s work here: fla.st/3jBQVKC
Tonight from 7:00-9:00pm, The Florida State School of Information will participate in the virtual event, "Power of Information: Information Science Graduate Fair." The Power of Information showcases opportunities and programs for prospective graduate students at more than 20 universities in North America, most of them iSchool members.
Visit ischools.org/Virtual-Career-Fair for details. This is FREE for students!
Congratulations to FSU iSchool's Christy Chatmon, who has received a prestigious McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship!
Congratulations to Christy Chatmon, a Ph.D. candidate and instructor in The Florida State School of Information, who is the recipient of a McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship!
“With the support and resources the program provides, I will be able to focus on the unique educational experiences and career trajectories of black women in Computing Education,” Chatmon said. “I intend to contribute by using the lens of intersectionality of black women in computing and their social, academic, and intellectual identities to promote meaningful intervention strategies that support their educational and career goals.”
Read the full story about the fellowship here: fla.st/34bUrXz
Congratulations to FSU alum Oscar Gittemeier, who has been recognized with GLA's McJenkin-Rheay award!
Dr. Shuyuan Ho of FSU School of Information leads a project which released a new android mobile app helping users protect themselves from the coronavirus with features such as social distancing 'nudges' and a quarantine tracker, produced by FSU iSensor Lab.
A new android mobile app produced by FSU iSensor Lab helps users protect themselves from the coronavirus with features such as social distancing 'nudges' and a quarantine tracker. Shuyuan Ho, an associate professor in The Florida State School of Information, leads the project with professors from FSU - Department of Scientific Computing and FSU Department of Computer Science as part of an FSU Collaborative Collision grant. Read more about the CV19 SelfDefense app here: fla.st/34CCEbb.
FSU is one of 15 colleges and universities nationwide to earn Diversity Champion status as a top college for diversity.
FSU again recognized as a top college for diversity - Florida State University News Florida State University has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Florida State is one of 15 colleges and universities nationwide to earn Diversity Champion...
FSU continues to be ranked in the top 20 among U.S. public universities.
Florida State retains Top 20 status in U.S. News rankings, advances in several key metrics - Florida State University News Florida State University retained its place in the Top 20 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, while improving in several key measures considered in the publication’s methodology. FSU is No. 19 on the list, marking the second consecutive year that the...
Congratulations to Janet Naughton, FSU iSchool alumna, on her recent book!
"As an academic librarian and history professor, I understood that capturing the voices of people living through this pandemic while it was happening would help future generations understand how quickly our lives changed."
Check out "Pandemic in Paradise," by Janet Naughton, an alumna of The Florida State School of Information, and Ginger Pedersen. fla.st/2QTtgct
Four new instructors joined CCI's faculty for the Fall 2020 semester, and many existing faculty members received promotions or new leadership roles. Meet new faculty and see who got promoted here: fla.st/2PULNoC. Congratulations to all!
Congratulations to FSU iSchool alumna Nyisha Key!
Nyisha Key: Making an Impact in Cook County Nyisha Key Sometimes the best librarians never intended to be librarians. They transition from other careers and use their training and experiences to mold the lives of the people in their community. Nyisha Key, manager of Cook County Library in Adel, Georgia, is an example. ”I’m
There is currently no cure to Alzheimer’s disease, and many clinical trials have strict guidelines that make it difficult for patients to participate in potentially groundbreaking research.
The Florida State School of Information’s Zhe He received funding from National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a project that seeks to increase generalizability of clinical trials in Alzheimer’s research using informatics. Learn more about his work here: fla.st/2DjQcyo
Interested in health IT, health informatics, data science, or health sciences librarianship?
A week from today, Mia Lustria of The Florida State School of Information will present the webinar "The Emerging Roles of Information Professionals in Biomedical Research and Healthcare Delivery." Register here: fla.st/2OFbatF
Yolanda Rankin, Assistant Professor in The Florida State School of Information, was awarded a McKnight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship by the Florida Education Fund.
The fellowship allows Rankin to take a one-year sabbatical in order to continue her research concerning the recruitment and retention of Black women in computing. Read more about the program here: fla.st/2O9yUWS.
Interested in health information technology, health informatics, data science in healthcare, or health sciences librarianship?
Join The Florida State School of Information tomorrow at 12:30pm EST for “Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Impact, Challenges, and Risks” presented by Dr. Zhe He.
Register for the webinar at ischool.cci.fsu.edu/events/june-25-webinar-registration/.
Dr. Marcia Mardis, a professor in The Florida State School of Information, was recently recognized by FSU Provost Sally McRorie for receiving a Fulbright Core Award from the Council of International Exchange of Scholars! fla.st/2CD6VMN
Listen to Dean Gale Etschamaier talk FSU Libraries, mutinous librarians, and more on podcast. Thanks, for the great interview! admissions.fsu.edu/podcast/
Check out Dr. Ho's latest publication on the polarization of political opinion in the media! Better yet, watch the recording of her presentation from this year's iConference in Sweden. Both are linked here: fla.st/2WqWKCr
Meet The Florida State School of Information alumnus Kenneth Thomas, a second-generation Seminole and IT superstar! fla.st/2WxNXxa
Meet Jolanda Jakeyra, an alumna of The Florida State School of Information who left corporate life to follow her dreams! fla.st/3fudWhK
Please join me in celebrating the Spring 2020 graduates from the FSU School of Information! Congratulations everyone!
Class of 2020, you have a lot to be proud of. You have accomplished so much and persevered in the face of adversity.
cci.fsu.edu/graduation honors CCI Spring 2020 graduates. Congratulations on this incredible milestone!
Our own Christy Chatmon!
Sitting Down With Christy Chatmon Okay, so maybe I didn’t technically sit down with her because we are in quarantine.
Now is the time to consider graduate school because FSU has waived GRE and GMAT requirements for Fall 2020 admissions!
Consider taking your career or education to the next level by exploring CCI’s graduate and specialist programs:
School of Communication -comm.cci.fsu.edu/admissions/graduate-programs
School of Information - ischool.cci.fsu.edu/academics/graduate
Check out how this alumna from The Florida State School of Information landed her dream job with the Golden State Warriors! fla.st/2RZRGlR
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