The Florida State School of Information

The Florida State School of Information offers a B.S. in Information Technology and two nationally-ranked online Master’s degrees (M.S. in I.T.

and an ALA-accredited M.S. in Information) a Specialist degree in Information, a PhD in Information. Florida State University’s School of Information is one of the founding iSchools, offering an undergraduate degree in Information Technology and two nationally-ranked Master’s degrees offered entirely online, including a Master’s in Information Technology degree, an ALA-accredited Master’s degree i

Operating as usual

10/04/2023

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) will be hosting the 2023 CCI BBQ. A traditional barbecue menu will be served, and vegan and vegetarian options will also be available.

Who:
Current students, alumni, friends, and family are all invited

Where:
Louis B. Shores Building on the Tallahassee Main Campus
142 Collegiate Loop

Cost?
This event is sponsored by the CCI Student Leadership Council so there is no cost to attendees!

RSVP by scanning the QR code below or visiting https://cci.fsu.edu/rsvp/ .

03/22/2023

Monday, April 17th @ 11am, Dr. Ana Ndumu will present a virtual talk on Information Justice. Dr. Ndumu received her Ph.D. from the School of Information at Florida State University. She's an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. https://ischool.umd.edu/directory/ana-ndumu

03/22/2023

Friday, March 24th @ 11am, Dr. Emily Joyce Magdelyn Knox will give a virtual talk on the topic of Intellectual Freedom and Social Justice. Dr. Knox is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her Ph.D. from the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information. https://ischool.illinois.edu/people/emily-knox

The Dr. Elfreda Chatman Professorship | SPARK FSU 03/07/2023

Gary and I invited you to make a contribution to the Elfreda Chatman Professorship!

The Dr. Elfreda Chatman Professorship | SPARK FSU Honor the legacy of Dr. Elfreda Chatman by supporting the Dr. Elfreda Chatman Professorship. Your gift will provide opportunities for women and minorities to excel in the field of information behavior just as Dr. Chatman did.

11/11/2022

The School of Information recognizes those who have served our nation in the U.S Armed Forces. We honor their commitment, bravery, and sacrifices to protect our nations people and freedom 🇺🇸 🎆 ❤️💙

11/10/2022

"November is National Native American Heritage month. It is a time to celebrate the traditions, languages, and stories of Native American, Alaska Native, Native
Hawaiian, and island communities and ensure their rich histories and contributions continue to thrive with each
passing generation." -

10/17/2022

Happy October Seminoles! We hope all of you are having a wonderful semester so far, keep it up!
October is Dyslexia awareness month and the College of Communication and Information (CCI), Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion committee will be hosting a panel of speakers to raise awareness of Dyslexia. The purpose of this panel highlights what faculty can do to support dyslexic students in their classes, information about resources available, as well as current research being conducted at FSU. We welcome all of you to join us on October 19th at 7:00 pm via zoom in support of Dyslexia Awareness Month! You can join us by clicking the zoom link below
Zoom link: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/97601792110


Topics to be discussed:

-Dr. Kelly Farquharson - Introduction to panel. What is dyslexia? Busting dyslexia myths
-Anne Reed - Who helps with dyslexia and how?
-Dr. Taylor Thompson - Dyslexia testing process at FSU; resources
-Dr. Laventrice Ridgeway - Accommodations often offered to FSU students with dyslexia. What should professors know/ expect about having a student with dyslexia in their class?
-Dr. Hugh Catts - Research spotlight, Dyslexia screening project at FSU/ FCRR
-Dr. Rick Wagner - Research spotlight, NIH Multidisciplinary Learning Disabilities Research Center at FCRR

09/26/2022

Listen up Noles! The CHMC annual Gala is returning in person this year! The Gala raises funds for the Felipe and Betty Ann Korzenny Endowment fund which supports the multifunction, career-propelling programs offered by CHMC for students pursuing their certificate or Master’s in Hispanic and Multicultural studies at Florida State University. See you there!

The CHMC Gala Makes an In-Person Return this Year - News & Events 09/26/2022

The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication at FSU makes an in-person return with their annual gala! Click below to find out more!

The CHMC Gala Makes an In-Person Return this Year - News & Events The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (CHMC) at Florida State University (FSU) announced yesterday that the annual Gala will take place on September 29th at 6:30 PM EST. This year’s Gala theme is “Going Forward, Forging New Voices'' and will take place at The Tower Club in Fort Lauderd...

09/21/2022

Travel the globe! The Experience Asia 2022 festival showcases Asian Performances, Demonstrations, Cuisine, Arts & Crafts, Artists and more! Every year we have the privilege to host Matsuriza, the World Famous Japanese Taiko Drummers and other performers from around the world including China, India, the Middle East, the Philippines, Hawaii and Taiwan!

09/21/2022

Please join the School of Information on October 7th @ 11am EST as we continue our lecture series on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Information. Dr. Jakita O. Thomas will be our guest speaker.

Dr. Thomas is a Philpott Westpoint Stevens Associate Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Auburn University in Auburn, AL. She is also the Director of the CUltuRally & SOcially Relevent (CURSOR) Computing Lab. Her research interests include exploring the development of computational algorithmic thinking, Intersectional Computing promoting access to healthcare information and services for under-served populations, improving reasoning using expert cases, scientific reasoning, complex cognitive skills learning, and computer-supported collaborative learning.

We invite you to please join via Zoom Link: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/106460371 passcode 1947

Photos from The Florida State School of Information's post 09/13/2022

We hope everyone is having a wonderful start to their week! Coming up on September 16th is a movie screening and discussion based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley and her relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year old son, Emmet Till.

Don’t miss out on this amazing cinematic opportunity and RSVP by September 16th! You can register by clicking the link attached below.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/415418446757

08/30/2022

Good luck to everyone as we kick start the second week of classes! Go Noles!

Listen up! Coming up on September 13th we invite our next guest speaker, Dr. Gregor Štiglic to our Tallahassee campus. Dr. Štiglic is an Associate Professor and Head of the Research Institute at the University of Maribor Faculty of Health Science.

During Dr. Stiglic’s visit, he will be speaking on the topic of building interpretable AI models based on electronic health records (EHR) data for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus prediction and screening. Dr. Stiglic will discuss their success in bringing the prediction models closer to the healthcare experts by involving family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, patients, and computer science experts in the research process, and deploying the models in Slovenian primary healthcare. The current state of the art in interpretability of the prediction models will be demonstrated by examples from local and global model interpretability.

Come join us on September 13th from 11 A.M -12 P.M in The SSB Building Room 208, 218. If you are unable be physically present, tune in via zoom! Whether you decide to join us in person or via zoom, don’t forget to register for the event with the links attached to this post!

Lite refreshments will be served at the conclusion of Dr. Stiglic’s presentation from 12:00-1:00p.m, so don’t forget stick around for any questions you might have.

Registration for zoom :
https://fsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pd-CsqDojEtQQ51voRSSeUqsYYSGHXil4

Registration for in person:
https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4VDYW6vRHmGAGLI

08/15/2022

Hey Noles! Don’t forget to register for the Men of Color Leadership Conference (MOC) on September 29th! The MOC is where top tier-executive leaders of color share their experiences, insights, and thought leadership with America’s diverse professionals. You have the opportunity to attend the event in Boston or tune into their virtual livestream. Click the link below for more information!
https://colormagazine.com/men-of-color-leadership-conference-2022/

08/02/2022

Check this out Noles! The Georgia Tech Library invites early career librarians and archivists from diverse backgrounds to apply for their diversity residency position. The position is designed to provide an early-career librarian and/or archivist with an opportunity for rapid professional growth while bringing new perspectives and fresh ideas to the Georgia Tech Library and will last up to two years. To learn more about this awesome opportunity, click the link! https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U__;!!PhOWcWs!0dwNvKzmTKsPeMKQt9G1BA_Rxkf4HaxknieBvMGHqdlNqcMZQVAktXVhevwCN5k2QQZmfDr655uTkYSVQv2wLYu7s6-z3ewMgg$

07/29/2022

Hey Noles, check this out! The 7th annual national latino leadership conference is almost here! The Latino Leadership Conference is a premier leadership development event. This annual gathering of entrepreneurs, executives, innovators, educators, policy makers and outstanding students is designed to foster change and opportunity within the Latino community.

07/29/2022

The iSchool at Florida State University recognizes the importance to celebrate everyone's cultural and religious believes. Today we celebrate the Islamic New Year, also known as the Arabic New Year or Hijri New Year. The customs and traditions generally involve religious recitals and religious acts of worship. Unlike the New Year celebrations of other calendars, the Islamic New Year is usually quiet, with Muslims reflecting on time and their mortality. If you'd like to learn more about the Islamic New Year, click the link below for more information ! https://nationaltoday.com/islamic-new-year/

07/12/2022

ALA Learning, "Brave Voices, Brave Choices (BVBC)" is hosting an hour seminar and invite you to tune in. BVBC is a public promise to learn, grow, and act on a collective commitment to move past anti-racism statements, engage residents and local systems, advance equity, and create an equal reality for everyone. BVBC features parallel tracks of internal and external racial equity work that include leadership development, racial equity training, thought design led by subject matter experts, a racial equity alliance, story collection, and events for acting on local equity issues. Register with the link attached! https://elearning.ala.org/local/catalog/view/product.php?productid=425

07/07/2022

Hey Noles! As we approach the upcoming weekend, the iSchool would like to take this time and shed light on Mental Health awareness. ALA Learning is offering a four-week Ecourse that will allow students to gain a better understanding of neurodiversity and mental health. If you're interested, register with the link below!

https://elearning.ala.org/local/catalog/view/product.php?productid=372

06/21/2022

Happy Summer Noles! Don’t forget to save the date! Coming up on June 29th, 2022 Dr. Gayo Diallo will be joining us as he discusses the issue of heterogeneous data and knowledge of the healthcare sector and the challenges that it raises. Dr. Gayo received his PHD in Computer Science and is currently the Health Informatics group Leader at the Bordeaux Population Health research Center, a joint lab between University of Bordeaux and INSERM. He and his team are dedicated to the design and development of methods and tools for the semantic integration of healthcare related data, in particular, for facilitating their secondary use in the context of Public Health issues.

Dr. Gayo Diallo will be speaking on June 29th in the Student Service Building, Room 214 from 11 a.m - 12 p.m. Those who cannot physically join us have the opportunity to tune in via zoom by registering with the link below.

fla.st/B008P59M

RSVP - College of Communication & Information 04/25/2022

The time has finally come! As we get closer to our big event, The FSU ischool proudly invites you to the 2022 Alumni and friends reception happening on May 23rd from 5:30-7:00 p.m! We are so excited to see all of you join us as we celebrate the ischool and the huge milestones that we’ve reached! We look forward to an amazing event with you guys in beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Anyone is welcome to join! FSU College of Communication & Information

Don’t forget to register by clicking the link below!

https://cci.fsu.edu/rsvp/

RSVP - College of Communication & Information In this page you can RSVP for the following events: 2022 iSchool Alumni and Friends Reception. Click here to RSVP 2022 iSchool Alumni and Friends Reception The School of Information cordially invites you to the 2022 iSchool Alumni and Friends Reception An in-person reception will be held at Sawgrass...

04/18/2022

Don't forget to save the date!

The School of Information at Florida State University will host a series of lectures on the role of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in MSI & MSIT.

We are honored to have Dr. Beth Patin as our guest
speaker on April 22nd, 2022 at 11am - Via
Zoom.

Dr. Beth Patin will be addressing Epistemic Injustice
through Familial Narratives and Digital Humanities. This talk will introduce the concept of epistemicide and then will use familial stories and documents about Alabama Civil Rights history to discuss the generational harms of epistemicide. The talk will conclude with some discussion and questions around how we can correct some of these
harms through shifting LIS practices and pedagogy.

Dr. Patin's research agenda focuses on the equity of information in two research streams: crisis informatics and cultural competence. She is also the co-founder of the Library Information Investigative Team research group!

Don't forget to tune in on April 22nd at 11 a.m to hear more on What Dr. Patin has to say about her research on digital
inclusion!

Zoom Link: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/96296177377

04/08/2022

It's happening tonight!

We are excited to collaborate with the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, speakers from FSU and UIUC will narrate their stories of learning online.

Click here to join us tonight https://zoom.us/j/93442903763

04/06/2022

Meet our amazing Faculty Member Dr. Michelle Kazmer at the collaborative event with FSU & UIUC (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign) this Friday 8th April 2022 from 7-9 pm.

Click here to register :https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

04/06/2022

We are excited to have Daniel Charriez at the event, Meet Daniel he is the Director of Technology Services at Valencia College.

We are excited to meet for him to join us at the event. It's a great opportunity for current students to grow their professional network at the event

Click here to join:https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

04/05/2022

Meet the Storytellers of the UIUC (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign), and listen to their exciting stories this

Friday 08th April from 7-9 pm eastern time and 6-8 pm central time

at the storytelling evening event of "A Tale of Two Schools"

Come and join us!

Click here for the registration: https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

04/05/2022

Master of Ceremonies, . Christine Koontz will host the event - "A Tale of Two Schools"
Join us on 8th April from 7-9 pm.
Click here for the registration
https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

04/04/2022

Dr. Gary Burnett will be our speaker for the last session with the University of Illinois.

Master of Ceremonies, . Christine Koontz will host the event - "A Tale of Two Schools"
Join us on 8th April from 7-9 pm.
Click here for the registration
https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

Click here to join us: https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

School of Information 04/04/2022

We are excited to announce our collaboration with the University of Illinois for our final story sharing event happening this Friday, April 8th from 7-9 p.m.
Don’t forget to tune in as we continue to celebrate 25 years of online learning!

Join us on Friday, 08th April from 7-9 pm.
Click here for the registration:
https://forms.gle/zfXv53dkTuyZjF1U7

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03/30/2022

Don’t forget to tune in with us and Dr. Jon Gant on April 1st as we dive into different topics such as equity, diverse, and inclusion in MSI AND MSIT! Below is the zoom link to join us. See you there!

Attention Noles, Don’t forget to save the date! The School of Information at Florida State University will host a series of lectures on the role of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in MSI & MSIT. We are honored to have Dr. Jon Gant as our guest speaker on April 1, 2022 at 11am - Via Zoom. https://fsu.zoom.us/j/96296177377

Dr. Gant was the founding director of the Center for Digital Inclusion at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and has worked as a policy researcher for over 20 years! Dr. Gant has a widespread history of grantsmanship in addition to his extensive record of mentoring, teaching and service.

We believe that Dr. Gants voice and research on digital inclusion would be an important addition to our series. Don’t forget to tune in on April 1st, 2022 at 11 a.m via zoom! See you all there!

(Below is a link to the zoom session)

https://fsu.zoom.us/j/96296177377

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Our Story

Florida State University’s School of Information is one of the founding iSchools, offering an undergraduate degree in Information Technology and two nationally-ranked Master’s degrees offered entirely online, including a Master’s in Information Technology degree, an ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Information, a Specialist degree in Information, as well as a PhD in Information.

FSU School of Information faculty, staff, students, alumni and employers can be found in all kinds of information spaces: exploring cybersecurity, health information technology, social media, data mining and data analytics; cultural heritage; conducting assessments of early literacy programs in public libraries; studying the lifecycles of scientists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory; building digital libraries and creating new information resources for K-12 classrooms; sponsoring hackathons and coordinating information makerspaces; helping consumers judge the credibility of health information on the Web; and implementing broadband in rural communities.

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