Knight News Challenge

Interested in contests focused on libraries? Take a look at this one currently in motion:

The inspiration phase started yesterday and there is a call for submissions to begin on September 10th. The final date of submissions will be September 30th. See the FAQ for details.

The Collaboratory would like to support students’ (especially for FSU MSLIS and MSIT) collaboration for this challenge. Please contact and we can set up a meeting in person and using Blackboard Collaborate (for our distance students).

Thank you to Dr. Richard Urban for making us aware of this contest and his continued support of the Collaboratory.

GSA competition announcement – Intent to Enter due Sept 30th

2014 Design Competition Announcement

The Collaboratory is looking to help support individuals and teams that are interested in the Graceful Solutions for Aging’s (GSA) design competition: Item 2 Part B’s New Technologies. Please download and read the official competition announcement linked above for details. Questions concerning the contest rules and additional information should be made to GSA directly using their web form: Contact if you’re interested in working with/within The Collaboratory staff or online. Thanks!

Graceful Solutions for Aging (GSA)  is a Tallahassee based nonprofit dedicated to developing affordable housing options for seniors, who wish to “age in place “with supportive services; rather than in an assisted living center or nursing home.


iMaker Monday – first meeting

Join us in The Collaboratory for iMaker Monday, Aug 25 1 pm, Shores Building room 106G….just hang a left inside Goldstein Library. Come learn and play and check out the space and tell us how YOU want to use this place.

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