October 20, 2009
SLIS alumn Penny Hummel was recently hired as Director of the Canby Public Library, becoming the first full time library director the Oregon city of just under 16,000 has had for over a decade. Hummel’s position was made possible by the passage of a county library district last November.
August 30, 2009
Stephanie George (2009), curated Sowing Dreams, Cultivating Lives: Nikkei Farmers in Pre-WW II Orange County, which was chosen last month to receive the 2009 Charles Redd / WMA Award for Exhibition Excellence, from the Western Museums Association. George writes, "We'll be honored in October at their annual meeting held in San Diego.
August 19, 2009
Eight SLIS alumni and students are working at NASA Ames Research Center near Mountain View, California, this summer.
January 16, 2009
Amy J. Cheney and Jean Amaral, SJSU SLIS alumni, and SLIS faculty Dr. Margaret L. Lincoln receive "I Love My Librarian" awards
Dr. Ken Haycock sent out the following congratulations on the SLISadmin electronic list in December 2008:
Congratulations to Amy J. Cheney and Jean Amaral, SJSU SLIS alumni, and to Dr. Margaret L. Lincoln, SJSU SLIS part-time faculty!
November 10, 2008
The Special Libraries Association (SLA) recently announced the results of its Board of Directors election and Anne Caputo, Dow Jones' Executive Director of learning & Information Professional Programs, was named president-elect of the 12,000 member global association of researchers and information professionals.