January 14, 2010
Micaela Brittsan, a fall 2006 SLIS graduate, was recently recognized by the Coronado Eagle & Journal for her well-received teen library program at the Coronado Public Library in California. Since taking over the program in 2008, Brittsan says she has both followed in the footsteps of her predecessor and listened actively to the ten-member teen advisory board.
January 08, 2010
David Cismowski, a 2000 SJSU SLIS graduate, has accepted his appointment as Chief of the State Library Services (SLS) Bureau. The appointment was announced by Stacey Aldrich, State Librarian of California.
December 17, 2009
Raymond Dean, a Spring 2009 SLIS graduate, has continued to grow his web design business, Digital Stax (www.digitalstax.com), which he began while completing the MLIS program. He has developed websites for many local businesses and organizations in his hometown of Springfield, Missouri and has now began to geographically expand to increase his client base.
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.