It’s fairly rare that an MLIS student manages to get a single paper into an academic journal. While a student at SLIS, Katie Fortney managed to get two of her class papers published.
SLIS alum Michael Nack, who graduated in May 2010, is the proud recipient of the School’s 2010 Jean Wichers Award for Professional Practice, which recognizes Nack’s successful internship with Stanford, as well as a professional project he completed prior to graduation. Both professional experiences focused on the digital aspects of librarianship.
As a former IT support manager and trainer turned librarian, SLIS alumna Marsha Schnirring personifies the bridge that Occidental College’s Center for Digital Learning and Research (CDLR) is trying to build between the two disciplines.
Mary-Jo Romaniuk, a graduate of our School’s Executive MLIS program and a current student in the San José Gateway PhD program, has made exploring the meaning of library leadership in the 21st century a central motivation in her professional and academic pursuits.
Kenley Neufeld, a 1994 SLIS grad and current part-time faculty member, won the EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Leadership Award for 2009, presented by the Community and Junior College Libraries Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).