Community Profiles

Alum Becky Miller Wins Travel Award to SLA Conference

Recent SLIS graduate Becky Miller networked with fellow information professionals and attended skills-building workshops at the Special Libraries Association’s 2009 annual conference in June, thanks to a travel award she received from the organization.

Alum Lorena Mata Reaches Out to Spanish-Speaking Community

Just two years after earning her MLIS in 2002, alum Lorena Mata was named one of Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers, recognizing her efforts to reach out to the Spanish-speaking community.

SLIS Alum Beverly McLeod Lands NASA Librarianship

Studying medical librarianship might not seem like the most natural preparation for working at a space agency.

SLIS Alum Jami Morritt Lands “Dream Job”

Earning her MLIS at San Jose State sometimes felt like a long journey for Jami Morritt, but it paid off when the Spring 2008 grad landed her “dream job” as Records Manager for the City of Berkeley.

2002 Alum Amy Cheney Wins “I Love My Librarian” National Award

Amy Cheney, a 2002 SLIS graduate, is one of 10 winners of the inaugural “I Love My Librarian!” award presented by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the New York Times, and the American Library Association.