Student Angela Ocana used skills she learned in class to write a grant application that garnered $50,000 for the library where she works.
SLIS Alum Christy Aguirre, Branch Supervisor at the Southgate Branch of the Sacramento Public Library in California, considers literacy a family affair. “If we reach the family, we’ve truly reached the individual. For those who don’t have family, the library is a second home,” she said.
When Jack Tilney originally enrolled in LIBR 200 back in Fall 2007, little did he anticipate that his term paper on censorship in the 1950s would evolve into a LIBR 299 thesis project, ultimately earning him the university’s 2012 Outstanding Thesis Award, presented to Tilney by the SJSU President