Community Profiles

Student Julie K. Williams Hones Professional Networking Skills at CLA/CSLA Conference

Student Julie K. Williams honed her professional networking skills and connected with library leaders during the 2010 joint California Library Association/California School Library Association (CLA/CSLA) conference.

Alumna Elizabeth Housewright Recognized for Library Leadership and Innovation

During her seventeen years as a librarian at California State University Fullerton (CSUF), Housewright provided collaborative leadership and developed innovative programs to support the needs of patrons and staff.

Alumna Ratana Ngaotheppitak’s NASA Internship Led to New Job and Award

Alumna Ratana Ngaotheppitak’s seven-month internship at the NASA Ames Research Center helped her secure a job as a NASA Archivist and earn the 2011 SLIS Jean Wichers Professional Practice Award.

Student Sudi Napalan Helps Her School Library in Saipan Win Grant

SLIS student Sudi Q. Napalan helped her school library win a $6,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, becoming the first school in the Northern Mariana Islands to receive a grant from the Foundation.

Alum Jean Marie Deken Honored for her Commitment to Electronic Records Preservation

Jean Marie Deken is the recipient of the 2010-2011 SLIS Distinguished Alumna Award, recognizing her many contributions to the archives field.