Community Profiles

Alum and Part-time SLIS Faculty Kenley Neufeld Wins ACRL Award

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).

SLIS Student Allison Ruth Moves from Art Studio to Art Librarian

Allison Ruth realized that her true calling might be librarianship when she spent more time doing research than actual studio art while pursing her Master of Fine Arts degree.

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 Instructor Margaret Lincoln Receives ALA Award

Dr. Margaret “Gigi” Lincoln was teaching high school in Australia 37 years ago when she spotted a student carving a Swastika into a desk.

SLIS Instructor Meredith Farkas Receives Excellence in Online Education Award

The award recognizes Farkas for her work teaching LIBR 246 (Advanced Information Technology Tools & Applications), with its focus on Web 2.0 and social networking tools, including the technical aspects of tools such as wikis, podcasting, and RSS feeds, as well as concrete examples of how they