Koukeyan spent the Spring 2011 semester working with Web 2.0 tools to expand the Yuba College Library’s Facebook and Twitter presence and to transform its print newsletter into a library news blog.
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 Pat Benefiel received a scholarship from the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona (MLGSCA) in April 2011, which will help support her final semester of MLIS studies and her explorations in medical librarians
Alum Emily Weak gained experience in research and reference services by working on a grant-funded study about text reference services with SLIS assistant professor Dr. Lili Luo.
Student Robert Riley flew more than 7,000 miles to attend the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Conference in September 2010, where he explored information literacy and networked with international library professionals.