Community Profiles

Alum Penny Hummel Elected Vice President/President Elect of the Oregon Library Association

When Penny Hummel, a 2007 SLIS graduate, was approached (for the second time) by the Oregon Library Association (OLA) Nominating Committee to run for Vice President/ President Elect, the timing was right.

Stacey Nordlund Promotes Student Publishing Opportunities as Editor-in-Chief of SLIS Student Research Journal

“I’m thrilled to be taking on a more active role in developing journal operations and focusing on long-term planning,” said Nordlund, who previously served as SRJ’s managing editor.

Student Dolly Moehrle Uses Grant-Writing Skills to Support Library Programs

MLIS student Dolly Moehrle applied knowledge from her grant-writing class at SJSU SLIS to obtain funding for community-wide programming at her library.

Student Heather Bilodeau Appointed to State Advisory Board

MLIS student Heather Bilodeau was appointed to the Maine Historical Records Advisory Board in October 2011 to help support the preservation efforts of local libraries and historical societies.

Student Sarah Emmerson Serves National Professional Association and SJSU Student Chapter

Student Sarah Emmerson is expanding her leadership skills by serving as an elected officer in both the national ASIS&T association and in the new SJSU ASIS&T student chapter.