Community Profiles

Student Elviria Aquino Pursues MLIS to Support Tribal Heritage Preservation

Student Elviria Aquino enrolled in our School’s MLIS program in Spring 2011 to learn how to help her community develop and manage their tribal heritage center.

Student Suzanne Scott Serves as Editor-in-Chief of New SLIS Student Journal

Student Suzanne Scott’s broad background in library and information science provides the skills she needs to develop a new student research journal at SLIS.

Student Chelsie Harris Turns Internship into Permanent Position

Student Chelsie Harris worked as a paraprofessional at the San Diego County Library before completing an internship there last summer – gaining the experience and professional connections she needed to land a permanent position at the library in September.

Student Katie Miller Pursues Career Pathway as a Music Librarian

SLIS student Katie Miller is an accomplished musician who hopes to combine her love for music with her MLIS degree and pursue a career as a music librarian. Miller already holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, with a focus on viola performance.

Student Genna Buhr Serves as Mentor for Technology Institute

SLIS student Genna Buhr was recently appointed as a mentor in a prestigious new institute for Illinois library staff that seeks to become a national model for teaching librarians about technology tools.