Community Profiles

Alum Elena Nipper Finds Job as Theological Librarian

Nipper graduated from SLIS in 2008 and recently landed a job as a reference and instruction librarian at the rank of assistant professor at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, Calif. She earned her master’s degree in Religion from Vanguard in 1999.

Student Susan Gehr Hopes to Create Karuk Language Archive

Susan Gehr has long worked to help document and revitalize the Karuk language, collecting more than a decade’s worth of notes and recordings of the northern California tribal language.

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.