Community Profiles

Internship Confirmed Alum Bridget Bagne’s Decision to Focus on Children’s Services

Alum Bridget Bagne worked as a library services assistant at a Sacramento County Public Library branch for years, but her internship at the Elk Grove Branch – in the same library system – gave her “crucial experience” to put on her resume.

Overseas Student Miriam Vriend Prepares to Work as a Librarian in an International School

A 15-hour time difference between Hong Kong and San José is not an obstacle for Miriam Vriend and her quest to earn her MLIS while living overseas.

2002 Alum Amy Cheney Wins “I Love My Librarian” National Award

Amy Cheney, a 2002 SLIS graduate, is one of 10 winners of the inaugural “I Love My Librarian!” award presented by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the New York Times, and the American Library Association.

Student Frances Marin Brings Reading Alive With Art

Frances Marin, one of 13 participants in the Librarians for Tomorrow program at SJSU, draws on her lifelong love of visual arts to “help bring literacy alive” for children and young adults.