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Preparing for Scholarships
The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office Can Help

Published: March 3, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

Scholarship Workshops

Scholarship workshops will provide an overview of the Spartan Scholarship Application and help answer any questions you may have with the application process.

RSVP for a Scholarship workshop here.

You will receive an email closer to your selected workshop date with the Zoom link.  

Scholarship Workshop Dates & Times:

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SAA Events Add Valuable Professional Exposure to MARA Students

Published: February 10, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

New and existing students have so many demands on their time, from work to family to studying for classes and certifications. We are a busy bunch! But we also have opportunities that the iSchool MARA program provides that can greatly enhance our learning experience. 

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Job Announcement – Carnegie Mellon Universiy
Processing Archivist for Community Collections- University Libraries-2015824

Published: February 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

Job Description 

Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that stands among the world’s most renowned educational institutions. With ground-breaking brain science, path-breaking performances, creative start-ups, big data, big ambitions, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn’t envision the future, we invent it. Joining a community that challenges the curious to deliver work that matters, your journey starts here.

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RIMPA Live 2021
Call for Papers 11-14 October Canberra: seeking international experts.

Published: February 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

Posted on behalf of the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA)

The RIMPA Live Convention has a reputation for being innovative and thought-provoking as well as friendly and inclusive – so whatever you want to talk about, we’d like to hear it! Delivered as a hybrid event the possibilities are endless in today’s convention world!

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Resources for Job Seekers – Call for Applicants
The Lorenzo State Historic Site

Published: January 28, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

The Lorenzo State Historic site, located in Cazenovia, NY, is seeking a Project Archivist to establish intellectual control over its archival holdings.  The archive consists of about 280 linear feet of material, including land records from the Holland Land Company and family records covering more than 150 years of continuous residence at the mansion.

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Archives Awareness: Fashion Archivist

Published: March 22, 2019 by Katie Kuryla

Did you ever imagine that there could be a position for an archivist in the fashion industry? Between hanging a knit dress and storing shoes in plastic bins, there are many ways to accidentally ruin fashion pieces but Julie Ann Clauss is a fashion archivist who works to help people properly store their clothing.

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International Directory of National Archives Seeks Students, Alumni for Spring Semester

Published: November 29, 2016 by Anna Maloney

Books have been written about national archives in the past, usually focusing on the national archives of a particular nation. However, none have concentrated on the national archives of all 195 countries recognized through the United Nations (plus Taiwan, which is not so recognized). The International Directory of National Archives, to be co-edited by Dr. Anthony Bernier and Dr. Pat Franks, will serve as a single source of information about national archives around the globe.

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Federal Agencies Managing Information as a Strategic Resource

Published: August 10, 2016 by Dr. Pat Franks

On July 28, 2016, the Office of Management and Budget released a revision of OMB Circular A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource. If you’re a member of ARMA International, you’ll be pleased to know that the organization made a number of recommendations to the initial proposed revisions in a November 2015 comment letter, some of which were integrated into this document. 

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What is Knowledge Management?

Published: June 22, 2016 by Anna Maloney

Students who earn their graduate degree from the MARA program have attained a well-rounded and current education in archives and records management. Specifically, “as a MARA graduate, you will be prepared to develop and manage records and information programs [and] to contribute to the organization by leveraging your expertise to analyze workflows and streamline business practices.” But could a MARA grad move on to a career in knowledge management?

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Resources for Job Seekers

Published: June 1, 2016 by Anna Maloney

Whether you are a recent graduate, a current student, or a prospective student, bookmark this list of resources to learn more about the archives and records job market.