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Inaugural Virtual Convocation Brings Everyone Together for Momentous Celebration

A number of speakers, events, and activities are planned in celebration of more than 500 students who are graduating from the School of Information at San José State University (SJSU). The spring 2015 graduation festivities recognize the achievements of students from all the school’s online educational programs: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA), Teacher Librarian, Post-Master’s Certificate in Library and Information Science, and San José Gateway PhD.


iSchool Alumni and Student Association’s New Name Captures Mission to Build Connections and Support Next Career Steps

The San José State University (SJSU) School of Information alumni and student association has recently changed its name, and the new name better embodies the goals of the dynamic group. Alumni President Jennifer Dinalo explained that she supported the name change from SLISConnect to iSchool Connext because “the mission of this group is to create connections between students and alumni and to provide continued support as members transition from being students to what comes next in their careers as alumni.”


ARMA NorCal Chapter Funds New Scholarships for SJSU MARA Students

In spring 2015, students in the Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree program at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information can apply for new scholarships established by the NorCal Chapter of the ARMA International Pacific Region Community. ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional organization for individuals in the fields of records management and information governance with chapters all over the world.