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Virtual Convocation Celebrates 2016 iSchool Graduates

Toby Greenwalt will send graduates off on their next journey with his convocation address during the iSchool’s synchronous virtual convocation ceremony at 11 a.m. PDT on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

It is graduation time at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool), and several events are planned in celebration of those who have completed their studies in the past calendar year.


New Student Scholarships Honor Alumna Nina Jensen

Thanks to the generosity of the family, colleagues and friends of the late Nina Jensen, the Director’s Scholarship for Excellence will continue in fall 2016. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in her memory to new MLIS students.


iSchool Director Dr. Sandra Hirsh Presents Career Pathways and Opportunities during iSchool Information Session in Campbell, California

Prospective students, current students, and alumni are invited to attend an in-person information session on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, in Campbell, California.

Individuals interested in a career in the ever-expanding field of library and information science can learn all about the wide range of lifelong learning solutions offered at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool) during an in-person information session to be held at the Santa Clara County Library District in Campbell, California at 9:00 a.m. PDT on September 29, 2015.


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.


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.