Seven students enrolled in the MLIS degree program at the San José State University School of Information were awarded 2017/18 Spectrum Scholarships from the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services.
San José Gateway PhD program student Karen Kaufmann was awarded a Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship given by Beta Phi Mu, the international honor society for library and information science and information technology.
Five incoming students to the Master of Library and Information Science online degree program at the San José State University School of Information were awarded the Director’s Scholarship for Excellence to assist them as they embark on their graduate school journey.
The San José State University School of Information awards several scholarships each year to current students enrolled in the MLIS and MARA degree programs thanks to the generosity of donors. The spring scholarship recipients received nearly $20,000 in scholarships.
The Student Research Journal is proud to announce a new editor-in-chief has been appointed for the 2017-2018 academic year. Holley Cornetto, a graduate student at the San José State University School of Information, joins the SRJ on June 1, 2017, as its seventh editor-in-chief.
Two San José State University School of Information students are making their mark in youth services as the first-ever students to be appointed to the editorial advisory board of the Voice of Youth Advocates.
Graduation day is almost here, and to help send off her peers on their newest endeavors will be MLIS student Essraa Nawar, this year’s outstanding student speaker and recipient of the Ken Haycock Award for Professional Promise. Congratulations, Essraa!
Master of Library and Information Science student Gina Rosabal was designated an Association of Research Libraries Diversity Scholar to participate in the 2016–2018 Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce.
MLIS student Robin Taylor found her career path after taking the Crisis/Disaster Health Informatics course with Dr. Chris Hagar. She recently got a job with the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center.
Nine San José State University School of Information students pursuing Master of Library and Information Science degrees have been awarded the 2016-2017 American Library Association’s Spectrum Scholarships.
Five new students will be starting the MLIS program this fall with a $1,000 credit after being awarded the Director’s Scholarship for Excellence. Their winning Pinterest applications demonstrated creativity in information organization and story telling.
MLIS students Mary Block and Amy Moskovitz recently visited Guatemala for a service trip with the organization Librarians Without Borders. The students cataloged books for the school’s library collection and developed programs to promote literacy.
The SJSU School of Information awards several scholarships every year to students enrolled in the MLIS and MARA degree programs. Most recently, 17 outstanding students earned scholarships worth a total of $20,000.
The SJSU School of Information proudly announces the 2016 graduating student award winners: Kayla Marie Figard, Jennifer Crawford, Lisa Cheby, Melissa Anderson, and Barbara (Basia) Delawska-Elliott. Congratulations, graduates!