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!
MLIS student Angela Gates chose to complete a thesis for her culminating requirement and is now heading to the 30th annual California State University Student Research Competition to represent SJSU. Good luck Angela!
Teacher Librarian program student Suzanne Akemi Sannwald recently won the California School Library Association (CSLA) Leadership for Diversity Scholarship and discovered a family connection to a librarian’s social justice efforts in the 1940s.
Five new graduate students beginning the Master of Library and Information Science fully online degree program in spring 2016 at the SJSU School of Information used Pinterest to land $1,000 scholarships. Congratulations and welcome to the iSchool!
Even before graduating from the SJSU School of Information’s MLIS program, students Denise Lester and Basia Delawska-Elliott are making their mark on the information profession and reaping the rewards of their hard work.
After winning the ARMA International Education Fund scholarship, MLIS student Lea Takigawa is confident she made the right decision to change careers from lawyer to records manager and is thrilled her new career is off to such an auspicious start.
The School of Information at San José State University is well-represented on the 2016 executive board of the Special Libraries Association Silicon Valley, with two current students and two alumni elected to leadership roles.
The student chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) at the San José State University School of Information has a lot to celebrate, including being named ASIS&T Student Chapter of the Year.
For the second year in a row, the student chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) at the San José State University School of Information has received the SLA’s Student Group Certificate of Merit for Innovative Programming. Congratulations!
Ricardo Ramírez Madera and Karla Morones, both students in the iSchool’s MLIS program, received the California Library Association Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland. Congratulations!
Students in the San José Gateway PhD program recently met in San José, California for a one-week residency to share updates, receive feedback on their research, work on developing advanced skills, and network.
MLIS student Marie Vans recently won first place at the 2015 International Society for Technology in Education conference for her machinima production originally created for her INFO 287 Virtual Worlds: The Birth of the Renaissance in Florence course.
A record 12 graduate students enrolled in the iSchool’s exclusively online MLIS degree program have been chosen to receive the American Library Association’s 2015 Spectrum Scholarships—more than any other school on the list. Congratulations!
Thanks to a generous donation, 25 students beginning the MLIS and MARA degree programs in fall 2015 will receive funding to attend a professional association conference of their choice during their first year at the SJSU School of Information.