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.
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.