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.
Dr. Maria Otero-Boisvert is looking forward to new opportunities now that she has graduated from the San José Gateway PhD program. “This fall semester I will finally realize my dream of teaching at the graduate level,” she stated.
Creativity abounds in the Pinterest boards created as part of the application process for the Director’s Scholarship for Excellence, the first-ever scholarship awarded to new students beginning the iSchool’s MLIS program in fall 2015.
The student chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the San José State University School of Information is co-hosting a free mini-conference at the California State Archives in downtown Sacramento on June 20, 2015.
The premiere issue of Archeota, the e-newsletter created by the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter at the SJSU School of Information, has hit the virtual newsstands. Download now and see what’s happening in archives.
Congratulations are due to SJSU School of Information student Heather Terrell for winning the 2015 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award for her paper, “Reference Is Dead, Long Live Reference: Electronic Collections in the Digital Age.”