Monthly Archives: November 2012

Save the Date! Registration opens soon for the Annual SLIS Symposium

In between finishing up your fall semester work and getting ready for the holidays, don’t forget to look out for the best professional development opportunities in 2013! Be sure to put the 5th Annual SLIS “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium at … Continue reading

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Webinar – Healthcare IT workforce development

Healthcare IT workforce development remains one of the biggest challenges in healthcare IT today. A recent CHIME survey notes that the most frequently reported skills shortages include lack of education in IT theory and practice and lack of knowledge of … Continue reading

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Video from AGLISS Career Advice Event with CUA Career Services

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Dr. Sung Un Kim and SLIS Student, Laura Owen, to Present at VAASL

Dr. Sung Un Kim and Laura Owen (SLIS current student) will be presenting at the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Conference in Hampton, VA on November 9th. Using best practices shared in phone interviews with K-12 educators, they will … Continue reading

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CUA SLIS Student Received the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) 2012 Fall Meeting Travel Scholarship

CUA SLIS Student Justine Rothbart received the MARAC Meeting Travel Scholarship to attend the 40th anniversary Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) in Richmond, VA from October 25 – 27, 2012. Justine attended educational sessions (Student Paper Sessions: Adventures with Unusual … Continue reading

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Dr Choi and Dr Syn present at ASIS&T

Associate Professor and Associate Dean Dr. Young Ok Choi and Assistant Professor Dr. Sue Yeon Syn presented a research poster at the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD on October 29, 2012. The … Continue reading

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Christopher Corrigan (MSLIS 2012) Receives Award from National Federation of the Blind

Christopher Corrigan (MSLIS 2012) has received a community service award from the National Federation of the Blind’s DC affiliate. “This award comes to Chris for his work revising and improving the DC Public Library Adaptive Services Division’s adaptive technology training … Continue reading

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Current SLIS Student Tiffany James Receives Laura Bush Grant

Current student Tiffany James has received a Laura Bush grant for the school where she works. She was the only school librarian in Washington, DC to receive the grant. She will use the funds to purchase periodicals for the entire … Continue reading

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SLIS Alumna Christine Varachi’s book “The Tibrarian Handbook” now available

Catholic University graduate Christine Varachi (MSLS 2005) has written a new book for elementary school librarians entitled The Tibrarian Handbook: A Teacher Librarian’s Guide to Transforming the Library into a Center of Learning. It has been published by Upstart Books. … Continue reading

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Online Information Session for School Library Media Program

The School of Library and Information Science will be holding an online information session for prospective students interested in studying to become School Library Media specialists. Research has shown that the presence of a certified school librarian makes a substantial … Continue reading

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