Category Archives: News & Events

Kelly Knight Receives DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award

Announced in the President’s Message, Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President honored Kelly Knight, CUA/SLA President with the DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award.

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Colloquium with Richard Reyes-Gavilan, Executive Director of the D.C. Public Library

What does the future hold for the District of Columbia Public Libraries? CUA LIS students, faculty, alumni and friends were treated to an intriguing talk by Richard Reyes-Gavilan, at the kickoff of the Fall Colloquium Series held Monday, September  15, on … Continue reading

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August 2014 Alumni News

The LIS Alumni Board and other LIS/SLIS Alumni attended the LIS Annual Picnic at the CUA Law School Lawn/Café area on Saturday, August 23rd, to network with students, faculty, and staff during New Student Orientation. A number of LIS/SLIS Alumni … Continue reading

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Salima Appiah-Duffell on Working at the Hirshorn Library

Salima Appial-Duffell, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, recently wrote about her work at the Hirshorn Museum Library: When I started library school at Catholic University, working at the Smithsonian (Institution) seemed like a beautiful, but impossible dream. Now, … Continue reading

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Joseph Koivisto Appears in The Guardian (UK) for Digital Archeology Work

Joseph Koivisto, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, has appeared in The Guardian (UK) the context of digital archaeology online and in paper. (See: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/aug/18/volunteers-british-museum-crowdsourcing-archeology) Joseph is a RA in the international project (the NEH-funded project Andvari) led … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 7th Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC Friday, February 20, 2015   10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America requests proposals for the Seventh Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” … Continue reading

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July 2014 Alumni News

Angela Aranas Kent (MSLIS 2014) was named the Outstanding Graduate for 2014 at the CUA LIS graduation ceremony on May 17, 2014.  In addition, Angela was named a Copyright Clearance Center Rising Star during the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Conference … Continue reading

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Congratulations to SAA@CUA

On July 29, the SAA Council approved Catholic University of America’s petition to form a new SAA student chapter, bringing to 37 the total number of SAA student chapters. Read more on the SAA@CUA blog.

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Anne Mira Guha Receives Two Scholarship Awards at AALL Conference in San Antonio

Anne Guha, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, received an LLSDC Chapter Registration grant to go to the AALL conference this year in San Antonio, in addition to two of AALL’s educational scholarships: the AALL & Thomson Reuters/George … Continue reading

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Anita Kinney Receives Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan from DCLA

Anita Kinney, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, was awarded the 2014 Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan from the District of Columbia Library Association. She accepted the DCLA award on June 20 at the 2014 DCLA Annual Awards … Continue reading

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