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Alumna Cristina Ramirez Receives Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education

Alumna Cristina Ramirez is among the 5 recipients of the Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of Beta Phi Mu members. Beta Phi Mu is the library & information science honor society, and its members are eligible to compete … Continue reading

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Rovelstad Scholarship Recipients are Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy

Congratulations to Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy, the two students who were chosen as the 2018-19 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least … Continue reading

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LIS Student Elizabeth Ajunwa Awarded a 2019-20 Spectrum Scholarship

On June 18th, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services announced the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who are awarded the 2019 Spectrum Scholarship. LIS Congratulations to LIS student … Continue reading

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LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin on Imposter Syndrome panel at ALA Annual Conference

On Sunday, June 23, LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin will be among the 5 panelists at a Chair’s Program session on Imposter Syndrome, during the ALA Annual Conference. From the program: Characterized by feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, and fear of being … Continue reading

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DCLA Annual Awards Ceremony honors LIS Alumnae Emily Wagner & Maria Thurber

On Saturday, June 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., DCLA will hold it’s annual awards celebration at Churchkey on Logan Circle. Two LIS alumnae are among the four honorees  this year: Community Service Award: Emily Wagner, American Library Association … Continue reading

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Khulud Khudur Named School Mental Health Champion 2019

On Wednesday May 22, 2019, LIS Student Khulud Khudur was awarded the “School Mental Health Champion 2019” at the 4th Annual Partner Appreciation Reception for Mary’s Center School Based Mental Health (MC SBMH). Mary’s Center presented Khulud the award for … Continue reading

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(HIS)tory: Juán-Pabló González’s latest posting in the Archives Nook

LIS Student and Archives GLP Juán-Pabló González reflects on his time here at Catholic University Archives in the Archives Nook. Check out the posting, “(HIS)tory,”  to read how Juán-Pabló brought work by students in underrepresented groups to the forefront, expanding … Continue reading

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Student of the Year Award for the class of 2019 goes to Mary Cate Matta & Babak Zarin

Congratulations to Mary Cate Matta & Babak Zarin, who were named Students of the Year Mary Cate Matta has achieved excellent academic performance and demonstrated a strong sense of service and leadership to profession, community, and fellow students. During her tenure … Continue reading

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LIS Student helping in Brookland Middle School library

ASIS&T CUA Student Chapter visited Brookland Middle School to help out in the library on Saturday, April 27. Current students Katherine Defonzo, Sandra Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves, and Araceli Spivey, along with the SLM faculty advisor Dr. Sung Un Kim, worked … Continue reading

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Nicholas Brown Among Library Journal’s 2019 Movers and Shakers

Nick Brown, LIS Alumnus, was named today as one of the Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers. Congratulations, Nick! Read the whole story here: https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=nicholas-alexander-brown-movers-shakers-2019-innovators

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