Category Archives: Alumni News

2017 Dr. Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture

The Library & Information Science Alumni Board cordially invites CUA alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to the 2017 Dr. Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture. Friday, March 31, 2017 at 6 p.m. Byron Auditorium, Room 204, Columbus School of Law Reception … Continue reading

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Von Dran Award Nominations Currently being Accepted

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award. The Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award is an award open to Catholic University School of Library and Information Science/Department of Library and Information Science (SLIS/LIS) alumni, instituted in … Continue reading

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Alumna Judith Russell (SLIS, 1968) to Receive NFAIS 2017 Miles Conrad Award at NFAIS Annual Conference

Judith Russell, Dean of the University of Florida’s Libraries, and alumna of the Catholic University of America’s School of Library and Information Science, has been selected to receive the 2017 Miles Conrad Award “in recognition of her significant achievements in … Continue reading

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Veralrose Hylton (MLIS 2004, MSIT-HIT 2014) Promoted to Director of AARP Library

Congratulations to Veralrose Hylton on her promotion to director of the AARP Library! She is a two-time LIS alumna who completed her MLIS in 2004 and MSIT-HIT in 2014. Wishing all the best on your first day today, Veralrose!   Are … Continue reading

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Dr. Sohair Wastawy (SLIS, 1983) appointed Executive Director of Qatar National Library

The Qatar National Library announced this week that SLIS Alumna Sohair Wastawy has been appointed executive director of the the Qatar National Library. Dr. Wastawy graduated from the School of Library and Information Science in 1983, and went on to … Continue reading

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Ordination to the Priesthood for Ryan Pineda (MSLS, 2010)

On Saturday, June 25, eight men were ordained at the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Among them was SLIS Alumnus Ryan Pineda. Congratulations, Father Pineda! For more, see Cardinal Wuerl Ordains Eight Men to the Priesthood  

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May Alumni News

Elizabeth Lieutenant (MSLIS 2016) was awarded a REMS Graduate Research Fellowship through the University of Michigan, School of Information (UMSI). She will be working under the mentorship of Associate Professor Soo Young Rieh on her research project Searching as Learning … Continue reading

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April Alumni News

Jack Dale (MSLIS 2015) was featured in the Winter/Spring 2016 issue of Hispanic Career World Magazine.  The feature about Jack is on page 22.  See: http://bt.e-ditionsbyfry.com/publication/?m=29188&l=1 Cristina D. Ramirez (MSLS, 2005) is now a Library Manager at Henrico County Public … Continue reading

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March Alumni News

Michael North (MSLS 1995) has been named the Head of the Reference and Reader Services Section of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress. In this position he will oversee all public service and reference … Continue reading

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CUA LIS Alumna’s Article on Building a Search Interface Gets Published in Code4LIb Journal

CUA LIS Alumna, Ms. Katherine Perdue, recently published an article in the Code4Lib journal. “Bringing our Internet Archive collection back home: A case study from the University of Mary Washington” explores the implementation of a new search interface she assisted … Continue reading

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