Category Archives: Alumni News

LIS Alumna Chloe Raub publishes article in Archival Outlook

CUA LIS Alumna Chloe Raub (MSLIS, 2014), has an article on supporting student activism through archives appears in the latest issue of Archival Outlook. Read it online.

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LIS Students, Faculty and Alumni Participate in Cardinal Days of Service

In keeping with the Department of Library and Information Science’s commitment to service, this spring two student organizations of the LIS Department – ASIS&T (Association for Information Science and Technology) CUA Student Chapter and AGLISS (Association of Graduate Library and … Continue reading

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Emily Wagner and Nicholas Brown named Students of the Year

The Department of Library and Information Science is pleased to announce that Nicholas Brown and Emily Wagner have been named Students of the Year for the 2016-2017 Graduation Class.  The LIS Department emphasizes the values of collaboration, community, innovation, and excellence, … Continue reading

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Larry Guthrie (SLIS 1988) and SLIS Adjunct Richard Huffine to be honored at Special Libraries Association Annual Conference

Congratulations to alumnus Larry Guthrie (SLIS 1988), who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Special Libraries Association at their annual conference in Phoenix next month. Larry is the author of a book chapter and articles about medieval … Continue reading

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Vicky Pohlen Receives Beta Phi Mu Scholarship

On Wednesday, March 29,  LIS Student Vicky Pohlen received the Beta Phi Mu scholarship at the annual meeting of the Iota Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, which was held Wednesday, March 29, at the Fund for American Studies in Washington. … Continue reading

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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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