Category Archives: Faculty News

Dr. Renate Chancellor appointed Department Chair

President Garvey has appointed Associate Professor Renate Chancellor as chair of the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), a three-year appointment which will commence on August 20th. She will succeed the chair, Dr. Young Choi who will resume her … Continue reading

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Racism in America – Dr. Renate Chancellor and LIS Student Paige DeLoach on ALISE Webinar

On Thursday, July 30, Dr. Renate Chancellor and LIS Student Paige DeLoach will be on the ALISE Webinar panel “Racism in America: Policing, Protests and LIS.” Register here.

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Dr. Chancellor’s Author Talk & Book Signing at Howard University

  Dr. Renate Chancellor gave an author talk today at Founders Library at Howard University on her new book E. J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession.  Audience members peppered her with questions and the event concluded with a book signing.

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Nick Brown named Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

Congratulations go out to Nicholas Brown who was just officially named the Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, a position which he will start in January. Nick was selected as a … Continue reading

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E.J. Josey, Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession by Dr. Chancellor

Congratulations to Dr. Renate Chancellor for her forthcoming (February 2020) book on E.J. Josey! The book is part of the ALISE Series published by Rowman & Littlefield. From the publisher: Within the broader social and political landscape of civil rights, … Continue reading

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Dr. Renate Chancellor on the Public Knowledge: Re-Imagining the Public Library Panel

On Thursday, November 15, LIS Associate Professor Renate Chancellor will sit on the “Public Knowledge: Re-Imagining the Public Library” panel sponsored by Gensler. This free event will be held downtown on K Street. Register now to attend and hear experts … Continue reading

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Prof. Nancy Silcox to to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Nancy Noyes Silcox, the CatholicU LIS SLM Practicum Coordinator, will speak at the Virginia Council for Social Studies conference November 2nd and the Virginia Association of School Librarians’ conference November 29th on the topic of “Recommended Reading by Virginia Librarians … Continue reading

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Prof. Shumaker Receives Distinguished Service Award from DCLA

On June 13, CUA LIS Professor Dave Shumaker received the DCLA Distinguished Service Award at DCLA’s Annual Reception and Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Dave! And LIS Student Demetrius Curington received a Ruth Fine scholarship during the Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Demetrius! This … Continue reading

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Dr. Sue Yeon Syn Receives MLA Grant

Dr. Sue Yeon Syn, Associate Professor here at the Department of Library and Information Science, along with co-Principal Investigator JungWon Yoon, will be recognized on Tuesday, May 22, during the Business Meeting and Inaugural Address of this year’s Medical Library … Continue reading

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LIS at Research Day

Campus was abuzz today as students and faculty participated in Catholic University’s third annual Research Day. This year the Department of Library and Information Science was represented in both the morning oral presentations and the afternoon poster session. LIS professor … Continue reading

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