Category Archives: News

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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LIS Student Khulud Khudur’s Teacher Group from Cooke Nominated for DCPS Standing Ovation Award

A group of teachers from HD Cooke elementary school, including LIS Student Khulud Khudur’s, were nominated for the Excellence in Innovation Award based on their innovative projects after the completion of Harvard University’s Project Zero fellowship. This was an extremely … Continue reading

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Maria Thurber, Reference Librarian in Hispanic Division

Congratulations to LIS Student Maria Thurber on her new position as a reference librarian in the Hispanic Division at the Library of Congress!

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LIS Alum Christopher Stewart’s Community Outreach

LIS Alumus Christopher Stewart was the subject of a recent article in StreetSenseMedia by Zachary Headings, titled “This  local librarian is serving his community by serving up food and literature.” To read the piece about how Christopher,  a librarian at … Continue reading

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Student Monique Whitfield makes presentation at VAASL Conference

On November 30, LIS student  Monique Whitfield, along with others, presented “And the Library Must Lead Them: Education Equity in Schools with Little Diversity “at the VAASL Fall Conference at the beautiful and historic Williamsburg Lodge which resides in the heart … 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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SAA Student Chapter students at Archives Fair 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018 – Juán-Pabló González, president of the CatholicU LIS Student Chapter of American Archivists, along with Lisa Moore, the secretary of the Student Chapter, represented the Student SAA, the Department of Library and Information Science, and the Catholic … Continue reading

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LIS Student Jamileh Kouhestani Receives PTPL Scholarship

LIS Student Jamileh Kouhestani is one of two recipients awarded the 2018 by the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) Scholarship. Not only does Jamileh receive a check for use toward tuition but she is also invited to attend the PTPL … Continue reading

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