Category Archives: Student News

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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Babak Zarin receives 2018 Spectrum Scholarship

LIS student Babak Zarin was awarded the American Library Association’s Spectrum Scholarship and designated a ProQuest Scholar. The Spectrum Scholarship seeks to help diversify the library profession and is awarded based on an applicant’s commitment to equity and inclusion, demonstrated community outreach, … Continue reading

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LIS Student Babak Zarin publishes article in ALA-NRMT Journal

“The Very Model of a Modern Major-Librarian: The Collaborators of Today’s Blogging Libraries,” is the title of LIS Student Babak Zarin’s article, published in the current issue of the ALA-NRMT Journal (the Journal of the New Members Round Table), a … Continue reading

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Juán-Pabló González Recognized at American Library Association 2018 Annual Conference

LIS Student Juán-Pabló González traveled to New Orleans to attend the American Library Association 2018 Annual Conference. Here’s his post: On June 23, 2018, I traveled to the American Library Association’s 2018 annual conference in New Orleans to receive a … Continue reading

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Lauren Hester named 2018 Student of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Lauren Hester, 2018 Student of the Year! Lauren has demonstrated outstanding intellectual abilities and communication skills at CUA. She served as the AGLISS Newsletter LISten Editor from Summer 2016 to Summer 2017. She was the first formal … Continue reading

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Student Career Updates

Melissa Harris, joint degree student (MA Religious Studies/MSLIS), recently started a new contract position at the Government Publishing Office (GPO) as Lead Metadata Librarian,  Library Services & Content Management. Vicky Pohlen, joint degree student (MA History/MSLIS), recently started a new position … Continue reading

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Juán-Pabló González’s Post on Society of American Archivists blog

Juán-Pabló González, LIS Student, Archives Graduate Library Pre-professional (GLP) and president of the Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Juán-Pabló González, reflects on his first year in the LIS program in a blog post on the SAA … 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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“Libraries and the Fight to Save Net Neutrality,” by Juán-Pabló González

LIS Student Juán-Pabló González, a graduate library pre-professional (GLP) for University Archives, penned a blog posting about net neutrality. Read it now on the library website.

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