Category Archives: Student News

Nirmal Gomes Appointed to ALA Chapter Relations Committee

LIS student Nirmal Gomes has received a two-year appointment as a committee associate on the ALA Chapter Relations Committee. The committee’s charge is “[t]o develop and recognize chapters as integral components of ALA. To encourage discussion, activities and programs that … Continue reading

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LIS Alumna Khulud Khudur Published article in Nursing Journal

More and more librarians are supporting the response to COVID-19 and their efforts are impactful. We are proud of alumni like Khulud who are contributing in the response. Khulud is currently a second year Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) student … Continue reading

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Hana Beckerle and Alex Audziayuk Receive Academic Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Hana Beckerle and Aliaksandr Audziayuk for receiving the department’s Academic Excellence Award in the amount of $500. Both Hana and Alex were nominated by faculty for their superior academic standing, dedication to the field and strong leadership potential. 

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Amanda Bernard writes a feature article in CatholicU magazine: “Upon this Granite Block”

LIS Student Amanda Bernard’s article, “Upon this Granite Block,” appears in the Winter 2021 CatholicU Magazine. The four-page spread covers the inception and construction of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Be sure to check it out online.

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LIS Student Mandy Bernard’s Digital Exhibit, Upon This Granite Block

Check out “Upon This Granite Block,” a digital exhibit created by LIS Student Amanda Bernard, the Archives Assistant in the University Library’s Graduate Library Preprofessional program. Mandy created the digital exhibit, now part of the American Catholic History Research Center and University … 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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Dan Dembkowski and Grace Phillips receive the Rovelstad Scholarship

Congratulations to Daniel Dembkowski and Grace Phillips, the two students chosen as the 2019-2020 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least 6 credits in the … Continue reading

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Nirmal Gomes, LIS Student, receives Gordon M. Conable Scholarship

Congratulations to Nirmal Gomes, a current MSLIS student, for receiving the Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship. Nirmal will attend this year’s annual ALA Conference (virtually, due to COVID-19), will be expected to participate in the Freedom to Read Foundation other … Continue reading

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Hannah Jones Named the Student of the Year for the Class of 2019-2020

The student of the year award for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is awarded to Hannah Jones. Congratulations! Hannah Jones has attained an outstanding academic record and demonstrated a commendable dedication of service to the Department of Library and Information Science … Continue reading

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Erin Mir-Aliyev’s Reflections on working at the Oliveira Lima Library

LIS Student Erin Mir-Aliyev shares her reflections in an OLL blog post. Read about her experience during her spring semester. https://www.lib.cua.edu/wordpress/newsevents/12877/

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