Category Archives: Student News

Student of the Year Award for the class of 2019 goes to Mary Cate Matta & Babak Zarin

Congratulations to Mary Cate Matta & Babak Zarin, who were named Students of the Year Mary Cate Matta has achieved excellent academic performance and demonstrated a strong sense of service and leadership to profession, community, and fellow students. During her tenure … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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