Category Archives: Student News

Rovelstad Scholarship Recipients are Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy

Congratulations to Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy, the two students who were chosen as the 2018-19 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least … Continue reading

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LIS Student Elizabeth Ajunwa Awarded a 2019-20 Spectrum Scholarship

On June 18th, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services announced the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who are awarded the 2019 Spectrum Scholarship. LIS Congratulations to LIS student … Continue reading

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Khulud Khudur Named School Mental Health Champion 2019

On Wednesday May 22, 2019, LIS Student Khulud Khudur was awarded the “School Mental Health Champion 2019” at the 4th Annual Partner Appreciation Reception for Mary’s Center School Based Mental Health (MC SBMH). Mary’s Center presented Khulud the award for … Continue reading

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(HIS)tory: Juán-Pabló González’s latest posting in the Archives Nook

LIS Student and Archives GLP Juán-Pabló González reflects on his time here at Catholic University Archives in the Archives Nook. Check out the posting, “(HIS)tory,”  to read how Juán-Pabló brought work by students in underrepresented groups to the forefront, expanding … Continue reading

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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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