Category Archives: Alumni News

Nick Brown named Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

Congratulations go out to Nicholas Brown who was just officially named the Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, a position which he will start in January. Nick was selected as a … Continue reading

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Alumna Cristina Ramirez Receives Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education

Alumna Cristina Ramirez is among the 5 recipients of the Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of Beta Phi Mu members. Beta Phi Mu is the library & information science honor society, and its members are eligible to compete … Continue reading

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LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin on Imposter Syndrome panel at ALA Annual Conference

On Sunday, June 23, LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin will be among the 5 panelists at a Chair’s Program session on Imposter Syndrome, during the ALA Annual Conference. From the program: Characterized by feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, and fear of being … Continue reading

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DCLA Annual Awards Ceremony honors LIS Alumnae Emily Wagner & Maria Thurber

On Saturday, June 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., DCLA will hold it’s annual awards celebration at Churchkey on Logan Circle. Two LIS alumnae are among the four honorees  this year: Community Service Award: Emily Wagner, American Library Association … 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 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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Alumni Mixer @ SAA in D.C., August 17 from 6-8 p.m.

What? Reunite with your CUA LIS classmates! Food and drink will be provided! When? Friday, August 17, 2018 from 6-8pm Where? McKinley Room at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park  RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/vepJGnnDAHgA8cAC3 Deadline to RSVP: August 10

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Jonathan Smith, M.S.L.S. 2007, to be UCLA Library Senior Fellow

Jonathan Smith, M.S.L.S. 2007, currently Director of Library Technology at Sonoma State University, was selected to be a Library Senior Fellow at UCLA in 2018. He is part of the cohort of 17 top managers of academic libraries chosen for this … Continue reading

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Winter 2018 Alumni Newsletter

You can read the Winter 2018 Alumni Newletter, now available. Learn what the LIS Alumni Board has been up to!

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Alumna Maddie Davis Presents at VAASL Annual Conference

Madeline Davis (M.S.L.I.S. 2016), librarian at River Bend Middle in Loudoun County, gave a presentation at the 2017 VAASL Conference titled “Technology in Transition: G-Suite Edition.” You may view her presentation at http://bit.ly/2xz1abi Maddie has also recently been elected  co-president of the … Continue reading

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