Category Archives: CUA LIS 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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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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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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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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Prof. Shumaker Receives Distinguished Service Award from DCLA

On June 13, CUA LIS Professor Dave Shumaker received the DCLA Distinguished Service Award at DCLA’s Annual Reception and Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Dave! And LIS Student Demetrius Curington received a Ruth Fine scholarship during the Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Demetrius! This … Continue reading

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Dr. Sue Yeon Syn Receives MLA Grant

Dr. Sue Yeon Syn, Associate Professor here at the Department of Library and Information Science, along with co-Principal Investigator JungWon Yoon, will be recognized on Tuesday, May 22, during the Business Meeting and Inaugural Address of this year’s Medical Library … 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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New Course for Fall, LSC653-Data on the Web

The department is pleased to announce a new course, LSC653 Data on the Web, to be offered every fall semester in support of the Data Science Course of Study. The course description: Information professionals encounter a variety of data on … 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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