CUA SLIS Student Justine Rothbart received the MARAC Meeting Travel Scholarship to attend the 40th anniversary Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) in Richmond, VA from October 25 – 27, 2012. Justine attended educational sessions (Student Paper Sessions: Adventures with Unusual Collections; Put Your Archives on the Map! Using ArchiveGrid to Promote Archival Collections; Continual Reconstruction: Tracing Changes in the Archives Profession; Finding an Alternative: Using Archival Skills Outside the Archives; Pin it! Tag it! Tweet it!: Outreach and Access through Social Media). She also attended a behind-the-scenes tour of the Library of Virginia and a reception at the Virginia State Capitol. The conference was very educational and offered opportunities to meet archival professionals and fellow students. CUA SLIS Student Erica Johnson also attended the conference.
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