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Congratulations to Jennifer Grant for accepting the Outstanding Educator Award in School Library Media

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Congratulations to Jennifer Grant for accepting the Outstanding Educator Award in School Library Media

27 May 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Jennifer Grant, a recent 2015 graduate, was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award in School Library Media for KDP as presented by Interim Dean, Dr. Cheryl A. McCarthy, University Libraries, at the Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Award Ceremony on April 13, 2015.   Jennifer Grant received a BA and MA in Anthropology. She has worked in […]

Congratulations! Shirley Cherry, a graduate of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in 1976, will receive an honorary degree from URI this year!

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Congratulations! Shirley Cherry, a graduate of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in 1976, will receive an honorary degree from URI this year!

13 Apr 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Media Contact: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-4500 University to present honorary degrees to five distinguished individuals KINGSTON, R. I. — April 8, 2015 — Cranston, R.I., Shirley Cherry Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa Shirley Cherry is a former teacher/librarian and retired tour director of the museum at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s home at the Dexter […]

URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

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URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

19 Mar 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 KINGSTON, R.I. – March 16, 2015 — The Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library were named Libraries of the Year by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at its 2015 Annual Gathering on March 6. The event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in […]

URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

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URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

19 Mar 2015 | by Alllison Barker

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies hosted their 2015 Annual Gathering on the evening of Friday March 6th, 2015. At the gathering, which took place at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island, two libraries were recognized for their contributions to public library service: the Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library. […]