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URI’s GSLIS Alumnae Stefanie Metko ’13 & Catherine Damiani ’15 have been selected as “ALA Emerging Leaders” for 2016

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URI’s GSLIS Alumnae Stefanie Metko ’13 & Catherine Damiani ’15 have been selected as “ALA Emerging Leaders” for 2016

10 Dec 2015 | by Alllison Barker

URI’s GSLIS is excited to announce that Alumnae Stefanie Metko ’13 and Catherine Damiani ’15 have been selected as “ALA Emerging Leaders” for 2016! This competitive and exclusive program of only 50 leaders nationwide is designed “to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning work groups, network with peers, gain an […]

Spotlight: Kim DeWall ’13

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Spotlight: Kim DeWall ’13

3 Nov 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Kim DeWall (’13) is the Head of Technical Services at the Falmouth Public Library. This April, her director, Leslie Morrissey,  stated that “Ms. DeWall has made a number of positive changes and created a team spirit in her department [and that] DeWall has been an innovator and that the public gets materials faster and accesses them more […]

Spotlight: Suzanne Venkataraman ’06

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Spotlight: Suzanne Venkataraman ’06

17 Sep 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Suzanne Venkataraman ’06 is the School Library Media Specialist at Nipmuc Regional High School. In addition to her Library Media Specialist responsibilities she is also the school’s Virtual High School Site Coordinator and the High School Facilities Use Coordinator, which helps support events, presentations, and multi-media and technical needs of teachers.   Suzanne, you recently […]

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 […]