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

Alumni / Friend / Award Winners / Library & Information Studies

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 […]

Dr. Yan Ma’s Advancement to Full Professor III

Faculty & Staff / Harrington School-Wide / Library & Information Studies

Dr. Yan Ma’s Advancement to Full Professor III

21 May 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Dr. Yan Ma’s Full Professor III advancement has been approved by the University to recognize her continued achievement in teaching, research, and service at the Full Professor level and her contribution to the University and the State in leadership and development of Chinese study programs as the Founding Director of the URI Confucius Institute.   […]

Spotlight: Brittany DiPippo

Current Students / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Brittany DiPippo

21 May 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Brittany DiPippo is a current GSLIS student who is interested in digital archives. Her interest in both archival work and library and information studies began when she received an internship at The National Archives in Maryland.   Your internship at The National Archives is what inspired you to pursue your MLIS degree. How did you […]

Spotlight: Catherine Damiani  ’15

Current Students / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Catherine Damiani ’15

4 May 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Catherine Damiani, former Student ALA President, is graduating this May. Among her many accomplishments is her current position at the East Providence Public Library, which she began directly after finishing comprehensive exams.   Catherine, congratulations on graduating from GSLIS this May and on your new job at East Providence Public Library! You were hired as a […]

Silva, Darshell

Faculty & Staff / Graduate / Library & Information Studies / Per Course Instructor

Silva, Darshell

27 Apr 2015 | by Rebecca Santagata

  Darshell Silva has been a Teacher Librarian for 10 years, currently she is the Librarian and Technology Integration Specialist at the Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich, RI. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Communications and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies with a specialization in School Library Media both from the […]

Congratulations to Jennifer Grant and Kyle Litscher for accepting the Aldrich and Bergeron Awards from COLA

Award Winners / Current Students / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Jennifer Grant and Kyle Litscher for accepting the Aldrich and Bergeron Awards from COLA

27 Apr 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Jennifer Grant and Kyle Litscher were presented with the Linda Aldrich School Library Media Scholarship and William Bergeron Public Library Scholarship respectively at the 2015 Rhode Island Coalition of Library Advocates Annual Meeting on April 7th. The scholarships are awarded annually by COLA to students nominated by the faculty of the Graduate School of Library […]

Congratulations to Kevin St. Jean for accepting the Maurice Tougas Award from SLRI

Award Winners / Graduate Student / Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Kevin St. Jean for accepting the Maurice Tougas Award from SLRI

22 Apr 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Kevin St. Jean, a student in the GSLIS school library media track, accepts the Maurice Tougas Award from SLRI President, Jane Perry, during the annual conference at the Providence Marriott on April 10, 2015. The award is given to a student who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the School Library Media program and shows potential leadership […]