LIS student Wrayna Fairchild was one of ten educators nationwide to be selected by The Henry Ford organization as recipients of the Teacher Innovator Award. The award recognizes educators who are inspiring innovation, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking among their students.
Congratulations to LIS student Kylie Kaʻeo on her 2015 ALA Spectrum Scholarship!
ALA’s official announcement states:
A prestigious committee of ten jurors selected this year’s Spectrum Scholars based on their commitment to diversity, commitment to entering the library profession, demonstrated community outreach, academic ability and achievements and leadership potential.
Amy Steinbauer, a 2013 LIS alumna, was awarded the 2015 Gordon M. Conable Scholarship from the Freedom to Read Foundation. This allowed her to attend the 2015 ALA Conference in San Francisco. The scholarship, which is open to LIS students and new professionals, pays for conference registration, transportation, housing for six nights, and a $300 stipend for meals and other expenses. In addition, the recipient gets a year’s membership in the Freedom to Read Foundation.
Kimberly Jackson is the recipient of a scholarship awarded by the Hawaii Library Association. A spring 2015 graduate of the LIS Program with an MLISc degree and a certificate in Historic Preservation, Kimberly is currently serving as an intern at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. She is working in the Preservation and Reformatting Division under the Preservation Directorate. Continue reading