Halie Kerns Recognized with Blair Award

Halie Kerns was recognized as the Fall 2020 recipient of the Robert and Rita Blair Memorial Award. This coveted award is presented to graduating students who show special promise in providing library services to children and youth. The LIS faculty select awardees based on high academic standing and strong evidence of professional leadership. In her […]

LIS Faculty and Students Active at HLA/HASL Annual Conference

LIS faculty and students will again be well represented at next month’s HLA/HASL Annual Conference, which will be held virtually via Zoom this year. Students giving presentations and poster sessions include Minyoung Chung, Lilla Faint, Jason Ford, Ashley Forester, Halie Kerns, Stephanie Robertson and CIS student Stacy Naipo. Faculty presentations include Gwen Sinclair (“Capturing Library […]

LIS Student Ellen-Rae Cachola Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Congratulations to LIS student, Ellen-Rae Cachola! She has been selected as one of 15 Fellows for the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage, which seeks to enhance understandings of multicultural collections among professionals, local community members, and the broader public. In addition to being an LIS student, Ellen also works as […]

Congratulations to the HLA 2020 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to LIS student Minyoung Chung and LIS alumna Gailyn Bopp, winners of this year’s Hawaii Library Association Student and Professional Scholarships! This announcement would normally be made at the HLA Spring Meeting, but due to COVID-19 concerns, this year HLA has opted to share a short bio and information about the award for each […]