We are pleased to welcome Dr. Vanessa Irvin to the University of Hawaii as our newest LIS faculty member. She will be teaching LIS 601: Introduction to Reference & Information Services during the Spring 2015 semester. Dr. Irvin comes to us from Drexel University and is passionate about how the literary interests and trends of […]
LIS alumna and adjunct faculty member Ruth Horie received a Lifetime Achievement Award from PIALA (Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums) at their 24th Annual Conference in November 2014 at Koror, Palau. Ruth helped advance an international partnership between the Hawaii Library Association and PIALA in 1998 when she was HLA Vice President. She […]
Denise Sumida, a 1997 LIS alumnus, has been awarded the School Library Journal’s Buzz Award, sponsored by @BrainHive. The school librarian from Pearl Harbor Elementary was recognized for her exemplary use of digital content to engage students in a range of reading and literacy projects. This award is given to a librarian who is developing […]
Linda Lindsay (1991 LIS alumnus) and Michelle Colte (2004 LIS alumnus) were selected for the “Make IT (Instructional Technology) Happen” award at the Schools of the Future Conference held on November 7, 2014, at the Hawaii Convention Center. The Hawaii Society for Technology in Education sponsored the award that recognizes outstanding K-12 educators, who have […]
If your image of an elementary school librarian is someone who just reads stories to children, you haven’t met Michelle Colte, School Library Journal’s 2014 School Librarian of the Year. Michelle, a 2006 alumnus, spoke to LIS students and faculty on Saturday, September 27, and shared her excitement and achievements as a next generation librarian […]
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