USF LIS Alumni
Reconnect with SI faculty, students, alumni, and friends of SI @ FAME 2014
Join the University of South Florida School of Information faculty, students, and alumni as they gather and Reconnect at the 2014 Florida Association for Media in Education conference (FAME) from October 8 through 10. The conference is being held at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort, Orlando. Whether you are attending the entire conference or dropping by just for the day, Reconnect with other Library and Information Science graduate program colleagues. See what is new and remember what is fondly from "way back". Below are some of our planned meet-ups and ac-tivities at FAME. Stop by...look us up...Reconnect! (PDF flyer here)
USF SI Professor Emerita Dr. Henrietta Smith will be honored by the Carle Museum
USF SI Professor Emerita Dr. Henrietta Smith will be honored by the Carle Museum for advocacy for quality and diversity in children's literature. Congratulations, Dr. Smith!
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 2014 Carle Honors Honorees will be awarded in New York City, September 18, 2014.
This is the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art's ninth annual celebration. Carle Honors pdf version
USF SI @ Tampa Bay Comic Con!
The USF School of Information booth rocked at the 2014 Tampa Bay Comic Con. August 1 - 3 at the Tampa Convention Center.
More information about Tampa Bay Comic Con at http://www.tampabaycomiccon.com/
USF was @ ALA 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada
For conference info go to ALA.org at http://ala14.ala.org/
"Relive your University Days with friends and faculty at the ALISE Cooperative LIS Alumni Reunion". The University of South Florida School of Information LIS graduate program hosted a table at the 2014 American Library Conference as part of the ALISE Cooperative Library and Information Studies Alumni Reunion. If you want to share your 2014 ALA Las Vegas experience, pics, or news, send to email@example.com. Thanks!
2014 FLA LIS Alumni Reception and Alice G. Smith Lecture
On May 7, 2014, SOLIS hosted the FLA LIS Alumni Reception and Alice G. Smith Lecture honoring our Jean Key Gates Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and special Guest Speaker, Angie Drobnic Holan, editor at PolitiFact (politifact.com). The event was sponsored by Student Organizations of Library and Information Science (SOLIS), the School of Information, and the USF LIS Alumni Society and took place at the Florida Library Association Conference "Envision Excellence" in Orlando's Lake Buena Vista Hotel.
The Advances in Anticipatory Intelligence workshop was held March 25 at the Patel Center
March 25, 2014 the workshop, Advances in Anticipatory Intelligence was held at the Patel Center for Global Solutions on the USF Tampa Campus. USF's Program in National and Competitive Intelligence, the School of Information, and Cybersecurity at USF sponsored the workshop.
Contact the SI office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about an MLIS
SI hosts Star Wars Reads Event October 11, 2014 from 1-5 in CIS atrium
Fans, food, fun. Costume contest. Visit from 501st cosplayers, and more! Help support literacy. See our article in the Oracle!
When the inaugural Star Wars Reads Day hit the nation's book stores and libraries in October, 2012, USF SI and SOLIS sent a delegation of fans to a local book store to participate. As Jedi master Yoda might say "Impressed with it they were!" SI and SOLIS jointly hosts their own Star Wars Reads Day (Go to StarWarsReads on Facebook) along with libraries, bookstores and other organizations each year. Save the date and plan to join us on Saturday, October 11, 20114 1-5 pm in CIS atrium.!
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2014 USF SI Newsletter - (coming soon)
$1000 REFORMA de Florida Scholarship sponsored by Levenger. Application deadline Oct 1, 2014. Go to the USFSI Canvas organization site for details (thru my.usf.edu login)
Join the LIS Alumni Society
The USF Library and Information Science Alumni Society meets on the Tampa USF Campus.
If you have questions about upcoming alumni events go to:
Conferences and Events - meet SI representatives and alum
2014 Florida Association for Media in Education (FAME) - October 8-10, 2014
For more info http://www.floridamedia.org/
Dr. Cora P. Dunkley, USF Assoc. Professor & 2012-2013 FAME President will co-host the SI alum event.
Florida Library Association 2015 Conference
May 12 - 15, 2015 - Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida. More information at http://www.flalib.org/
For scholarships available go to http://www.flalib.org/scholarships.php
American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Chicago, Jan 30-Feb 3 2015
American Library Association Midwinter Conference in San Francisco - June 25-30, 2015
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2013 USF SI Newsletter - Spring Edition (.pdf version)
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