Former LIS administrative assistant and LIS alumnus Touger Vang took 1st place in the Diversity and Outreach Fair poster presentation at the ALA conference in Orlando. His topic was “The Public Library: Keeping Families Together.”  Congratulations, Touger! < Return to LIS News

We received good news from two recent alumnae about successful job searches. Carol Sevin, May 2016 graduate, will be the new STEM Team Librarian in the Academic Services Department at Kansas State University. Jada Jones reports that she has a new job for a federal agency where she does the following: bibliometrics, publication tracking and […]

Do you want to connect with UNCG while you are in Orlando? Dr. Nora Bird will be at the ALISE Library and Information Studies Cooperative Alumni Reunion in Hilton Orlando, Room Lake Eola A on Sunday, 5:30-6:30. Come join us for some food and conversation and some limited swag. Dr. Bird will also be in […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS In Memory of Lee Shiflett The faculty and alumni from the Department of Library and Information Studies have established the Library and Information Studies Alumni Endowment in the School of Education in honor of Dr. Orvin Lee Shiflett. Funds will be used among other things to enhance student technology, student conference expenses and student […]

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ANNOUNCEMENTS Welcome! The Dean’s Office would like to welcome Ramon Martinez, our new administrative support associate. His email is rsmarti3@uncg.edu and he has begun accepting SOE conference room reservations, as well as distributing SOE tables and tablecloths. SOE News on Bi-weekly Basis The SOE News will run on a bi-weekly basis throughout the summer. Please continue to submit […]

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It is with great sadness we share that Dr. Lee Shiflett passed away May 27. A longtime faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Library and Information Studies, he was deeply involved in the libraries and information studies field for almost five decades. His research into American library history resulted in the publication of […]