June 2013 Archives

Fond Farewell to Ross Harvey by Jennifer Moyer

There will be big shoes to fill now that Visiting Professor Ross Harvey is leaving Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS).  During his five year tenure at GSLIS, Harvey's award-winning contributions introduced new programs and shaped the curriculum.

Faculty Profile | News

Simmons GSLIS at ALA 2013

Attention GSLIS Alums!

Maureen E. Sullivan, ALA President and GSLIS Interim Dean cordially invites you to attend a Private Reception for Simmons GSLIS alumni and friends.

Saturday, June 29, 2013. 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.

This event will be held in the Conrad Suite of the Hilton Chicago, Suite T-4, Floor 29, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

RSVP for this GSLIS alumni reception at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7068878205/?ref=estw#

Meet up with fellow alums at the ALISE/LIS Cooperative Alumni Reunion

Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Hilton Chicago Hotel - International Ballroom South

No RSVP needed

Visit us at booth #132 to get the latest information about online and face-to-face options for master's, Ph.D., certificate, and continuing education programs.

Drop by the ALISE booth (#137) - GSLIS will be there on Monday from 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 2 p.m.

Events | News

Helen Drinan '75LS featured in Boston Business Journal

drinan-large.jpgSimmons College President and GSLIS alum Helen Drinan was featured as the "In Person" profile in the Boston Business Journal on June 14, 2013. Her profile, titled "Putting Simmons 'on the map' for Women," focuses on Drinan's work to make Simmons College a leader among women's institutions.

Alumnae/i News | News | Student Profile

Librarian Honored at White House

sue considine.jpgCongratulations to Sue Considine, who was recently honored as a "Champion of Change" at the White House. Considine is the Executive Director of the Fayetteville Free Library in Fayetteville, NY. These twelve Champions from various libraries and museums, were honored for engaging their communities and making a difference with individuals and in the world. 

Each honoree submitted a blog post for the White House Champions of Change Blog.  A video of the event, including the discussion panels and Champions Q & A can be found at www.whitehouse.gov/champions.

Photo: Executive Director of the FFL, Sue Considine, speaks about relentless innovation at the FFL, while at the White House on Tuesday, June 13th on a panel of six museum and library leaders from across the country.