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Alumni & Friends

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We are proud to have an engaged and vibrant alumni community. The powerful relationships forged between faculty and students, and among classmates, thrive long beyond graduation day. Our alumni share ideas and professional opportunities, graciously offer their time to mentor current GSLIS students, and take advantage of continuing professional development course offerings.

We invite you to follow postings on the GSLIS calendar, learn about topics of interest on the GSLIS Twitter and in Facebook, and stay active in our community forums. In addition, please check our School publications with features of interest to alumni.

Class Notes

Singh, Vandana (Class of 2008) 1 week 5 days ago

Vandana Singh (PhD '08) received tenure at the School of Inofmration Science at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She also welcomed a baby boy in March.

Stokes, Richard (Class of 2008) 1 week 6 days ago

Richard Stokes (MS '08) received a travel award from the University of Illinois Library to attend the 2014 Library Assessment Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Tracy, Dan (Class of 2012) 1 week 6 days ago

Dan Tracy (MS '12) received a travel award from the University of Illinois Library to attend the 2014 Library Assessment Conference in Seattle, Washington.

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Alumni News

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Alumni Profile

July 18, 2014

Alumni & Friends

Former ALA Spectrum Scholar and LEEP graduate, Sally Ma has held a variety of jobs in the information professions since completing her MS. She now enjoys tackling new challenges and learning new things as the lead technical librarian at BAE Systems.

Where do you work and what is your role?
I work at BAE Systems, a global defense, security, and aerospace company, as the lead technical librarian in Chesapeake, Virginia. My main role is document control for technical documents and engineering drawings. I manage all aspects of the library, including research, cataloging, collection development, SharePoint management, and training staff.

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