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.
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Kirk Hess (MS '06) has accepted a position as digital projects coordinator with the Network Development and MARC Standards office (NDMSO) at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.
For the past fourteen years, Hilda (Hodel) Alajajian (MS '79) has put her LIS skills to work in the Sponsored Project Administration office at the University of Vermont helping faculty, staff, and students identify sponsors for their research and scholarly projects.
Jim Bone (MS '08) is a distance learning coordinator at St.Louis University's School for Professional Development.
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Becky Hodson (MS '13) recently returned to her alma mater, joining the GSLIS staff as visiting career services coordinator. In this new role, Hodson works with students to explore potential career paths in LIS, manages the GSLIS Job Board (I-Link), and assists students with navigating experiential learning opportunities such as practicum.
Her previous experience includes academic reference and instruction as well as work in youth and community services. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Illinois in addition to her master’s from GSLIS.