Alumni & Friends
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.
Stephanie Davis-Kahl (MS '98), scholarly communications librarian and associate professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, is the recipient of the 2014 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS) Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award. This award honors a distinguished academic librarian who has made an outstanding contribution as an education and/or behavioral sciences librarian through accomplishments and service to the profession.
Zac Matthews (MS '12) has been selected by the Public Library Association (PLA) to receive a DEMCO New Leaders Travel Grant to attend a PLA continuing education event. Matthews is a digital services librarian at Everitt (Washington) Public Library.
Rick Meyer (MS '09) has been selected to serve as the new city librarian for Decatur Public Library.