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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Karen Whyte (MS '14) began working as a librarian at Galen College of Nursing.
Michael A. Golrick (MS '76) was elected vice president/president-elect of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, a division of ALA. He will serve as vice president/president-elect in 2015-2016, and president in 2016-2017.
Cassidy Jacobson (MS '15) is now the adult services supervisor at the Bourbonnais Public Library.
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Alea Perez is passionate about reading and librarianship, especially when it comes to teen services. On top of completing her master's studies this August, she manages her own YA lit website and recently started a new job as the head of youth services at the Westmont (IL) Public Library.
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