Thursday, January 19, 2012

Spring Comps March 31, 2012

Spring comps will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Rodman Hall, room 109, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Professor Cheryl McCarthy will be proctoring the exam.

Students who are planning to graduate in May must submit a Nomination for Graduation form, which can be found on the GSLIS Sakai site. It must be clearly filled out and returned to the GSLIS Student Affairs Office prior to the deadline of Friday, February 3rd. The Nomination form is all that is necessary to register you for the comps. There are no fees.

Please remember that an up-to-date Program of Study is a graduation requirement. If you have diverted from your plan of study, you must contact your advisor to fill out a new form.If you are on campus, you are welcome to stop by the Student Affairs Office to drop off your Nomination form. If mailing, please use the following address:
Jan Hromi
University of Rhode Island
Rodman Hall
94 West Alumni Avenue
Kingston, RI 02881

Any student with special needs should contact Professor McCarthy (874-4654) or Jan Hromi (874-2878) to inquire about alternative arrangements.

GSLIS Scholarship Application Due by February 15, 2012

GSLIS Scholarship applications due by February 15, 2012

The GSLIS faculty encourage qualified students to apply for the following scholarships, to be awarded for the fall 2012 semester:

The Betty Fast Scholarship: to recognize students in the GSLIS program who show excellence in their academic work, strong potential in library leadership, and a commitment to youth services in school or public libraries. $1,000. Application information:

The Elizabeth Futas Scholarship: recognizing a student in the GSLIS program whose academic excellence, strong potential in library leadership, and commitment to professional development, ethics, and service reflects the spirit of Dr. Futas. $2000. Application information:

The Frank Iacono Scholarship: Recognizes a student with a strong commitment to outreach. It is supported by donations to the GSLIS General Scholarship Endowment from Mr. Iacono's family, friends, and colleagues. $500. Application information:

The GSLIS Prism Scholarship: celebrating diversity by supporting a student committed to serving diverse populations in any type of library or informational service. $500. Application information:

The Stewart Schneider Scholarship: Awarded to a GSLIS student with professional aspirations in reference services. $500. Application information:

General GSLIS scholarships: a limited number of scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and need. Application form:

You can find information about all of the scholarships at: