Friday, April 27, 2012

MLIS Program Requirements Reduced

Requirements for the MLIS degree have been reduced from 42 to 36 credits.  Students currently in the program may choose to graduate on completion of 36 credits, but:
1.  You must still complete all required courses
2.  You must be registered for at least 1 URI credit or 1 credit hour of CRG 999 at the time you graduate.  See for additional information. 
3.  The next comps exam is scheduled for July 14.  Please make sure you have submitted your Nomination for Graduation form to the Student Affairs Office as the Graduate School's deadline of June 4th is firm.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

GSLIS 2012 Summer Comps Update

Students who are preparing to take summer comps on Saturday, July 14, are encouraged to view the GSLIS website: ( for Strategies on Studying, Taking the Exam, and Practice Exams.

The exam will be held in Chafee Hall, Room 244, and will begin at 9:00 a.m.   Please arrive early to give yourself enough time to “settle in.”    Professor Yan Ma will be proctoring the exam.

As always, we wish you continued success.

Graduate Breakfast Reception

In honor of Commencement, graduates are cordially invited to a breakfast reception in Rodman Hall, May 19, from 10:00 a.m. until noon.

We will provide a light continental breakfast for those who arrive early, the rest is casual.  Bring family and friends and drop by to gather with fellow graduates and unwind from a long drive.

Please let us know by May 10th, if you are planning to attend and how many guests you will be bringing.  Email:

We look forward to seeing you there!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Kappa Delta Pi Initiates

Congratulations to Jennifer M. Cohen, Joanne M. Gongoleski, Eric R. Maynard, Cynthia A. Proffitt, Matthew J. Quilitzsch, Tara N. Quilitzsch, and Laura Gladding. On Monday evening, April 9th, these seven students were inducted into the IOTA SIGMA Chapter of KAPPA DELTA PI, the International Honor Society in Education.

Professor Cheryl McCarthy had the distinct honor of recognizing Laura Gladding as the 2012 recipient of the Library and Information Studies Outstanding Masters Degree Student Award.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Invitation to the GSLIS Annual Gathering

We cordially invite you to the Annual Gathering of faculty, alumni, students, and friends of the URI Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, the evening of Friday, April 20, at the URI University Club. Full information can be found on the following site:

We hope to see many of you there!