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Colleen Graves Promotes Makerspace in D.C.

Colleen Graves will be promoting the Maker Movement as a panel member in Washington D.C. this week to the Congressional Maker Caucus and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. She will be speaking to school technology directors and maker education vendors about expanding makerspaces to more schools and low-income students. †Colleen (MLS 2012) is the librarian at Ryan High School, Denton, TX, and is the only librarian on the panel.

TALL Texans Leadership Institute

The 2016 Class at the TALL Texans Leadership Institute included four SLIS Alumni.†Congratulations to Cecily Ponce De Leon (2009), Plano Public Library; Marianne Follis (2004), Irving Public Library; Ray Sablack (1995), Dallas Public Library; and Cindi Wynia (2014), Amarillo Public Library. The 22nd TALL Texans Leadership Institute was held at the Montserrat Retreat Center this week. Also attending was SLIS Director, Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng.

Ling Hwey Jeng named president-elect of TLA

Starting April 2017,†TWU's director of the†School of Library and Information Studies will also be president-elect of the Texas Library Association. Dr. Jeng was elected president-elect for this year and will†be president for a year starting next April.†

Virtual Open House August 3

A Career in Library and Information Services will be the topic for our VOH on†August 3 More about “Virtual Open House August 3”...


LS 5903 Assessment In Action is available for Fall 2016 enrollment.† More about “New this fall, ASSESSMENT IN ACTION”...

Also of Interest . . .

Keep up to date with†our students, staff, faculty and alumni. † More about “Also of Interest . . .”...

SLIS student tells why she chose TWU