SLIS congratulates inaugural graduating TLCART grant cohort

Inaugural TLCART cohort celebrates graduation together

Congratulations to the members of the TLCART grant cohort who graduated in December 2020!

Transforming Libraries into Community Anchors in Rural Texas (TLCART), funded by the IMLS through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, provided financial support for 20 students to earn their MLS degree with a specialty in Community Informatics.

The Principal Investigator of the grant was SLIS Director Ling Hwey Jeng, PhD, along with Co-Principal Investigator Carol Perryman, PhD. Cohort students participated in webinars and special projects throughout their program of study, and project mentors provided additional support to the students.

Members of the cohort, advisory board, mentors, SLIS instructors, as well as cohort family members participated in a virtual graduation celebration on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Each student was recognized and shared brief remarks during the celebration.

Graduates of the TLCART cohort are:

  • Ashley Aguillon
  • Veronica Anguiano
  • Jessica Berger
  • Mary Cardenas
  • Elizabeth Connery
  • Megan Foote
  • Gwin Grimes
  • Mary Hurley
  • Nell Langford
  • Maria Liera
  • Vanessa Mascorro
  • Lorie Navarro
  • Melinda Scribner
  • Michelle Slonaker
  • Laura Soto
  • Kimberly Turner
  • Irainea Urbina
  • Charla Viera
  • Donald Wetterauer
  • Carolyn Williams

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