2016 Spring Newsletter / Student News

Master’s Student Awards & Achievements

We’re pleased to share with you a selection of recent achievements of master’s students at the McGill School of Information Studies.

Ching Yi (Christy) Lau, MISt II student, was awarded the 2016 Chinese American Library Association (CALA) scholarship, an award designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. This past summer, Christy also received a Federal Diversity Internship from the Washington Centre to intern with the Office of Innovation at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.

Christina de Longhi, MLIS’15, was awarded the Anne M. Galler Award from the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Eastern Canada Chapter. This award is given annually to a student from each of the three library and information schools in the Eastern Canada Chapter region in recognition of their achievements in a special library related course or activity.

Christopher Marsh, MISt II student and Co-President of the Canadian Library Association McGill Student Chapter (CLAMSC), attended the 2015 Canadian Library Association (CLA) conference in Ottawa, ON as McGill “Student to CLA” representative. Christopher had the opportunity to network with professionals and students from universities across Canada. His post-conference summary of the session “Leading Learning to Advance Canada’s School Libraries” was published on CLA’s Feliciter blog on September 25, 2015.

Miria Olson, MISt I student, was awarded the Wapati Regional Library’s Marion Sherman Bursary for Children’s Librarians in recognition of her demonstrated interest in the field.

Xiaojing Zhou, MISt II student, was awarded the Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF) Board of Directors scholarship in July 2015, in recognition of her scholastic achievement and involvement in the area of document management.