Please be sure to check out the various Palmer School scholarships available for new and continuing students. Read over the criteria and apply! The deadline is August 15!
Been thinking about this for years? Don’t fight it any longer! It’s not too late to enroll for the fall term at the Palmer School where information managers (aka librarians) go on to work in so many exciting and rewarding careers.
Interested in learning more about Palmer’s exciting programs? Here are the dates for upcoming information sessions:
At Post, Tilles Center:
o August 11, 2015 – 6:30 -8:30
In Manhattan, NYU Bobst Library: late summer dates to be announced
We hope to see you at one of our events!
Complete the 2015 Ellis Mount Scholarship application form here: http://bit.ly/slanyscholarship
The Board of the New York Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA NY) is pleased to once again offer the Ellis Mount Scholarship to SLA Members enrolled in one of the four New York area Library and Information Management Schools: Long Island University (The Palmer School), Pratt Institute, Queens College, and St. John’s University. The winner(s) of the scholarship will receive an award equal to the cost of one course related to the pursuit of his/her degree.
For full details on application: 2015 Ellis Mount Scholarship Award
Congratulations, Bonnie Bredes and Sheila Cavooris Palmer School,
School Library Media Specialist Alumni!
The Suffolk School Library Media Association Presents to following awards:
SSLMA Librarian of the Year:
Bonnie Bredes, Center Moriches Secondary Library, Center Moriches UFSD
SSLMA Technology Grant Award:
Sheila Tobin Cavooris, Great Hollow Middle School, Smithtown CSD
Nila Bernstengel (’14) is the Sr. Digital Asset Manager at Sesame Workshop, better known to most as Sesame Street. Read her story and hear from her about how she wound up in her dream job.
Palmer was well represented at the recent ACRL conference in Oregon! You make us very proud! In attendance were (from left to right):
Meghan Dowell (’11), Consulting Librarian, Beloit College; Kelly Blanchat (’12), Electronic Resources Librarian, Queens College (CUNY); Christi Bell (’11), Humanities Librarian, Bates College; Lydia Willoughby (’11), Visiting Assistant Librarian, SUNY Plattsburgh; Gina Levitan (’11), Reference Librarian, Sarah Lawrence College.
Two recent Palmer grads, Kelly Blanchat (’12) and Lydia Willoughby (’11), reference librarians, have developed a Twitter infolit game which they recently presented at the 2nd Annual CUNY Gamesfest. Check out their posts and their presentation here:
- Lydia’s post: http://willoughbrarian.tumblr.com/post/109783547979/social-media-as-game-strategy-twitter-in-the
- Kelly’s post: https://librariankelly.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/game-of-infolit/
- Presentation slides (also linked in Kelly’s post): https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XccA8bvXHag98So6D2L
Kelly is working at Queens College and will be speaking in Clay Williams’s class, LIS 606, Information Literacy and Library Instruction next Monday. Lydia is at SUNY Plattsburgh. Great going, Kelly and Lydia!