News / Congratulations to the April 2009 Graduates!
The iSchool is proud to congratulate the graduates of the Class of April 2009! The graduates were honored at the iSchool’s Recognition Ceremony, held on Sunday, April 26, in Alumni Hall. The ceremony featured Dr. Kathy Humphrey, Vice Provost and Dean of Students here at the University of Pittsburgh, as the keynote speaker.
The iSchool welcomes these new members to the global community of alumni, which exceeds 12,000 information professionals. Each April graduation ceremony allows the School to recognize all those who have graduated in the preceeding June, August and December terms. It also provides an opportunity to present a number of honors and awards to those students who excelled academically and professionally while studying at the iSchool. The winners of the student awards included:
- The Jay Daily Award - Brian Romine, MLIS'09
- The Ida M. Flynn Award - Kelly Aderhold, BSIS'09
- The Fritz Groehlich Award - Aylin Akso, PhD student, Telecommunications
- The Allen Kent Award - Jon Walker, PhD student, Information Science
- The Robert R. Korfhage Award - Mark Voortman, PhD student, Information Science
- The William Z. Nasri Award - Kelly Smith, Master's student, Library & Information Science
- The Ofiesh Orner Award - Sue Yeon Syn, PhD student, Information Science,
Jon Walker, PhD student, Information Science,
Tingting Jiang, PhD student, Information Science
- The Jennifer & Eric Spiegel Book Award - Eric Anderson, CGS
- The SLCP Student Award Finalists - Kate Bednar, Valerie Cummings ('09), Patrick Hickey, Paula Lestini ('09), and Benoni Outerbridge ('09)
- The SLCP Award Winners - Richard Mistretta ('09) and Maureen Staub ('09)
- The Sara C. Cohen Award - Kathleen Simms (MLIS FastTrack, '09).
The iSchool faculty, staff and students offer their congratulations to the Class of April 2009!
You can enjoy the festivities at our April 2009 Recognition slide show.
BSIS Degree Program
Van Luit, Jeremy
MSIS Degree Program
Chien, Shih Yi
Sebesta Jr., Barry
MST Degree Program
Ren, Yu Qing
CAS in Telecommunications Program
PhD in Telecommunications Program
Calle Torres, Maria
MLIS Degree Program
Konagaya Good, Kazuyo
MLIS FastTrack Degree Program
The MLIS Degree Program, SLCP Specialization
The PhD in Library and Information Science Degree Program