Archive for September, 2012


We want YOU to get involved

Classes are in full swing and your ALA Student Chapter Officers can’t wait to organize some fun, informative events for the 2012-2013 school year. But, first, we need your help! We want everyone (online and on-campus) to feel connected, so please fill out the below form and let us know what activities and events interest you.

We look forward to your responses and hope to see you at our next meeting (Wednesday, September 26th @ 5:15pm in Room 337 and on Blackboard Collaborate)!


New NCCU ALA Student Chapter Officers

Thanks to all who attended last night’s ALA Student Chapter meeting, both on campus and through Blackboard Collaborate! This year’s ALA Student Chapter officers are:


President: Tamara Rhodes

Vice-President: Lesley Looper

Secretary: Desiree Peterson

Public Relations: Jessica McQuade


The officers are looking forward to working with the whole chapter and Dr. Abdullahi, our faculty advisor, to have an outstanding year!


Next Meeting is September 19: NCCU ALA Student Chapter Elections

Thanks to all who came to our first NCCU ALA Student Chapter Meeting last evening! What a great crowd! Several online students joined us through Blackboard Collaborate as well–wonderful! During the meeting we talked about last year’s chapter activities, as well as the many benefits of being part of ALA, both nationally and at our library school level.

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 5:15PM in Room 337, Shepard Library. We will be electing chapter officers for the 2012-2013 school year! MLS and MIS students are welcome to come, and all students, whether new, returning, full-time or part-time. are welcome to run for office. The NCCU ALA Student Chapter Executive Board consists of:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Public Relations

Whether you’re interested in running for office or not, please join us to take part in the voting process and share your ideas for the coming year!

See you on Wednesday!


First ALA Student Chapter Meeting of the 2012-2013 Year!

Please join us for the first ALA Student Chapter meeting of the year THIS Wednesday, September 12, at 5:15PM in Room 337! It’s a great way to meet other MLS and MIS students!

Come with your ideas about what you’d like our chapter to do in the year ahead. Questions about what ALA, as a national organization, has to offer grad students and jobhunters? This meeting will be a great place to ask!

Everyone is welcome!


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