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Did You Know About SLIS Alumni?

  • That NCCU SLIS has over 1400 degree graduates since 1939.
  • Hundreds of the graduates are working as North Carolina School Media Coordinators and are positively impacting the lives of many children.
  • Two graduates head media services for school districts.
  • Five of the 16 constituent UNC schools have SLIS graduates as library directors.
  • SLIS was ranked by Library Journal as the 4th most diverse library science program in North America.
  • The SLIS faculty ranks number six in research and publication for non-Ph.D. ALA accredited schools.
  • Over 20 SLIS graduates are working in the Arabian Gulf States.
  • There are SLIS graduates in Jordan, Bahrain, P.R. China, Zambia, Taiwan, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Botswana, St. Martin, Bermuda, Nigeria, Japan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, India, Canada, and the United States.
  • There are SLIS graduates working in over half of the 50 states and D.C.
  • About 1000 of the SLIS graduates live and work in North Carolina.
  • Five graduates are North Carolina Public Library directors and many more are branch heads. There is another director in Nevada and one in South Carolina.
  • The Head of Preservation at Brown University is a SLIS graduate.
  • The Head of Manuscripts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a SLIS graduate.
  • SLIS graduates head libraries at Methodist College, Shaw University, Governor Morehead School, Fort Bragg Library, et al.
  • The Director and the Database Manager at the Research Center for Time-Warner in New York are SLIS graduates.
  • The Alumni Association has a web site at http://www.nccuslis.org/alumni/.
  • There are over 300 active students at SLIS, with approximately 225 enrolled each semester.
  • Approximately 50 of the SLIS students are in the Master of Information Science Program.
  • SLIS graduates are heads of special libraries such as SAS, Reichhold Chemicals, Durham Regional Hospital, Dorothea Dix Hospital, et al.
  • SLIS graduates head and work in community college libraries.
  • SLIS graduates are department heads in many academic libraries.
  • Three graduates are on the faculty and staff at SLIS.
  • The library at Fayetteville State University was ranked number one in library service in the UNC system by the university's students. The director and all the managers are SLIS graduates.
  • There are many more instances where the SLIS alumni are "making a difference."
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