Graduate Notes

Find out what fellow classmates are doing, and share your own news. Notes received online will be posted in the appropriate class years. Alumnae/i photos also are welcome (for theSimmons magazine); be sure to include the names of all alumnae/i in the photo and class years. 

Graduate Programs

Library and Information Science

Professional News

Alex Lent
On Wednesday, May 24, Alex Lent ’11LS became the 103rd President of the Massachusetts Library Association. He is the first graduate of SLIS West to be elected to this position.
Note Submitted: June 06, 2017

Amanda Merk
Amanda Merk ’01LS is now the Executive Director of the Norman Williams Public Library in Chester, VT.
Note Submitted: September 05, 2017

Amelia Kolosseus Craig

Amelia Kolosseus Craig ’06LS is Learning and Organization Specialist at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile.

Note Submitted: December 02, 2016

Araceli Hintermeister
Araceli Hintermeister ’15LS and Catherine Gaggioli ’16LS, along with colleague Judy Gelman, were featured in a recent Boston Globe article about their project to leave free reading materials for commuters on the MBTA. Hintermeister and Gaggioli shared some details with Simmons SLIS. http://www.simmons.edu/news/school-of-library-and-information-science/2017/may/books-on-the-t
Note Submitted: June 06, 2017

Ashleigh Coren
Ashleigh Coren ’14LS was named ACRL's member of the week in July 2017. Currently a resident librarian at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, earlier this year Coren co-authored a chapter in Leading in the New Academic Library, Libraries Unlimited, May 2017.
Note Submitted: September 05, 2017

Brandie Doyle
Brandie Doyle

Russell Library of Middletown, Connecticut, announced the appointment of Brandie Doyle as Assistant Library Director. Brandie Doyle joined the Library in June 2011 as business and career resources librarian and was promoted to circulation department head in December 2013.

Note Submitted: June 21, 2016

Bria O’Brien

Bria O’Brien ’00LS is Visual Reference Librarian in the Information Resource Center of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in New York.

Note Submitted: December 02, 2016

Caryn Baird

Beyond the Stacks podcast features an interview with Caryn Baird '91LS Senior News Researcher at Tampa Bay Times, on news librarianship

Note Submitted: September 02, 2016

Christine Moua

Christine Moua ’16LS is a reference librarian at University of Maryland.

Note Submitted: December 02, 2016

Corilee Christou

Corilee Christou ’81LS is the author of “Author’s Guild vs. Google” in the July/August issue of Information Today.

Note Submitted: December 02, 2016