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. 

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Professional News

Michael Wick
The Burlington Public Library trustees recently appointed Michael Wick ’09LS as the town’s new library director.
Note Submitted: October 10, 2017

Michelle Baildon

Michelle Baildon ’03LS was featured in American Libraries Magazine in an article, “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Dispatches from ACRL.” Baildon, collections strategist for arts and humanities and a science, technology, and society librarian, presented a poster March 23 at ACRL titled “Creating a Social Justice Mindset.” https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/equity-diversity-inclusion-dispatches-acrl/

Note Submitted: April 05, 2017

Morgan VanClief
Morgan VanClief received a President's award at the annual MSLA 2018 Conference, March 25-26 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Note Submitted: March 29, 2018

Nancy Snow
Nancy Snow received a M.S.L.A. (Super Librarian) award at the annual MSLA 2018 Conference, March 25-26 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Note Submitted: March 29, 2018

Paul Henriques
Paul Henriques '06LS is now a Client Services Manager for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), serving Europe, Africa, Washington D.C. and Virginia. Based in Arlington, Virginia, he came to the IEEE after five years as a Technical Information Specialist (Searcher) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Note Submitted: July 19, 2017

Rachel Karasick
Rachel Karasick ’17LS was a summer fellow at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab to explore the borderlands of libraries, technology, and law. Along with her cohort, she presented the results of her work in August at the Harvard Law School.
Note Submitted: September 05, 2017

Sondra Murphy
Sondra Murphy '10LS began her position as Director of the Leominster Public Library.
Note Submitted: February 28, 2018

Stacey Potito
Stacey Potito ’97LS is Senior Business Intelligence Specialist at Charles River Associates.
Note Submitted: September 05, 2017

Susan Harari
Susan Harari received a M.S.L.A. (Super Librarian) award at the annual MSLA 2018 Conference, March 25-26 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Note Submitted: March 29, 2018

Susan Nutter
Susan Nutter ’68LS has retired after 30 years at the North Carolina State University Libraries. Nutter has overseen numerous transformations and renovations during her tenure, including the building of the Hunt Library, which was awarded the 2014 Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries, among a slew of other awards. Nutter was the recipient of the 1995 Alumni Achievement Award from Simmons SLIS.
Note Submitted: November 09, 2017