The student of the year award for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is awarded to Hannah Jones.

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Hannah Jones has attained an outstanding academic record and demonstrated a commendable dedication of service to the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), her fellow students and the profession. Hannah is known by her instructors to be an active participant in class activities and to have strong intellectual abilities. She served as AGLISS president for two years where she created ways to help students form connections with LIS professionals. She collaborated with DLIS alumni board and organized events such as the annual resume workshop, common read, movie nights and social events. She also created a system to help make the student newsletter process easier and worked with the Graduate Student Association Senate to make the budget equitable to all students. Hannah continues to support AGLISS after she completed her studies last fall. She has presented her course project at the 2020 symposium which demonstrates her professional knowledge and skills in creating a digital tool to support humanities inquiries. The faculty considers Hannah to be resourceful, hardworking and service-oriented. These are qualities that will make her a great leader in the LIS profession.  

 Prior Students of the Year:

  • 2019 -- Babak Zarin and Mary Cate Matta
  • 2018 -- Lauren Hester
  • 2017 -- Nicholas Brown and Emily Wagner
  • 2016 -- J. Jasmine Chmiel
  • 2015 -- Joseph Koivisto
  • 2014 -- Angela Aranas Kent
  • 2013 -- Yemane Gebre Gati and Ana Elisa de Campos Salles
  • 2012 -- Nicole Clery and Rebecca Renard
  • 2011 -- Michelle Polchow
  • 2010 -- Abbey Gerken
  • 2009 -- Eileen Boswell
  • 2008 -- Nora Rose Daly
  • 2007 -- Mark Brzozowski and Tiffany Smith
  • 2006 -- Lauren Chase
  • 2005 -- Stephanie Salmon
  • 2004 -- Mara McGarry
  • 2003 -- Mari-Jana Phelps
  • 2002 -- Beverly Lammay
  • 2001 -- Brooke Dine
  • 2000 -- Sandra Provenzano
  • 1999 -- Michael Smith
  • 1998 -- Computer Lab: Scott Davidson, Ruth Owopetu & Joan Weeks
  • 1997 -- Mary Kelly and Adam Button
  • 1996 -- Jean Sudlow
  • 1995 -- Vicki Emery
  • 1994 -- Susan Little
  • 1993 -- Connie Stevenson
  • 1992 -- Myrtle Joseph
  • 1991 -- Maureen Bearden
  • 1990 -- Lynn Hale Riggs
  • 1989 -- Lucille Menschel
  • 1988 -- Shari Weaver
  • 1987 -- Janet Rose Zipser
  • 1986 -- Janet Decring Kinzer
  • 1985 -- Mark Weil Paster