Celebration 2017 to Honor Alumni, Friends, Students

Events Scheduled for Columbus (4/20) and Kent (4/25)

The iSchool (School of Library and Information Science) at Kent State University will honor its top alumni, distinguished friends, outstanding students and recent graduates at its annual Celebration of Alumni and Student Success receptions in Kent and Columbus.

The events will take place on Thursday, April 20, in Columbus, at the iSchool site in the State Library of Ohio, for alumni, students and friends in southern/central Ohio, and on Tuesday, April 25, in Kent, at SLIS on the Kent Campus, for those in northern/northeast Ohio.

Can't make it to Kent? Watch live (beginning at 6:45 p.m. ET) or check out the recording on our YouTube channel after the event.

Among the alumni to be honored are LIS Alumnus of the Year Joseph A. Salem, Jr., M.L.S. '99, Ph.D.; IAKM Alumna of the Year Hildy Pearl, M.S. '15; and Friend of the Year Carolyn (Carrie) Burrier, M.L.S. '86. The complete list of alumni award winners, student scholarship recipients and other honorees appears below.

Events in both locations start at 6 p.m. and are open to all; there is no charge to attend, but a reservation is requested. (Please RSVP below under the appropriate date for the event you wish to attend.)

Event Details

COLUMBUS: Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • Hors d'oeuvres reception, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Program at 6:45 p.m.
  • State Library of Ohio, 274 E. First Ave., Columbus 43201
  • Directions to the State Library
  • Parking is free in the State Library parking lots.
  • RSVP (Columbus) by April 14

KENT: Tuesday, APRIL 25, 2017

  • Hors d'oeuvres reception, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Program at 6:45 p.m.
  • Kent State University, 3rd Floor University Library
  • Parking:
  • RSVP (Kent) by April 19
POSTED: Friday, March 24, 2017 10:17 AM
UPDATED: Saturday, March 02, 2024 05:57 AM