SILS IDEA Advocate Certificate

The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) values Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA).  The SILS IDEA Advocate Certificate which can be earned during a student’s time at SILS aims to offer formal recognition to SILS students who are active participants in making UNC SILS and the field of information and library science a more equitable and inclusive learning environment.

If you are interested in completing this certificate, click here for the registration form. You will be added to the SILS IDEA Advocate Canvas site, where your progress will be documented. All requirements must be completed 30 days before your graduation date from SILS.

Deliverables:

  • Diversity Certificate Portfolio: This will consists of the documents submitted through Canvas (details below). Everything must be submitted by 30 days before graduation.
  • Three responses to events that you attended, each at least 250 words
  • One response to an event that you helped organize, at least 250 words
  • Completion and response to a training, at least 250 words
  • Completion of a relevant elective academic course
  • Final statement, at least 250 words

Click here for a more detailed description of certificate requirements and options.

Diversity Advocate Certificate Recipients

  • Mya McCoy (MSLS '23)
  • Mayra Enid Bonet (MSLS '22)
  • Erica Roberts (MSLS '22)
  • Jade Bruno (MSLS ’21)
  • Jess Epsten (MSLS ’21)
  • Allison Kittinger (MSLS ’21)
  • Mara Plantholt (MSLS ’21)
  • Emily Simmons (MSLS ’21)
  • Kari Spencer (MSLS ’21)
  • Sarah Wall (MSLS ’21)
  • Jenna Wine (MSLS ’21)
  • Stephanie L. Crowell (MSLS ’20)
  • Sharon M. Demorest (MSLS ’20)
  • Catherine M. Gallagher (MSLS ’20)
  • Megan McMahon (MSIS ’20)
  • Nadia Clifton (MSLS ’19)
  • Margaret Foster (MSLS ’19)
  • Amelia Midgett-Nicholson (MSLS ’19)
  • Dezarae Osborne (MSLS ’19)
  • Claire Payne (MSIS ’19)
  • Jamie Ramos (BSIS ’19)
  • Mara Rosenberg (MSLS ’19)
  • Sarah Sculnick (MSLS ’19)
  • Brittany Soder (MSLS ’19)
  • Rachel~Anne Spencer (MSIS ’19)
  • Gina Wessinger (MSLS ’19)
  • Brittany Burchett (MSLS '18)
  • Ellen Cline (MSLS '18)
  • Jennifer Kim Embree (MSLS '18)
  • Melissa Ferens (MSLS '18)
  • Jeremy Sutton Frye (MSLS '18)
  • Matthew Weirick Johnson (MSLS '18)
  • Rebecca Greenstein (MSLS ’17)
  • Stephen Krueger (MSLS ’17)
  • Stephanie Ryan (Information Systems Minor ’17)
  • Kai Ewing (MSLS ’15)
  • Morgan McKeehan (MSLS ’15)
  • Alexander Poole (PhD ’15)
  • Erin Carter (MSIS ’14)
  • Dawn Dvorak (MSLS ’14)
  • Sarah Arnold (MSLS ’13)
  • Dani Brecher (MSLS ’13)
  • Megan Nicole England (MSLS ’13)
  • Ben Jahre (MSLS ’13)
  • Veronica Koven-Matasy (MSLS ’13)
  • Kathryn McNamara (MSLS ’13)
  • Dawn Reinhardt (MSLS ’13)
  • Kristen Street (MSLS ’13)
  • Kathleen Sullivan (MSLS ’13)
  • Sofia Becerra-Licha (MSLS ’12)
  • Erin Carrillo (MSLS ’12)
  • Jacqueline E. Chapman (MSLS ’12)
  • Billy Cook (MSLS ’12)
  • Sarah Dooley (MSLS ’12)
  • Michael Hughes (MSLS ’12)
  • Liz Johns (MSLS ’12)
  • Susan Metallo (MSLS ’12)
  • Jennifer Scully (MSLS ’12)
  • Madeline Veitch (MSLS ’12)