SILS Graduate Student Orientation

August 20, 2018 9:00 am
Manning Hall

8:45 to 9:30am Registration Lobby, Manning Hall
SILS Staff

9:30am-12:00pm General Orientation Session Room 209, Manning Hall

9:30-10:00 am
Dean’s Welcome Dr. Gary Marchionini, Dean
SILS Communications Katherine Perales, Communications Coordinator
Getting Started at SILS Lara Bailey, Graduate Student Services Coordinator

10:00 -10:45 LIS Professional Values Dr. Brian Sturm, MSLS Program Director & Paul Jones, MSIS Program Director

10:45 – 11:00 BREAK

11:00- 11:10 Financial Aid Tiffany Harris, Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator
11:15-11:35 Connections with the LIS Profession Lori Haight, SILS Career Services Coordinator

11:40am-12:00pm
Elfreda Chatman Student Research Award
Beta Phi Mu Presentation
LAUNCH Presentation

12:00-1:15pm Lunch Manning Hall classrooms
Co-sponsored by SILS and SILSAA.
Eating locations grouped by interest areas (archives, databases, public libraries, HCI, etc.) where you can chat with faculty, alumni, and other new students who share your interests.

1:30-2:00pm
Workshop Session I

Group 1: The Concept Behind the Curriculum Design (Manning 307)
Dr. Brian Sturm, MSLS Program Coordinator
Paul Jones, MSIS Program Coordinator

Group 2: Library and Lab Overview (Library)
Aaron Brubaker, Director of Information Technology & Brian Nussbaum, Desktop Support & Help Desk Manager
Kenny Jones, SILS Library Assistant

Group 3: Student Life Q&A (Manning 001)
Current MS students

Group 4: PhD Student Curriculum Overview (Manning 105)
Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell, PhD Program Coordinator

2:15-2:45pm
Workshop Session II

Group 1 & Group 4: Library and Lab Overview (Library)
Aaron Brubaker, Director of Information Technology & Brian Nussbaum, Desktop Support & Help Desk Manager Kenny Jones, SILS Library Assistant

Group 2: Student Life Q&A (Manning 001)
Current MS students

Group 3: The Concept Behind the Curriculum Design (Manning 307)
Dr. Brian Sturm, MSLS Program Coordinator
Paul Jones, MSIS Program Coordinator

3:00pm -3:30 pm
Workshop Session III
Group: 1: Student Life Q&A (Manning 001)
Current MS students

Group 2: The Concept Behind the Curriculum Design (Manning 307)
Dr. Brian Sturm, MSLS Program Coordinator
Paul Jones, MSIS Program Coordinator

Group 3: Library and Lab Overview (Library)
Aaron Brubaker, Director of Information Technology & Brian Nussbaum, Desktop Support & Help Desk Manager Kenny Jones, SILS Library Assistant

Group 4: PhD Student Life Q&A (Manning 303)
Current PhD Students

3:45–4:30 pm Student Resources Fair – Manning 014
SILS Student Orgs
Campus Resources

5:00pm-8:00pm- ILSSA Week of Welcome Event (optional) TBA