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Congratulations grads: Recognizing SILS December 2021 graduates

The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) extends its congratulations to the SILS students that graduated in December 2021.

“On behalf of the SILS faculty, staff, and alumni, I extend my congratulations to all our December 2021 graduates on this distinguished accomplishment,” Gary Marchionini, dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor at SILS, said. “We are proud of all you have achieved during your time at SILS, and we hope you will stay connected with SILS as alumni throughout the next steps of your professional and academic careers.”

December 2021 SILS Graduate Students

Of the SILS graduates in December 2021, 15 were graduate students. Below are the graduates’ names and degrees:

Erin Allison Black (MSIS)

Zinan Bo (MSIS)

Sarah Casteel (MSIS)

Rachel Ilana Cohn (MSLS)

Ayotade Gbade-Alabi (MSIS)

Wiliam Berkeley Hayes (MSIS)

Sabrina Taylor Heck (MSLS)

Alyssa Nicole James (MSIS)

Hyun Seo Albert Kang (MSIS)

Bradley H. Kwon (MSIS)

Melody Lin (MSIS)

Kathleen Alexis Morrison (MSLS)

Rachel O’Reilly (MSIS)

Yang Yolanda Qin (MSIS)

Deborah L. Roughton (MSIS)

December 2021 SILS Undergraduate Students

Of the SILS graduates in December 2021, 11 were undergraduate majors students. Below are the graduates’ names and degrees:

Adrianne Huang (BSIS)

Alex Hauser (BSIS)

John Lickteig (BSIS)

Zhiqi Yao (BSIS)

Siddharth Chowdary (BSIS)

William Wu (BSIS)

Daniel Liu (BSIS)

Molly Nguyen (BSIS)

Jingwen Hou (BSIS)

Isaac Tymann (BSIS)

Chuanrui Liu (BSIS)


All UNC winter graduates were recognized during the UNC – Chapel Hill Winter 2021 Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 12 at the Dean Smith Center. To view the 2021 Winter Commencement Ceremony, visit the UNC – Chapel Hill YouTube account