Graduate Alumni Profiles

Name: Erin White
Title: Head, Digital Engagement
Employer: Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Degree: MSIS
Graduation year: 2009
What was your educational and professional background before coming to SILS? I came to SILS straight out of my undergraduate studies at UGA. I was a sociology and journalism major, but had been working part-time as a web designer for the university for a few...
Name: Kevin Cherry
Title: Deputy Secretary
Employer: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Degree: MSLS, PhD
Graduation year: 2010
What was your educational and professional background before coming to SILS? I was a graduate student in History (specializing in History of Science) at UNC-Chapel Hill and working as a graduate assistant in Wilson Library's North Carolina Collection when I...
Name: Heather McCullough
Title: Associate Director for Instructional Programs
Employer: Center of Teaching and Learning, UNC Charlotte
Degree: MSIS
Graduation year: 2007
Heather McCullough is the Associate Director for Instructional Programs at the Center of Teaching and Learning at UNC Charlotte. She leads the instructional programs staff and implements the major instructional programs, large-scale instructional projects,...
Name: Vesselina Stoytcheva
Title: Federal Librarian
Employer: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Degree: MSLS
Graduation year: 1999
When SILS Master's students in the library science track envision their future careers, most anticipate working in either academic or public library settings. SILS alumna Vesselina Stoytcheva chose instead to look to the world of small business and the...
Name: Sayan Chakraborty
Title: Senior Consultant
Employer: Deloitte
Degree: MSIS
Graduation year: 2006
During his time as a student at SILS, Sayan Chakraborty realized that he loved solving complex questions related to information—particularly those that called for him to pay close attention to the needs of information users.  As a senior consultant at...

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