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Student Shadow Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno on Spring Conference: Take the Opportunity to Attend Regional Conferences!

Student Shadow Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno on Spring Conference: Take the Opportunity to Attend Regional Conferences!

Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno attended UNYSLA’s Spring Conference as a student shadow and authored the following post commenting on her experience. Kristen received her Bachelor’s Degree in History and English from Binghamton University. She worked in the Pleasant Valley Free Library for two years before starting coursework for her M.S.I.S. at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where she is currently employed as a student assistant at the Dewey Graduate Library. After graduating in May 2017, she hopes to go into public libraries.

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Student Shadow Laurie Dreyer on Spring Conference Lessons: Encourage a Love of Learning

Student Shadow Laurie Dreyer on Spring Conference Lessons: Encourage a Love of Learning

Laurie Dreyer, a graduating MSIS student, attended the UNYSLA event “Career Development, Plan your Future” on Friday April 22, at the University at Albany’s Science Library as a student shadow and authored the following reflection. Dreyer hopes to join an academic organization in an instructional or reference capacity upon her graduation in May.

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Jennifer Jeffery: If You Can’t Go to the National Conferences, Go to the Regional Ones!

Jennifer Jeffery: If You Can’t Go to the National Conferences, Go to the Regional Ones!

Jennifer Jeffery, an atendee at our recent spring conference wrote an excellent article on professional development in library school and included a section discussing the value of attending regional conferences. We are thrilled that she was willing to let us share it with you!

Jennifer writes:

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SLUSH at Bar Argos

SLUSH at Bar Argos

Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 25 at 5 pm and join us for SLUSH at Argos!

Bar Argos is located within the Argos Inn in downtown Ithaca at 408 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. StreetIthaca, NY 14850

If you haven’t been, Bar Argos offers great atmosphere and an exciting, unusual cocktail menu. It’s located walking distance from campus, and there is a small parking lot.

To hear all the latest about upcoming SLUSH events visit them on facebook.

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Registration Closed – see you in Albany!

Registration Closed – see you in Albany!

Registration has closed for:

Career Development, Plan Your Future!

But, even if you haven’t registered, you are welcome to join us for any or all of the following activities the day before the conference!

UNYSLA Schedule for Thursday, April 21

Upstate New York Chapter of SLA Board Meeting

Our UNYSLA board meeting is open to all UNYSLA members. Members are welcome to join the board meeting in person or via GoToMeeting.

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SLUSH Karaoke at the K-House!

SLUSH Karaoke at the K-House!

Join fellow Ithaca librarians and library staff for an evening of karaoke and fun at the K-House on Thursday, March 31st starting at 5 PM!

There is a full bar, food menu, free karaoke in the lounge as well as suites available for rental. The K-HOUSE is located just off of Rt. 13 at 15 Catherwood Road in Ithaca, and there is free off-street parking.

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Save the Date – Career Development, Plan Your Future

Save the Date – Career Development, Plan Your Future

Date: Friday, April 22

Time: 8 am to 4 pm (exact start and end time may change, depending on session and speaker lineup)

Location: Standish Room, University at Albany, State University of NY

Please plan on joining the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) to discuss Career Development, Plan Your Future.

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SLUSH at Bar Argos

SLUSH at Bar Argos

Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 28 at 5:00 PM!

If you haven’t been, Bar Argos offers great atmosphere and an exciting, unusual cocktail menu.

Bar Argos is located in the Argos Inn in downtown Ithaca:
408 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

To hear all the latest about upcoming SLUSH events visit them on facebook.

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Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for the Spring 2018 UNYSLA Conference: Lead From Where You Are

 

When: April 13th, 2018

Where: Rochester, NY

 

Check back soon for more details!

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