School of Information Studies News
Cara Chance 2023 I Love My Librarian Award Recipient
SLIS Alumna Cara Chance was named a 2023 I Love My Librarian Award Honoree. Cara was the only person from Louisiana to receive this award, and she is one of three public librarians to be honored. Cara is currently the Regional Branch Manager at the Lafayette Public Library.
SIS Receives Continued ALA Accreditation for Seven Years
The Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) program in the School of Library Information Studies (SIS) received continued accreditation status from the American Library Association (ALA) through 2029. ALA currently accredits 67 programs at 63 institutions in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. SLIS offers the only ALA accredited MLIS program in Louisiana and has been continuously accredited since 1932.