Outstanding Services to the School Award – The Outstanding Service to the School Award is presented annually by the UNC SILS Alumni Association, which asks members of the faculty to select a student who has contributed outstanding service to the school and his or her fellow students.
ALA Reach 21 Institute Scholarship Recipient – REACH 21 Institute Scholarship recipients receive full support to attend the 2011 Spectrum Leadership Institute and the ALA 2011 Annual Conference. The institute brings together LIS students and graduates from across the country to network, learn models of cross-cultural leadership, reaffirm professional values grounded in service to diverse communities, develop career skills and connect with a wide range of leaders and potential mentors. It is designed to empower participants to attain and retain positions of leadership, thereby ensuring the quality and validity of library and information science for our increasingly diverse population of users.
ALA Student 2 Staff – UNC SILS Representative 2010 – Each year 40 library students are chosen to assist ALA staff during ALA Annual Conference. In exchange for working four hours a day (or a total of 20 hours), these students receive free conference registration, housing, and a per diem for meal expenses. During free time, they may attend programs and participate in other conference activities