Friday, October 29, 2010

Halloween Event Tomorrow!

LISSO will be hosting its annual Halloween event tomorrow, Saturday, October 30.

We will reserve a table at Pazzo's or Hugh Jass at 6pm and then head down to the Thriller Parade. The Parade is scheduled for 7:00 - 9:30; beginning at KY Theater and ending at Pavilion.

Hope to see you there!


Thursday, October 28, 2010

Comps Orientation Tomorrow!!

Hi all,

Comps Orientation
is tomorrow, Friday October 29, at 5pm in the SLIS conference room for all of those who will be taking comps in two weeks (and for those who want to get a head start)!

Baked goods will be provided!


October Meeting Minutes

10/26/2010, 5:05 PM
SLIS Conference Room

•Faculty Meeting Recap:
oTalk about restructuring core classes
oConsidering recruiting Ph.D. students as TAs for undergraduate classes

•Previous LISSO Events:
oTransylvania Special Collections can only do tours during the week

•Upcoming LISSO Events:
oHalloween Party
•Thriller Parade is scheduled for 7:00 - 9:30 beginning at KY Theater and ends at Pavilion
•We are going to reserve a table at a restaurant for around 6:00, probably Pazzo's or Hugh Jass.
oComps Orientation
•Will be held Friday, Oct. 29th at 5:00 in the SLIS Conference…baked goods will be provided!

oGallery Hop
•Nov. 19th from 5:00 - 8:00. Meeting place will be determined and sent around via email.

oLISSO Pub Crawl!
•Possibly will be held on the evening of Nov. 12th to commemorate the completion of Comps.

•Survey Results:
oWe discussed the results from the survey about suggested LISSO events/times. The survey results will be sent around via email.

•New Officers:
oSara Wood will be serving as Vice President.
oSecretary position is now open; Communications Officer position will be open for the Spring semester.
oInterested persons should send an email to by Friday, Oct. 29th. Positions will be filled by the next meeting.

oIdeas were submitted. We narrowed down entries and will make them available online and take a vote. After a final shirt is decided on, we'll take orders. They'll cost around $5 - $8.
oCheyenne and her graphics skills will put together the final t-shirt for the printers.

•Next LISSO Meeting:
oNov. 30th at 5:00 in the SLIS Conference Room

•Tea Party Idea:
oEmily Pike has in the past put on tea parties for all SLIS students around finals time for faculty and students to gather in preparation for finals/celebrate ending the semester. She would like to put together another Tea Party for students in December, possibly in the Niles Gallery on the first floor of the SLIS building. LISSO can help spread the word to students.

•Cheyenne's Birthday is on Dec. 7th. Stephanie's Birthday is on Dec. 12th. Happy Birthday.

10/26/2010, 5:53 PM

Monday, October 25, 2010

LISSO October Meeting

Hi everyone!

Just a quick reminder that LISSO's next meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 26th at 5pm. We will be having the meeting in the conference room on the 3rd floor of Little, because the student lounge is no longer available.

And, for all students taking the final examination in November (and for those wanting to get a head start), LISSO will be having a review session this Friday, October 29th at 5pm. The review session will also be held in the conference room.


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Friday at Five: Charlie Brown's Tomorrow!!

Hey everyone,

Just a quick reminder that Friday at Five: Charlie Brown's is tomorrow at 5pm! We hope you can come out.

Our next meeting is this coming Tuesday at 5p in the SLIS conference room. This is a change in location. Tuesday is also the deadline for submissions for the LISSO t-shirt, so if you haven't already submitted a design idea and would like to, you still have a few days!! Submissions can be sent to the LISSO g-mail account which is lissouk [at]


Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Trivia at Winchell's

Hey everyone,

Just a brief reminder that this Thursday, October 14th, LISSO will be hosting a Trivia Night at Winchell's! Take a break from your coursework for a fun night of trivia with your colleagues and help us reign supreme (again!). All SLIS students, staff, and faculty welcome!

Winchell's is located at 348 Southland Drive and offers a full menu along with adult and non-adult beverages. Trivia starts at 8; but we suggest arriving early if you want to eat before the games begin!

*For this event, LISSO asks that you would please RSVP if you plan on coming out so that we can try to reserve room for everyone!*

See you there!


Saturday, October 2, 2010

September Meeting Highlights

Hi everyone,

Thanks to everyone who came out to our last meeting. The minutes were posted in a previous post. I'd like to make a quick update with a list of upcoming LISSO events and some highlights:

October 14: Trivia Night at Winchell's at 8pm
October 22: Friday at Five at Charlie Brown's
October 26: October LISSO Meeting
October 29: Comps Orientation at 5pm
October 30: LISSO Halloween Event, details TBA

In the works for this month...

Transylvania Special Collections Tour (October 6th, 9th, or 23rd)

Be on the lookout for a survey from LISSO which will be sent out on the SLIS Listserv.

We are also still accepting submissions for a LISSO t-shirt. You can sent these to ; the deadline for all submissions is October 26!

Until next time,