Monday, April 18, 2011

Minutes from April meeting

Faculty Meeting Recap: (of things that really pertain to students)

  1. · Undergrad program proposal update – things are looking promising and it’s moving forward through all the necessary steps
  2. · Portfolio – we all know what the status of this is at this point

Upcoming Resume workshop

· Collaboration with SLA Resume Discussion

· Scheduled for April 19th at 4:30 in the SLIS Conference room

o Look out for e-mails, facebook events, and a blog post

· 2 SLA member speakers will be present to provide information and answer questions

· Beverages and food will be provided

Old Business

· T-shirts

o Price for t-shirts is $8.00 each, there will be an online order function set up for ease of ordering

o There are three options for shirts. Choose one, two, or all three!

o More information and the online order form will be sent out soon

· Treasurer position

o Is open – a call will be sent out soon.

o All the LISSO positions will need to be filled come December 2011 – we will start appointing people for the positions in August for a smooth transition.

· Binder

o Work will progress over the summer to make a better binder.

o Goal: have a small working binder for the president and a larger full binder for use by all the officers. Most of that information will also be available online.

· Blog revamp summer project

o Going to move the blog onto a wordpress which will be more organized in terms of important information

· Newsletter

o Work is going for volume 2 and it will be ready soon

o A set schedule will be implemented for the newsletter for next year

With the newsletter and new blog, we hope to incorporate LISSO into the lives of Distance Learners

New Business

· LISSO Leadership Award

o Given at SLIS Banquet on April 29th

o Nominations and voting have been sent out and everyone who can should respond

o Look out for further e-mails

· Spring Picnic

o Good Foods donated 20 dollars to LISSO so good Good Foods food will be provided

o Date set for May 6th

o Possible locations are Woodland park, or Chelsey’s new house, woo!

· Summer event at Dr. O’Connor’s house

o Mid-June Pool party at Dr. O’s house

o Date to be determinied

· LISSO Pint Night

o Date: April 20th Blue moon night @ Pazzo’s a table will be reserved at 4:30, pint night starts at 6pm but get there early

· Brainstorm events for next year

o Submit some ideas on Facebook and we will get something together

Thursday, April 14, 2011

SLIS Resume Workshop!

Dear readers,

There will be a Resume workshop on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. It is estimated to last until around 5:30 or so. The workshop will take place in the SLIS Conference room on the 3rd floor of the Art Library. Sandwiches, snacks, and beverages will be provided.

Bring your own resume or CV for feedback!