Dear CALA members
After thorough reading and discussion of all applications with supplemental materials, CALA Scholarship Committee has voted and decided to give the following two students awards based upon their outstanding achievements. This decision was also approved by CALA Board executive committee.
1. Ms. Zhang Mei (Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison) for CALA Scholarship ($1000), and
2. Ms. Liu Yan (Master student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) for Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science ($500).
Dear CALA Members:
The CALA Conference Travel Grant Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Conference Travel Grant. Approved by the Executive Committee, this year’s grant recipients (and the conference they will attend) are:
Both recipients are actively involved with the CALA community and have different roles in CALA and ALA. Each will receive $500 from CALA in support of their professional activity at the incoming conference. Please join us in congratulating them on receiving the CALA Conference Travel Grant and wishing them continued success in their future endeavors.
CALA Conference Travel Grant Committee:
Ying Xu (Chair)
Together We Make a Difference: Celebrate CALA 40 Years and Beyond!
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm, June 30, 2013 (Sunday)
Location: Astor Ballroom of Westin Chicago River North (320 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654)
- Dr. Tze-chung Li:
Look Forward for CALA
(founding members’ view of CALA)
- Minyan Li, Min Tong, Ning Zou:
Voice of CALA Emerging Leaders
(CALA younger generation’s voice)
- Julia Wu:
From an International student to a Pioneer in Education, to a Public Elected official, and to U.S. Presidential Adviser
(Outstanding CALA member’s inspiring story)
- Dr. Wilfred Fong:
Beyond The Horizon
(Look beyond, facing the challenges in our careers by reviewing the model of lifelong learning and leadership)
- Posters from CALA Seven Chapters;
- CALA 21st Century Librarianship Series;
- CALA Members in IMLS Project TGAG.
Greetings from CALA Members and Friends on video clips
For more information, visit http://cala-web.org/node/1536
Early bird registration by May 30, 2013 (Thursday): (Register Now* [Express - myCALA-Web login is required] )
Student Members: $28
Late and on-site registration:
Members and (non-member) students: $35
Due to limited space, we cannot guarantee seats for those who register on-site. Please take advantage of the early bird registration. Thank you for your understanding.
Please contact us for any questions related to the registration.
Seafood with Golden Corn 玉米海鮮湯
CALA officers and committee chair/co-chairs is/are required to submit a committee report at midwinter board meeting and a report at the annual board meeting.
CALA Representatives to Joint Conference for Librarians of Color 2012
Haipeng Li, Co-Chair of JCLC 2012 Steering Committee
Dora Ho, member of JCLC 2012 Steering Committee
Rep. to ALA Diversity Council (A Subcommittee of COD):
Hong Miao (2011-2013)
CALA Representative on the ALA Digital Working Group
CALA Board Parliamentarian
Mauuel Urizola (2010-2011)
Committees and Taskforces