Alumni News

Tisha Poncio

Tisha Poncio

09/29/2022

Alumni Highlight: Tisha Poncio M.S. Learning Technologies 2019

Tisha Poncio has always been ahead of the curve. As an undergraduate working on a degree in secondary education in the 90s, she wanted to use her natural ability with computers encouraged by her father to work on a...


Liz Philippi

Liz Philippi

08/29/2022

Alumni Highlight: Liz Philippi, M.S. Library Science 2003, and Certificate of Advanced Library Management 2007

Liz Philippi has worked as a school librarian at elementary and secondary campuses in Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, and Louisiana for 30+ years. Currently, she works at the Texas...


Nelson Orta

Dr. Nelson Orta

06/15/2022

The marriage of technology and learning is here to stay according to Dr. Nelson Orta. It’s imperative to never stop learning in the realm of technology, and that is what brought Nelson to the Ph.D. program in Learning Technologies. Nelson chose the distributed program and says he enjoyed the mix...


Dawn Smith

Dawn Smith

06/15/2022

2022 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient: Dawn Smith, Head of Acquisitions, Lillian Goldman Library, Yale Law School

We caught up with Dawn after the Department of Information Science Alumni and Friends Dinner to get her reaction to the award:

Dawn...


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