iSchool Alumni

Alumni Engagement

As an iSchool graduate, you have reason to celebrate. Not only are you prepared for an exciting and fulfilling future, you have lifelong connections to a dynamic community. Through these connections, you'll have opportunities to maintain relationships with faculty and classmates, broaden your professional network, mentor current students, and remain engaged with the iSchool long after graduation day.

Keep in touch

We always are interested in learning about your career and life accomplishments. Please take the time to update your contact information and/or share a Class Note with news of your recent publications, awards, marriages, retirements, moves, promotions, and birth announcements by using our Alumni Update Form.

  • Noonan, Katie (Class of 2010) 9 days 16 hours ago

    Katie Noonan (MS '10) is an elementary school librarian in Oak Park, Illinois, spending her days teaching about books, digital citizenship, robots, STEAM, informational literacy and more. She recently became National Board Certified, which was demanding but taught her a lot about teaching. She enjoys her 500 students and the joy they bring to the library.

  • Starosta, Natalie (Bazan) (Class of 2010) 9 days 16 hours ago

    Natalie (Bazan) Starosta (MS '10) began as director of the North Riverside (IL) Public library in February 2018, married her husband James in May, and is expecting her first child in March 2019.

  • Herron, Joan (Class of 1975) 9 days 16 hours ago

    Joan Herron (MS '75) is retired after 35 years at Eureka High School in Eureka, Illinois. She is currently working part time at Eureka Public Library, dabbling in cataloging, YA services, circulation and the children's department as well as cosponsoring the high school book club in her "old" library.

  • Todd, Amanda (Class of 2017) 9 days 16 hours ago

    Amanda Todd (MS '17) recently began a new position as director of the Dominy Memorial Library in Fairbury, Illinois. She is excited to serve her hometown community.

  • Tanner, Elise (Class of 2015) 8 days 16 hours ago

    Elise Tanner (MS '15) started working at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, in October 2018 as the director of digital projects and initiatives.

  • Kirkpatrick, Nancy (Class of 2007) 12 days 16 hours ago

    Nancy Kirkpatrick (MS '07) has been named the new executive director/CEO of OhioNET, the library consortium for libraries and information centers throughout Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania.

Stay connected with News & Notes

News & Notes is the monthly e-newsletter for iSchool graduates. It's a great way to keep up with the activities of your former classmates, learn about School news, and browse upcoming events, many of which are available to alumni at a distance.

Read our alumni magazine, Intersections

  • Summer 2018
  • Winter 2017
We're here to help

Have an idea to share, a question to ask, or news to report? Our Office of Advancement is here to serve the needs of our iSchool alumni.

Jill Gengler, Director of Alumni Affairs
Jill Gengler, Director of Alumni Affairs