Two iSchool alumni have received the Up and Comer Award from ATG Media. Aaisha N. Haykal (MS '11), manager of archival services at the Avery Research Center of African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston, and Paolo P. Gujilde (MS '09), assistant head of acquisitions at Northwestern University, are among the fifteen individuals who were selected for the award, which is intended for early-career librarians and information professionals.
ATG Media is the umbrella group that includes the Charleston Conference, Against the Grain, and "Charleston Briefings: Trending Topics for Information Professionals." The 2018 Up and Comers were profiled in Against the Grain and will be featured in a series of scheduled podcast interviews on ATGthePodcast.com. They will also be recognized at the Charleston Conference First Time Attendee Reception on November 6.