Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) is soliciting applications for the 2017 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students (http://www.midwestarchives.org/motley). The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by one-year memberships to MAC, will be awarded.
In order to be eligible for a scholarship, the applicant must be of African, American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Latino decent; must be a student currently enrolled in or accepted in a graduate, multicourse program in archival administration; and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in his or her academic program. If the program is not listed in the SAA Directory of Archival Education,http://www2.archivists.org/dae, the applicant must provide proof of the multicourse standard by submitting copies of course descriptions from the institution’s current departmental catalog. Applicants are not required to be residents of or attend school in the MAC region.
Applications are due March 1, 2017 and must include the following documents:
Completed applications should be sent to:
Digital Initiatives Librarian
University of Louisville Libraries
Archives and Special Collections
Louisville, KY 40292
Applications must be emailed or postmarked by March 1, 2017.
Awards will be announced no later than June 1, 2017.
The latest issue of Archeota was published this past Monday on December 5, 2016! This issue is Voume 2, Issue 2 of this open-source digital publication. SJSU SAASC is proud to continue this entirely student-run publication that is an outlet for SJSU SAASC to profile its current officers, promote and highlight SAA and SJSU SAASC activities and events, discuss happenings in the archival field, introduce students to professional responsibilities; and most importantly, functions as a platform for students to create original content.
In current issue, you can read about our new team members, learn about what classes students have found most useful, find out more about oral history and the digital record, and unwind in the quote corner. You can view the full issue here: http://sjsusaasc.weebly.com/archeota.html
We also wanted to officially welcome the new editorial team that will be taking over this Spring! Our Managing Editor-in-Training, Kimberlee Frederick, worked closely with our outgoing Managing Editor, Catherine Folnovic, to put together the current issue and learn the ropes. Joining Kimberlee is our new General Editor, Jennifer Castle, who also contributed to the current issue and will be working with Kimberlee on the Spring 2017 issue.
Welcome Kimberlee and Jennifer and enjoy the Fall 2016 issue of Archeota!