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URI library school honors alumni for outstanding leadership, service to the profession

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KINGSTON, R.I. – January 31, 2014 - This year, the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies celebrated its 50th Anniversary. In recognition of this milestone, the URI College of Arts and Sciences and the Harrington School of Communication and Media are pleased to honor the following alumni as recipients of the graduate school’s “50 for 50” Alumni Award for their service to the profession:

Of the 50 alumni chosen, the following five were selected for outstanding leadership, innovation, and contributions to the profession: E. Gale Eaton ’74, Wakefield, Edward Garcia ’08, Cranston, Nancy Kline ’73, Bloomfield, Conn., Janice McPeak ’00, Rockville, Md., Frederick Stielow ’81, Annapolis, Md.

Following is a full list of Honorees:

Shirley Cherry '75, Millbrook, Ala., 36054
Michael Kronenfeld '75, Scottsdale, Ariz., 85258
Tony Stankus '75, Fayetteville, Ark., 72701
Nancy Kline '73, Bloomfield, Conn., 06002
Donna Good '89, Mystic, Conn., 06355
Cynthia Lunghofer '98, Wesley Chapel, Fla., 33544
Carol Fox '68, Loves Park, Ill., 61111
Carolyn Anthony '74, Skokie, Ill., 60076
Frederick Stielow '81, Annapolis, Maryland, 21403
Jean Hirons '73, Rockville, Md., 20850
Janice McPeak '00, Rockville, Md., 20853
Joann Butler '05, Dorchester, Mass., 02121
Margaret Rioux '91, East Falmouth, Mass., 02536
Talia Resendes '07, Fall River, Mass., 02721
Kimberlee Dewall '13, North Falmouth, Mass., 02556
Megan Hurst '09, Salem, Mass., 01970
Jamie Greene '03, Seekonk, Mass., 02771
Donna Kafel '09, Shrewsbury, Mass., 01545
Nancy Siegel '98, Westfield, Mass., 01085
Nancy Keane '77, Concord, N.H., 03301
Norman Medeiros '95, Lawrence Township, N.J., 08648
Peter Insabella '77, Dublin, Ohio, 43017
Carina Cournoyer '07, Cranston, R.I., 02920
Edward Garcia '08, Cranston, R.I., 02910
John Jespersen '01, Cranston, R.I., 02905
Heather Jespersen '02, Cranston, R.I., 02905
Holly Barton '91, East Greenwich, R.I., 02818
Donna Dufault '65, East Greenwich, R.I., 02818
Anne Parent '74, East Greenwich, R.I., 02818
Constance Zack '76, East Greenwich, R.I., 02818
Lucille Cameron '64, Hope, R.I., 02831
Alice Juda '83, Kingston, R.I., 02881
Laura Gladding '12, Narragansett, R.I., 02882
Robert Aspri '73, North Kingstown, R.I., 02852
Laura Kohl '04, North Kingstown, R.I., 02852
Deborah Barchi '80, North Scituate , R.I., 02857
Aaron Coutu '98, Pascoag, R.I., 02859
Cheryl McCarthy '73, Portsmouth, R.I., 02871
Amanda Izenstark '01, Providence, R.I., 02908
Dhana Watkins-Whiteing '01, Providence, R.I., 02908
Stefanie Metko '13, Richmond, R.I., 02875
Mary MacDonald '96, Wakefield, R.I., 02879
E. Gale Eaton '74, Wakefield , R.I., 02879
Cheryl Banick '93, Warwick, R.I., 02886
Mark Caprio '01, Warwick, R.I., 02889
Alexander Caracuzzo '92, Warwick, R.I., 02888
Darshell Silva '01, Warwick, R.I., 02889
Jacquelyn Lamoureux '75, West Warwick, R.I., 02893
Pamela Scott '00, Westerly, R.I., 02891
Patrick O'Brien '66, Alexandria, Va., 22304