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Blythe Bennett

Blythe Bennett

Program Manager, Library and Information Science/School Media

110 Hinds Hall | Phone: (315) 443-5445

babennet@syr.edu

Overview

Blythe Bennett is the Program Manager for Library and Information Science and LIS: School Media at the School of Information Studies.

Blythe works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty Program Director to manage administrative activities for academic programs in the iSchool.  Responsibilities include accreditation (ALA and NCATE/CAEP), student recruiting, admission, counseling, event management, curriculum and schedule management, marketing, communications and job placement.

She coordinates services for campus and distance education students pursuing their LIS and school media certification, and assists the LIS Program Director in implementing program assessment and improvement.

Blythe managed several K12 digital reference projects and services for organizations at the Information Institute of Syracuse, including AASL (American Association of School Librarians), the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Science Foundation prior to her role with the School Media and LIS programs.

She received her M.L.S. in school media from Syracuse University in 1994, her teaching certification in 1984, and her B.S. degrees in Spanish and in Sociology from Marietta College in 1982.

Feel free to contact her with questions regarding the LIS and the School Media program in the School of Information Studies.

Blythe serves on the following committees:

iSCHOOL COMMITTEES:

ALA Accreditation Team, ALA Student Chapter (LISSA) Staff Advisor, Beta Phi Mu Liaison, Graduate Coordination Committee, iSchool Financial Aid, LIS Program Committee, and New York Library Association (NYLA) Student Group Staff Advisor.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION COMMITTEES:

Assessment Council Syracuse Univ. Unit for Preparing School Professionals and Program Coordinators                              

Teaching


Semester Course Section Title
Spring 2018 IST600 M200 WISE: Community Engagement
Spring 2018 IST600 M201 WISE: Crisis Disaster
Spring 2018 IST600 M202 WISE: LibArchival Preservation
Spring 2018 IST600 M203 WISE: Music Library & Biblio
Spring 2018 IST600 M204 WISE: SocJustice in Info Prof
Semester Course Section Title
Spring 2014 IST972 M001 School Media Practicum
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2006 IST972 M001 School Media Practicum
Fall 2006 IST972 M002 School Media Practicum
Spring 2007 IST972 M001 School Media Practicum
Spring 2007 IST972 M002 School Media Practicum
Semester Course Section Title
Summer 2006 IST972 M001 School Media Practicum
Summer 2006 IST972 M002 School Media Practicum