Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award

Call for Nominations: The 6th Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award

Deadline: June 1st, 2015
Faculty Literacy Nomination Form [pdf]

The 6th Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award is named for Dr. Mark Szarejko, 1980 alumnus, in recognition of his support for the library. It is given to a St. John Fisher College faculty member who actively supports information literacy. The Library Committee invites applications from faculty who advocate for information literacy, impacting students and faculty to promote information literacy on campus and beyond.

Self-nominations are encouraged and previous applicants are welcome to re-apply!

The following are the criteria exemplified by a worthy candidate for the Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award:

  • Assignments/Courses: Creates or revises assignments with a consciousness of library resources
  • Collaboration: Seeks out opportunities to partner and collaborate with librarians; promotes a connection between librarian and students
  • Curriculum Mapping: Incorporates progressions of information literacy skills throughout the curriculum of his or her discipline
  • Professional Development: Participates or consults on events/workshops/training sessions/working groups that include information literacy
  • Scholarship: Submits/publishes articles or presentations that include information literacy

Not sure if your projects fit the criteria? Ask your Librarian or talk with one of our past winners! The award will now be given every other year, so don't miss this great opportunity to share your information literacy projects with the campus!

To learn more about Information Literacy, please visit the Association of College and Research Libraries webpage.

Past Award Recipients

Dr. Mona Gandhi

Dr. Mona Gandhi

2014 Recipient of the Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. 

Learn more about Dr. Mona Gandhi.


Dr. Michael Boller

Dr. Michael Boller

2013 Recipient of the Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. 

Learn more about Dr. Michael Boller.


Dr. Stephen Brauer

Dr. Stephen Brauer

2012 Recipient of the Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. 

Learn more about Dr. Stephen Brauer.


Dr. Susan Schultz

Dr. Susan Schultz

2011 Recipient of the Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award

Learn more about Dr. Susan Schultz.


Dr. Kristin Picardo

Dr. Kristin Picardo

2010 Recipient of the Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. 

Learn more about Dr. Kristin Picardo.


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