Alumni Spotlight "Sandra Avila"

FIU Asian Studies Alumni Sandra Avila named Science Librarian for UCF Libraries

FIU Asian Studies Alumni Sandra Avila has been named Science Librarian for UCF Libraries and is assigned to the Research and Information Services Department. Sandy received her MLIS degree from the University of South Florida in 2010, and a MA in Religious Studies and an MA in Asian Studies from Florida International University in 2008. Prior to her graduate work, Sandy studied Biology and Dance as an undergrad and has earned degrees in both from USF and FIU respectively.

Sandy is the subject librarian for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, CREOL, and the Nanoscience Technology Center at UCF. Her research interests include: emerging technologies in education, online learning, and anything library instruction related. In her spare time, Sandy (as an Orlando native) enjoys boating, the outdoors, traveling, and seeking adventure!

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