The University of Tennessee’s School of Information Sciences (SIS) announces the launch of a new website for the La SCALA program.  The website offers detailed information about the program and how students can apply for the funding.


“The new website,, is an important next step for the program.  This tool will assist in the very important task of providing information to prospective doctoral students,” said Dr. Ed Cortez, Professor and Director of SIS. 


La SCALA is an acronym for Latino Scholars Cambio Leadership Academy.  The grant is a collaborative program between the University of Tennessee and the University of Arizona.  The grant is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 


To learn more about the program visit



Donna A. Silvey

Communications Specialist

The University of Tennessee

College of Communication & Information

School of Information Sciences

451 Communications Bldg.

1345 Circle Park Drive

Knoxville, TN  37996-0341


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