Alisha Moorhead Elected Vice Chair of ISU Staff Council
At the May 10 meeting of the ISU Staff Council, the library’s own Ali Moorhead was elected to serve as the Council’s Vice Chair for Academic Year 2018-2019. Ali will be serving with newly elected Chair, El-Houcin Chaqra. Mr. Chaqra is Associate Director of the Center for Global Engagement.
We are pleased to announce the content at regional conferences. Dr. Godwin Charles Ogbeide will offer the keynote on Exercising your Hospitality Intelligence at four regional conferences. Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud will offer a keynote on Implicit Bias and the Welcoming Library at the Northwest Regional Conference. All five regional conferences will feature hands-on skills training in computer labs and conversation among public library directors. Other sessions vary by region.
With the exception of the directors’ session, all sessions are designed for and open to ALL staff of all types of libraries. Learn more and register today. Note that some sessions are being finalized. Group registration forms are posted. Members attend for $40; nonmembers may attend for $50.
· Wed, 4/4 in Ft. Wayne, Allen County Public Library, main branch
· Fri, 4/13 in Merrillville, Lake County Public Library
· Fri, 4/20 in New Albany, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library
· Tues, 5/15 in Terre Haute, Indiana State University
· Fri, 5/18 in Kokomo, Indiana University-Kokomo
Tisa M. Davis, Communications Manager, Indiana Library Federation, 941 East 86th Street, Suite 260, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1853 – 317-257-2040, ext. 104
For the first time, all Library Student Assistant awards moved to the University’s online scholarship system, the Branch, and we have confirmed that all six outstanding students selected for honors this year have officially accepted their library scholarship awards!
2017 Myrl O. Wilkinson Scholarship recipients:
- Gracey Patton, Technical Services – Vickie Magill, supervisor
- Haley Smith, Special Collections – Kendra McCrea, supervisor
2017 Hildegard Pang Library Endowment recipients:
- Wesley Pershing, Public Services – Paula Huey, supervisor
- Natalie Shanks, Technical Services – Debra Taylor, supervisor
2017 Swearingen Family Scholarship recipients:
- Becca McGregor, Administration – Erin Harmon, supervisor
- Jenny Pitts, Public Services – Paula Huey, supervisor
The library will hold a staff reception on April 26 for the students. Every CML student assistant who will receive a degree from ISU during calendar year 2017 (whether in May, August or December) will also receive a gift from the Dean at this event.
The ISU Staff Council is collecting gently used ISU shirts to make into bags at Earth Day. Two boxes, below the food collection boxes, are now located in the lobby.