Category: Awards and Honors

Staff Senate honors Thelma Mack with diversity award

The VCU Staff Senate has honored Research and Education Coordinator Thelma Mack of Tompkins-McCaw Library with the Champion of Diversity and Inclusion Award. Mack was recognized for her tireless efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in library services and programs. Over the course of her 14-year career with VCU Libraries, Mack has been actively engaged […]

Library Publishing Coalition honors VCU’s Kirschner

Open Educational Resources Librarian Jessica Kirschner has received the 2019 Library Publishing Coalition Award for Exemplary Service. The award recognizes substantial contributions by an LPC community member to advancing the mission vision, and values of the coalition. Kirschner chaired the Directory Task Force during the 2018-19 program year, and is now chair of the Directory […]

STYLE Weekly honors librarian Erin White in “Top 40 Under 40”

Each year Richmond alternative news weekly STYLE WEEKLY selects a group of “Top 40 Under 40” to feature. As the magazine’s headline notes: “Young and dynamic, these are the people building a new Richmond before our eyes.” Among three VCU community members featured for 2019 is Erin White, VCU Libraries Head of Digital Engagement. (Photo […]

Hurst chosen for prestigious leadership fellowship

Emily Hurst has been selected as an Association of Academic Health Sciences/National Library of Medicine leadership fellow for 2019-20. This highly competitive and prestigious program matches fellows and mentors in a one year leadership development program. It is a highly selective program with five fellows annually. The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program prepares emerging leaders for […]

ALA’s Black Caucus honors Gail Littleton for professional excellence

Gail Littleton, Coordinator of Acquisitions Accounting, is an inaugural recipient of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association Support Staff Award, sponsored by Baker & Taylor. The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) created the award to honor dedicated and outstanding performance. Littleton was recognized for her 40-year commitment to VCU Libraries and […]

Communications awards honor efforts of many

Spring is “awards season” in public relations and once VCU Libraries communications office received these honors and is grateful to the many Libraries faculty and staff who contributed to these projects. This work was done in 2018-19 with awards presented in spring 2019. American Library Association Every year, the American Library Association PR Exchange Awards […]

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