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library, training the staff, developing the collection,
and providing reference service to army personnel
living on base. She will be in Germany for a minimum
of three and a maximum of five years.
Cecil White (MLS '70, PhD '84) Director, McKeon
Memorial Library, St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo
Park, California, spent three months last summer in
Europe as half of his sabbatical leave. During his stay,
he worked for a month in a consultative role with the
International Baptist Seminary Library in Pragueand
visited libraries in Poland, the Czech Republic,
Austria, Italy, and Germany. He also visited many
churches, monasteries, abbeys, and museums, along
with a number of sites associated with the Holocaust.
Next summer he plans to spent the remainder of his
sabbatical visiting Catholic seminaries in the United
States and Canada.
Dana Wilson (MS '91), reference librarian at
Richardson Public Library, has been chosen as "1996
Volunteer of the Year" by the Literacy Volunteers of
America - Dallas. She was honored for developing a
bilingual cirriculum that is currently being used by
Several SLIS alums have been selected as participants
for the 1997 TALL Texans Leadership Development
Institute, which will be held Jun 2-6 at Harambe Oaks
Ranch near Wimberly, Texas. TALL Texans is
designed for mid-career librarians with at least five
years experience, and library laypersons with at least
three years of service to the library community. The 24
participants were chosen from over 200 applicants.
SLIS graduates include: Cynthia Cooper (MS '92),
Carrollton Public Library; Cherry Fuller (MS '85),
Educational Service Center XI, Fort Worth; Gretchen
McCord Hoffman (MS '92), University of Houston;
Ann Loggins (MLS '70), Bedford Public Library; Edith
Reiss (MS '86), Richardson Public Library; and Rachel
Robbins (MS '84), University of Texas at Arlington.
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On February 5, the Library and Information Sciences Student
Association (LISSA) hosted a program at which four distinguished
alumni spoke about their experiences in the profession. Speakers
included: Ann Tellier (MS '95), Public Service Librarian. Texas
Wesleyan University Law Library; Barbara Blake (MS '87),
Director, Rowlett Public Library; Caroline Kienzle (MS '93),
Library/Media Services Coordinator, Irving Independent School
District; and Robert Pierce (MS '96), Network Manager, LAN/
PC, University of North Texas Libraries.
Terry Hinely, husband of Heather Williams (MS '76), Dallas
Public Library, died as the result of an automobile accident on
March 8, 1997. Terry was the son of Dr. Reginald Hinely who is
retired from the UNT College of Education
Berti Ketner (MS '90), a graduate of the Lubbock MS program,
died of cancer on October 30, 1996. Berti was in charge of the
Conservation Laboratory at the Texas Tech Library. She was born
in Miesbach, Germany and had lived in Lubbock since 1971.
Twenty-nine students were awarded degrees from SLIS at the
Fall 1996 Commencement: 1 Bachelor of Science in Information
Science, 21 Master of Science in Library Science--18 from the
Denton program and 3 from the Houston Program--and 7 Master
of Science in Information Science from the Denton program.
Patricia Stigger received the Bachelor of Science in Information
Master of Science in Library Science/Denton included Sara
Bonner Baron (4.0), Raymond Earl Bloxom Jr., Iris B. Carroll
(4.0), Carolyn Kay Davidson (4.0), Amanda Jean Scanio Dye,
Garrett Lee Erickson, Nancy J. Foster, Vicki Elaine Kirkley,
Amy Shelton Mapel (4.0), Craig E. Mitchell, Lisa Marie
Muilenburg, Valeria Beth O'Brien, Harry W. Ogg (4.0), Monica
Renee Ramirez, Shannon Dee Reeves, Gayle Jackson Roth (4.0),
Barbara Beth Rosten Scanio, and Martha G. Sheppard.
Master of Science in Library Science/Houston included Gregory
O'Neal Burns, Lana Lim Miles (4.0), and Virgie Darlene Paul.
Master of Science in Information Science/Denton include
Deborah Pierson Dill (4.0), Eva Angelica Gonzalez (4.0), Joyce
Marie Luster, Erin L. Stewart (4.0), Daniel Vaiser, Mark
Edward Wilcox, and Myongho Yi.
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