CENTRAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
CALENDAR | OPPORTUNITIES | DIVISION NEWS | STAFF NEWS |
EXHIBITS & PROGRAMS | LIGHTER SIDE
ICE CREAM SOCIAL/ Tuesday, June 3rd; 1:00pm
Please join LEAD outside the Fondren Library Center for an Ice Cream Sundae Social. We will meet outside on the West Side of the building between SIC and Hyer Hall.
|SUMMER TERM/ Wednesday, May 28th-Thursday, July 31st|
THIS SPACE FOR RENT!
to the recipients of the 2002/2003 SMU Libraries Staff Recognition Awards.
The following outstanding employees of the SMU Libraries were honored at
the awards ceremony on Wednesday. Thanks to everyone of the SMU community
that shared their appreciation of the fine work of these employees:
The Exhibits Team of the Central University Libraries was the recipient of the CUL Team Award. Please congratulate them on the time and hard work they put into the excellent exhibits in the Fondren Library Center. Team members are John Phinney, Joel Eatmon, Shannon Cain, Ellen Buie Niewyk, Barbara Stockton, Joe Milazzo, Brad Wehring, Dave Schmidt.
FRIENDS OF THE SMU LIBRARIES SURPASSES LAST YEAR'S
The Friends of the SMU grants committee met on May 7, 2003 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee, chaired by Pam Lange, included Missy Collins, Bonnie Case and Marilyn Spencer. Ex-officio was Judy Searles. This year the Friends of the SMU Libraries was able to surpass the dollar amount given with a total of $26,734 being awarded in 2003. Here is the breakdown of what was awarded:
Grants approved earlier this year:
Chris Leamy and Lisa Wall have just graduated from the Dispute Resolution Masters Program :).
|Carrie Esch has a brand new nephew who was born April 26, 2003.|
FAREWELL AND GOOD LUCK!
Troy Sherrod will be leaving Periodicals and SMU for his new career as an English teacher as of 06/06/2003. Troy has been with CUL since 1996 and recently graduated magna cum laude from SMU with a Bachelor of Humanities degree. His contributions have been invaluable to Periodicals, and his commitment to patron service has been apparent to colleagues, student assistants, and patrons alike. Troy will be greatly missed, and we wish him the best of luck in everything.
Fondren Library Center has new neighbors.
The ACS Computer lab and classrooms that were located on the third floor and basement of Fondren West have moved to rooms 108 and 109 at the east end of the Fondren Library Center reference area. The lab and classrooms will reopen to users sometime in mid June. The official inauguration of the Information Commons @ Fondren Library Center will be at the beginning of the Fall 2003 semester in August.
Within room 108 are the staff offices of:
Within room 109
|Janet Allmon's son, Jonathan, graduated on May 18 with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, having minored in history. While at SMU, Jon served for three years as head manager of the Men's Basketball Team and traveled with them on all road games. The three trips to Hawaii rank high among the highlights of his basketball experience.|
EXHIBITS & PROGRAMS
HORTON FOOTE AND
THE TRIP TO THE BOUNTIFUL, 1953-2003/ May 15-July 18; DeGolyer Library
From its debut on television and Broadway in 1953, to its production at the Alley Theatre in Houston in 2003, Horton Foote´s The Trip to Bountiful has become a classic of the American stage. This exhibit features original drafts, screenplays, publicity photos, playbills, posters, and other memorabilia documenting the history of the play (and movie), with glances at other events in Horton Foote´s distinguished career . This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information contact Russell Martin, 214.768.3231, firstname.lastname@example.org
According to the 2003 Chase's Calendar of Events June is:
Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
International People Skills Month
1st-7th Volunteers Week
Perennial Gardening Month
Turkey Lovers' Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Candy Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Rose Month
4th National Tailors Day
8th-14th National Flag Week
8th Upsy Daisy Day
13th Blame Someone Else Day
13th International Skeptics' Day
20th Take Your Dog To Work Day
21st Join Hands Day
21st Pick Up Some Litter Day
21st Vegan World Day
22nd-28th National Cheese Week
23rd Let It Go Day
23rd-27th Take Your Pet To Work Week
29th Log Cabin Day
DID YOU KNOW?
SECRET ARABIAN LIBRARIES....
Timbuktu, Mali--As dusk sweeps across the Sahara Desert, the Es Sayouti brothers--six learned men ranging from 40 to 55 years old--gather in their parents' home to reflect on the vexing legacy they share. Abdrahamane speaks first, as he is the eldest and the imam at the nearby Djingarey Ber Mosque, a place of prayer and scholarship since 1325. He explains that their father, who is in failing health and resting downstairs, has recently given them responsibility for 2,500 ancient texts gathering dust in the next room....
Page author: Theresa Van Goethem Meyers