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Fall Issue of CONNECT Faculty Newsletter Published

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Welcome Brian Beecher!

Brian Beecher, Library Director

Brian Beecher, Library Director

Please help welcome our new Library & Learning Commons director – Brian Beecher!

Beecher is a native of southern Wisconsin where he was a vocal performance graduate at UW-Rock County. He earned his Bachelor of Music – Vocal Performance and his Master of Library Science degrees at UW-Madison. Most recently, Brian served as Dean of Libraries and Instructional Services at the College of Lake County  (IL). He has worked at Elgin Community College, UW- Rock County, UW-Whitewater, and in health libraries at UW-Madison.

Brian has been active professionally as President (2012-2014) of the Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges,  and as executive board member (2013-2016) for CARLI: Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois.

Brian enjoys running, biking, swimming, music, and spending time with his family who are in the process of moving to Michigan.  Brian replaces Patricia Ingersoll who retired in June 2016.

Welcome Brian!

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CONNECT Faculty Newsletter – Winter 2016 issue published

Connect Winter 2016We publish the CONNECT Faculty Newsletter for faculty, but students tell us they find it useful, too! Past issues are available on the Faculty Resources Subject Guide.

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CONNECT Faculty Newsletter – Fall issue published

Connect cover graphicWe publish the CONNECT Faculty Newsletter for faculty, but students tell us they find it useful, too! Past issues are available on the Faculty Resources Subject Guide.

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“Thanks” from the Kent County Jail

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Tess Alliston (Library) delivered 307 books to Bob Schichtel, GRPS employee at the Kent County Jail.

Thanks to all who donated paperbacks to our 100 Ways to Give project.  The 307 books have been distributed and inmates are thrilled to have new reading material!  Tess Alliston, Circulation Associate, led the shared 100 Ways to Give  project for the Library & Learning Commons and Criminal Justice departments. Good work,  Tess!

 

 

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