Recent Professional Accomplishments

Recent Professional Accomplishments

It is a pleasure to acknowledge Aimee L. DeChambeau, UL Electronic Services, for her recent professional endeavors.

Aimee received her Ph.D. in Sustainability Education from Prescott College in May 2014.

Online Case Study:

Hauk, M. & deChambeau, A. (2014, April). Case study of “Sustainability Now and Powerful (SNAP!) International Program to Restore Landscapes, Recharge Educators, and Replenish Learning Systems.” Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Available from http://www.aashe.org/resources/case-studies/sustainability-now-and-powerful-snap-international-program-restore-landscapes

Presentation:

deChambeau, A. (2014, May 15). “Supported Student Success: Communities of Practice in Higher Education.” Supporting Sustainability Through Creativity: Prescott College Symposium on Sustainability Education, May 14-18, 2014. Prescott, AZ. Slides available from http://www.slideshare.net/adechambeau/supported-student-success-communities-of-practice-in-higher-education

Volunteers Needed: Week of Welcome

The 2014 UA Week of Welcome will be the first week of Fall Semester, August 24-29.

We have three days of great events planned (Sun, Mon, Tues) at Bierce- see 2014 UL Week of Welcome Events for info on our events or check them out on the UA Week of Welcome Website.

What we need now are volunteers to make this happen! Please click on the link below and sign up to help out:

http://vols.pt/32Cu4B

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Stephanie and she can sign you up manually.

Archival Services Commemorates Civil War Sesquicentennial

The University of Akron Archival Services, a division of University Libraries, recently commemorated the Civil War Sesquicentennial by digitizing and making available online over 200 rare letters from its collections that document the War Between the States. For details, view the article.

Archival Services Awarded NFPF Grant

The National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) recently awarded The University of Akron Archival Services, a division of University Libraries, a $13,440 grant. The grant will be used to transfer four one-of-a-kind motion picture films of the airship USS Akron from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Records from nitrate-based film stock onto safety film and to provide access copies for public viewing. For details, view the article.

Opie Evans Exhibit Extended

The University of Akron Archival Services, a division of University Libraries, is pleased to announce that the exhibition on the photography of Opie Evans at the Dr. Shirla R. McClain Gallery of Akron’s Black History and Culture has been extended until early November. For details, view the article.

Save the Date: Summer Potluck August 8

University Libraries

Summer Potluck

Join us as we celebrate summer with a Big Summer Potluck!  Sign-ups will be going around soon.

Plates, silverware & drinks will all be provided!

DATE: 8/8/2014 (Fri 11:30AM – 1:00PM)

LOCATION: Staff Room (Bierce 351)

If you’d like to sign up online, use this link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C054AAFA723A7FE3-summer/18738995