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Mississippi University for Women - Fant Memorial Library (People in the News)

Friday, August 30, 2019 9:14 AM | Carol Green

Leah Hickman, Assistant to the Dean, joined Fant Memorial Library from Watkins, Ward and Stafford.  She has a B.S. from Mississippi State University in Business Management with a minor in Marketing.

Graduate Studies Librarian / Assistant Professor Elaine Walker received her M.L.I.S. from The University of Southern Mississippi and joined Fant from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Public Services Library Associate Victoria “Vic” Jones has a Masters in History from University of North Florida and is currently getting her M.L.I.S. at Southern Mississippi. 

Nichole Bonaventure-Larson has been promoted to Collection Development Librarian / Assistant Professor.  Most recently she was a Public Services Associate at Fant, and she received her M.L.I.S. from San Jose State University.

Public Services Library Associate Rahmana Pittman recently completed her J.D. at Mississippi College. 

Public Services Library Associate Whitney Baswell was nominated to represent USMS in the ALA Student 2 Staff Program at ALA Annual 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Dean Amanda Clay Powers has recently published through ALA Editions A Starter’s Guide for Academic Library Leaders: Advice in Conversation with Martin Garnar and Dustin Fife.  The book contains a series of conversations with seasoned deans, directors, and university librarians on topics relevant to managing and leading a 21st century library.

Back row, left to right: Leah Newton, Victoria Jones

Front row, left to right: Elaine Walker, Nochole Bonaventure-Larson, Rahmana Pittman



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