CUL NEWSLETTER

June 2002

Central University Libraries, Southern Methodist University

CALENDAR | OPPORTUNITIES | DIVISION NEWS | STAFF NEWS | EXHIBITS & PROGRAMS |

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CALENDAR

Fri 6-7           Meeting Management Workshop, Hughes-Trigg Atrium A-B, 9:00am to noon
Thur 6-13      Meeting Management Workshop, Hughes-Trigg Atrium A-B, 9:00am to noon
Thur 6-13      ALA Annual Conference, Atlanta GA, runs through Wed. 6-19
Sun 6-16        Father's Day
Wed 6-19      Meeting Management Workshop, Hughes-Trigg Atrium A-B, 9:00am to noon
Fri 6-21         First Day of Summer

OPPORTUNITIES

MEETING MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS

The purpose of this training is to acquaint all staff of basic meeting management skills and to development a common understanding of expectations for our meetings in order to enhance their effectiveness.

Below is the assignment of staff times. These assignments have been reviewed by the EC, but if there is a need to switch times with someone, please coordinate with your supervisor. All workshops will be held in Hughes-Trigg Atrium A-B, located on the third level, and will run from 9:00am to noon. Please arrange to be there early in order for us to begin on time. Coffee, tea, and water will be available by at least 8:45am. Thanks for your cooperation, and please direct any questions to Bill Dworaczyck.

Meeting Management Workshops - Staff Assignments

JUNE 7

Systems Office: Queyrouze, Nolen

Public Services: Baker

Lending Services: Kozlowski

Gov. Info: Joe Milazzo

Periodicals: Ripley

Reference: Stark, Meyers

Web Develop. A.Turner

User Ed: B. Walker, Esch

Collection Dev. Holleman, Setnick

CIP: J. Allmon, A.Collins, Graff, Kull, Ruppi, Swanson, Schacht

Science: Bickston

Distance Ed. Jenkins

ILL: Golder,

DeGolyer: Friedrich

Hamon: Crenshaw, Marley, Ratcliffe

CMIT: Dworaczyk, Horne

JUNE 13

CUL Office: Herbel

Systems: Wehring, J. Cruz

Public Services: Cain

Lending Services: Olson

Gov. Info.: Youngblood

Periodicals: Schmidt

Collection Dev. : Eatmon

CIP: Bird, Armour, Bellavance, Evans, Farmer, John Milazzo, Rubenstein

Ft. Burgwin: Sellers

ILL: C. Cruz, Garrett

IIS: Quevedo

DeGolyer: Martin

Hamon: Silcox, Delgado

CMIT: Alley, Putman

JUNE 19

CUL Development:  A.Carver

Friends: Searles

Systems: Asberry, Maupin

Lending Services: Leamy

Gov. Info: Nickel

Periodicals: Sherrod

Collection Dev: McClafferty, Barnett

CIP: K. Reed, Babatunde, Cernosek, Heydari, Lattimore, Sanderson, Stockton

ISEM: Phinney

ILL: Stovall

IIS: Buford

DeGolyer: Shuman

Hamon: H. Campbell, Pope, Buie-Niewyk

CMIT: Walker, Wall

 

DIVISION NEWS

SUMMER HOURS

Here is a complete listing of the Summer I and Summer II hours for all SMU Libraries

STAFF NEWS

JUNE BIRTHDAYS

Wednesday, June 5--Brad Wehring, FLC Ref

Tuesday, June 11--Hillary Campbell, Hamon

Thursday, June 13--Erika Ripley, FLC Ref and Billie Stovall, FLC ILL

Friday, June 14--Sonia Graff, CIP

Friday, June 21--Amy Carver, CUL Development Officer and Ellen Buie Niewyk, Hamon

Saturday, June 22--Lisa Wall, CMIT

Sunday, June 23--Melanie Golder, FLC ILL

WEDDING BELLS

Chris Leamy of FLC Circulation was married on May 18th. Chris and his new wife, Chrissy, will honeymoon in the Bahamas

Dawn Youngblood's Work to Appear in Archaeology

Her article, "From Beringia to Chile in Less that 250 years? Note on the Rapid Traversal of Continents" will be published in an upcoming issue.

BABY FEVER
  • Beth Walker and her husband Todd are expecting a child in late November
  • Amy Carver and her husband Dion are expecting a baby boy in October
Dave Schmidt is back on the boards once again at the Dupree Theater in the Irving Arts Center. This time the production is the thriller Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher, author of Sorry, Wrong Number. The performances began May 31 and will run weekends through June 15. For tickets, call 972-252-2787.
Among the drawing winners at the Staff Appreciation Picnic was Kris Reed (CIP). Her prize was an SMU Fossil watch from the SMU Spirit Shop. This is the third year in a row that lucky Kris' ticket has been picked in the drawing. And, what a great picnic it was! Perfect weather, good fun, delicious food...a wonderful time was had by all!

EXHIBITS & PROGRAMS

The current exhibition in the Hawn Gallery is titled Texas Women Printmakers, 1930-1950 and features prints from the Bill and Mary Cheek Family Collection. The following comes from the introductory text panel of the exhibition, written by the lender, Bill Cheek"

"This exhibition includes work by six women who were members of the Texas Printmakers, which existed from 1940-1965: Lorene David, Bess Hubbard, Lucille Jeffries, Lura Ann Taylor, Verda Ligon, and Vera Wise. This group was created after a similar men's group, the Lone Star Printmakers (which had been formed in 1937) denied membership to women. The Texas Printmakers developed exhibitions and sent them on circuits to museums, libraries and colleges throughout the U.S. and continued long after the Lone Star Printmakers dissolved in 1942. An overview exhibition of the Texas Printmakers was held at the SMU Meadows Museum in 1990."

The exhibition runs from May 13 through August 9, 2002, and the Hawn Gallery is located on the first floor of the Hamon Library. 

The newest exhibition in Bridwell Library is Written On/ PRINTED ON and highlights the evolution of the written to the printed word. The exhibition, which runs from June 7, 2000 through August 2, 2002, is housed in the Elizabeth Prothro Gallery and was curated by the former director of  Bridwell Library, Decherd Turner. More information about the exhibition.....

The exhibit, Libraries and Leaders: Some Donors to SMU Libraries, 1915-2002, runs until June 30, 2002 and is available for viewing from 8:30-5:00, Monday through Friday, in DeGolyer Library. In conjunction with the just-finished capital campaign, DeGolyer Library has mounted a retrospective exhibit highlighting the contributions of well-known (and not so well-known) individuals to SMU libraries over the years. Methodist ministers, early faculty members, the Fondren family, the DeGolyer family, Stanley Marcus, and many others have helped shaped the course of SMU's library development. We celebrate their achievements and anticipate more good things in the future. Over 80 items are on display, from an edition of Hippocrates (1537) to a photo of Stanley Marcus and Lyndon Johnson (1966). For more information, contact Russell Martin at x3231.

LIGHTER SIDE

HATS OFF TO THESE FUTURE LIBRARIANS! Several children of CUL Staff Members are May 2002 graduates:       
  • Gillian McCombs' daughter, Margaret, graduated from the Pratt Institute
  • Judy Searles' daughter, Jessica, graduated cum laude from SMU with a BBA in Finance. She will be living in the "Gold Coast" area of Chicago with a sorority sister from SMU. Now, all she needs is a job! Does anyone have any connections in Chicago, particularly in the field of finance, banking, real estate, or human resources? Judy says she'll take any help she can get!
  • Mary Ann Herbel's son, Jeremy, graduated from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science. Jeremy will begin the SMU Cox School of Business in the fall of 2002
  • Ruth Ann Swanson's son, Mark Anthony, graduated from Lutheran High School of Dallas. In August, he will move onto the SMU campus to begin his highly anticipated Mustang experience as a freshman in the class of 2006. Mark plans to study electrical engineering.
  • Mary Queyrouze's daughter, Heather, graduated with Honors in May from Berkner High School, received several leadership and academic awards, and was voted by her peers to most likely be on CNN in 10 years. She will be attending SMU here in the fall with a pre-major in Broadcast Journalism.
  • Carol Baker's son, Colin Anderson, graduated from Lake Highlands High School in Richardson. According to Carol, "He will be attending (God willing and Brazos don't rise) Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX in the fall.
  • Maria Bellavance's daughter, Angela Maria, completed her Ph.D. in Physics at Rice University. She defended her thesis on May 9 and is now back in Naperville, Illinois to resume research work at the Fermi Laboratory.
CUL CELEBRITY SIGHTING!

Judy Searles was featured on the Oprah show recently during a trip to Chicago with her daughter and some friends. The episode was broadcast live and featured a cooking demonstration by Art Smith, a notable culinary expert and personal chef to Oprah Winfrey. Our Judy managed to be seated on the front row and received a copy of Mr. Smith's newest cookbook as well as a fantastic goodie bag from Sur la Table. So, if you see Judy in dark glasses, ducking the paparazzi, congratulate her on her recent brush with celebrity-hood!

DON'T FORGET FATHER'S DAY ON JUNE 16.....

Here are some fun links about Father's Day:

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