On Friday, July 12, 2013 the Libraries unveiled a new study room, dedicated to the late Lisabeth Holloway, a Drexel library school graduate. Mrs. Holloway’s family and several friends were present, including her husband George, also from the class of 1950, and two sons, Jim and George.
Capturing the Stories of Our Alumni: Question and Answer with University Archivist, Rob Sieczkiewicz
By: Jenny James Lee
Capturing and preserving its own history is essential to any organization's survival; at Drexel such is the responsibility of Rob Sieczkiewicz, our University Archivist. His team of three staff collects, catalogs and makes available the original materials that tell Drexel’s story – and those collections are growing.
Students from the Drexel University College of Medicine showcased their creativity and won first place in the University of South Carolina School of Medicine’s Memmy awards, a student-produced video contest. The winning video earned Drexel’s Libraries a $2,500 donation.
This is the first year the University of South Carolina School of Medicine has hosted the Memmy awards and there were 29 entries from medical schools across the United States and the globe.
On any given day at W. W. Hagerty Library students, faculty and staff actively engage in a variety of different exercises and activities to build knowledge and learn new skills. They work in group or individually, and interact with physical or electronic materials and technologies.
Three-dimensional information was the topic of conversation at 3D at Drexel: Imaging, Designing, and Printing, an event hosted by Drexel University Libraries on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Over 50 students, faculty and staff attended the lunch-time session.
The possibility of violent acts occurring in public places haunts anyone who manages a facility where people gather. The recent tragedy in Santa Monica emphasized that libraries, iconic places for peaceful reflection and nurturing the life of the mind, are not exempt from worry about security.
By: Jenny James Lee
The month of June was exciting in the Libraries as we welcomed new staff, congratulated librarians Gary Childs [Outstanding Service & Dedication Award] and Jay Bhatt [2013 Staff Mentor Award] for their awards and accomplishments and bid farewell to Linda Katz who retired early in the month and Rebekah Kilzer who took a new position as library director at Shawnee State University.
On Monday, June 24, 2013 the Libraries welcomed Brian Kall as Senior Financial Analyst in the Libraries Administrative Office. Brian most recently worked in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business as a finance administrator and has experience in retail operations. He earned is MBA in finance at Drexel University.
Brian’s office is located in the Administrative Suite at W. W. Hagerty Library.
On Monday, May 20, 2013 the Libraries welcomed Kate Leisman as Administrative Coordinator in the Libraries Administrative Office. Kate joins the Libraries after working at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Teaching and Learning. Prior to that she served as a financial aid coordinator for Penn’s Law School.
Kate can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-895-684. Her office is located in W. W. Hagerty Library.