Post Tagged with: "librarian"

First annual Beulah Davis day celebration to occur this week

by Akira Kyles, Campus News Editor  In honor of National Library Week, the Earl S. Richardson Library will be hosting the first annual Beulah M. Davis Day. Beulah Davis was the first professionally trained and the second alumni librarian to serve Morgan College. Davis graduated in 1925 then returned in 1926 while completing her degree in Library Science. She remained at Morgan for nearly 40 years. “In light of Morgan’s 50th anniversary, contributions by people such as Ms. Davis need to be public, remembered and celebrated,” said Ida Jones, the first and current University Archivist. Beulah M. Davis Day is […]

by · April 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS

Baltimore librarian appointed to lead at the Library of Congress

Khalia Patterson, Contributing WriterThe United States Senate has made history yesterday in swearing in Carla Hayden, the first African American woman to lead as the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden’s career has exceedingly prepared her for the demands in the role of the Librarian of Congress. She earned her undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University and continued with earning a M.A. and Ph.D. from the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago, studying Library Science. Following a stint as a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Hayden worked as one of the lead librarians at the Chicago Public Library, where […]

by · September 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS