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Showing posts from November 17, 2013

Order Tickets for Friends Dinner with Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the UNCG Libraries Annual Dinner on March 6, 2014.   The reception begins at 6 p.m., and the program at 8 p.m.  Order your tickets from the Triad Stage Box Office at 336-272-0160. 

Friends member tickets are $54
Non-member tickets are $64
Program only tickets are $20

Triad Stage
232 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Phone: (336) 272-0160
Toll-free: 1-866-579-TIXX (8499)
Hours: Mon–Fri 10:00am–6:00pm

University Libraries Sponsor Table at Neo-Black Society's 45th Anniversary Dinner

The University Libraries were well-represented at the recent Neo-Black Society dinner, sponsoring a table that included Friends of the UNCG Libraries Chair Billie Durham and husband Carey,  Friends Board member Camille Payton, HR Librarian Kathy Bradshaw, Associate Dean Kathy Crowe, Stacey Krim from the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, and Dean Rosann Bazirjian and husband Patrick Burger.  Other attendees from the University Libraries included Assistant Dean Beth Bernhardt and Reference Librarian/Diversity Coordinator Gerald Holmes, who served on the planning committee.

We invite Neo Black Society members to contribute records, including photographs and memorabilia of the Society, to the University Archives.

Dorothy Rechel Gift Supports Women Veterans Historical Project at UNCG's University Libraries

Dorothy Rechel of Hendersonville, NC has established the Dorothy J. Rechel Women Veterans Historical Project Oral History and Program Fund to support the work of the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project at the University Libraries at UNC Greensboro. Her gift will support the collections and ongoing educational programming of the project.

Rechel was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.At the age of eighteen, following graduation from high school, she enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps and began a highly varied twenty-three year career which included overseas assignments in France and Viet Nam. Her military education was gained in specialized training at several service schools and the US Army Sergeants Major Academy from which she graduated in 1974.

Sergeant Major Rechel’s final duty station was Fort Monroe, Virginia, beginning in 1971, at the Headquarters, US Army Training and Doctrine Command.There she was privileged to have been involved in planning and preparations for …