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Friends of the UNCG Libraries Board Member Mae Douglas Gives Major Gift to Name Presentation Room in Digital Media Commons

Mae Douglas has spent much of her life mentoring others.  With her recent gift to the University Libraries, she continues to do so.

To honor her nephew Sterling, Douglas has made a major gift to the University Libraries Enrichment Fund that will name the Presentation Practice Room in the Digital Media Commons (DMC).  The gift is a current restricted fund to support the Digital Media Commons in the Libraries, for furniture, equipment, and updated technology for the Practice Room and throughout the DMC. 

A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Douglas graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in sociology. She went on to enjoy a storied and well-decorated career as a Human Resources executive that spanned two major industries and culminated with her tenure as a highly revered executive vice-president and chief people officer for Cox Communications. Douglas held positions of progressive responsibility in Human Resources before Cox, including eighteen …