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Phelps Award Accepting Nominees

Friends of the OSU Library seek 2011 winner

September 7, 2011
Story by Emily Nielsen, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -Nominations for this year’s Phelps Award are now open. The award recognizes those who have performed exceptional work to increase the performance and effectiveness of the OSU Library.

Debbie Clemons, coordinator of donor relations, said, “The Edna Mae Phelps Award is so important because it’s our chance to recognize our outstanding contributors. We have so many incredible people who dedicate their time and energy to the OSU Library, but our Phelps award winner is our shining star.”

Eligible applicants are OSU Library volunteers, librarians, staff members, alumni, students, faculty, government office holders, fund raisers, interested citizens and members of the Friends of the OSU Library.

Nominations must be submitted via letter to Edna Mae Phelps Award, 216 Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-1071. Letters of nomination must include your name, address and phone number, the name, address and phone number of the nominee and a narrative supporting the nomination.

The award is named after Edna Mae Phelps, who served as the first president of the Friends of the OSU Library. Phelps was a strong supporter of the OSU Library, and while she served on the OSU Board of Regents she worked tirelessly to improve the budget for the Library.

The deadline for nomination letters is 5 p.m. Oct. 3, 2011. The Phelps Award winner will be announced Nov. 18 at the H. Louise & H.E. "Ed" Cobb Speaker Series, presented by the Friends of the OSU Library.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for a new world. Oklahoma's only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 32,000 students across its five-campus system and nearly 21,000 on its Stillwater campus; with students from all 50 states and about 110 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 200,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world. CREATE - INNOVATE - EDUCATE - GO STATE!

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/fall11/phelps.htm
Last Updated: 7 Sep 2011

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225 Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-1071

Media Contact:

Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR

Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

225 Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-1071

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