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2011 Outstanding Library Staff Award

Bonnie Cain-Wood selected

May 24, 2011
Marissa Chavez, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -The Outstanding Library Staff Award is presented each year to recognize outstanding contributions to the OSU Library. This year, Bonnie Cain-Wood, senior communications specialist, was selected for this prestigious award.

Cain-Wood started working in the Library in 1995 as a student assistant. Since then, she has steadily increased her level of responsibility. For more than a decade, she has overseen the Library’s communication efforts. Three years ago, she added public programming to her list of duties.

Jackie German, administrative officer of the Library, nominated Cain-Wood for this award.

“Bonnie’s excellent planning, organization and public relations and marketing skills have attributed to resounding success since she has taken charge,” said German.

Award nominees have completed at least two years of full-time employment in the Library. The Dean determines the winner in consultation with the Dean’s Advisory Group. Recipients receive a cash award of $1,500, are honored at an awards lunch and the Edmon Low Library Staff Association's Spring Meeting.

Gala Lackey, library technician in the acquisition department, received honorable mention. According to her nomination, she has been with the Library for close to 20 years. Her greatest strengths include her innate curiosity and willingness to take on a problem. As an honorable mention, an award of $300 is presented to her.

For more information on this or other Library awards, visit www.library.okstate.edu.

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/summer11/bonnie.htm
Last Updated: 24 May 2011

Media Contact:

Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR
Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

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