Oklahoma State University

2011 Library Faculty Award for Notable Achievement

Co-Ming Chan selected

May 23, 2011
Story by Marissa Chavez, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -The Library Faculty Award for Notable Achievement is presented each year to recognize outstanding contributions to the OSU Library. This year, Co-Ming Chan, associate professor in the cataloging department, was selected for this prestigious award.

Chan has worked in the Library for 45 years. During this time, she has epitomized sustained commitment to quality and exemplary service to library patrons and the profession.

Anne Prestamo, associate dean for collection and technology services, and Jennifer Paustenbaugh, associate dean for planning and assessment, nominated Chan for this award.

“Ms. Chan’s innovative spirit and strong leadership have directly contributed to the outstanding national reputation of the OSU Libraries’ Cataloging Department,” Prestamo and Paustenbaugh said.

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.

Barbara Miller, professor in the documents department, received the 2011 honorable mention. Miller has been with the Library since 1996.

“She cares about patrons, goes out of her way to assist students, faculty and the public and has a true passion for information literacy instruction at all levels,” according to her nomination letter.

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!


URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/summer11/coming.htm
Last Updated: 25 May 2011

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