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Greenberg Howland Recipients Announced

Five scholarships awarded

May 24, 2011
Story by Caitlin Kinser, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -Five full-time OSU Library employees were selected this year for the Greenberg Howland Professional Development Scholarship. Winners received either $1,000 or $500 scholarships for their graduate education.

The $1,000 recipients include Matthew Benbennick, government documents department, and Shirley Tatum, microform and media room. The $500 recipients were Deb Hull, acquisitions, David Peters, special collections, and Kathleen Swinnea, dean’s office. Most of the students selected are working on their Master of Library Science degree.

Emeritus librarian Jill Holmes established the Greenberg Howland Scholarship in 1992 upon her retirement from the OSU Library. The award was created to honor former fellow librarian employees, Mary Greenberg and Marguerite Howland. Thanks to the generosity of many other contributors, the endowment has grown significantly.
 
The Greenberg Howland Award is presented annually to full-time library employees for continued education related to their work at the Library. Priority is given to those pursuing a post-secondary degree.

To learn more about scholarships at the OSU Library and contributing to endowments such as the Greenberg Howland, contact Debbie Clemons at 405-744-7273.

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/gbhl.htm
Last Updated: 24 May 2011

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