December 2015

Congratulations to Graduating Students!

Posted by on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 2:12pm

Congratulations to all students who are graduating (or completing internships in the spring) this December, 2015. We thank all of our student library employees for their hard work and dedication. Your work in the library is greatly appreciated! You will be missed.

Graduating student library employees for December, 2015 are:

Chelsea Marqueda

Cherie Harrison

Ivan Magana

Cody Estes

Sara Weber

Kelsi Bryant

Kiefer Smith

Taylor Payne

Gabby Gabriel

Oana Devera

Evyan Gainey

Coburn Jones

Luce-Melissa Kouaho

Taylor Blue

Dawn Davis



Library Cares 2015

Posted by Geri Purpur on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 4:46pm
Library Cares

Who doesn’t need a little TLC during finals week? The library is sponsoring free activities and snack breaks designed to help students navigate the stressful period during exam week.

Please join us for yoga, chair massages, therapy dogs, snacks, a cappella performances, and much more – just check the schedule!

The Fraser Fir: A Modern Appalachian Icon Exhibit, 4th Floor

Posted by Greta Browning on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 3:42pm
Limbs and Needles magazine cover

Special Collections' latest exhibit, “The Fraser Fir: A Modern Appalachian Icon,” features a broad array of materials from the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection including archives, clippings files, magazines, and books, all related to the Christmas tree industry in Appalachia. The exhibit, curated by Appalachian Studies graduate student Adam Sheffield, is located inside Special Collections and is on display during the department’s open hours.

Questions?  Please contact the Dougherty Reading Room by phone 828-262-7974 or email