Category Archives: Kudos and Compliments

Friends of SMU Libraries 2022 Grants

Since its founding in 1970, Friends of SMU Libraries has been committed to helping the libraries maintain excellence. They have funded over $1,000,000 in library materials, books, electronic resources, equipment, and services. The Friend’s Grants Committee meets annually to review

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Congratulations to 2022 Weil Award Recipient, Justin Patty

Please join us in congratulating Justin Patty, the 2022 Recipient of the Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award!   The Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award recognizes a student research paper that demonstrates depth, breadth, and thoughtful command

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Music & Metadata Librarian, Rahni Kennedy Selected for ARL Leadership and Career Development Program

Rahni B. Kennedy, Music & Media Catalog/Metadata Librarian and Physical Processing Manager, has been selected to participate in the (ARL) 2022-2023 Leadership and Career Development Program (LCPD).  The LCDP is a yearlong program that prepares mid-career level librarians from historically

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Adrian Miller to Receive 2022 Literati Award from Friends of SMU Libraries

  The Friends of SMU Libraries will host this year’s annual Tables of Content fundraiser, Saturday, March 19, 2022.  The Tables of Content features round tables of engaging discussion with a range of fascinating table hosts on a variety of

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CUL Interim Dean Wins Outstanding Administrator Award

Congratulations are in order for our Interim CUL Dean Elizabeth Killingsworth, who received the Outstanding Administrator Award presented by the SMU Student Senate! This award is presented to one administrator for outstanding contributions to the SMU community and more importantly,

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KUDOS to Hollie Gardner

KUDOS to Hollie Gardner for all of her persistence and hard work bringing therapy dogs to the library during finals week. In a recent application to SMU, a potential student wrote:  “…the one thing that really stood out to me about SMU

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KUDOS to Evelyn Day and Chris Lopez

KUDOS to Evelyn Day and student worker Chris Lopez from Francine Simpson in OIT for your helpfulness last week. She could not have been happier with the lengths you both went to in order to help her find the play she

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KUDOS to Jane Wong for Exemplary Service

Kudos and thanks to Jane Wong from Bonnie Wheeler and all of the English faculty for the exemplary standards you set for collegiality, helpfulness and that wonderful smile with which you welcome us to the library!

KUDOS to DeGolyer Library on DMN Article

Kudos to the DeGolyer Library, particularly curator Anne Peterson, for the wonderful article in the Dallas Morning News today on its exhibit and new collection – Defined by Light. http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/columnists/rick-brettell/20141115-a-revolution-in-seeing-exhibition-captures-first-75-years-of-photography.ece

KUDOS to the “Love Your Library” Homecoming Float!

Kudos to all who participated in creating the library float for Homecoming. It was truly a fun afternoon, and we received many commendations for our cute kids and cute float! Thanks to the Friends of the SMU Libraries Board, CUL

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