Joyner Library’s Support Staff Assembly is pleased to report that the annual spring bake sale raised $426.22. Proceeds will go to Relay For Life’s fundraiser.
For more information, contact event coordinator Tracie Hampton at 328-4085.
Joyner Library and ECU’s Contemporary Writers Series present poet Dave Smith of Johns Hopkins University speaking at the Robert Penn Warren Exhibit.
Dave Smith is currently the Elliott Coleman Professor of Poetry at Johns Hopkins University. Influenced by the work of James Dickey, AR Ammons, and Robert Penn Warren, Smith’s poetry chronicles the changing landscape of our country and the changing South.
The Robert Penn Warren Exhibit at Joyner Library represents some of the finest work in the Stuart Wright Collection and the largest collection of associated Warren material held outside the Beinecke Library at Yale University and the University of Kentucky. Warren rare and fine print books, typescripts, holograph notes and manuscripts, letters, photographs, and ephemeral documents highlight the life and career of one of the greatest American writers of the 20thcentury. Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) is the only writer to have won a Pulitzer Prize in both fiction and poetry.
Contact: For more information, contact Tom Douglass at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-328-6723
ECU’s Joyner Library hosts award program for Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize
GREENVILLE, N.C. (3/26/2013) Joyner Library at East Carolina University honor award winners for the Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize on Monday, March 18, 2013.
Cory Adam Noe is the first prize winner of the Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize for Recognition of Student Research, which recognizes outstanding research papers written by sophomores, juniors, and seniors at East Carolina University. His paper “Clarence Leroy Shuping’s Role in the Democratic Party Following the Election of Franklin Roosevelt in 1932” was written for Dr. Wade Dudley, a professor in the history department.
Noe is a senior at ECU earning a history education/history double major with a minor in political science. He is a recipient of the NC Prospective Teachers Scholarship Loan and is an active member of the ECU College Democrats, serving as vice president during the 2012 election season.
Of the program, Noe states, “By using the Clarence Leroy Shuping Papers [in Special Collections], I was able to learn more about a time that I love through the eyes of someone who was directly involved in the political action at the time. It was a truly remarkable experience.”
The Rhem-Schwarzmann Prize for Recognition of Student Research was established by Mrs. Ann Schwarzmann to honor William and Emily Rhem and Theodore and Ann Schwarzmann and awards cash prizes in the amount of $750 and $500. Papers can be in any field of study, but must be based largely on primary sources held by J. Y. Joyner Library.
“Joyner Library supports student learning through its collections, people and spaces,” says Academic Library Services interim dean Jan Lewis. “Mrs. Schwarzmann’s generous sponsorship of the Rhem-Schwarzmann Prize has allowed Joyner Library to become an even more integral part of undergraduate student learning. Our staff has enjoyed working with these students as they discovered and used primary source materials. What a pleasure it has been to hear the winners discuss their papers and to recognize their accomplishments in a tangible way! The papers written by this year’s winners will be available in The ScholarShip, ECU’s institutional repository, along with those of past winners.”
Noe is a native of Carteret County and enjoys soccer and boating with wife, Brittany Lawrence Noe. He is the son of Clifton Alan Noe and Katie Hamilton Noe.
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Joyner Library sponsors all sorts of awards.
Winner of the 2012 Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award, Danielle Martin poses with Mark Sanders, Assistant Director for Public Services at Joyner Library.
For more information about the award and how to apply: http://libguides.ecu.edu/BassmanAward