Contributed by Dale Sauter
The W. Keats Sparrow Award recognizes excellence in research and writing by students in East Carolina University’s English 1100 & 2201 composition classes. The award is sponsored by the Friends of Joyner Library and is named in honor of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Professor Emeritus of English and Former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Joshua Butler earned first place honors with a work entitled “Pain: Its Problems and Treatment.” The second place winner, “Genetically Modified Crops: Revolutionary Grains of Hope,” was written by Ronnie Issa. Elysia Netter placed third for “‘Holy History, Batman!’; Using Comic Books as Teaching Tools.”
For more information, see the press release on the Joyner Library blog (http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/libnews/blog/2016/09/07/2016-w-keats-sparrow-award-recipients/).
The SNCA Archives Month Committee has created promotional materials to celebrate North Carolina Archives Month! Complete this survey by September 9, 2016 to receive free posters and bookmarks for your institution.
The SNCA Archives Month Committee invites SNCA members to submit images to be used in the creation of posters and bookmarks for this year's archives month observance, October 2016. We are requesting images focused on this year's theme: "From Moonshine to Microbrews: North Carolina's Brewing History."
Potential topics for images may include:
- Breweries and the brewing process
- Beer and wine festivals
- People enjoying alcoholic beverages
- Marketing materials/label design
The SNCA Archives Month Committee welcomes any kind of visual image, including photographs and postcards. Use of materials will be limited to Archives Month posters, bookmarks and other advertising materials for SNCA Archives Month 2016 only, and will not be otherwise published.
Please submit your images via the following form, url appears below. If your image is selected, we will be back in contact to obtain the image at a higher resolution: http://www.ncarchivists.org/archives_month/archives-month-poster-image-submission-form/
Images must be submitted no later than August 8th!