Please vote in the election for the 2019-2020 SNCA Executive Board. ACCESS THE BALLOT HERE
Election voting will be open until March 1, 2019. You can learn more about the candidates here and read the SNCA Constitution and Bylaws here.
Please let the Nominating Committee know if you have any questions or concerns.
SNCA Nominating Committee
Rebecca Petersen May (Chair)
Kathelene McCarty Smith
Contributed by Liz Adams
The Education Committee is pleased to announce Anicka Austin and Michell Gilman as the recipients of the 2019 C. David Jackson Memorial SNCA Student Scholarships. Their awards cover registration and expenses related to attending the 2019 SNCA Conference in Wilmington, NC.
Anicka Austin is a Carolina Academic Library Associate at UNC Chapel Hill. She works as a graduate research assistant in Wilson Special Collections Library, focusing on archiving performing arts and student organizations for the University Archives. She is ecstatic that she can go to a performance almost every week living in the Triangle. Some of her favorites from this academic year were Camille Brown’s INK, Lucas Debargue (piano), and Hilton Als’ Lives of the Performers. She is pursuing a career that would combine social justice archival practices, performing arts, and joyful wandering in beautiful places.
Michell Gilman came to North Carolina from Oregon to pursue her MA degree in anthropology at East Carolina University. After earning her MA degree, she went on to pursue her MLS at ECU, where she is in her final semester. Michell is passionate about cultural heritage preservation, and her career aspirations are focused on public outreach and community archives within a special collections or archives library. Currently, Michell enjoys her work a graduate assistant at ECU’s Joyner Library, where she assists the staff in the special collections, archives, and scholarly communications departments.
Registration for the 2019 SNCA Annual Meeting is now open! The early bird deadline is March 1.
Join us for the annual meeting of the
Society of North Carolina Archivists on the campus of the University of North
Carolina Wilmington, March 13-15, 2019. The meeting will be held at
UNCW's Fisher Student Center, a short walk from Randall
exciting program of workshops, panel presentations, lightning talks, posters,
and tours await SNCA members. Highlights include:
We are excited to welcome this year's
keynote speaker Philip Gerard, Department of Creative Writing,
University of North Carolina Wilmington and contributor to Our State magazine.
His lecture, "How Do We Know What We Know?" will address
the difficulty writers face in pinning down facts as accurately as possible,
and the crucial importance of doing so in our current political climate.
forward to seeing you there!