Monday, April 12, 2010

University Libraries Professional Personnel to be Recognized for Years of Service

Ball State University will host a formal luncheon on April 7, 2010, at the L. A. Pittenger Student Center to recognize and thank faculty and professional personnel for their years of service.

Several of the honorees are from the University Libraries. We happily recognize them for the professionalism, experience, and service they have provided to the Libraries and our academic community.

Rebecca S. Sheffeld, 35 years. Rebecca, “Becky,” first began working for Ball State as a student assistant in the “old library,” currently North Quad, while earning her Ball State degree in Elementary Education. Following graduation, she began full-time at the library in 1974, taking the position of Periodicals Receiving Clerk. Subsequently, Becky held a number of classified staff positions, including Technical Cataloging Assistant and Reference Services Supervisor, receiving a 1988 Meritorious Service Award in recognition of her expertise and strong customer service commitment. In 1992, Becky earned a Masters in Library Science degree from Indiana University – Bloomington and joined the professional ranks at the University Libraries as Library Instruction Librarian, then Assistant Acquisitions Librarian, and currently Head of Acquisitions Services, the position that she has held since 1999.

Brenda Yates Habich, 15 years. Brenda joined Ball State as an Assistant to the Directors of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in the English Department. After earning a Master’s Degree in Library Science, she joined University Libraries in 2003 as an Information Services Librarian. Brenda is frequently in demand for library instruction classes and research consultations because of her excellent teaching skills and friendly demeanor.

Kirk M. VanOoteghem, 15 years. Kirk is the University Libraries’ Lead Microcomputer/Systems/Network Analyst. He has been involved in the management, support, and configuration of public and staff workstations in the libraries since 1998. Kirk has also worked in the Educational Resources Collections and Support Services areas in the University Libraries. Kirk holds two degrees from Ball State University, is a member of Phi Kappa Phi (ΦΚΦ), and is a Certified Training Consultant. ◙


At 5:01 AM, Anonymous Dissertation Writing said...

Services are awesome of the University and the Ball State University,and there,the student body consists of more than 20,000 students, of which over 18,000 are undergraduate students and over 1,500 are graduate students,so a great platform that is.And grown and expanded over the years. Ball State is classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.


Post a Comment

<< Home