Class notes

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Craig L. Scott (AMLS ’75) spent 26 years with the McGraw-Hill Companies as a regional and group publishing manager and has been based in Lansing, Chicago, Detroit, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia. He spent five years with First American Corporation as vice-president, northeastern region, based in Philadelphia and New York City. For the past five years Craig has worked as the adult services librarian and assistant director with the Gadsden Public Library in Gadsden, Alabama.

Eric Frierson (MSI ’06) has just been promoted to head of library systems at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. He is hiring and could use the talent of some UMSI grads. Alumni are encouraged to check out the job posting in iTrack. Eric also serves as a director on the UMSI Alumni Society Board.

Maria Kramer (MSI ’11) has won a Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) writing award for best blog post between December 1, 2010, and November 30, 2011 on YALSA’s The Hub for “In Which Our Author Tips Her Cog-Bedecked Top Hat to Steampunk.” Maria introduces readers to the wide world of steampunk literature and beyond in an entertaining and humorous fashion. Maria works as teen librarian in Pueblo City-County Library District in Pueblo, NM.

Colleen Theisen (MSI ’11) is the outreach and instruction librarian in special collections and university archives at the University of Iowa as of this past February. She’s teaching and coordinating the classes that come to special collections, mounting exhibits, organizing events, and crafting their social media and marketing strategies.

Previously published notes:

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

November 2011

December 2011

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