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National library week essay contest planned

Jennifer Kasch, Librarian

April 6, 2016

Spring is a time of transformation. Flowers start poking up from the ground and the landscape gradually shifts from gray and brown to green and a multitude of other colors. As with nature, books have the ability to transform. They spark creativity and new ideas and allow you to walk in someone else’s...

Off the Shelf: Celebrate National Library Week

Julie Gores, Library Director

April 10, 2014

That annual rite of spring, National Library Week, April 13-19, is upon us once again. It is a week when librarians all over the world celebrate the difference they make in the lives of individuals and their communities. This year’s theme is “Lives change @your library.”  Whether you are doing...

Madison College Libraries: Presenting National Library Week photo contest

Virginia Bryan, Librarian

March 6, 2013

With the ubiquity of social media, digital cameras, tablets and camera phones, these days it seems there’s scarcely a moment of our lives that can’t be captured and shared with the world in the blink of an eye. The ability to point, shoot and share almost instantaneously has had a profound and dramatic...

Off the Shelf: Contest winner envisions library of the future

Hannah Winden, Essay Contest Winner

April 25, 2012

Our National Library Week Student Essay contest winner, Hannah Winden was chosen as the winner by the Vice President of Student Development Keith Cornille and a team of librarians. Her prize was an iPad2. Sheridan Bearheart was our runner-up and received a Kindle Fire. Congrats to the winners and al...

Campus Updates

Clarion staff report

March 27, 2012

Student opinion of instruction Surveys on class instruction will be made available depending on the end date of each class For classes that end on or after March 9, surveys will be available from March 25 to May 21. Madison College goes mobile Madison College has now released the MC Connect m...

Off the Shelf: Library writing contest winner announced

Library Staff

June 28, 2011

Madison College Libraries’ Second Annual National Library Week Student Essay Contest elicited some terrific responses.  It is both gratifying and encouraging to read stories about the impact the libraries’ staff, services, and resources have had on students’ success in college and beyond. Grand...

Off the Shelf: March 28 deadline for library contest

Jennifer Varshal, Library staff

March 9, 2011

The library provided a convenient place for everyone to meet to share opinions and knowledge. There were ample, easily accessible materials that supported our ideas and the overarching project. -Heather Banschbach, 2010 Madison College NLW essay contest winner From comedies to tragedies, memoi...

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