The Better Business Bureau of Dayton and Miami Valley’s Women in Business Network named Rachel Gut, deputy director of Dayton (Ohio) Metro Library, one of its Top 25 Women of Impact.
Lydia Tang, special collections archivist and librarian at Michigan State University in East Lansing, received the Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award from the Society of American Archivists.
State University of New York at Morrisville presented Angela Rhodes, associate systems and electronic resources librarian, with its Distinguished Librarian Award in August.
Brianna Buljung, teaching and learning librarian at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, has been awarded a Fulbright US Scholar Grant to lecture at China University of Mining and Technology in Xuzhou in spring 2021.
Roberta Koscielski, deputy director of Peoria (Ill.) Public Library, was named Librarian of the Year by the Illinois Library Association in July.
Santi Thompson, head of digital research services at University of Houston Libraries, is the inaugural recipient of the Eva Digital Research Endowed Library Professorship.
Chad Hutchens, associate librarian and head of digital collections at University of Wyoming Libraries in Laramie, received the university’s 2020 Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award April 27.
Nichelle M. Hayes, leader of Indianapolis Public Library’s Center for Black Literature and Culture, received the Indianapolis Center for Leadership Development’s Achievement in Arts and Entertainment Award May 7.
In May Rebecca Jefferson, curator of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at University of Florida in Gainesville and a joint faculty member of the university’s Center for Jewish Studies, was named to the Florida Commissioner of Education’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.
Deborah Margolis, Middle East Studies Librarian at Michigan State University, received a Fulbright US Scholar Program award to conduct research in partnership with Tomorrow’s Youth Organization in Palestine and University of Jordan Libraries American Corner to encourage youth development and relationships among college-age youth and professionals around the world.
Christine Morris, deputy director of OhioNET in Columbus, and Tracee M. Murphy, director of Wellsville Carnegie Public Library, were selected as members of the Leadership Ohio Class of 2020.
Margarita Vargas-Betancourt, associate librarian and Latin American and Caribbean Special Collections Librarian at the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries in Gainesville, was named one of 15 RBS-Mellon Cultural Heritage Fellows for 2020-2022.