The Southwest Baptist University Libraries selected Brooklyn Siegismund of Rockville, Mo., as the Outstanding Student Assistant of the Month for November 2013.
The University Libraries’ faculty and staff established the award to recognize outstanding employment characteristics such as dependability, quality of work, motivation, attitude and cooperation.
Siegismund is a student assistant in Media Services. She received an award letter from Dr. Edward W. Walton, dean of the University Libraries, a certification of recognition, and a gift. The University Libraries employs 28 part-time student assistants through the University’s work-study program.
Brooklyn is a sophomore art education major and is the daughter of Craig and Debbie Siegismund.
For more information about Southwest Baptist University, go to www.SBUniv.edu or call (800) 526-5859.
Kylia (McGarry) Harrington has been selected by the Southwest Baptist University Libraries as the “Outstanding Student Assistant of the Month” for September 2013.
The award has been established by the faculty and staff of the University Libraries to recognize outstanding employment characteristics such as dependability, quality of work, motivation, attitude and cooperation. The University Libraries employs 27 student assistants through the work study program.
Harrington received an award letter from Dr. Edward Walton, dean of the University Libraries, a certificate of recognition and a gift. Harrington is an elementary education major from Springfield, Mo.
Southwest Baptist University Libraries is offering its annual “Meet the Author” series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Harriet K. Hutchens Library, located within the Jester Learning and Performance Center. This year’s event will feature Dr. Kathy Brown, professor of music at SBU and author of “Lotte Lehmann in America.”
Lotte Lehmann was an accomplished singer and teacher during the Romantic era. She made significant contributions to both the opera and the recital stage in post-World War II America. Brown’s book provides an overview of Lehmann’s career, an account of her work with the Music Academy of the West, an assortment of the singer’s own translations and reproductions of her paintings based on the lieder of Schubert and Schumann.
The book was published by The College Music Society as a part of the series “Monographs and Bibliographies in American Music,” and is available for purchase at www.music.org.
The “Meet the Author” event will feature an author presentation and book signing. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Bethany Messersmith at (417) 328-1626 or bmessersmith@SBUniv.edu.