Library student employee Barrye Brown has been selected to receive the 2013 Spectrum Scholarship from the American Library Association (ALA). Brown is a Carolina Academic Library Associate in the Southern Historical Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library and at the Stone Center Library for Black Culture and History.
Brown is a graduate student at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science and will receive her M.S.L.S. degree in 2014.
The Spectrum Scholarship Program provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies. Its mission is to improve service at the local level through the development of a representative workforce that reflects the communities served by all libraries.
Carolina Academic Library Associates (CALAs) work twenty hours per week at the UNC Libraries and are selected through a competitive interview process. In addition to a salary, they receive tuition awards, health insurance, benefits, and professional development opportunities. To learn more about the CALA program, contact the University Library Personnel Office at (919) 962-8027.
Thanks to the UNC School of Information and Library Science
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