Friday, August 29, 2014

Open House for Special Collections Research Center on first day of UK classes

On Wednesday, August 27, students took a break from the first day of classes to enjoy an open house at the Special Collections Research Center in Margaret I. King Library. The open house included an exhibit of “then and now” photos of locations in Lexington, as well as ice cream and popsicles. More on the exhibit is available online.  
Visitors viewed "UK Stomping Grounds: Lexington Then and Now."

Ice cream provided a welcome break on the first day of classes.

Subway Café comes to Science Library

The new Subway Café is open in the Science Library. Offering breakfast items like muffins and pastries, in addition to the usual Subway fare, the café is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The space is designed to facilitate studying and lounging between classes, with ample seating and a relaxed environment.

UK New Student Induction 2014

Beth Fuchs, left, and Valerie Perry at the
2014 UK New Student Induction
UK Libraries faculty Beth Fuchs and Valerie Perry joined me last Saturday in representing UK Libraries at this year’s New Student Induction Ceremony in Memorial Coliseum.  The event, attended by incoming students and their families includes talks by a student representative from the sophomore class, the President of SGA, and  President Capilouto with Provost Riordan performing the official induction.   

Greg Casey says farewell to UK Libraries

Greg Casey, left, with Tanya Reeves and Carrie Poll of
Finance and Administration, during his farewell reception
A reception was held to say farewell to Director of Development Greg Casey, on Thursday, August 28. Greg will be Director of Development for the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics. Best wishes to Greg.

Farewell reception for Stephen Sizemore, September 4

Stephen Sizemore
A reception to say farewell to Stephen Sizemore, UK Libraries Finance and Administration, will be Thursday, September 4, at 9 a.m. in the Alumni Gallery of William T. Young Library. Refreshments will be provided. Stephen will become Chief Financial Officer for the UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment.