Friday, November 13, 2015

UK Libraries welcomes Diversity Scholar Interns

Left to right: Peter Hesseldenz, Aleica Johnson, Dean Birdwhistell
(not pictured: Gabe Tomlin)

The 2015-2016 UK Libraries Undergraduate Diversity Scholar Interns are Alecia Johnson and Gabe Tomlin. Alecia and Gabe are learning different facets of the library profession in addition to their studies as undergraduate students at UK. 

Alecia is from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and is a sophomore majoring in marketing with minors in psychology and international business. She is in the Global Scholars program, and previously interned with United Way of the Bluegrass.

Gabe is from Louisville, Kentucky, and is a sophomore majoring in English and African-American/Africana Studies.

Peter Hesseldenz, Young Library Reference, is their supervisor. The Undergraduate Diversity Scholar Intern program is an initiative of the UK Libraries Diversity Task Force.

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