2011 – Spring Semester

NEWS AND EVENTS
AT
JOHN B. COLEMAN LIBRARY

Spring Semester 2011

Elizabeth J. Brumfield, M.L.I.S., (Distance Services Librarian),
Congratulations Elizabeth J. Brumfield, M.L.I.S., (Distance Services Librarian), for the Northwest Houston Center for being the “first” library contributor to the Japan Library Relief Fund, as indicated by Michael Dowling of the American Library Association (ALA).
From Left to Right: Helen Yeh, Rosie Albritton, Marie Robinson, Richard Hamilton, and Delorse Hawkins
From Left to Right: Helen Yeh, Dr. Rosie Albritton, Marie Robinson, Richard Hamilton, and Delorse Hawkins
Dr. Rosie Albritton, John B. Coleman Library Director  with Helen Yeh and Delorse Hawkins accepts the FY2010 HUB Goal Achiever Award from Marie Robinson and Richard Hamilton.
PVAMU make a special effort during the past year to increase the PVAMU percentages of funds expended with African-American HUB vendors and Hispanic vendors. The John B. Coleman Library was one of the successful HUB Goal Achievers.
A Japanese library after earthquake & tsunami 2011
A Japanese library after earthquake & tsunami 2011
Northwest Houston Center – Prairie View A&M University
2nd Annual National Library Week Book Sale
April 11-13 – 12:00 to 7:00 pm

Special Presentation by Chieko Sato – Research & Instruction Librarian

Chieko Sato, a native of Mitsuke, Japan, will discuss Japanese culture and demonstrate origami. Participants will receive a hand crafted paper crane, a symbol of good fortune and longevity.
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Richard D. Chappell

Presenter Richard D. Chappell

Denise Shanklin, Events Coordinator

Denise Shanklin, Events Coordinator
Northwest Houston Center – Prairie View A&M University
Financial Literacy @ Your Library partnering
with Money Week Houston™
Saturday, April 9th, 10:00 am
Presenter: Richard D. Chappell Chappell Marketing Consultants, LLC
Financial Literacy @ Your Library is an informative session on improving your credit, balancing your budget, applying for loans, also how to use library resources for financial information.

Money Week Houston™ is an educational event offering the necessary products and information to families and individuals on how to make informed decisions when it comes to personal finance and investments.

The goal of Money Week is to help individuals Get Money Smart by providing free financial education events. Money Week is a coalition of approximately 200 partner organizations with a common goal to educate consumers about getting smart about savings and money management. 

For more information please contact
Elizabeth Jean Brumfield, Distance Services Librarian at (713) 790-7282 or email: ejbrumfield@pvamu.edu, Prairie View A&M University, Northwest Houston Center,
9449 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070.

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Mr. Joseph A. Rivers,
John B. Coleman Library salutes
National Library Worker’s Day / National Library Week
“Create Your Own Story @ Your Library” Mr. Joseph A. Rivers,
PVAMU Sophomore, Biology Major

A Young Man with a Plan
Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., April 12, 2011
First  Floor John B Coleman Library – Public Events Room 108

Reception immediately following presentation

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Tiffany Chantel Ward, Miss Prairie View A&M University, 2011

Tiffany Chantel Ward
Miss Prairie View, 2011
North West Houston Center -   Women’s History Month Zumba Kick-Off Party with Miss Prairie View – Friday, March 25th, 11:00 am
Learn the Latin Dance and Fitness craze with licensed Zumba instructor, Tiffany Chantel Ward, Miss Prairie View A&M University, 2011
Enjoy healthy refreshments created from the best selling cookbook “Vegan Soul Kitchen” by Bryant Terry.
Space is limited, RSVP is suggested.
Please contact Valerie Mendoza Milan, Customer Service Coordinator, 713-790-7281 email: vmmendoza@pvamu.edu or Elizabeth Jean Brumfield, Distance Services Librarian, 713-790-7282 email: ejbrumfield@pvamu.edu Prairie View A&M University Northwest Houston Center 9449 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070

 

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Ms. Randryia HoustonMs. Hannah McConn

Ms. Randryia Houston and Ms. Hannah McConn
Women’s History Month –  March 2011
The John B. Coleman Library of Prairie View A&M University is pleased to announce that Ms. Randryia Houston and Ms. Hannah McConn will be the Guest Speakers for the 2011Women’s History Month Program at the John B. Coleman Library of Prairie View A&M University. The National Women’s History Project Announced that the  2011 Theme “Our History is Our Strength.” Ms. Houston, University of Houston graduate and Ms. McConn, University of Houston undergraduate are students from the  African American Studies Department and are a part of the Study Aboard Program to Ghana, West Africa.  Houston and McConn also are founders of the non-profit Pencil Project Organization. According to their website www.pencils4ghana.org, their  mission is to help alleviate the educational disparities that plague the children of Ghana, West Africa by providing them with educational tools and resources. The event will be held on Thursday; March 31, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Public Event’s Room 108 and reception following program in Art Gallery Room 109.

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Mr. Bronson Elliott Woods

Mr. Bronson Elliott Woods
Northwest Houston Center Presents
Bronson Elliott Woods Black History Month Speaker

Thursday, February 24, 2011
5:00 p.m.
Reception precedes presentation

Mr. Bronson Elliott Woods is Chief of Staff for
Congresswoman, Sheila Jackson Lee.
He is a motivational speaker and political analyst, specializing in
k-12 lectures, and in encouraging political activism of American youth.
Sponsored by the John B. Coleman Library Distance Services and
the Northwest Houston Center.

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John B. Coleman Library
Dr. Lee McGriggs -  Assistant Professor of Political Science, is having two of his classes (75 Students) participate in the Library’s Scavenger Hunt for Black History Month 2011. The students have one week (February 14-18, 2011) to locate information.  The Scavenger Hunt will include information found in Archive, Periodicals and the Reference/Circulation Departments. The students will receive certificates at the end of February 2011.

Prairie View A&M University - Northwest Houston Center - Black History Events

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Prairie View A&M University - Northwest Houston Center – Black History Events

Month long celebration of African American culture and the contributions to American history.
Family day with storytelling, movie and crafts, research webinars and a special guest speaker.

Wednesday, February 9th, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
My Research – ProQuest Research Webinar

Saturday, February 19th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Family/Community Day— Children’s Storytelling with Puppets & Crafts Movie with Popcorn —“ Fight for Freedom” documentary

Presenter: Billy Glasco, Reference and Instruction Librarian
Monday, February 21st, 10:30 am to 1:00pm
Researching African American Genealogy & Ancestry Library ProQuest Webinar

Thursday, February 24th, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (reception and program)
Bronson Elliott Woods
Motivational speaker & political analysts

For more information please contact:
Elizabeth Jean Brumfield, Distance Services Librarian, 713-790-7282
Valerie Mendoza Milan, Customer Service Coordinator, 713-790-7281
Northwest Houston Center, 9449 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070

Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr.
Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr.
Lecture, “Image + Ambition = Success” – Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr.  Tuesday, February 8, 2011 –
Room 108 John B. Coleman Library – 2:00 P.M.

 


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