The Library Association of The City University of New York (LACUNY), in collaboration with The Bronx Community College Library and Kibbee Library at Kingsborough Community College invites you to the following event: "A Conversation with Professor William Gibbons, Recipient of 2022 I Love My Librarian Award." Please read details below:
This past January, Professor William Gibbons (City College of New York-CUNY) was among 10 librarians across the nation to be named a recipient of the 2022 "I Love My Librarian Award." During this sit-down, LACUNY President Jeffrey Delgado (Kingsborough Community College-CUNY) and LACUNY Vice-President Nelson Santana (Bronx Community College-CUNY) will have a conversation with Professor Gibbons. Professor Gibbons will reflect upon his career as an academic librarian, his personal experience, and the contributions he has made.
Wednesday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m.
Register at the following Link
About Professor Gibbons
Professor William Gibbons is Associate Professor and Curator of Archives and Special Collections at The City College of New York. His scholarship and personal interests focus on Harlem and gentrification, CCNY athletics, and the preservation and accessibility of archival and special collections. He has been instrumental in fostering partnerships between the City College of New York and organizations across Harlem and beyond, including the Rockefeller Archive Center, Harlem Little League Baseball, and New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Through his teaching and work as a librarian and archivist, Professor Gibbons has contributed to helping families and students within the Harlem community, and The City University of New York become knowledgeable library users, recognize the value of libraries, and utilize libraries to their fullest potential.
Questions regarding this event should be addressed to Professor Nelson Santana @ firstname.lastname@example.org