Out Loud in the Library

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May 26, 2022  

Equity Action Plan Update with Dr. Angela Davis

Remember Durham Tech's Equity Action Plan from 2020? We're getting an update on how we are doing from Vice President Dr. Angela Davis. Learn about Durham Tech's community partnerships, equity scorecard, and some challenges we've faced along the way.

If you have any comments, questions, or concerns you can contact Dr. Davis at Davisa@durhamtech.edu

Take a look at Durham Tech's Equity Scorecard

Find out more about the Durham Living Wage Project. 

Dr. Davis read What Got You Here Won't Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith, available at the Durham Tech Main Campus Library.

Reading Circle Guides (under construction) can be found on our website. 

Find the 2022 Read Great Things Challenge on the Library Blog (and don't forget to subscribe). 

Context for the Parks and Recreation quote that was censored can be found here.

Follow the library on Facebook and Instagram. Contact me, Courtney Bippley, at bippleyc@durhamtech.edu. Contact the Durham Tech Library at library@durhamtech.edu

Music for this podcast was made by Robert Isaacs. 

March 17, 2022  

Durham Tech Scholarships with Cassandra Rycek

It's scholarship time! Learn all about the scholarships available to Durham Tech students through the Durham Tech Foundation from Cassandra Rycek, Coordinator of Development Operations. Apply for scholarships on the Durham Tech website! The application window is March 15th through April 15th, 2022. 

Need help from a librarian? Use this form to book an appointment with us!

Learn more about our new Recording Room and our Tech Tools on our website. Use the 'Reserve Our Recording Room' form to reserve the Recording Room up to six weeks in advance. 

Cassandra read Your Deepest Fear by David Jackson (available through interlibrary loan).

Check out our Women's History Month collection in the Dogwood Digital Library! E-books and Audiobooks for everyone!

Find the 2022 Read Great Things Challenge on the Library Blog (and don't forget to subscribe). 

Follow the library on Facebook and Instagram. Contact me, Courtney Bippley, at bippleyc@durhamtech.edu. Contact the Durham Tech Library at library@durhamtech.edu

Music for this podcast was made by Robert Isaacs. 

February 24, 2022  

Thomas Jaynes Art Gallery with Liz McFarlane

There is a new art gallery on campus! Learn all about it from Liz McFarlane, Director of Development for the Durham Tech Foundation. Who is the gallery named for? How was it created? Who gets to decide what art goes into it? Find out all this and more!

Learn more about our new Recording Room and our Tech Tools on our website. Use the 'Reserve Our Recording Room' form to reserve the Recording Room up to six weeks in advance. 

Liz read Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret by Catherine Coleman Flowers (available through interlibrary loan), A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle (available through interlibrary loan), and My Name is Anton.

Check out our Black History Month collection in the Dogwood Digital Library. E-books and Audiobooks for everyone!

Find the 2022 Read Great Things Challenge on the Library Blog (and don't forget to subscribe). 

Follow the library on Facebook and Instagram. Contact me, Courtney Bippley, at bippleyc@durhamtech.edu. Contact the Durham Tech Library at library@durhamtech.edu

Music for this podcast was made by Robert Isaacs. 

February 3, 2022  

Comics and Graphic Novels with Patrick Morris

We're back!

Learn about comics and graphic novels from English instructor Patrick Morris. He joined us to answer explain what the difference between comics and graphic novels is. And, makes recommendations to people who haven't read any before. He has passion and knowledge to share!

Learn more about our new Recording Room and our Tech Tools on our website. Use the 'Reserve Our Recording Room' form to reserve the Recording Room up to six weeks in advance. 

Patrick Morris read Y: The Last Man (available through interlibrary loan) and The Nickel Boys (available at the Main Campus Library and as an audiobook in the Dogwood Digital Library). We also discussed Ms. Marvel and Hyperbole and a Half. Find them through the library!

Find the 2022 Read Great Things Challenge on the Library Blog (and don't forget to subscribe). 

Follow the library on Facebook and Instagram. Contact me, Courtney Bippley, at bippleyc@durhamtech.edu. Contact the Durham Tech Library at library@durhamtech.edu

Music for this podcast was made by Robert Isaacs. 

October 14, 2021  

Getting to Know You with Kyle and Sasha

It's fall break but we still have an episode for you! Meet our two new librarians, Sasha Deyneka and Kyle Minton, and hear about what the library has going on. A special coming soon announcement is in this one for an All We Can Save circle in the spring 2022 semester. Read my review of the book on the library blog!

Sasha read Minor Feelins: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong. Find it in print at the library or read the ebook through our Dogwood Digital Library. 

Don't miss pumpkin painting at our next Crafternoon! Check the schedule and put it on your calendar.

There is still time to complete the Read Great Things Challenge, and the reading sprint we're doing this semester. Learn more on the Library Blog!

Follow the library on Facebook and Instagram. Contact me, Courtney Bippley, at bippleyc@durhamtech.edu. Contact the Durham Tech Library at library@durhamtech.edu

Music for this podcast was made by Robert Isaacs. 

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