Out Loud in the Library

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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. 

September 23, 2021  

Student Life with Gilbert Umberger

Learn all about student life at Durham Tech with Gilbert Umberger, Student Life Coordinator. Also get some library updates and book talk!

Gilbert is reading Becoming a Student Ready College (available as a print book and an ebook from the Durham Tech Library. He's also reading Decision Points by George W. Bush (available through interlibrary loan). 

A heartfelt goodbye to Jes Dormady, who is mentioned in this episode, and has left the college since the recording. She's gone on to new opportunities and we wish her the absolute best!

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

Contact Shaneka Grimes with any Covid-19 vaccine or testing questions. Her email is grimess@durhamtech.edu

Don't forget about our 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. 

September 2, 2021  

The CAE with Del Williams

We're back in the fall 2021 semester with season 2!

Listen for library updates, including new hours and tech tools available for check out, and to learn about the Center for Academic Excellence. The guest today is LaDelta Williams (she/her), the Director of the CAE. 

Del read the Bridgerton novels by Julia Quinn, available as ebooks through the Dogwood Digital Library. Download them to your device through the Libby app with your Durham Tech username and password.

Don't forget about our 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. 

May 24, 2021  

Episode 17-Strategic Planning with Stephen Brooks

Interested in Durham Tech's strategic planning process? Strategic Planning Committee member (and fellow librarian) Stephen Books answers all my questions. What is a strategic plan? Where is the data coming from? How will it be implemented? All this and more in our conversation.

Stephen read March, which is available at the Durham Tech Library. He's counting it on his 2021 Read Great Things Challenge list. Are you participating in the reading challenge yet? Find out 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. 

May 12, 2021  

Men of Color Scholars Institute with Blake Williams and Dr. Keyma Clark

Hello, hello, hello! Learn about the Men of Color Scholars Institute at Durham Tech from Blake Williams and Dr. Keyma Clark. They go over why it is being created, how it will work, and who is eligible to join. 

Library Hours are updated on our blog. Also, read our In Memoriam for Rachel Smith, Northern Durham Campus Librarian. Lost too soon. 

Blake Williams read Supporting Men of Color in the Community College and Teaching Men of Color in the Community College. Both are available at the Main Campus Library. 

Dr. Keyma Clark read Stamped from the Beginning and White Fragility. Both are available at the Main Campus Library.

Have questions about the Men of Color Scholars Institute? Email MCSI@durhamtech.edu, williamsbe@durhamtech.edu, or clarkk@durhamtech.edu

 

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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