Names in the News
Denise Bortolussi will be library and information services manager for the DSHS Center for Health Statistics.

Nicole H. Cruz, Sharyland ISD librarian, received the Mary Berry Award for Outstanding Alumnus this year from the Department of Library Science at Sam Houston State University.

Faculty member of the University of Texas' School of Information since 1980, Barbara Immroth retires.

Debra Marshall, librarian in Coppell ISD, has been elected by her national colleagues to serve on the 2017 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award Selection Committee.

Pat Mora, founder of Día de los Niños and respected author, has won the Texas Institute of Letters' prestigious Lon Tinkle Award for Lifetime Achievement.

As of October 17, Elizabeth Philippi will be the new school library program coordinator at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Pamela Thompson, Socorro ISD librarian, is a new children's book reviewer for School Library Journal.
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Volume 35 No. 6 | October 2016
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Deceased

Mary Ann Bell, professor of Library Science at Sam Houston University, passed away on September 10, 2016.

Jim Hundemer, retired director of Houston ISD school library program, died on September 1, 2016.