Names in the News
  • TLA supporter Apollo has earned the MLA Product of the Year 2016 Award.

  • Rio Grande City Public Library Director Norma Fultz received a Special Recognition Award for bringing distinction to the city at the 2015 City of Rio Grande City Longevity Awards.

  • Sharyland ISD librarian Nicole Cruz was honored with the South Texas Literacy Coalition Excellence Award.

  • Dorcas Hand will retire from Annunciation Orthodox School (Houston) on June 30, 2016.

  • Sara Joiner has left the Brazoria County Library System and accepted a position as the youth collection development coordinator for the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

  • Congratulations to Leticia S. Leija, Director of Library & Cultural Arts at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library in Edinburg, who received the prestigious Ohtli Award.

  • The Lewis Library at University of North Texas Health Science Center has been selected to host the National Library of Medicine's Regional Medical Library (RML) for the South Central Region (Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico) for the five-year period starting May 1.

  • Connie Moss has retired from the Nicholson Memorial Library System in Garland.

  • Retired Austin ISD librarian Angelica (Angie) Reeve has been recognized for her work with the Stephen F. Austin High School Archives project.

  • Marcy Sparks is the new school library leader for Socorro ISD .

  • Janis Test was honored by the Taylor County Historical Commission with the Maxine Perini Award.

  • Loretta Wallace is now a business librarian at UT Austin.

  • Cathy Ziegler will retire from Plano Public Library on July 29, 2016.


Sylvia Stern passed away last year.

TLACast Newsletter
Volume 35 No. 1 | March 2016
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