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Library Excellence Awards Ceremony 2022

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The University of Houston Libraries celebrated their 2022 Library Excellence Awards ceremony recognizing librarians and staff who achieve meritorious work goals and embody organizational values of collaboration, empathy, and creativity.

Estefania Garcia received the Staff Achievement award. Garcia became an avid promoter of equity and social justice by curating book displays that represent marginalized groups. Garcia is reliable and creative, assisting with promoting materials, creating short story clips on searching for articles, images, videos, and databases, and managing the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library‘s Instagram account. Garcia is a recent graduate of the School of Art with a wide-ranging knowledge of art programs, and offers invaluable insight on student needs and behaviors when planning outreach and service activities.






















Emily Slaughter received the Student Achievement award. Slaughter has an exemplary attitude, along with patience and a willingness to lend help where it’s needed. Currently a graduate student in the Curriculum and Instruction Art Education program, Slaughter’s insight on the learning habits of art students is always most welcome.

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