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Michelle is the Services Supervisor at Gottesman.  She's been at TC  since 2009 and has an MSLIS from Syracuse! Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? Nope, I'm a student at FIT. I'm working on an MA in Fashion and Textile Studies. Where's your hometown? Hallowell, Maine, "the gem of the Kennebec" OR "a small drinking town with an antique prob...
Hello Everyone!!!  I'm Shevawn, the Gottesman Library Services Desk Trainer!  I've been working here at the library for 2 1/2 years and am responsible for teaching all new library hires most of what they need to know to be able to serve our patrons as best as possible.  I say most because we can neve...
Amanda is a new member of the Library Services team. She enjoys running, quilts, details, thunderstorms, lake-effect snow, experimental forms of writing, and does not have a favorite color. Keep reading to learn more ...
Hi! I'm a new member of the first floor services team. I am continuing the get to know you series. I have answered the questions below and I hope that you learn a little bit more about me. Feel free to stop by the desk and tell me about yourself. Keep your eyes open for more posts from other library workers in the future. Are you a Teachers...
Continuing the get to know you series, today we get to learn a bit more about Laura.  She's been a fixture at Gottesman since February 2010, and lives in Columbia student housing with her boyfriend who's a doctoral student in the Economics program. Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? I'm not a student at TC, but I'm working on my MLIS at the
Today is Addie's turn for the spotlight.  Addie works in tech support, which is the team responsible for helping patrons with issues using the library's technology (like when a library laptop stops working, or you need help setting up for a presentation at the library), and for posting the world's headlines for your viewing ...
As we all should know, eating healthy and being active are keys to living a healthy lifestyle. It helps us fight against one of the biggest problems our nation is currently facing: obesity. Obesity is more common amongst youth, can reduce the life expectancy for an individual and can increase health problems. According to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, nearly one in three young people are overweight or obese, which shows that more should be done to create a healthier generation. Such concerns calls for an increase in projects to help fight obesity to raise awareness amongst today's y...
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Continuing the get to know you series, this week we learn more about Melissa.  She has been working at Gottesman since February 2010, and lives in Queens, and if you've read any of her wonderful and fascinating Pressible posts, you may already know that she was a teacher and that she...
Continuing the get to know you series, today we get to learn a bit more about Alex.  Alex is from Baltimore, and is a student in the mathematics education program.  You will probably recognize him as he's been working at the library for a year now, and lives on campus in Whitti...
Parlor games were quite popular during the Victorian era.  One such game involved recording your answers to various questions about your personality, preferences, faults and opinions. Of course this shouldn’t surprise – people like to share things about themselves: remember the 25 random things about me fad on Facebook? I suppose the mere existence of Facebook at all is proof. Though Marcel Proust did not originate this idea, or even formulate any of the questions himself, his name has become attached to the