Friday, August 1, 2014

Welcome Awesome Freshmen Class

August 2014                                 
Michael Brown lost his life on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

WELCOME Dynamic Freshmen Class of 2018!

Let this year be your BEST!!

          Tips For Freshmen Students
  • Don't try to meet everyone too soon
  • Don't cut classes
  • If you have a curfew, abide by it              
  • Don't spend all of your money too soon
  • Don't tell too many people your business
  • Don't fight with your roommate
  • Don't get caught up in the glitz and glamour of school life
  • Establish a study schedule
  • Don't give your professor a hard time
  • Don't do anything that can get you kicked out of school
  • Know your surroundings
  • Be considerate of your roommate                                                                                                    
     Welcome New Library Staff Members!
Kaanan Lewis

   Welcome Mr. Kaanan Lewis to the  Benedict family!  Mr. Lewis is a native of Mullins, S.C.  He graduated from Mullins High School and received his BS degree from Francis Marion University.  Mr. Lewis is currently enrolled in the University of South Carolina's MLIS (Master of Library Information Science) program. Upon the completion of that degree, he hopes to obtain a certificate from a Culinary Arts School.  He enjoys swimming and traveling.  Mr. Lewis states that "he is so grateful to be a part of the Benedict family."  He plans to work diligently to meet the needs of the students, faculty and staff.  Mr. Lewis will be working in the Library's Electronic Reference Center (ERC). 

Welcome Ms. Louise Smith to the Benedict Family!  Ms. Smith is a native of Columbia, SC.  She is a graduate of Benedict College and received her Masters Degree + 30  from the University of South Carolina.  She has worked as a librarian in the Georgia School District, Fairfield County Schools, Newberry County Schools, etc. and most recently in the Richland One School District.  Ms. Smith's hobbies are reading, sewing and traveling.  Ms. Smith will work on the first floor in the Library Media Center Room 104.  She will be incorporating the use of technology into student projects and assignments.
Robin Williams  1951 - 2014

         Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor, stand-up comedian, voice actor, film producer and screenwriter.    

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