GSLIS Student Wins Beta Phi Mu Award

Congratulations to VivianLea Solek, the recipient of the Beta Phi Mu Book Award, given by the Beta Beta Chapter. After 25 years as a museum curator, Solek entered Simmons to pursue her MS with an archives concentration. While a student, she held a temporary position in Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University where she worked on the papers of Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. VivianLea also interned at the Connecticut Historical Society and the Connecticut State Archives and will graduate in May 2014. In addition to the Beta Phi Mu Book Award, she also received scholarships from ARMA International (2012 and 2013) and the Connecticut Library Association (2012).  She currently works as a Library Assistant, Technology Services and Social Media at the Easton Public Library, Easton, CT.

VivianLea Solek was chosen as the recipient by the officers of the Beta Beta Chapter: 
Karen Vagts, President; Kelly Turner, Vice President; Alexander May, Director; Mary Puleo, Secretary/ Treasurer; and Thomas Clark, Past President.

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