Posted onJune 11, 2019bylmvega|Comments Off on The Library welcomes the Summer Institute for College and University Teachers attending the Center for José Martí Studies
The Center for Martí Studies Affiliate is a month long workshop on Cuban revolutionary José Martí and the interlocking histories of Cuba and Florida. The Macdonald-Kelce Library provides resources for attendees during the Summer Institute. Stop by and see the Martí/Cuba display, talk to a librarian, and use the José Martí research guide.
Tampa was and is a city of Cuban immigrants. Ybor City in particular, the site of José Martí Park, was a central local for the kindling of the Cuban independence movement at the turn of the twentieth century. Read more about this history by checking a book out of the library and going on a walking tour.
Posted onApril 18, 2019bylmvega|Comments Off on Winner of the National Library Week raffle is Alexandra Ricciardiello!
Alexandra “Alex” Ricciardiello was the lucky raffle winner of a UT gift basket, compliments of Macdonald-Kelce Library. The raffle was part of the Library’s observance of National Library Week (April 7-13). The annual celebration serves as an opportunity to raise awareness of the crucial role libraries play in engaging and empowering the people they serve, like Alex. Library Director Marlyn Pethe presented the freshman a basket filled with pens, pencils, markers, snacks, portable headphones, a USB drive, and plenty of UT paraphernalia. Congratulations, Alex!
Today on International Women’s Day we celebrate the accomplishments of women across the globe. Achieving equality demands constant dialogue and learning. Here are some reads that get you thinking about gender parity and your roll in striving towards #BalanceforBetter.