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Sojourna Cunningham
Social Sciences Librarian
Profile
Awards

ARL Library Assessment Conference Travel Grant for Underrepresented Professionals, 2014

American Library Association, Emerging Leader, 2014

Carolina Academic Library Associate Travel Award, 2010

Promise in Librarianship Award, Carrboro Branch Library, 2009-2010

Carolina Academic Library Associate, 2008-2010

Mary Ellen Kalp Memorial Award, 2008
Presentations
Blas, N., Cunningham, S., Dewey, B., Mack, T., Crumpton, M., Ruffin, I., Smith, R. (2014, July). Stop Dreaming and Do It! Best Practices for Gaining Momentum, Developing and Maintaining a Successful Residency Program. Panel Presentation at Annual Conference of the American Library Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Bedenbaugh, R., Cunningham, S., Milewski, S. (2014, May). Capturing Your Audience with Streaming Video. Panel Presentation at the Tennessee Library Annual Conference, Murfreesboro, TN.

Brannen, M., Crowe, K., Cunningham, S., Mays, R., Shepherd, S. (2013, October). Working by Committee: Formal and Informal Assessment Collaborations—Assessment Committees and Beyond. Panel Presentation at the Southeastern Library Assessment Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Alston, J., Blas, N., Cunningham, S., Garrett, J., Miles-Edmonson, L., Orozco, C., Ruffin, I. (2013, October). Transforming the Profession: Library Residents and Fellows Speak. Invited Panelist at the North Carolina Library Association Conference, Winston Salem, NC.

Cunningham, S., Ruffin, I. (2013, October). Experience Mandatory? Assessing the Impact of Pre-MLS/MLIS Careers & Educational Experience of the Academic Library Job Hunt. Poster Session at the North Carolina Library Association Conference, Winston Salem, NC.
Memberships
2009 - Present - Member, American Library Association
2012 - Present - Member, Association of College and Research Libraries
2013 - 2014 - Member, Library Information Technology Association
2013 - Present - Member, Library Leadership and Management Association
2009 - 2012 - Member, North Carolina Library Association
Professional Experience
Social Sciences Librarian, University of Richmond (2015 - Present)
Diversity Resident Librarian, University of Tennessee (2012-2014)
Evening Librarian, ECPI College, Charlotte Campus: Charlotte, NC (2010-2011)
Campus Librarian, ECPI University, Raleigh Campus: Raleigh, NC (2011-2012)
Serials Records Specialist, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Chapel Hill, NC
Education
B.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Contact Information
Boatwright Memorial Library
(804) 289-8977