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Sojourna Cunningham

Social Sciences Librarian

Curriculum Vitae

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    • 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