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Alumnus Lance Werner Named 2017 Recipient of ULC Joey Rodger Leadership Award

July 19, 2017

SLIS Alumnus Lance Werner (MLIS '04) has been named the 2017 recipient of the Urban Libraries Council Joey Rodger Leadership Award. A press release by the Urban Libraries Council states,"The awards recognize transformative leadership that advance the impact and strategic role of public libraries in communities across North America."

The award provides a stipend allowing the recipient to pursue a professional development opportunity to further enhance their skills. 

For more details about Lance's honor, read the full press release from the Urban Libraries Council:

Read Lance's recent SLIS Leaders interview here: