Award Announcement: Library Professional Devemopment Awards

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


March 1, 2017
Contact: Allyson Hall



The Appalachian College Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the awardees for the Spring 2017 Professional Development and Online Development Opportunity awards. The purpose of these awards is to provide funding to librarians and library staff to pursue short-term, professional development activities and enhance professional pursuits that otherwise would not be possible.


For more information on these types of awards, please visit the BCLA Professional Development Opportunities guidelines.



  • Bethany College, Beth Carpenter
  • Carson-Newman University, Bruce Kocour
  • Ferrum College, Danny Adams
  • Lenoir-Rhyne University, Dawn Behrend
  • Milligan College, Mary Jackson



The Appalachian College Association is an organization of 35 independent liberal arts colleges that provides expanded and enhanced learning opportunities to faculty and students for the purpose of serving the educational and economic well-being of the people and communities of Central Appalachia. This educational consortium offers a wide variety of academic, research, scholarship, library and travel programs serving more than 54,000 students and 4,000 faculty in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. The Appalachian College Association is an independent 501 (c)(3) incorporated organization.