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Poynter Library’s Jim Schnur honored by Society of Florida Archivists

Jim Schnur, associate librarian for Special Collections at the USF St. Petersburg Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, received the 2013 Award of Excellence from the Society of Florida Archivists  May 9 at the organization’s 30th annual meeting in Tallahassee. Schnur was recognized “for years of dedication to the archival profession in Florida and outstanding contribution to the preservation of Florida’s documentary … Continue reading

New Dali Museum series, The Genius Next Door, to feature USF St. Petersburg professors

The Dalí Museum is hosting a new monthly series of stimulating conversations with USF St. Petersburg professors. Called The Genius Next Door, the series will give audiences a chance to ask questions, exchange ideas and discuss cutting-edge research with intellectual leaders from USF St. Petersburg. Frank Biafora, dean of the USFSP College of Arts and Sciences, will act as the … Continue reading

Therapy dogs ease stress of exam week at Poynter Memorial Library

Therapy dogs will be at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to help students with the stress of exam week. Seven to 10 dogs from the Pinellas County chapter of Therapy Dogs International will be in the café area of the library Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth waived the normal restrictions … Continue reading