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Graduate School Scholarship

The application is now open for the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. Applications will be received until March 2, 2018. The scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Please see the website for more information […]

Southern Librarian Scholarship Recipients

Furman University Libraries is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of the Ethel Carlisle Southern Scholarship for Library Science. Established in 1985, the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship is named for the wife of Furman Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, J. Albert Southern. It was established by Professor Southern and their children, Janet Huskey and John […]

Grad School Scholarship

Have you ever considered being a librarian or working in an information field? Did you know a master’s degree in library and information science (MLIS) is the educational route to this career? Each year The Ethel Carlisle Southern Scholarship is given to a graduating Furman student or Furman alum who is continuing his/her education in the […]

Graduate School Scholarship

The Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 17, 2017. Please see the website for more information about applying. The Ethel Carlisle Southern ’27 Scholarship […]

Southern Scholarship Recipients

The 2015 Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship recipients are Jessica Bitter and Joshua Greer.  Both Jessica and Joshua were Music majors. Jessica, Class of ’13, has a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. Joshua, Class of ’12, a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. Jessica will enroll in the Masters of Library and Information Science program at the University of Denver […]

Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship

Dusty Roether received the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship in 2013. We recently caught up with Dusty as he was beginning his first professional job. I graduated from Furman in 2011 with a major in Latin, but it took quite a while for me to reach that choice. When I started at Furman, I declared a […]

Thinking Outside the Library

Kelly Leonard ’11 How an MLIS Can Lead To Jobs Other Than Librarianship Kelly Leonard is an organized young woman who belies any image you might have of an English major who dreamily reads novels and doesn’t know the first thing about numbers. Kelly is an Excel pro (she made spreadsheets to help her sister […]

The Unexpected Librarian

The Unexpected Librarian: How a Recent Furman Grad Found Himself in Library School Chase Ollis (’11) is one of the 2015 recipients of the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. The scholarship is given annually to a Senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate […]

Ethel C. Southern Scholarship

What are you doing after graduation? For some the path to a career is clear and straight. But many of us will tell stories of a chance meeting, a job that was meant to be temporary, or an unforeseen opportunity that led to a field we had not originally considered. Have you ever thought of […]

Graduate School Scholarship

The application is now open for the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. Applications will be received until March 4, 2016. The scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Please see the website for more information […]