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Monday, May 20, 2019

Dr. Nancy Everhart Awarded Fulbright Scholarship To Study In China

This week Nancy found out she is going to China
The Fulbright Scholarship  will cover 5 months

The Department of State announced that Dr. Nancy Everhart has been chosen as a Fulbright Scholar to study in China.  The award will extend from September to February.

Everhart has been a professor of library and information science at Florida State University in Tallahassee for the past 15 years. Before that - she was a professor at St. John's University in New York City for 10 years. She started her career as a school librarian in the Tamaqua public schools in Pennsylvania.

She graduated from Tamaqua Area High School in 1972. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Library Science from Kutztown Univeristy in 1975. This was followed by a Masters in Educational Media at the University of Central Florida in 1981. She completed her education with a PhD in Library Science at Florida State University in 1990.

She married Harry Everhart in 1971. They lived in Tamaqua, PA for 30 years where they were both public school teachers. In 2004 - they moved to Tallahassee where Nancy continued as a professor. They have 2 sons - Drew lives with his family in Richmond, VA and Keith lives with his family in Washington, DC. They have 4 grandkids.

Everhart is the author of five books and over 100 articles in the field of library science.   She has been awarded over $2 million in federal grants for her research in establishing model school libraries while building exemplary school leaders. She has made presentations on all the continents except Antarctica. She teaches a summer course in London at the FSU Study Centre. She has taught summer courses for the University of Hawaii - the University of North Carolina - Indiana University - the University of Arizona - and the University of Georgia. Recently Germany awarded her a DAAD Fellowship to study at Humboldt University in Berlin for 3 months.

Through her studies - she recently visited her 50th state - Montana. She has made presentations in the countries of England - Scotland - Ireland - Sweden - Germany - France - the Netherlands - Greece - Dubai - Canada - Kuwait - Brazil - Hong Kong - and Australia.

She visited the China Pavilion in Disneyworld
last weekend
The East and West meet in friendship -
I carry her bags

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