SILS 80th Anniversary Kick-off Celebration - Dr. Fred W. Roper presents at the Lucile Kelling Henderson Lecture

Start Time: 

Friday, September 23, 2011 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm


George Watts Hill Alumni Center Ballroom

Dr. Fred Roper"On the shoulders of giants: How SILS achieved the national championship in Library and Information Science," by Dr. Fred Roper, distinguished dean emeritus of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science and SILS distinguished alumnus, words from University and State officials and musical entertainment are all part of the agenda as the celebration of the School's 80th anniversary continues at 3 p.m. 

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Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends will gather at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center Ballroom for the annual Lucile Kelling Henderson Lecture.  A reception to celebrate the kick-off will follow the formal presentation.

The lecture and reception are free and open to the public, but we ask that you register to help us determine catering needs. Please RSVP at: or 919-962-8366


About the Lucile Henderson Lecture

The Lucile Kelling Henderson Lecture Series was established in 1990 to honor the memory of Lucile K. Henderson, SILS faculty member (1932-1960) and dean (1954-1960). As an excellent teacher, administrator, counselor and adviser, Henderson made many contributions to the University and to the profession. She died in 1990 at the age of 95.

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