January 8, 2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews the staff members of the South Carolina Center for Community Literacy: Christine Shelek, Executive Director; Liz Hartnett, Program Coordinator; and Valerie Byrd Fort, Cocky’s Reading Express Coordinator. The Center is the state’s designated examination site for new children’s and YA books, which are available to the public. Cocky's Reading Express™ is the University of South Carolina’s literacy outreach program. USC students travel the state with their friend, Cocky, visiting elementary schools across South Carolina. The students read to the children, and Cocky helps the children understand the importance of life-long reading.
Transcript for SC Center for Community Literacy - Episode 104
November 4, 2019
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses University Press Week and more with Aurora Bell. Aurora is the acquisitions editor for literary studies and regional books at the University of South Carolina Press. She is a Texan who has spent the past decade in New York, but she is thrilled to be back in the South and we’re happy to have her here in Columbia. And you can learn more about the University’s Press by visiting uscpress.com.
October 15, 2019
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in libraries and much more with Dr. Nicole Cooke. Dr. Cooke is the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science. Her research and teaching interests include human information behavior, critical cultural information studies, and diversity and social justice in librarianship.