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RU librarian selected to receive 2014 Douglass Medal

April 7, 2014
Kayo Denda

Kayo Denda

The Rutgers University Libraries are honored that Kayo Denda, Head of the Margery Somers Foster Center and Women's Studies Librarian, was selected to receive the 2014 Douglass Medal Award from the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College.

The Douglass Medal honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the success of the Associate Alumnae and to Douglass College. Kayo, who is stationed in the Mabel Smith Douglass Library, has worked with the Associate Alumnae for many years to preserve and promote the history of Douglass College through library exhibitions and public events.

“We are proud to honor Kayo for her contributions to the preservation of our history and for sharing it in innovative and resourceful ways with alumnae, students and the College," stated Associate Alumnae Executive Director Valerie Anderson '81. "We are especially grateful to her for extending her expertise to members of the Douglass Alumnae Oral History Project and the Memorabilia Committee at the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College.”

The 2014 Douglass Medal will be formally presented to Kayo at a Founders Day Awards Recognitiion Luncheon on Saturday April 12th on the Douglass campus.

The Libraries congratulate Kayo on receiving this richly deserved reward.