This blog post was written by Processing Archivist Thomas DeShong.
The staff of Poage Library and the Graduate Research Center would like to congratulate our graduating student assistants as they look forward to the next chapters in their journeys. Thank you all for your hard work at and good luck on your future endeavors!
Emma Fenske has worked at Poage Library for the past two years. She has earned her Master of Arts degree in History focusing on modern U.S., women’s, and religious history. Emma will stay at Baylor this fall and begin her work towards a Ph.D. in history. Emma has loved her time at Poage is thankful for the amazing staff and for the skills she has learned here. You are too kind Emma!
Kaitlin Nunn has worked at Poage Library since the 2019 fall semester. She has earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Biochemistry and is on the pre-medical track. Upon graduation, Kaitlin will be taking a gap year and working as a scribe at a Dallas-area hospital. She then hopes to attend medical school after gaining some valuable experience. Kaitlin would like to thank all the wonderful people she met at Baylor who changed her for the better and wants to encourage her fellow students to never give up on their dreams. Well said Kaitlin!
Bolanle Ojo has worked at the Graduate Research Center since the 2019 fall semester. She has earned her Masters degree in Social Work with a Clinical concentration. Bolanle is currently studying for the state licensure exam to secure her LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker designation) and wants to find a job that allows her to focus on co-occurring mental health within the substance abuse community. Bolanle would like to say a big thank you to the amazing GRC staff she has had the opportunity to work with. Way to go Bolanle!
Robert Mattson has worked at the Graduate Research Center since the 2019 fall semester. He has earned his Master of Arts degree in Christian Ministry at Truett Seminary with a Music Leadership in Worship concentration. Upon graduation, Robert is going to spend some time with his college-age children and continue his ministry in Waco at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Robert is also appreciative of the Poage and GRC staff for making Poage a “most pleasant place to work.” We are pleased you think so Robert!
Thank you all once again for your hard work and contributions to Baylor, Poage Library, and the Graduate Research Center. Enjoy this moment and embrace the various ministries and careers that await you. “Sic ’em Bears!”