With four decades of experience to her credit, Ms. Stack is currently retired, having directed the undergraduate program at Western New England University in Springfield, MA
EAST LONGMEADOW, MA, June 28, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present May E. Stack with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Stack celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With four decades of experience to her credit, Ms. Stack is currently retired, having directed the undergraduate program at Western New England University in Springfield, MA from 1991 to 2005. She began her career with the aforementioned university as a clerk in 1965 and as an acquisitions staff member from 1966 to 1972. She subsequently served the university as a cataloger from 1972 to 1984, an assistant director from 1984 to 1989, and the acting director from 1989 to 1990, the director from 1990 to 2005 when she retired. In addition to this tenure, Ms. Stack had excelled as the chair of the Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing collection development committee from 1993 to 1995, for which she later held a post on the executive board from 1993 to 1996.
Prior to embarking on her professional path, Ms. Stack pursued a formal education at the Mississippi University for Women, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1962. She continued studies at Western New England University, where she obtained a Master of Business Administration in 1981. She subsequently graduated with a Master of Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University in 1989. Inspired by her high school librarian, Mae Brown, who taught her how to mend books, shelve, and file, Ms. Stack began her career in the library at Crystal Springs High School in Mississippi.
Outside of her primary responsibilities, Ms. Stack remains aware of trends in her field through her affiliations with numerous organizations. She has maintained her involvement with the American Library Association, the Massachusetts Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries. Additionally, she has been an active member of the Library and Management Association and the Library Information and Technology Association. Now in retirement, Ms. Stack resides in Massachusetts and is the proud mother of two wonderful children, Elinor and Harley David. She is also a doting grandmother to five beloved grandchildren, and has been known to enjoy horseback riding and training show dogs in her spare time.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, May E. Stack has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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