Daniel from Brooklyn, N.Y.

1. How long have you known the nominee and how did you come to know him or her?
I have known Seamus since January, when I started teaching at the Center for Worker Education / City College of New York. I asked Seamus about the possibility of ordering some books for the library which supported the learning of the students in the class I was teaching.

2. Please list a few ways in which the nominee has helped you and others and made your experience of the library a positive one.
Seamus has been extremely helpful in purchasing books for the library (not an easy task in the times of colleges cutting funding) which were used by the students in the class I thought. Seamus continues to be a great resource, always going out of his way to support the students at Center for Worker Education any way he can. And Seamus is not only an invaluable resource for the students I teach, but he has also been very supportive and helpful in my own graduate studies at CUNY. Seamus manages a small library, but he is the link to the large CUNY library system and helped me access a lot of resources.

3. How has the library, and the nominee in particular, had an impact on students and faculty and the teaching and learning process? Please be specific.
The Center for Worker Education is located outside of the main campus of the City College of New York. Center for Worker Education only has a small library and Seamus has been invaluable in helping students connect to the CUNY library system and online resources. Seamus is always helpful and works in his quiet way to support students in any way he can.

4. How does the nominee make the college, community college, or university a better place? Please be specific.
Seamus made the small library at Center for Worker Education into a resource the students and faculty find invaluable. His presence allows students to embrace a library system which is difficult to navigate for new students. Seamus has made the process easy for countless of students.

5. How has the individual demonstrated leadership in the campus community or the profession?
Seamus has shown great leadership in promoting online sources at Center for Worker Education. He is active in promoting online library resources by interfacing with the faculty, adjunct faculty, and students. He has offered his expertise to students in the classroom and has made the process of researching the vast amount of online information manageable for students.