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LaVerne Laney McLaughlin

LaVerne Laney McLaughlin, American library director. Certified library Georgia, 2008. Named Outstanding Young Women of America, 1981-1982; fellow, Andrew Mellon Foundation, 1974-1975. Steering committee member Civil Rights Digital Library., Athens, 2005—2008; Member of National Alumnae Association Spelman College, Beta Phi Mu, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc.

Background

  • McLaughlin, LaVerne Laney was born on July 29, 1952 in Fort Valley, Georgia, United States. Daughter of John Laney and Gladys Laney (deceased).

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Spelman College, Atlanta, 1974. Master of Library Science, Atlanta University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Kennedy Western University, Thousand Oaks, California, 2003.

    Career

    • Head technical service library, associate professor Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, 1976—1998. Director library Albany State University, Albany, since 1998. Teacher Byron Elementary School, Georgia, 1975—1976.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library Georgia, 2008.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Service Learning: A Teaching Design, Freshman Seminar & Service to Leadership, Albany State University Life Skills.

    Membership

    Steering committee member Civil Rights Digital Library., Athens, 2005—2008. Member of National Alumnae Association Spelman College, Beta Phi Mu, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc.

    Connections

    • Married Frederick McLaughlin. 1 child Frederick Laney.
    • father: John Laney McLaughlin
    • mother: Gladys Laney (deceased) McLaughlin
    • spouse: Frederick McLaughlin
    • child: Frederick Laney McLaughlin
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    Born July 29, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Spelman College
    • 1975
      Atlanta University
    • 2003
      Kennedy Western University
    • 1976 - 1998
      Head, professor Georgia Southwestern State University
      Americus, Georgia, United States
    • 1976 - 1998
      associate, professor Georgia Southwestern State University
      Americus, Georgia, United States
    • 1998
      director, library Albany State University
      Albany, New York, United States