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James StillA Life$
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Carol Boggess

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813174181

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.001.0001

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A Practical Degree

A Practical Degree

The University of Illinois

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(p.77) 7 A Practical Degree
Source:
James Still
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Carol Boggess

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0007

This chapter describes the third and last step in his higher education. Guy Loomis funded Still and Dare Redmond to earn a BS degree in library science from the University of Illinois in Champaign. His first semester was rough because his mother, whose health had been declining, died of cancer in early October. That was the biggest challenge of his months in Illinois because the courses were not demanding. His ultimate goal for this degree was to get a job.

Keywords:   practical degree, BS library science, University of Illinois, death of mother

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