SLIS senior honored by MGC as 2009 Woman of the Year

School of Library & Information Studies senior Charleta Williams was named “2009 Woman of the Year” by the Multicultural Greek Council of The Florida State University in a ceremony held at the Tallahassee Civic Center on Thursday, April 15, 2010.

“I am blessed to have been nominated for the Women of the Year award, and to actually win puts the icing on the cake,” Williams said.

At the ceremony, she was recognized for her outstanding leadership and service to the FSU campus and the Tallahassee community. Williams has been a member of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority for three years. As a result, she has held numerous leadership roles and has completed more than 300 hours of community service. To assist her council, Ms. Williams served as the 2009-2010 secretary for the Multicultural Greek Council Executive Board. Other organizations that she participated in were the INROADS Student Association, the Association of Information Technology Professionals and the STARS Alliance, which promotes Students & Technology in Academia, Research and Service.

“Charleta Williams has been a great asset to the program, maintaining a 3.7 major GPA, all while being involved in numerous organizations,” said Ebe Randeree, one of Williams’ professors and the STARS Alliance faculty advisor. “We are very proud of Ms. Williams and how well she reflects the values of the FSU community.”