Yohannes Gebregeorgis to join the Faculty of Mekelle University

Yohannes Gebregeorgis, Founder of the Segenat Foundation (http://segenatfoundation.org), a not for profit organization that works in establishing libraries and promoting reading and literacy in Ethiopia, has joined the faculty at Mekelle University (Ethiopia) with the Department of Library and Information Science.

Mekelle University, located in the city of Mekelle in Tigray Region, is a top-rated university for teaching and research and is one of the fastest growing universities in Ethiopia.

The Department of Library and Information Science at Mekelle University is a young department in its early growth stage with great potential to make a difference in teaching and research in library and information science.

In 2008, Yohannes Gebregeorgis was named a Top 10 CNN Hero for his innovative work in providing libraries and literacy to children in Ethiopia. He was awarded Honorary Membership to the American Library Association in 2011, the highest award the American Library Association bestows on an individual. He is the author of two bilingual children’s books: Silly Mammo and Tirhas Celebrates Ashenda.

About these ads

2 Responses

  1. Congratulations on your new post, Yohannes. I hope it brings you joy!

  2. we were glad whil you teach us but u s eparate us we all missing u ok

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: