University of Southern Mississippi


Nugent is a student at the School of Library and Information Science, University of Southern Mississippi. Nugent earned a bachelor of arts in History from the Belhaven College, Jackson (Miss.). She has worked as outreach coordinator and children and young adult librarian representative, Mississippi Library Commission, Blind and Physically Handicapped Library Services.

Awards Won

Title Year
ALA Century Scholarship

An annual scholarship of $2,500 that funds services or accommodation for a library school student(s) with disabilities admitted to an ALA-accredited library school. The scholarship will fund services or accommodations that are either not provided by law or otherwise by the university that will enable the student or students to successfully complete the course of study for a Master’s or Doctorate in Library Science and become a library or information studies professional.

2007 - Recipient(s)