We are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Tiwanna Nevels as the Assistant State Librarian for the State Library of North Carolina.
Dr. Nevels has over nine years of administrative and management experience in libraries and most recently served as Director of Library Services at Saint Augustine’s University. She has also served as Chair for the HBCU Library Alliance and as a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging consultant for Clemson University Libraries. Dr. Nevels is passionate about making an impact on those she serves through libraries. She has worked in public and academic libraries for 14 years. She earned her MLS at North Carolina Central University and her Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Tiwanna has lived in Raleigh since 2004 but is a native of New Bern, located on the coast of North Carolina. “My favorite thing to do when I go home is getting ice cream from the Maola Milk ice cream parlor, The Cow Café, while walking around downtown to see the boats going out and coming in. It’s also a great time to take a tour of Tryon Palace.
Dr. Nevels has a son named JaMarley, a daughter named Tyara, and a two-year-old granddaughter named Emorie.