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B Nan Schichtel

Book cover image for "Their Faith Lives On: St. Mary's Visitation Parish Histories"

Liaison Departments include: Careers; CEGH (Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician; Phlebotomy; Sterile Processing); College Learning Studies / Counselors; Craft Brewing; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting/Hygiene; Exercise Science; General Health; Nursing ADN/PN; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Off-Campus Library Service; Political Science; Radiologic Technology.

Community & Professional Affiliations / Memberships:

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College & Research Libraries
    • Past Section Officer: 
      • Community & Junior College Libraries Section: Secretary, Vice-Chair, Chair 2011-12; Past Chair 2012-13; ALA ACRL Conference Section Committee
      • Distance Learning Section: Member at Large 2006–2008
  • Certified Tourism Ambassador
  • Grand Rapids History Detectives Committee
  • Grand Rapids Historical Society Trustee & Secretary
  • Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce Historian; Life Member
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database Advisory Board 2019-present
  • United States Junior Chamber of Commerce Senator #64488

Publications and Presentations:

  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Little Bohemia: From Kratzau to Grand Rapids, Michigan: The Leitelt Family #3(#4 in series). Grand River Times. 42(4). Jan. 2021. 1,3. 
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Little Bohemia: From Kratzau to Grand Rapids, Michigan: The Leitelt Family #2. Grand River Times. 42(3). Nov. 2020. 4-6. 
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Little Bohemia: From Kratzau to Grand Rapids, Michigan: The Leitelt Family #1. Grand River Times. 42(1). Sept. 2020. 4-6. 
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Little Bohemia: From Kratzau to Grand Rapids, Michigan: Part 1.  Grand River Times. 41(8). May 2020. 1,3.
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. On Becoming a Local History Author, or, How Family Members Conned Me Into Giving Up Years of My Life to Write Their BookGrand River Times. 38(2). Oct. 2016.  3-5. (uploaded with permission, President GRHS Gina Bivins, Oct. 2016)
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. The First Year Experience. in ACRL in Chicago: ACRL programs at the ALA Annual Conference. (2009). College & Research Libraries News70(8), 441-442.
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan.  Their Faith Lives On: St. Mary's Visitation Parish Histories, New Salem, Michigan. Altona, Alberta CA: Friesen Books. 2013. E-book version: Grand Rapids MI: Grand Rapids Community College. 2015.
  • CONNECT Faculty Newsletter (Editor) Grand Rapids Community College. 2008-
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Jesse Buttrick Davis and "His Boys": A History of the Early Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1909-1929. Presentation for the Grand Rapids Historical Society. 2012.
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Dr. Jesse Buttrick Davis and “His Boys:” The Early History of the Grand Rapids Junior Association of Commerce, 1909–1929. (Master’s Capstone Paper) Grand Valley State University: Public & Nonprofit Administration. October 2005.
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Dr. Jesse B. Davis – This I Remember... Action Magazine of the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce. May 2000, 24–25.
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Fellow Jaycees, I Nominate.... Action Magazine of the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce. November 1999, 18.
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. (Assistant Editor) Western Michigan Genealogical Society. Michigana. (1997–2000).
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. (Editor) Grand Rapids Business Journal Index. (1987–1996).
  • Schichtel, Barbara Nan. (Editor) Lakeland Library Cooperative. LAKENET Calendar of Events. (1986–1993)

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