Patty earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California at Los Angeles and a Masters of Library and Information Science from the Catholic University of America.
Patty has served on the Undergraduate Research Committee, the Academic Effectiveness Committee, the Committee on Academic Computing and currently is the library liaison to the Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division. Patty handles administrative responsibilities for the library's electronic resources and shares responsibilities for research instruction and assistance. She is also currently serving on the QEP 2015 committee.
In November 2013, Patty Clark participated in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Intentional Teaching:Reflective Practice to Improve Student Learning program. This course provides the opportunity to focus intensively on personal teaching development, pedagogical inquiry and practical information literacy instruction techniques, leading to a stronger institutional library instruction program.
Patty's interests include literacy, service learning, cooking and playing with grandsons Ben and Matthew.
"I love working with the students and faculty at Virginia Wesleyan and enjoy the responsibility of assisting with research and instruction. It is a great place to watch the students and the college grow."
Come talk to Patty about what you have been reading or ask for assistance with research.