Thomas Rawlins
Custodian, 2nd Shift

Thomas Rawlins worked for Paducah Public Schools as a custodian for nine years. He has also worked for Sonny Ridgeway Construction, and for Manpower as a machine operator. Thomas graduated from Gateway Christian Academy in Jackson, TN.

Ruth Slagle
Instruction Librarian

Ruth comes to Jackson State from the Ida J. McMillan Library at the Baptist College of Florida where she was the Instruction and Outreach Librarian. While there, she assessed and managed e-resources, handled collection development, and provided reference consultations. She was also a Rare Book Librarian and Adjunct Professor at that library. Ruth has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois.