B.S., University of Kansas 1986
M.S., Florida International University 1995
M.L.S., University of Missouri 2010
Simone Briand received a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Kansas, and an M.S. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Florida International University in Miami. She earned a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Missouri in 2010, and currently serves as the director of the Ruth R. Cleveland Memorial Library at Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC). Her previous library experience includes New York Medical College, the State University of New York at Purchase, and her hometown public library in western Kansas during her high school years. She has been with CUKC for more than 14 years and loves working with students and faculty. In her free time, she enjoys creative writing, poetry open mics, music of all kinds, coffee shops, reading and road trips.