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A warm welcome from the library staff at Everglades University!


Director of Library Services & Orlando Campus Librarian, Adam Brody, MLIS, MSLBE


Adam began his library journey almost 20 years ago at a public library in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in various library support capacities.  Since then, he went on to manage multiple academic libraries in the state of Florida.  Adam adheres to the philosophy of “Doing everything possible in order to help instructors change lives through reference and programming expertise.” This philosophy continuously serves the students and faculty at Everglades University well.

Adam holds a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Business Ethics from Duquesne University, and a Bachelors Degree in Education from Duquesne University.

Adam can be reached at (866) 289-1078 or at 

Tampa Campus Librarian, Cathy White, MLIS

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Cathy began her library career over twenty years ago in Florida as a school library media specialist and has traveled around the globe, returning home to join Everglades University in Tampa as its first librarian. During her eleven years abroad, she worked in Saudi Arabia as a school librarian, a corporate librarian and was founder of the Harbor Community Library at the new King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. At the heart of all of these different types of libraries, is her passion to serve others making information accessible to all.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois.

Cathy can be reached at (813)868-8160 or at 


Sarasota Campus Librarian, Marianne Hoeppner, MLIS

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Becoming a librarian was a career change for Marianne, and she has worked in all forms of librarianship, including corporate, public and academic.  She was the library director for the Bryant & Stratton College Albany campus for almost 7 years which allowed her to assist students grow in skills and confidence, while watching their dreams of graduating come true.  Her undergraduate degree is in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College and she earned a Masters of Library Science from Long Island University. Recently, she moved back to Florida from upstate New York.

You can reach Marianne at (941) 907-2262 or at


Boca Raton and Online Division Campus Librarian, TBD



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