SC Griffith Memorial Library Receives Gift

Photo Cutline:  Dr. Paul Young, NWCCD President, Mr. Greg Thurow, and Katrina Brown, Sheridan College Director of Library Services, pose for a photo during a small gathering celebrating the gift from Mr. Thurow. (Photo courtesy of Dennis Jacobs at Sheridan College)
Photo Cutline: Dr. Paul Young, NWCCD President, Mr. Greg Thurow, and Katrina Brown, Sheridan College Director of Library Services, pose for a photo during a small gathering celebrating the gift from Mr. Thurow. (Photo courtesy of Dennis Jacobs at Sheridan College)

According to a media release from Sheridan College, the College's Griffith Memorial Library recently received a gift from Greg Thurow, a retired geologist now living in Sheridan. The gift included several monographs on economic geology, a twenty five year run of the journal Economy Geology, United States Geological Services bulletins and professional papers, as well as unique papers and maps from Zimbabwe.

Director of Library Services at the College, Katrina Brown said that this gift “is a significant resource for our students and community.” A Certified Professional Geologist, Thurow has 37 years of geologic experience, including seven years supervising coal bed methane drilling programs in the Powder River Basin. He has also worked on a range of metal exploration projects throughout the nation.

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