Nicole Staron began working at Penn College's Madigan Library in October 2006.
Nicole graduated from Mansfield University in 2003 with a degree in history, after which she decided to pursue that passion by attending graduate school. Her specialty is 20th century European history, with a focus on Russia and the Balkans. She received her M.A. in history from Ohio University in November 2006, after successfully completing her thesis on British indecision in the Winter War. She recently received her Master's in Library and Information Science with an online program through Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. Nicole is an active member of many professional associations. For the Pennsylvania Library Association, she served for two years as the West Branch Chapter Chair, as well as serving on the 2011 state Conference Committee. She also served for three years on the PaLA West Branch Chapter Steering Committee and two years as the Vice Chair and then Chair of the Preservation Roundtable. Additionally, she is currently the treasurer for the Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania.
Nicole has many hobbies, including reading, sewing, crocheting, quilting, watching movies, and scrapbooking. She loves hanging out with her family and friends, but most of all she enjoys spending time with her sons, Hunter and Booker.