Monthly Archives: April 2013

UTS Game Day Returns!

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Calling all gamers and non-gamers! After a one-year hiatus due to construction conflicts, our annual UTS-sponsored Game Day returns to the Computing Center at Cox Hall on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Cox Hall will shut down for a few hours just for us, so take advantage of this opportunity to hang out […]

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Sundiata Kita-Bradshaw, IT Desktop Consultant II, Enterprise Services

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Sundiata comes to OIT to support the 1599 Building. Before coming to Emory, he performed the same role at Clayton State University for 12 years. A Technology Management graduate of Clayton State, with a concentration in Networking, Sundiata is originally from Los Angeles, CA but has spent the last 18 years in Georgia. He also […]

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Lushorn Strickland, Access Administrator, Integration

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Lushorn has joined the Integration team following a stint where she worked as a contractor in her current Emory role. Before coming to Emory, she worked for many years doing corporate accounting and IT support. She also has experience teaching mathematics and training faculty/staff on computer software. “My ideal working environment is technology where I […]

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Service Desk Kudos

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I just wanted to take a brief moment to thank Athan Gillette (Call Center) for what he is doing and the attention that he is placing towards the entering of Service Now Incident tickets. His work on INC01777774 illustrates exactly what we are looking to see on any given voice-related INC. Having this information at hand […]

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Mazzella Cooking Demo a Fresh Success

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Recently, Christina Mazzella (IT F&A) did a demonstration in the 1762 building for making Vegetable Dumplings (aka potstickers). This demo was part of the OIT vs Emory College Weight-loss Challenge. Following her demo, attendees tasted plenty of delicious vegetarian samples. Sandra Harrison (IT F&A) helped Christina with the vegetable chopping. Vegetable Dumplings Recipe 1 cup lightly […]

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This is a Time of Renewal

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I love the Fall, especially October. There is always something special about starting a new semester, feeling the chill in the air, seeing the leaves change, watching football and soccer games, and experiencing the thrill of learning while not yet being behind in anything. But Spring is my second favorite time of year.  In the […]

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Using Video to Reinvent Education

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In the latest in my series of  Wade’s Favorite Ted Talks, Khan Academy founder Salman Kahn talks about the power of interactive exercises for next level learning. “My cousins preferred seeing me on YouTube instead of seeing me in person!” says Kahn. After he got over the initial pain of the insult, he realized something […]

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