Monthly Archives: January 2014

A World of Strength

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This past week saw a number of groups participating in StandOut, a strengths assessment program designed by Marcus Buckingham, who is a business consultant and researcher. Strengths, according to this program, are defined as things that energize, or invigorate a person. Normally a strength is designated as something a person is good at. In this […]

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2014 Award of Distinction

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[Ed. Note: The following message was written by Linda Nodine.] Recently you should have received an email from Central Human Resources about the 2014 Award of Distinction and nomination process. As in prior years, all nominations for an Award of Distinction in LITS must be approved by Rich Mendola in his role as Enterprise CIO […]

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Al Shelton Wins a Pool Crown

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Congratulations to Al Shelton (UTS), who led his team “Ball-N-Hand” to the championship of the Monday Night Pool League Lagger’s Choice Division in Forsyth County. They played a tough match against “The Crafty Veterans” which came down to the final game of 9-ball which went hill-hill. The team of Ron Springer, Al Shelton (captain), Cody […]

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Terri Harrison, Call Center Specialist, Call Center

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After completing the Call Center Training Program, Terri has been added as the newest member of the Call Center team. Before coming to Emory, Terri worked at Bath and Bodyworks and Macy’s as a sales associate. She’s currently attending Clayton State University where she is studying Nursing. Born and raised in Atlanta, she attended Benjamin E. […]

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ClassTech Loaner Pool Merges With the Music and Media Library

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In collaboration between the Woodruff Library and Academic Technology Services, the ClassTech’s loaner pool of AV equipment has been transitioned to the Marian K. Heilburn Music and Media Library Collection, making the equipment now available to a wider Emory population. For years, ClassTech has operated a loaner pool that students, faculty, and staff could use […]

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Dogs in the Library? Woof!

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CNN reporter Jen Christensen recently did a lengthy piece on how the Woodruff Library used therapy dogs to help Emory students cope with the stress of finals. A growing trend around college campuses, these dogs were brought into the Jones Room to be petted and played with by frazzled students needing a study break. “Woodruff […]

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ServiceNow Receives its “Calgary” Upgrade This Weekend

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On Saturday, January 11, at 5:00 a.m., ServiceNow will be upgraded to the Calgary release (CHG119698). Included with this release are official upgrades from ServiceNow, including bug fixes and enhancements to existing features and functionality. The upgrade is expected to take less than 30 minutes to implement and ServiceNow will be accessible to users during […]

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