Monthly Archives: June 2014

EmoryUnplugged undergoes university-wide change

Emory Unplugged logo

This week the Enterprise Network Access Control (NAC) project team announced that they are ready to apply a new NAC system to all of EmoryUnplugged academic wireless. The new solution, which utilizes software from vendor Bradford Networks, will enable LITS to better manage the wireless environment at Emory. Woodruff Library, NDB, and the 1762 Building […]

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Gaming support a valuable growing service at Emory

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[Ed. note: This article was written by Haynes Chewning and Tara McCurley.] Gaming is an increasingly important topic in higher education. In the past few years, there have been classes built around specific games or aspects of gaming, as well as existing courses modified to accommodate gaming components. LITS Student Services embraced gaming and hosted […]

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Oxford College hub room relocation project cutover completed

Three photos showing work on Oxford's Communications Room

[Ed. Note: The following article was written by Gary Lammons.] Enterprise Services, Infrastructure and the PMO completed a significant cutover of the communications room at Oxford College last Friday. Oxford has been revamping its campus for years, and this effort was a significant milestone in updating the technology infrastructure, allowing the campus to grow well […]

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First LITS Service Award Event honors over 100 employees

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LITS HR held the first LITS Service Award Event on June 25 in the Cox Hall Ballroom. The event was a luncheon that included all honorees, managers (or designees) and LITS leadership. Emceed by Rob Renner (Divisional Director, HR), the event included speeches by Rich Mendola (Enterprise CIO & Senior Vice Provost), Yolanda Cooper (University Librarian), […]

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Dean Schuh, Student Technology Manager, Enterprise Applications

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Dean Schuh has been promoted to manager of the PeopleSoft (PS) Student Systems Technical team. He will have eight direct reports and will manage the PS Student Admin tool and Adirondack housing administration (how they assign kids to rooms), including facilities management. For the past six year, Dean has been PS Administrator in Enterprise Applications. Before […]

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Geneva McCants, Coordinator I, Enterprise Services

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Geneva McCants rejoins the Coordinator Team after spending five years getting high marks for her customer service at the Service Desk. She was previously on the Coordinator Team for three years. Before coming to Emory, Geneva worked at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for six years as a help desk supervisor and worked in […]

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LearnLink retires after 20 years

Photo of people at a software retirement party

After nearly 20 years of service, LearnLink, the original social media system used to connect Emory students to faculty and classmates, has been retired. LearnLink was one of the earliest and most robust online communities in higher education. A retirement wake was held in the MARBL Conference Room in the Woodruff Library on May 7 […]

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