Monthly Archives: June 2014

Commencement Connections 2014!

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It was the 169th Commencement with no capricious weather in sight – just full sun! It was a fine day, particularly in all the ways we work together to pull off a singularly successful event for an audience of over 14,000. Many of us in LITS participate as volunteers; we are hosts to the Corpus […]

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Yes, you too can compost!

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June has arrived and so has the bright summer sun, bringing hot temps to help heat up your compost bin! Interestingly, I realized that I’ll have to move my bin this year because a neighboring tree has now leafed out a branch that shades it. Shade cools your compost and slows the process of breaking […]

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Felisha Chism, Service Desk Analyst I, Enterprise Services

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Felisha was promoted to full time employee after working for three years in the Service Desk as a student worker. She was honored at the recent Student Worker graduation ceremony held in the Woodruff Library. A native of Birmingham, AL, Felisha began her scholastic journey at Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL, where she earned […]

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Tom Vincent, Compass Technology Manager, Enterprise Services

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I am excited to announce that I am promoting Tom Vincent into the role of Compass Technology Team Manager. Tom has covered this role on an interim basis for the past three months while also serving as technical lead on the Tools upgrade project. Feedback on his role during this time has been extremely supportive […]

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Leadership Team announces new LITS structure at all-hands meeting

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Rich Mendola (Enterprise CIO and Senior Vice Provost for Library Services and Digital Scholarship) and a few members of his leadership team announced a significant restructuring of Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) at an “all-hands” meeting held in the WSHCAB Auditorium yesterday. Speaking to an audience in excess of 350 employees, Rich carefully described the […]

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