Monthly Archives: July 2014

Learning Analytics at Emory

Blackboard Analytics logo/graphic

In May 2013, Academic Technology Services at Emory University made the decision to begin its investment in the emerging field of learning analytics with a pilot installation of Blackboard Analytics for Learn™. With the pilot now successfully complete, and the product licensed for another year, we look forward to several other initiatives meant to encourage […]

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Colin Bragg, Reserves Coordinator, University Libraries

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Colin Bragg recently began his new role as the Reserves Coordinator at the Woodruff Library, where he will be handling faculty and graduate instructor reserve requests. Prior to this new role, Colin was coordinator of the Music and Media Library for five years. He also spent six years as the circulation manager and a senior […]

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Ariona Porter, Call Center Communication Specialist I

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Ariona Porter joins the Call Center staff after working as a secretary assistant in the Public Safety office of Georgia Perimeter College in Decatur, GA. Working as part of a work study program, Ariona was also a full-time student. While at Georgia Perimeter, Ariona received an associate’s degree in foreign language, with her language of […]

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Al Shelton finishes 5th nationally in pool

Al Shelton with check in hand

I qualified to compete in the 2014 NAPA (North America Poolshooters Association) National Tournament in Atlanta this year. It was held from June 13 through June 21 at the Atlanta Hilton. There were around 1200 people from all over the US and Canada competing in 5 classes. For the 10-Ball tournament I was in the ‘B’ […]

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Update from HR

Promotion/New Position… Colin Bragg began work as Program Coordinator, reporting to Margaret Ellingson, effective June 16, 2014. (…more on Colin) Conversions (Temp to Full Time)… Ariona Porter began work as Call Center Communication Specialist I, reporting to Bonita Russell, effective July 7, 2014. (…more on Ariona)

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Campers discuss Hank Aaron at Woodruff exhibit

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On Tuesday, July 15,  campers from Little Rock, AR met with with Dana White and Dick Cecil to discuss Hank Aaron’s record-breaking career at the Hank Aaron Exhibit in the Woodruff Library. The exhibit draws mainly from the Richard A. Cecil collection, which was processed recently and opened to the public. A former baseball scout, assistant […]

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Emory Box: a next level collaboration tool

Box graphic for Emory launch

Announcing Emory Box, a secure cloud storage tool that fosters sharing and collaboration on any device. Emory Box is a simple-to-use, hosted offering that is currently available to all Emory students, staff, and faculty. If you are already familiar with Box, this application offers the same file sharing and collaboration you are familiar with, but tailored for Emory. There […]

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