Monthly Archives: February 2015

Stephanie Parisi wins Emory’s Award of Distinction

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Each year, Emory’s Award of Distinction is given to 10-15 University employees who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their jobs by their initiative, innovation, and leadership in furthering Emory’s vision as a “destination university.” Please join me in congratulating LITS Academic Technologies staff member, Stephanie Parisi, for being selected for the 2015 Emory Award of Distinction. Stephanie […]

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Kentucky Derby exhibit based on McDaniels biography

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A biography written by Pellom McDaniels (MARBL), an Emory professor and curator of African-American collections, has been transformed into a compelling exhibit for the Kentucky Derby Museum. The book entitled “The Prince of Jockeys” details the extraordinary life of African-American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy, who won the Kentucky Derby three times just before the turn […]

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Emory FIRST expanded to utilize OpenEmory

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Emory FIRST, a software tool for faculty to centrally record and manage citations for their publications, has been expanded to also be a path for depositing articles into OpenEmory through the repository connector. OpenEmory is an open access repository of scholarly articles by faculty and a service of the Emory Libraries. By making Emory faculty […]

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Roland Farrar, Project Manager, Network Communications

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Roland Farrar has returned to Emory as part of a “phased retirement,” in which he will be working part-time at 80-hours per month in the same position he held when he retired in January of this year. Roland will be doing project management and outside plant (OSP) design engineering as part of the Field Services […]

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Travis Longo, Applications Developer, Enterprise Applications

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Travis Longo was recently hired to provide support for Emory’s Effort Reporting System (ERS). Travis originally came to Emory as a data entry specialist for the Taskforce for Global Health through Emory Temporary Services. Travis also interned for two years as an applications developer at Acuity Brands Lighting. Born in Grayson, GA, Travis is attending […]

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LaKysha Mack, Accountant, Business and Administration

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LaKysha Mack is the newest accountant in Business and Administration after spending the past six years as a finance and billing specialist. Prior to her arrival at Emory, LaKysha worked in payroll at ADP in Augusta for 18 months. She also handled resale accounts at BellSouth. A native of Augusta, GA, LaKysha received her bachelor’s […]

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Umbrellas now available for loan at the Library Service Desk

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If you’ve ever been working or studying at Woodruff during a rain storm, you know the dilemma of not having an umbrella close at hand. As the rain pours down, your mind is filled with questions. How long will the rain continue to fall? Can I make it to class or the parking deck without […]

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