Monthly Archives: May 2019

Game Day also enjoys record numbers

One of the positive aspects of hosting Game Day immediately after the inaugural LITS Employee Appreciation Party and in the same building? Rollover attendance. LITS Game Day enjoyed its largest crowd since Tara McCurley became director of the facility. “We had about 340 people come through our turnstiles this year, which is up by over […]

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Closer to the Cloud: A Cloud Infrastructure Migration Planning project update

A lot has been happening with the CIMP project, so we wanted to give you an update on how the cloud migration planning is progressing.  As a refresher, in this project, we are working on a plan for how we would approach, organize, and prepare for a migration of our data center infrastructure to the cloud, specifically […]

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New LEAF Committee announced

The newest version of the Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) has been announced. LEAF’s vision is to bolster a community where each person can feel empowered to succeed. The committee is comprised of members elected by each of the library’s departments and terms usually last two years. LEAF serves as a liaison between the University Librarian […]

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Key things to note about using the new travel management partner

Corporate Travel Management (CTM) is the recently-announced new travel management partner for Emory. CTM can be reached using the following methods: For Agent assisted travel, call 877-289-4627 or email emory [at] travelctm [dot] com For CTM technical support, call 877-208-1396 or email na_online [at] travelctm [dot] com Travel Profile Set up your Travel profile using the Quick […]

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Derrick Leach, Communications Specialist I, Field Services

Derrick Leach is a new communications specialist on the Field Services team. Before Emory, he worked for a year as a data center technician at the HP Data Center. He spent six years at the AT&T Data Center (ADC). Derrick also used to work as a cable/electric installation technician at Emory Healthcare. An Atlanta native […]

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Chris Schroeter, Network Engineer I, Network Engineering Run

Chris Schroeter (pronounced SHRŌH-ter) is the newest network engineer to join the network engineering run team. He will be installing switches and trouble-shooting network issues in this role. Before coming to Emory, he spent four years as a network analyst at Fastway Communication. He also spent some time working in the HVAC industry. Born in […]

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LEAP! a record-setting success

The first-ever LITS Employee Appreciation Party (LEAP!) was attended this week by 375 LITS employees, eclipsing the recently-set employee attendance record of 360 during the 2018 LITS Town Hall. The event included a plated luncheon, LEAP!-emblazoned cupcakes, free LITS t-shirts, door prizes, employee awards and honors, a standing ovation, and two captivating speakers. Rich Mendola […]

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