Monthly Archives: October 2019

John Stiles, Jr. reflects on 34 years at Emory

After 34 years, John Stiles Jr. can look around Emory and see his mark quite easily. As the senior project manager who handled the network portion of academic, administrative, and healthcare construction projects at Emory, John has had a hand in nearly every academic building. John started in 1985 as a network specialist II, where […]

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Scott Blochberger, Auxiliary Manager, Field Services

Scott Blochberger is the new manager of field service auxiliary. Prior to his work with Emory, Scott worked for eleven years as a supervisor of quality assurance at Charter Communications. He also spent ten years at Bell South with his final role as a manager of field engineering. Born in San Diego, Scott received a […]

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Casey Cooksey, Warehouse Specialist II, Field Services

Casey Cooksey is the new warehouse specialist at the 1762 building. Casey spent the last ten years as a materials handler II in the procurement area of Emory’s Campus Services division. He also had previous warehouse experience before starting his Emory career. Born in Covington, GA, Casey went to high school at Rockdale in Conyers. […]

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Torrance Gordon, Senior Network Engineer, Network Engineering

Torrance Gordon is a new senior network engineer on the Network Monitoring and Tools team. Prior to his Emory work, Torrance spent five years as a chief automations engineer at HP|DXC Technology. He also spent three years as a network applications engineer at SunTrust Bank. Torrance also previously worked at Emory as an operating systems […]

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Jerrell Nixon, Communications Specialist I, Field Services

Jerrell (pronounced jeh-RELL) Nixon is the newest communications specialist in Field Services. He previously worked for over two years as a data center technician II in the HP|DXE data center in Alpharetta, GA. He also spent two years as a field engineer at Activo in Atlanta. He was also a game technician at Dave and […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Lasergene license server switch Emory Libraries news: Need to stay current on the literature? Try BrowZine! Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) October 30 – Event: 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Woodruff Library, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Level 2, Woodruff Library October 31 – […]

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LITS Networking Team seeks to dramatically improve hospital wireless usability

There is an upcoming effort to consolidate wireless services in the Emory University Healthcare. The plan is to move specific devices off of shared network services, then combine the remaining services into one network. This effort is made possible, in part, by leveraging the recent investment in EmoryGuest. The devices that are being moved to […]

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