Monthly Archives: November 2020

Upcoming FSAP Programs

The Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) announces the following upcoming programs. Wednesday, November 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm – Rethinking Drinking & Other Substance Use During the Pandemic – Are you or a loved one drinking more during COVID-19?  You/they are not alone. Recent statistics show increased use of alcohol and other drugs, which has been attributed to […]

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Heather Greer Klein, Samvera Community Manager, Library, Technologies, and Digital Strategies

Heather Greer Klein is the new Samvera community manager for LTDS. She will work remotely from Durham, NC with her role being paid for by the Samvera Community with Emory Libraries as her sponsor. Heather spent the past a year at LYRASIS, where she was the outreach and engagement coordinator and nearly three years at […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Celebrating National First-Generation College Students, by Jonathan Coulis ECDS news: Award-winning “Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Memorial” draws on Slave Voyages database to represent history through design, by Amy Li Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) November 17 – LEAF Coffee Hour: 11:00 am – 12:00 […]

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ECS receives high marks for AWS training; now available on demand

Emory Cloud Services (ECS) recently finished their first series of internally-run 200-level AWS training and the feedback was tremendous. The virtual classes, which were offered for free to Emory staff, covered a wide range of intermediate topics in the area of cloud services. In a survey conducted after the classes, ECS training earned a Net […]

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Today is the last day for benefits open enrollment

As a reminder, benefits annual open enrollment ends today, November 6. We’re very pleased to confirm that there are no changes in plan design, premiums, or deductibles for the HSA or POS plans for 2021, whereas Emory is pleased to introduce a new, third plan option, through Kaiser Permanente, for the 2021 plan year. Below […]

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Second Lift Every Voice panel next week

On November 10th at 1:00 pm, the Lift Every Voice Seminar Series is sponsoring a second public discussion panel entitled, “Legacies of Reconstruction.” According to the press release, “Legacies of Reconstruction” will explore the failures, successes, and issues arising out of Reconstruction, and discuss how these histories help us understand contemporary debates about citizenship and racial justice in the United […]

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Perry Eidson one step closer to Hollywood

Perry Eidson (network engineer, field services auxiliary), who has attended several LITS Holiday Parties as our beloved Santa Claus, was recently cast for a Lifetime movie called “A Welcome Home Christmas,” where he portrayed jolly ol’ St. Nick. It wasn’t just a cameo appearance either, as Perry had six pages of script work. “It’s a […]

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