Author Archives: Kim Comstock

Newly opened Healthgate Drive relieves traffic pressure around NDB

After over a year of traffic congestion caused by the “J Wing” construction project, there is some relief. Healthgate Drive, the short but important road that passes between the North Decatur Building and the Lowergate South parking deck, opened Monday and, so far, all seems to be going well. Up until recently, this was a gated […]

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Annual Chili Cook-off and Dessert Bake-off doesn’t disappoint

Collage of chili cookoff photos

On a beautiful October day, various staff around LITS gathered in the 1762 parking lot to partake in the Annual LITS Chili Cook-off and Dessert Bake-off. Sponsored by Business and Administration and organized by Kim Comstock (Business and Administration), the event featured 19 chili entries, 11 desserts, and 10 costume contestants. In the chili competition, Wade Moricle (Campus and […]

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Chili Cook-off and Dessert Bake-off needs you

Image of Chili cookoff poster

Last week, we announced the date for the LITS Annual Chili Cook-off and Dessert Bake-off. Held this year on Thursday, October 30 (with a rain date of Friday, October 31), the Cook-off/Bake-off is one of the most anticipated events of the year. We would love for you to participate as a contestant or just as our guest […]

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LITS runs to beat cancer!

Photo of a group of runners

Saturday, September 27 started out misty and cool, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the LITS employees, retirees, ex-employees, spouses, kids and friends who turned out for the Winship Win the Fight 5K. It was a record-setting crowd with over 3,000 participants; the event has raised over $595,000 to date. Over 30 LITS staff, family […]

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New Employee Council representatives named

Graphic of an Employee Council badge

The Library and Information Technology Division recently solicited volunteers and nominations of staff interested in serving on the University’s Employee Council. Members serve two-year terms and in addition may serve on University Senate Committees. This is an exciting opportunity to meet staff from across campus, visit buildings and areas of campus not normally visited and […]

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Huge Crowd for Chili and Dessert Cook-off

group of 5 photos from an outdoor employee chili luncheon

On a gorgeous and unseasonably warm Fall afternoon, this year’s Annual Chili and Dessert Cook-off was a tremendous success, with the largest crowd to ever attend the event. Nearly 200 LITS employees attended the festivities, held in the parking lot of 1762, including members of the University Library staff. The food included 19 chilies and […]

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Books, Bytes and Beyond: Running to Win the Fight Against Cancer!

Group photo of Winship Cancer 5K team

Twenty LITS staff and friends participated in the Winship 5K run/walk on Saturday October 5. It was a beautiful morning for a run around campus and it was a pleasure to meet coworkers across the Division. The division was represented by staff from UTS, R-WIT, IT F&A, the Libraries and our CIO. And we were […]

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