Author Archives: Wade Moricle

Emory Information Security wins national award

Emory’s Duo Two Factor Authentication Project was just named Information Security Project of the Year for North America in the Academic/Public Sector Category. The project beat out competing projects from organizations like Harvard University, the United Nations, the Cook County (Chicago) Department of Homeland Security, and others. “I am very excited about this achievement,” said […]

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IT Briefing needs your feedback

We are conducting a survey regarding the LITS IT Briefing. A mainstay of Emory IT for over 17 years, the IT Briefing is a monthly collection of speakers regarding various IT projects. Members of the broader IT community at Emory are invited to attend and ask questions of the subject matter experts who present. The […]

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Essandoh Abaidoo, Informatics Analyst II, Lab Informatics

Essandoh Abaidoo (pronounced eh-SAN-doh ah-BAY-doh) is the newest informatics analyst to join UIT. He used to work as a LabWare consultant at Certified Labs and spent eleven years at Forest Laboratories, where he was a network administrator and a senior systems analyst. A native of Willingboro, NJ, he earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry\molecular biology from […]

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Lisa Hamlett, Applications Support Analyst II, Core Systems

Lisa Hamlett was recently promoted into the Core Systems Team under Library Technology and Digital Strategies after spending seven years as the supervisor for data and qualitymanagement on the Stacks Team in Woodruff Library. In that role, she coordinated physical item transfers between the General Libraries on-site and off-site collections, managed quality control processes for the Stacks Team, and did analytics for multiple departments within the […]

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Sean Mann, Product Manager, Product Management

Sean Mann is a new product manager after moving over from the School of Medicine, where he spent almost five years as an educational analyst working with residency programs. He was a senior program services manager for three years at Special Olympics GA. He was also a high school economics teacher. Born in Snellville, GA, […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries News: Emory University’s Rose Library wins archival grant to foster AIDS education Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) November 20 – Event: Barack Obama, Black Lives Matter, and the Politics of Belonging, 12:00-1:30 pm, Jones Room, Woodruff Library November 23-24 – Thanksgiving Break December 14 – […]

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Derek Spransy wins 2017 Award of Distinction

Derek Spransy, who works in IT Security as the lead information security specialist, is one of fourteen Emory employees selected as this year’s winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the award has annually recognized staff members who have made outstanding contributions to the Emory community. Honorees were celebrated at a dinner on Oct. […]

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