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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Emory libraries move to summer hours through August Emory Report news: Synergy II/Nexus Awards fund collaborative research linking health sciences and Emory College Emory Report news: Staff Fest returns Friday to celebrate Emory Employees Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 17 – Event: STAFF FEST, Quad, all […]

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LITSers walk well in the 2019 Move More Challenge

This year’s Move More Challenge ended this week, and the LITS division was well-represented. The annual 42-day competition requires participants to electronically track their daily steps using FitBit, Apple Watch, or other related technology. Sponsored by the Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), the event was run through the Healthy Emory Connect resource as a way […]

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Jarrell Brown, Communications Specialist I, Network Services

Jarrell (pronounced jah-RELL) Brown is a new communications specialist I in Network Services. Before joining LITS, he worked as a mail specialist in the Emory Mail Room. He also performed desk-side support for four years at the American University of Integrated Sciences in St. Martin, Barbados. A native of Lithonia, GA, Jarrell is certified in […]

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Alex Portillo, Communications Specialist I, Network Services

Alex Portillo (pronounced por-TEE-yo) was hired this year as a communications specialist I. This is not his first association with LITS, as he worked as a communications contractor for three years with ATS Communications. Born in Lawrenceville, GA, Alex has a communications installer certification and is working on his BICSI advanced communications certification. Away from […]

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Dwain Smith, Project Manager, PMO

Dwain Smith is the newest project manager working in the Project Management Office (PMO). Previously, he worked as a PM for two years at Dekalb Medical/Emory Healthcare. Dwain also spent twelve years as a senior installation/service technician and 2.5 years as an operations manager. Born in Macon GA, and raised in Hazlehurst, GA, Dwain is currently working […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: HR news: Staff Fest coming May 17 HR news: Emory staff honored for years of service Emory Libraries news: Reflections on my first conference: report from the Queer History South Conference Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 14 – Event: LEAP!, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Cox Hall Ballroom, Cox […]

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Zoom Rooms changing the way Emory conducts business

The LITS Zoom Administration Team, which is a collaboration between LITS Messaging and ClassroomTech, recently announced the opening of six new Zoom Rooms in various locations around campus. “Zoom Rooms are a relatively new standard that LITS wants employ across Emory’s meetings spaces,” says Jason Brewer, academic technology specialist in ClassTech. “The goal is to take […]

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