Category Archives: Staff Bytes

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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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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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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Fifty years later, Bev Turner is still going strong

Beverly Turner (affectionately known as “Bev”) has eclipsed her 50th year of service to Emory University this week, and we are thrilled to honor her. After graduating from high school, Bev attended the Atlanta Business School for a year. Her very first job was with Lockheed Martin in Marietta, but the commute without a car […]

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LITS SCA nominations due July 31

Photo illustration of a golden trophy

As a reminder, Friday, July 31 is the deadline to submit nominations for the 2019/20 LITS Significant Contribution Awards (SCAs). This is our annual opportunity to recognize our most significant contributions toward LITS objectives and Emory’s mission. To submit a nomination for an individual who has made exceptional contributions, including those whose contributions were related to a team […]

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Pet of the Week: Foxy

Meet Foxy! Foxy is a boy but my mother, before she passed, named him Foxy without knowing he was a boy. We naturally kept the name. Foxy is about nine months old now and came to us when he was five months old. He’s extremely playful. Foxy likes to ‘torment by existing’ my 13-year-old queen, […]

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Interesting COVID risk assessment tool

My family lives in Walton County, and my sister seems to think that because they live in the country, they are immune to the COVID-19 virus.  Meanwhile, I am trying to protect my parents, who are in there 70’s, and keep everyone safe. It’s hard to explain probability when you have no data, but this […]

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