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Bill Choate leaves Emory after 32 years of IT excellence

Bill Choate, a storage engineer II on the Enterprise Storage team, is retiring from Emory this week after 32 years in IT. “It’s been a long ride of constant change,” says Bill. “It’s been an amazing industry to work in. Things we do today were only pipe dreams just twenty years ago.” Originally from Chattanooga, […]

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Kim Comstock: “I enjoyed coming to work every day.”

Kim Comstock, the business manager for LITS HR, is finally leaving Emory after 37 amazing years. Born in Webster, NY (outside of Rochester), Kim attended college at Cedar Crest College (a private woman’s college in Allentown, PA) and earned a degree in philosophy and studio arts. “Philosophy makes you contemplate life. I still like reading […]

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With a twinkle and a smile, Al Shelton departs after 34 years of Emory service

This week marks the last in a 34-year Emory career for applications developer and analyst, Al Shelton. It is hard for anyone to believe he’s actually leaving. “What?” says former co-worker Luciano Dalla Venezia. “I didn’t think he was ever leaving!” Hired at Emory in 1986 to promote the use of PCs and get users […]

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John Stiles, Jr. reflects on 34 years at Emory

After 34 years, John Stiles Jr. can look around Emory and see his mark quite easily. As the senior project manager who handled the network portion of academic, administrative, and healthcare construction projects at Emory, John has had a hand in nearly every academic building. John started in 1985 as a network specialist II, where […]

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Pet of the Week: Boogie

Meet our cat, Boogie. He loves to cuddle and play fetch with his toy fish. I adopted Boogie from Briarcliff Animal Hospital when he was a few months old. His previous name was Bagheera, but I thought he was a little too goofy and gentle to be named after a panther, so I shortened it […]

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Upcoming wellness events

We wanted to make you aware of three upcoming events. There is still time to join the 2019 Atlanta Heart Walk on Sept. 28, 2019! Check it out at:https://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/General?sid=1071&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=4458. You can register, join a group, donate, whatever works best for you. This is a great event where you can have fun and help a worthy […]

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Pet of the Week: Dixie

Meet my cat, Dixie! A coworker found Dixie living in the woods behind her house in Tucker. She saw the monkey grass at the edge of her yard “dancing” one day, and it was a tiny kitty playing. To this day, that cat loves nothing more than to fight monkey grass. My coworker’s family was […]

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