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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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Scott Swann retires after 35 years

After a 35-year Emory career, mostly spent in management and project management, Scott Swann has decided to hang up his tartan. So to speak. Scott began at Emory on August 18, 1980, which has always been easy for him to remember because August 19 is his birthday. He started as a mainframe programmer with Emory Hospital […]

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After 49 years, Betty Berry has left an indelible mark on Emory Libraries

When Betty Berry came to work at Emory, Nixon was in the White House, Neil Armstrong was landing on the moon, gas was 35-cents a gallon, and the Robert W. Woodruff Library was opening its doors. Betty’s career has literally spanned the life of the Woodruff Library, where she has worked for five decades. Born […]

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Chuck Spornick retires after 31 years at Emory

Chuck Spornick is retiring after being at Emory for 31 years. Lars Myers and I sat down with him recently and asked him to reflect about his career. Question: Tell us about your time at before coming to Emory. Chuck: I was trained as a medievalist at Notre Dame, and I received my PhD in history […]

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Larry Frederick leaves Emory feeling blessed by the experience

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Larry Frederick is retiring this month after 19 years at Emory. He first came to the University in 1993, where he started in the School of Medicine as a temporary employee. In January 1994, Larry was hired in the library as an accounting clerk. In 1995, Larry was promoted to Accounting Assistant Senior. He took a break for […]

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Ann Frellsen: a career in preservation

Next week, Ann Frellsen will be leaving Emory after nearly 27 years in the Libraries’ Preservation Office located in the Woodruff Library. The following is a discussion about her time at Emory. Q: What are some of the highlights of your 27 years of preservation? A: When I started, Emory was not doing any preservation work […]

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Pasackow: Reflections on her Emory career

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After over 12 years at Emory, Lee Pasackow is moving on to new challenges as a retiree. I sat down with her recently to talk about her time as a librarian in the Goizueta Business Library at Emory. Q: So what made you decide to retire? Lee: I’m looking forward to being in charge of […]

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