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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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Terence Jefferson retires from the Navy after 32 years of service

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Terence Jefferson, the current University Libraries Security Manager, retired recently from the United States Navy Reserves after 32 years of dedicated service, attaining the rank of Master Chief. A 25-year employee of Emory, Terence was recalled to active duty three times during his combined Emory and Naval career. The first was for six months in 1990 for […]

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Linda Nodine retirement celebration

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Library and LITS employees past and present met last month to celebrate the retirement of Linda Nodine, who retired effective March 4 after 35 years of service to Emory. The reception was held in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room and was attended by hundreds of employees and alumni. Speakers at the event included Rob Renner, […]

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Peter Day, Emory’s “walking history of computing,” honored at retirement

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Peter Day was honored this week as he reached the end of a 43-year Emory career that spanned the history of computing at Emory. Peter spent most of his professional career at Emory as well as receiving a degree in math from the university. Peter Day’s father, R.A. Day, was a chemistry professor at Emory. He met Peter’s […]

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