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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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Ginger Smith retirement event

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The past and the present came together as over 200 people, many of whom were alumnae of the Library, attended a retirement celebration for Ginger Smith. Held in Candler Library’s Matheson Reading Room, and hosted by University Librarian Yolanda Cooper, the event served as a fitting tribute for one of the most beloved members of […]

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Peter Day is moving to Texas…and eventually retiring

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Since January of 2015, Peter Day has been planning to retire in January 2016 and move to Texas to be near his daughter and granddaughter. Peter’s original plan was to wait until near the end of the year to sell his house and then build a house in Texas near his daughter. However, he kept […]

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Sandra Still to retire

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On August 31, 2015, Sandra Still, Humanities Subject Librarian for English Literature, will retire from Emory University after 22 years of service. Actually, Sandra’s ties to Emory began earlier, as she received an MA and a PhD in English Literature and English History (through the ILA).  Her first career was in retail bookselling in Atlanta; […]

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Ginger Smith retirement

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On July 31, Ginger Smith, the Director of Campus and Community Relations, will retire from Emory University. Ginger’s distinguished 38-year tenure at the University began in the Special Collections Department at the Emory Libraries from 1977-2003, where she held a number of positions from assistant archivist to University Archivist and Assistant Head. In 2003 Ginger became […]

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