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Shelton’s pool team wins title; headed to nationals in Las Vegas

Al Shelton (senior application developer, ITSMO) is the captain of a 9-ball pool team that recently won a qualifying tournament for the chance to play for the World 9-Ball Championship. He and his team will be in Las Vegas, NV, on August 13-17, 2019, to try to bring the title to Georgia. The team, named “Santa […]

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Walk with a Leader offers conversational opportunities with leadership

Who knew Rich Mendola walks at such a brisk pace? For the past few weeks, LITS employees have enjoyed the chance to get in some steps while chatting with leaders throughout the division. The campaign was organized by the LITS Wellness Committee to coincide with the final days of the Emory Move More Challenge. “We wanted […]

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Viewing of the movie Precious in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019, we’re going to the movies! Please join us in a viewing of the movie Precious by: Lee Daniels Pregnant by her own father for the second time, 16-year-old Claireece “Precious” Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) can neither read nor write and suffers constant abuse at the hands of her […]

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Peek starts organization to help empower survivors of sexual trauma

Dawn Peek (senior network analyst, Technical Operations Center) recently founded the My Sister’s Keepers of Atlanta, an organization “empowering women to move from behind the shadows of their pasts after experiencing sexual trauma.” “I am a thriving survivor of sexual assault,” says Dawn. Her organization works with women who are survivors of sexual assault. Their goal […]

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LITS Wellness Committee: Kinship 5K, stretch break, refresh from stress, and a new blog post

Please read ahead for some updates from your wellness committee. Check out our website to stay up-to-date on campus wellness activities and find resources. The Winship 5K is THIS SATURDAY October 13. LITS has a team named LITS: Unplugged and Still Running. Sign up to run or walk. Refresh from Stress is going on right […]

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Harrison hikes the Inca Trail in Peru

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Sandra Harrison (Business/Administration) recently took a dream vacation by hiking the Inca Trail in Peru. She took the 7-day trip with fourteen of her cohorts from the Atlanta Outdoor Club, which typically does hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing adventures more regionally, but also organizes international trips for its members. Sandra has been a member of […]

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Upcoming wellness events

The Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) just announced the following health initiatives for Fall: Blomeyer Health Fitness Center: Join this month of September for $0 enrollment fee and $0 for the first month. See this flyer for more information. Refresh From Stress: This 30-day inspiration is back. Registration is now open and the program begins October […]

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