2019

News Archive
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Kudos for Colleagues: September 2019

September 19, 2019

Mike Vienna represented Emory on a panel celebrating metro area sports as Atlanta prepares to submit a bid to host the 2026 World Cup. New coordinator for memberships and external operations in Athletics.

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Program Highlights: September 2019

September 19, 2019

Grand opening of Emory Student Center. LEED Platinum status awarded the new facility. Dean Gelaye's thanks to ECL staff for move-in support. Campus Life partners to present Emory 21 Days of Peace events. Construction update on additional green space.

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ECL In the News: September 2019

September 19, 2019

Men's golf earns NCAA Division III honors. Emory Athletics renames men's soccer locker room to honor Dr. Tom Johnson. E-scooter safety. Women's swimming and diving receive 2019 national championship rings. More sports news. Cool facts about Emory Student Center.

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New Parent and Family Experience portal to unveil this fall

September 19, 2019

The vision was a one-stop shop that affords parents easy access to information that helps them partner more closely with the university to enhance support for Emory students.

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Emory investments sustain a robust living and learning environment for sororities and fraternities

September 19, 2019

Emory investments in housing, staffing, and programming sustain a robust living and learning environment for sororities and fraternities.

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Program Highlights: August 2019

August 22, 2019

Greek community GPAs shine. Enhancements continue on pedestrian friendly areas around the new Emory Student Center.

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Coping with failure: F#ckupNights at Emory help students become more resilient

August 22, 2019

F#ckupNights at Emory will feature professors from the university's business and nursing schools and Emory and Oxford colleges, in addition to the debate team coach. Their stories will be interspersed with roundtable discussions with students about resiliency and turning setbacks into opportunities for growth.

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Students spoke, Emory listened, and the result is a range of change

August 22, 2019

Student feedback from various sources is reflected this fall in a range of innovations and other enhancements in a number of areas around campus.

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Kudos for Colleagues: August 2019

August 22, 2019

Sandra Edwards is being recognized for her commitment to community service by the March of Dimes, which selected her as a finalist for the Women of Distinction Award. Also, a range of new employees joined Campus Life organizations: Residence Life, Student Health Services, Health Promotion, Student Governance Services, Student Center Operations and Events, and Barkley Forum.

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ECL In the News: August 2019

August 22, 2019

Emory's head men's and women's swimming and diving coach Jon Howell named to Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame. Atlanta Journal Constitution highlights new Emory Student Center. Klamath Henry C99 brings new focus to Native American art at Carlos Museum.

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Klamath Henry brings new focus to Native American art at the Michael C. Carlos Museum

July 26, 2019

As one of only a few Native American students enrolled at Emory during her time on campus, Klamath Henry (19C) is passionate about her ancestry.

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Emory x Me elevates student voices through student stories

July 24, 2019

Early last spring, Emory students participating in a student-led research project told Campus Life they would like for social media to deliver more stories about their peers.

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Program Highlights: June/July 2019

July 24, 2019

Kaldi's Grand Opening at the new Emory Student Center. Enhancements continue on pedestrian friendly areas around the new Emory Student Center.

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Kudos for Colleagues: June/July 2019

July 24, 2019

A range of new employees have joined a variety of Campus Life organizations this summer.

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A conversation with LaNita Gregory Campbell, new director of the Office of Racial and Cultural Engagement

July 24, 2019

Campbell, who is fluent in Spanish, joined Emory in July as director of the Office of Racial and Cultural Engagement (RACE). Most recently, she was assistant dean and leader of the Weppner Center for LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) and Service-Learning at Florida Atlantic University, a Hispanic-serving institution.

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ECL In the News: June/July 2019

July 24, 2019

Emory takes African American arts exhibit into Atlanta middle school. Emory teams win national championships. New cross country/track and field coach. Rethinking campus mental health. And much more.

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Emory Report: Brittain Award winner explores Native American heritage through advocacy and anthropology

May 9, 2019

Recipient of Emory's highest student honor, Klamath Henry has shaped Emory's campus as an advocate for Native American students and racial and social justice. Her future plans include graduate studies in anthropology.

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Rick Huizinga
ECL Kudos: May 2019

May 7, 2019

Two graduating interns for the Commission of Racial and Social Justice receive awards.

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ECL In the News: May 2019

May 7, 2019

Emory teams win three UAA championships in one weekend and much more news from Emory Eagles Athletics -- softball, golf, tennis, swimming and diving, track and field. A look inside the new student center. And get to know Emory's therapy dogs.

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Sorority and Fraternity Life Eminence Awards

May 7, 2019

At last month's Sorority and Fraternity Life Eminence Awards Ceremony, sponsored by the Campus Life Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL), 10 individuals and eight sorority and fraternity chapters were recognized.

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Emory's Barkley Forum debaters excel in Lafayette Debates

May 7, 2019

Emory debaters will spend a portion of their summer vacation on a study tour in Paris thanks to their recent success at the prestigious 2019 Lafayette Debates U.S. National Championships.

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2019 Brittain Award recipient Klamath Henry

May 7, 2019

During her studies at Emory, Klamath Henry has engaged with Campus Life in a range of roles. In a recent communication with ECL Connections, she discussed those affiliations and their impact on her Emory experience.

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2019 Eminence Award recipients

May 7, 2019

The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life sponsored its annual Sorority and Fraternity Life Eminence Awards Ceremony, April 16, in the Cox Hall Ballroom. This is a list of the awards and recipients.

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ECL Program Highlights: May 2019

May 7, 2019

CLASS Awards, Administrative Assistants Appreciation Luncheon, 1915 Scholars Program graduates its second cohort of students, Emory x Me social media campaign, and a study tour to Paris for winning Barkley Forum debaters.

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Rick Huizinga
ECL Kudos: April 2019

April 9, 2019

Kudos for Elizabeth Francis, Walter Kolis, and ECL presenters at NASPA.

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Emory's Denim Day, April 17

April 9, 2019

Emory participates in annual Denim Day event support victims of sexual assault and violence.

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ECL Program Highlights: April 2019

April 9, 2019

Campus Life partnered with Emory's Office of Undergraduate Affairs to host an interdisciplinary conference. Furniture installation and other final details mark the imminent opening of the Emory Student Center.

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OSFL: Advising with a purpose

April 9, 2019

This year, OSFL and the sorority and fraternity leaders are working on a shared goal to strengthen collaboration among the Greek letter organizations.

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ECL In the News: April 2019

April 9, 2019

Emory's campus free speech conference. Swimming and diving championship and other sports news. Jonathan Cooper receives sustainability award.

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Emory Community Police Academy

April 9, 2019

The Emory Police Department's Community Policing Academy recently graduated its third class of participants interested in learning more about EPD and the officers that serve and protect the Emory community.

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Emory's new Student Center gets finishing touches

April 9, 2019

Furniture installation and other final details mark the imminent opening of the Emory Student Center, with move-ins underway this month. Take a look at this gallery of recent images of the facility. Photos by Ruth Reyes.

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ECL In the News - March 2019

March 13, 2019

Emory's Ashley Oldshue to play in all-star game. Emory Men's Basketball places four on All-UAA Team; coaches recognized. Emory Women's Basketball lands three on all-UAA team. The Unstoppable Diana Yu Bon Appetit executive sous chef with Bon Appetit at Emory.

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Emory's Social Justice Innovation Institute

March 13, 2019

The institute's primary goal is to get participants to think about their own social networks and those of their students. Social networks are where creativity flows and innovation occurs.

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Rick Huizinga
ECL Kudos: March 2019

March 13, 2019

Kudos for Diana Yu and Paul Eleazer.

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Emory's 2019 Annual Pride Awards

March 13, 2019

The Office of LGBTQ Life presented the 2019 Annual Pride Awards celebration on March 5.

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ECL Program Highlights: March 2019

March 13, 2019

A significant portion of the blue construction fencing has been removed from the south and north sides of the building, better facilitating pedestrian traffic.

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Clifton Tower residence hall to reopen this fall

March 13, 2019

Today, Clifton Tower is back in demand. The modernized facility will have 146 beds and blend the best features of residence hall and apartment-style living.

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LGBT Life: Engaging students with faculty and staff beyond the classroom

February 13, 2019

LGBT Life, a unit of Campus Life, is building on its success to date to expand its role as a campus hub of support for the population that it primarily serves.

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Rick Huizinga
ECL Kudos: February 2019

February 13, 2019

Kudos for Jackie Grinvalds

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CAPS' Helpline volunteers: Emory's unknown, unsung student heroes

February 13, 2019

Every day that classes are in session, from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Monday through Sunday, an unknown group of undergraduate students convenes at an unknown location on campus to take calls on the Emory Helpline, a service managed by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a Campus Life organization.

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CAPS celebrates 40th Anniversary

February 13, 2019

On February 15, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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FAC Panel Welkley
ECL Connections reader survey provides helpful feedback

February 13, 2019

The eight-item fall 2018 survey was offered to approximately 335 Campus Life staff members, with 51 (15 percent) responding. Readers offered helpful feedback about what they like and how the newsletter can be improved.

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In the News - February 2019

February 13, 2019

Emory Volleyball Receives 2018 National Championship Rings. Emory Men's Basketball Races By Wash U - Moves Into Sole Possession Of First Place In UAA.

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ECL Program Highlights: February 2019

February 13, 2019

Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, in conjunction with Emory University Student Health Services and Emory Campus Life, introduced a new interdisciplinary elective course. Emory Student Center construction continues on target for May opening.

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Enku Gelaye
Emory University names Enku Gelaye as vice president and dean of Campus Life

February 12, 2019

Enku Gelaye has been named Emory's vice president and dean of Campus Life. She will assume the post in August 2019.

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Emory Department of Family and Preventive Medicine introduces new culinary medicine elective course
Emory Department of Family and Preventive Medicine introduces new culinary medicine elective course

February 6, 2019

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, in conjunction with Emory University Student Health Services and Emory Campus Life, introduced a new interdisciplinary elective course - From Clinic to Kitchen: An Introduction to Culinary Medicine.

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Academic Freedom and Free Speech on Campus

January 28, 2019

Join Emory University for its conference Academic Freedom and Free Speech on Campus March 21-23, 2019 to discuss what academic freedom and free speech mean in the life of higher education institutions today.

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In the News - January 2019

January 22, 2019

Claunch builds Colonels through relationships. Can Emory pre-law students repeat Class of '17 heroics?

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Dona Yarbrough
Celebrating Greek Life at Emory

January 22, 2019

Greek letter organizations at Emory will celebrate two milestone anniversaries in 2019: the 150th anniversary of fraternities and the 60th anniversary of sororities on campus.

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Rick Huizinga
ECL Kudos: January 2019

January 22, 2019

Kudos for Mary F. Boyce, Shannon Garland, Andi Williams

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FAC Panel Welkley
Locker Room Talks help Eagles to Fly Higher

January 22, 2019

The Emory Athletics Integrity Initiative and its social media hashtag #flyhigher reflect a new culture and definition of success based on ethical standards that more formally emphasize the importance of integrity and doing things the right way -- while also engaging coaches and staff.

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ECL Program Highlights: January 2019

January 22, 2019

Student Health Services has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Emory Student Center construction continues toward a May 2019 opening; construction photos.

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