Emory revises mask policy
Effective Monday, March 7, masks will be optional indoors on Emory’s campuses. Masks will still be required in all classrooms and instructional spaces until Monday, March 21, at which time masks will become optional in these spaces. Learn more about the revision and important exceptions.
Emory’s Summer College Internship Program is back
Internships last 10 weeks, June 6 through Aug. 11, with an optional extension to Aug. 25. Onsite, hybrid, and/or fully remote opportunities are available. Applicants should be currently enrolled rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors at accredited two or four-year colleges or universities. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or better, be in good civil standing, and have been vaccinated for COVID-19. Applicants do not need to be from Emory but must live in Georgia during the internship. Interns are paid $15.00 per hour. For more information and instructions on how to apply for an internship or how to hire an intern, visit the summer internship webpage. Application deadline is March 28, 2022.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame inducts Keiko Price
Keiko Price, Emory’s director of athletics and a former UCLA swimmer, has joined the ranks of the Bruins’ sports immortals, including, among others, Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Joined by family and friends, Keiko was officially inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Feb. 18. The Class of 2021 inductees were revealed last summer on the university’s webpage, which describes Keiko’s accomplishments: “A 22-time All-American and NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipient, Keiko Price shattered records and broke barriers during her four years at UCLA.” Read more about Keiko on the Hall of Fame webpage.
The Move More Challenge starts next week!
Register today for this 6-week step challenge and team up with your co-workers. Work together as a team to climb the leaderboards in a friendly competition against others across Emory. The Move More Challenge is open to all benefits-eligible Emory employees as well as spouses and pre-65 retirees with Emory medical coverage. Challenge dates: March 14 - April 24. Learn more and register.
Employee Council Newsletter: February 2022
Review last month’s meeting highlights on issues, including DEI Strategic Planning Process Report, Office of Well Being, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, and the Emory Hardship Fund Update, as well as upcoming events and more.
Support our Eagles
Update: Spectators are again allowed in the stands at Eagles competitions with the university now operating in yellow status. You can also support the Eagles by watching webcasts of their competitions.
How can we support an employee with a mental health concern?
One in five people experience a mental health condition each year, and it’s likely that includes the people you work with. The most important thing you can do for a peer is to have empathy and support if they’re going through difficult times. Read more of this article. Learn about Emory’s FSAP support services for Emory faculty and staff.
The Great Interruption
Bill Conley and Robert Massa wonder what COVID-influenced enrollment patterns portend for higher education.