Emory to host polling site for upcoming elections
Emory University is partnering with DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) to serve as a polling site. At the request of the county, Emory’s 1599 Clifton Road building will be the polling precinct for this area for the primary and midterm elections. Read this story and more in the Emory Votes Notes newsletter. The Emory Votes Initiative (EVI) needs volunteers. Sign-up here to support our polling site during upcoming elections.
Returning Student Programs calls for volunteers
On Friday, April 22, from 4 to 9 p.m., Returning Student Programs – with partnerships across Campus Life, ATL Bound, and AAE – will host the Sophomore Celebration. This three-part event brings together Oxford and Atlanta sophomores together to recognize this special time in their collegiate careers.
On Monday, April 25, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., juniors will be hosted for the very first Pass the Torch & Trumpet: Junior Night at Ponce City Market Rooftop. Students receive free access to the rooftop, food, games, and a cash bar. Volunteers are needed for both events and will receive an Emory baseball cap or Emory beanie as a thank you. To volunteer, sign up here by April 20.
Call for commencement volunteers
Volunteers are needed more than ever to help with commencement. Each year, staff members from every corner of the campus step forward to lend a hand. This is your opportunity to engage in the pageantry of Emory’s commencement and make a difference in the lives of many. Opportunities to volunteer begin Wednesday, May 4, with the annual “Chair Rodeo” – when 14,000 chairs are set up on the Quadrangle in perfect rows. Volunteers are also needed for guest relations and post-event clean up. Register today or email email@example.com for more information.
Episode 5 of Creativity+ asks: ‘What counts as creativity?’
This episode poses the question and goes on to uncover the creative potential behind math, real estate, foreign policy, medicine, and law in the career stories of these five alumni. This digital collection of alumni interviews highlights non-linear and non-traditional creative career pathways. Season 1 of the series features 25 alumni spanning the classes of 1991 to 2020 and representing over a dozen industries from puppetry and film to animal behavior and AI. Check out all five episodes.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month begins at Emory
Although the nationwide heritage month celebration takes place in May, the Office for RACE and the Asian Student Center (ASC) are presenting a series of programs throughout the month of April to highlight the distinct histories and shared experiences of this ever-evolving group of communities. Click here for event updates.
Megan Pendleton rejoins LGBT Life
On April 11, Megan returned to the LGBT Life team as assistant director. She will manage the office’s larger scale events, including the Annual Pride Awards, and provide important supervision and development of nine weekly Queer Discussion Groups and their peer facilitators. Megan also brings expertise and an intersectional lens to programming for queer and trans students of color.
Three Emory College juniors named 2022 Goldwater Scholars
Juniors (left to right) Anish “Max” Bagga, Yena Woo and Noah Okada have been named Goldwater Scholars, one of the nation’s top scholarships for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering.
Photo credit: Emory Photo Video
Emory’s Class of 2026
On March 30, Emory offered admission to the final group of first-year students who applied under the Regular Decision admission plan to join the undergraduate Class of 2026.
Support our Eagles
Now you can join other fans in the stands to cheer for the Eagles live since the university returned to operating in yellow status. You can also support our student-athletes by watching webcasts of their competitions.