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Campus Life Today

April 29, 2020

Leadership Messages

Sharon RabinovitzSharon Rabinovitz: Let’s stay vigilant in the fight to flatten the curve

As some businesses in Georgia are reopening, we must continue to focus on protecting ourselves, our families, and our communities from the spread of COVID-19.

message from Dr. Sharon Rabinovitz


David ClarkDavid Clark: Financial impact of COVID-19 on Emory Campus Life

This conversation addresses ways in which Campus Life is supporting the Emory University cost-saving measures necessitated by the financial impact of COVID-19. (video 9:27)

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News Briefs

Expanding on ECL All-Staff Meeting

More than 200 Campus Life staff members gathered online April 23 for the organization’s first virtual meeting as a division. This recap includes key topics that emerged from questions during the meeting and additional information that may be useful in developing plans or handling queries from stakeholders about Emory’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Class of 2024: Important dates

May 1 is the deadline for admitted students to make a deposit toward enrollment. June 1 is the deadline for students to defer their enrollment.

Emory X Me post of the week

The Emory X Me campaign provides a platform for Emory students to describe their Emory experience in their own voices. Featured this week are Aaron Campbell 21C, Daryl Nana Tangpi 22C, and Amber Lee Wilson 20N.

Emory Recreation and Wellness joins 2020 Recreation Movement

Emory Recreation and Wellness joins 2020 Recreation Movement

Emory Recreation and Wellness – which offers a range of online video workout sessions for Emory staff, faculty, and students – has joined the virtual 2020 Recreation Movement. The challenge features access to fitness programs at more than 70 colleges and universities. Students, faculty, and staff with an email address can join the challenge, which extends through May 31.

Free Online Conference: COMPACT20 Virtual Gathering

This event, May 11-13, hosted by Campus Compact, “will emphasize key questions facing us now, exploring topics such as online community-engaged learning, civic digital literacy, place-based justice, civic learning ecosystems, student voting participation, and more.”

Emory golfers capture All-America & All-UAA honors

Individual honors for members of the Emory men's golf team continue to roll in with the announcement of the 2020 PING All-America and All-University Athletic Association Teams.

News Media Clips

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Quandary: How available should faculty members be to students online?(Dean Gelaye and Emory students are quoted.)

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges are already deciding whether to reopen in the fall. Tell us your plan (Provost Love is quoted.)

USA TODAY: Pandemic life: We're slouching toward graduation at home with our college senior (Written by Emory parent.)

Emory Wheel: National testing kit shortage limits student health, endangers low-income students

Emory Wheel: Students reassess summer plans after Emory summer research program canceled

Emory Wheel: Career Center weighs in on Emory students facing unemployment

TODAY: Will colleges reopen in the fall? (video: 3:18)

Working Through COVID-19

COVID-19: What you need to know

COVID-19: What you need to know (video: 30:19)

This April 21 conversation with Emory infectious disease expert Dr. Del Rio addresses a range of questions about the virus and its impact.

'Science of Grief' explores pandemic themes of loss, hope (video: 3 segments, 1 hour each)

“Zoom fatigue” is taxing the brain. Here’s why that happens.

Three hours longer, the pandemic workday has obliterated work-life balance

Following are additional resources on working from home and meeting other challenges for students and employees in this difficult time.
Emory HR: Working Through COVID-19
Family Staff Assistance Program
Children and Family
Emory University COVID-19 Updates
Campus Life resources during the COVID-19 outbreak

Just for Fun

Coronavirus press briefing with talented toddler, Dr. Big Sister

Coronavirus press briefing with talented toddler, Dr. Big Sister (video 2:13)

Banana bread popularity during COVID-19: How (and why) it became the unofficial baked good of a pandemic

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