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Claire DePalma's study of antiracism receives SACSA Dissertation of the Year Award

December 11, 2023

Claire DePalma has taken an unusual journey from teaching theater arts in high school to a student affairs career in higher education. Her award-winning dissertation focuses on how white women who engage in antiracist practices in their student affairs work understand and enact these practices.

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Tenille Gaines joins Emory Campus Life as executive director of CAPS

August 23, 2023

Emory University has chosen Tenille R. Gaines, PhD, as executive director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), effective October 2. Under Gaines’ leadership, CAPS will continue to evolve its clinical service delivery methods to remain innovative and flexible – a critical component of excellence in university counseling service.

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Carol Kelly of Student Health Services set to write next chapter in her life journey

August 2, 2023

Over the years, Carol Kelly has worked with thousands of individual students addressing varying degrees of nutrition-related challenges. Her passion has been supporting students on their Emory journey.

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CAPS’ Jane Yang moves on: 16 years of service and an extraordinary legacy

July 26, 2023

Jane Yang is moving on after 16 years of service to the Emory University community, leaving an extraordinary legacy.

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Odejimi to join Emory as Campus Life dean of students and associate vice president

March 15, 2023

Emory University has selected Kristina K. Bethea Odejimi as dean of students and associate vice president for belonging, engagement and community. In this role, she will partner with colleagues across Emory to support the university’s commitment to student flourishing. She will officially join the campus community June 1, 2023.

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Sara Tanner named as Campus Life’s executive director of communications and strategic initiatives

January 18, 2023

Sara Tanner named executive director of communications and strategic initiatives; Sara will join Emory on February 6.

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Bridget Guernsey Riordan retires after more than 30 years of service

January 10, 2023

After more than 30 years of excellence in service to Emory Campus Life and the Emory University community, Bridget Guernsey Riordan is moving on. She retires on Feb. 7, 2023.

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