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Student requests rise for PrEP treatment to reduce HIV risk, while complacency emerges as potential threat

PrEP - which can reduce the risk of HIV infection from sex by up to 90 percent for individuals at higher risk - has been available to Emory students since fall 2014, according to Michael J. Huey, MD, assistant vice president and executive director of Emory¿s Student Health Services (SHS), a unit of Campus[...]

Residence Life: Training students to mentor students

Each semester, Residence Life¿s student staff help to usher in new and returning Emory students. How do they get ready? As each semester winds down, Courtnay Oddman, assistant director of Residence Life, and her team prepare to undertake the crucial task of training student staff on how to best provide[...]

CLC Update: DUC demolished, AMUC protected, debris recycled

The last section of the DUC was demolished on July 20. Special precautions were taken to ensure there was no damage to the Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC). A plywood barrier protects the façade. The demolition contractor has worked diligently to separate the various construction materials so[...]

ECL Program Highlights

Program Highlights provide updates on significant developments with ECL units and initiatives. Please send suggested highlights to us at [...]

Campus Life Kudos for Colleagues

Kudos for Colleagues recognizes major awards, promotions, and other accomplishments by ECL staff, including regular, student, and contract employees. Please send your staff highlights suggestions to us at[...]

Campus Life In the News

ECL in the News provides links to articles about Campus Life and ECL staff members featured in Emory University and external news media. Please submit Internet links and brief descriptions for suggested articles to [...]

Housing's digital revolution

Much goes into ensuring that Emory students have a place to live throughout the academic year. Housing Operations, a unit of Campus Life, manages the dynamic process of tracking and updating housing assignments for approximately 4,500 students residing in rooms on campus. In addition, housing must be[...]

Higher Ed Institute completes second successful Student Affairs Certificate Program

Last spring when her boss suggested that she attend the Student Affairs Certificate Program offered by the Emory Higher Education Institute, Amy Palder was not sure how much if any of the five-day program¿s content would be useful in her role as assistant dean of students at Oglethorpe University in[...]

ECL Program Highlights

Ajay Nair, dean of Campus Life, narrates a new four-minute video overviewing some of ECL¿s innovative spaces and programming to serve students. Visit:[...]

Campus Life Kudos for Colleagues

Luis Alvarez-Hernandez joined the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team in June as a staff clinician. Most recently a member of the Grady Health System staff, he is a certified anger management specialist and native Spanish speaker. Luis earned his Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University[...]

Campus Life In the News

Shakespeare Rap Camp ECL¿s Graduation Generation program featured on FOX 5 TV news June 2017 A National Imperative: A Deep Summer¿s Breath Opinion by President Claire E. Sterk June 22, 2017[...]

Campus Life In the News

News roundup from February to May 2017. Ed. note: ECL in the News provides links to articles about Campus Life and its staff member in Emory and external news media. Please submit links to suggested articles via email to[...]

Campus Life Kudos for Colleagues

Highlights of staff accomplishments and new hires. Ed. note: Our staff highlights section recognizes major awards, promotions, and other accomplishments by ECL staff, including regular, student, and contract employees. We publish notices of accomplishments announced during the current semester and two[...]

Campus Life Program Highlights


Special Olympics Partnership at Emory

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) arrived on the Emory Campus the weekend of May 19-21 for its summer games, as it does about his time every year, bringing 3,000 guests and a unique, exciting, and herculean undertaking for the university community. SOGA is Emory¿s first and by far largest event each summer[...]

Honeycutt Retires after 24 years of service

Meredith Honeycutt, who retires from Emory in June, was 10 years old when she began her very first job, working with her older sister and brother in the baby-sitting service they launched together. ¿I¿ve been working ever since,¿ according to the Houston native, who says her first ¿real job¿ was with[...]

Emory's Career Ambassadors

As a student volunteer, Dalyla McGee 17C served as director of the Career Ambassadors program with the Career Center, a unit of Emory Campus Life. She joined the center team in 2015 and led a group of 20 to 30 dynamic student volunteers described as the ¿face of Emory¿ to employers and various organizations. The[...]

CLC Construction Update May 2017

With the new Campus Life Center (CLC) project underway, summer 2017 is shaping up to be one of Emory¿s busiest ever. The current Dobbs University Center will close the day after Commencement, with demolition beginning shortly after, to make way for the new facility. New construction brings improvements[...]

Christy Thomaskutty Selected Next VP of WBCA

Emory University head women's basketball coach Christy Thomaskutty has been selected the next vice president of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association, the WBCA office announced today. Thomaskutty will succeed George Washington University head coach Jennifer Rizzotti as the association's vice president.[...]

Emory's Annual Denim Day!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Respect Program, SGA, Campus Life, the IPVWG, Emory Healthcare, SAAW, SAPA, and FSAP are commemorating it with a month of events culminating in Emory Denim Day on Wednesday, April 19th. Emory Denim Day is both an awareness event AND a fundraiser. The Emory[...]