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Emory Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Through Community Service, Special Events

Emory's annual King Week celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. features several high-profile speakers, as well as the popular "Day On" for community service. NAACP President Cornell Brooks visits campus this week to kick off MLK Day events, speaking Thursday, Jan. 12, at an event[...]

Announcement: Assc. Vice President, Finance, Admin. & Operations

I am delighted to announce that David Clark will join Emory Campus Life as the Associate Vice President for Finance, Administration and Operations. David, who has an extensive higher education background in budget management, capital planning and design, assessment, strategic planning and crisis management,[...]

James Roland: Changing the World, One Word at a Time

James Roland can still recall the day his middle school teacher back in Pineville, Louisiana, asked each student to write down what they wanted to do when they grew up. After considerable thought, Roland scrawled his answer, "To have a profound and positive impact on the world." At the time, he was[...]

Emory Swimmers Set for Olympic Team Trials in Omaha from June 26 - July 3

Emory University swimmers Andrew Wilson, Christian Baker and Oliver Smith will represent the Eagles at the 2016 Olympic Team Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. from June 26th through July 3rd. The trials will be shown exclusively across NBC networks and mobile platforms. NBC Sports will[...]

Emory Athletics Finishes Third in 2015-16 Directors' Cup Standings

The Emory University Department of Athletics finished third in the 2015-16 Learfield Sports Directors┬┐ Cup Division III standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The third-place finish represents the 15th time in the past 16 years that Emory has[...]

Dean Nair Updates Emory Community on Campus Life Key Initiatives

It's been a very productive year for our institution, with much accomplished across the university enterprise. Each of us as a member of the Emory community can take pride in these achievements, including graduating another class of well-prepared future leaders to serve their communities, this nation,[...]

Nair's CLASS Awards Speech Praises Staff for Four Years of Achievements

On May 4, Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair delivered remarks at the division's annual CLASS Awards Banquet, thanking the Emory Campus Life (ECL) staff for their hard work and landmark contributions since he joined the Emory community in 2012. Humorously referring his fourth year[...]

Elise Viox Named Recipient Of NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Elise Viox, a standout performer on the Emory women's cross country team, has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Fall NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, a prestigious honor granted to graduating athletes for their achievements on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Viox will each receive[...]

Spring Break Lunches for Students Short on Resources

A new emergency assistance option is available this year for students who find themselves short of resources to buy food during spring break. The initiative was launched by the Emory Student Government Association (SGA) in conjunction with the Office of Student Success Programs and Services in Emory[...]

Jason Zimmerman Named Georgia Men's Coach Of The Year

Emory University head men's basketball coach Jason Zimmerman has been recognized by the Atlanta Tipoff Club for the Eagles' outstanding season as the recipient of the organization's Whack Hyder College Coach of the Year for the state of Georgia. Zimmerman will receive his honor at the Atlanta Tipoff[...]

Racial Justice Retreat Expands Campus Conversation

Emory community stakeholders gathered at a Racial Justice Retreat on Friday, Feb. 26, a culmination of community-wide dialogue to share ideas and solidify action steps intended to address demands raised last fall by the Black Students at Emory (BSE) movement. Dividing into a series of working groups,[...]

Student Affairs Institute Presents Inaugural Summit on Race

On Feb. 5, the Emory Student Affairs Institute hosted a Summit on Race for Higher Education Professionals, attracting 50 participants from more than a dozen colleges and universities in metro Atlanta, elsewhere in Georgia and the Southeast, and as far away as the University of Southern California. The[...]

Conversation Partners Build Skills, Break Barriers

When Yuzhong Wang first began attending classes at Emory University School of Law last year, he found himself understanding about 70 percent of what was being said in the classroom. "In many cases, I could guess what I was missing, but law is complicated and during the first months it could be difficult[...]

Announcement: Sr. Director of Communications

After an extensive search, I am pleased to announce that Tomika DePriest will be joining Emory Campus Life (ECL) as Senior Director for Communications. Tomika will come aboard in mid-January to lead our ECL Communications Team and serve as an advisor to and member of our Executive Leadership Team. Reporting[...]

Response to Students' Concerns

We thank you for advancing planning and action to address the serious concerns presented in the student demands document. You are initiating the kind of dialogue that is essential to cultivating a more socially just campus community. We firmly support your commitment to progress and look forward to meeting[...]

Statement Regarding Violence & Safety

Creating a community of care and maintaining a safe environment are fundamental to our daily lives at Emory. Recent tragic events on college campuses across the nation have left us feeling saddened and concerned, and we know that our own campus community is not immune from the possibility of violence.[...]

Hudson honored as 'key' employee

As Emory students moved into residence halls for the start of the new academic year, their thoughts may have focused on how they would decorate or how much fun they would have with their roommates. Yet before any of this could happen, they all needed the same thing - keys, thousands of them. The person[...]

Gilbert's Spirit, Expertise a Hallmark of ECL Career

When Alexandra "Lex" Gilbert retired in July after seven years in the Emory Campus Life Office of Health Promotion, she left her indelible mark on dozens of OHP initiatives and bequeathed a generous portion of her indefatigable "can do" spirit to the office's students, staff, and faculty. When Gilbert[...]

Wilson Succeeds In and Out of Water

"Emory is where I got really serious about swimming," says Olympic hopeful Andrew Wilson, a rising senior who broke his own record this spring and swam one of the fastest 200-yard breaststroke times in the world. "Three years ago, I would never have thought I had a chance to be part of an Olympic[...]

Dugoni, Local Roots, a Gem of Sustainable Environments

The last time you went grocery shopping, you may have picked up a bag of apples or a pint of strawberries, some leafy greens for a salad, or some carrots to munch on. Good, healthy choices. But did you wonder where the products were grown, how the workers were treated, or the impact that shipping may[...]