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Campus Life initiative serves international students and promotes world peace

When Emory students from the Longstreet-Means residence hall hosted a Halloween trick or treat for more than 20 children from the university's GLOBE International Families group, the students may not have been aware that they were promoting world peace.[...]

Campus Life Program Highlights October 2017

Black Male Initiative (BMI), Housing Operations, Mentor Campus Life, and Surviving & Thriving programs from Emory Campus life taking a major role in helping student thrive on campus. [...]

ECL Colleagues Kudos Highlights for October 2017

Emory Campus Colleagues Kudos highlights for October 2017 [...]

Center for Women at Emory Timeline

The history of the Center for Women at Emory is the story of a remarkable journey that has shattered barriers and embraced opportunities since the late 1980s.[...]

Center for Women at Emory celebrates 25th anniversary

Homecoming and Parents Weekend 2017 promises to be a tremendous time of celebration that will draw thousands to the campus for fun and fellowship. This year, visitors can add the Center for Women at Emory's 25th anniversary bowling party to their list of activities.[...]

Campus Life Pavilion to be dedicated during homecoming to black students who integrated Emory

Emory University today -- little more than a half a century after 13 black students integrated it -- is recognized as one of the nation's most diverse university campuses. That may be the greatest tribute to those students and their successors, who represent the rich tapestry of the world¿s people and[...]

A Conversation with Chanel Craft Tanner, new director of the Center for Women

This year marks the 100th anniversary of women on Emory's campus, which began in 1917 when Eleonore Raoul was admitted to the school of law. One important development in their modern history was the opening of the Center for Women at Emory 25 years ago this month.[...]

Dobbs Hall: The "Old Man" is 100 and still serving Emory students

Dobbs Hall, affectionately referred to by some as the "Old Man," achieved centenarian status this year. Completed in 1917 and named for Emory alumnus and benefactor Samuel Candler Dobbs 28H, this venerable structure has served as a home away from home for generations of Emory students.[...]

"Mr." Dobbs, Emory's oldest residence hall, reaches the century mark in good hands

As its 100th anniversary celebration continues, Dobbs Hall has a lot for which to be thankful. Topping the list is a university that has supported the residence hall's century-old existence, an adoring family of current and former residents, and - last but not least - its caretaker of late, Andrew "Andy"[...]

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 jbbrown@emory.edu. [...]

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 jbbrown@emory.edu.[...]

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 jbbrown@emory.edu. [...]

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: https://vimeo.com/220747645/e2a66e450a.[...]

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[...]