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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[...]

Dooley's Week 2017 Events & More

Dooley, Emory's unofficial skeletal mascot, rose from the dead Monday to walk the campus for Dooley's Week, joining students for a variety of free events and arriving to dismiss class for a lucky few. "Dooley¿s Galaxy: Where the Afterlife Is Out of This World¿ is the theme of this year's festivities,[...]

Emory Swimming & Diving Heads to Shenandoah for 2017 NCAA Championships

CHAMPIONSHIP WEBSITE | SCHEDULE OF EVENTS | MEN'S PSYCH SHEETS | WOMEN'S PSYCH SHEETS 31 student-athletes will be representing the Emory University Swimming & Diving teams this week at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships. The meet will run from Wednesday, March 15th through[...]

Emory's Dimlow & Hernandez Carry No.-1 Eagles Past Piedmont

Sophomore Billy Dimlow twirled seven scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts while senior Brian Hernandez collected four hits at the plate with two RBIs as the top-ranked Emory University Baseball team blanked Piedmont College, 5-0, on Saturday afternoon at Chappell Park in Atlanta, GA. Dimlow returned[...]

Emory Golf Finishes First At Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate

The No. 10-ranked Emory University golf team closed out its opening action of the spring season on a successful note Tuesday, posting a first-place finish at the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate. The 36-hole tourney was played at the 6,976-yard, par-72 Mountain View Golf Course in Pine Mountain, Ga. The[...]

Emory Men's Basketball Lands NCAA D-III Tourney Bid

The Emory men's basketball team has earned the program's fifth consecutive bid to the NCAA Division Tournament. Pairings for this year's 64-team field were announced Monday afternoon. The Eagles of head coach Jason Zimmerman will venture to the campus of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas,[...]

Dean Ajay Nair Joins NASPA Board

(From NASPA Blog): "We are pleased to share the election results for 2017, as well as introduce you to new Board Member Leadership. NASPA is made possible through its volunteer leadership, and thank you to all who voted. If you want to get involved, make sure to access Volunteer Central, NASPA's hub[...]

2017 Annual Emory Pride Awards

The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Life Advisory Committee is excited to announce the winners of the Annual Pride Awards. The recipients are students, alumni, staff, and faculty members who represent the Office of LGBT Life's mission of creating an affirming and just campus[...]

President Sterk's Inauguration

When Emory President Claire E. Sterk participates in the time-honored rituals of formal investiture as the university¿s new leader this week, the ceremony will mark a historic appointment, on many levels. In June, Sterk was unanimously selected by the Emory Board of Trustees to serve as the university¿s[...]

Andrew Wilson Claims 100 Breast Title at Arena Pro Swim Series

Senior Andrew Wilson closed out the Arena Pro Swim Series for the Eagles by taking home the 100 LCM Breaststroke championship on Sunday night at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin. After swimming the top overall time during the preliminary[...]

Emory Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

On January 12, bipartisan groups in the House and Senate introduced the Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act, which is legislation to provide relief from deportation for those eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We strongly support[...]

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[...]