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Emory's first cohort of the 1915 Scholars Program for first-generation students graduates in May

Emory's first cohort of the 1915 Scholars initiative for first-generation students graduates in May By S.A. Reid, Contributing Writer, Campus Life Communications Amid the pomp and circumstance of the upcoming commencement ceremonies, a special program that aids first-generation college students at[...]

100 percent of Emory pre-law students were admitted to top law schools in 2017: How Career Center leveraged relationships for student success

As graduation approaches, Emory's pre-law students in the Class of 2018 are setting their sights on the mark established by their immediate predecessors. In 2017, the university saw 100 percent of its 43 graduating pre-law students admitted to law schools, an impressive accomplishment for any institution.[...]

Dean Nair's farewell message to Emory community

Dear Emory Community, In April, as you may know, I will transition into a new role as president of Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. As a Philadelphia native, this is a unique opportunity for me to return home and lead an institution with great promise and potential. For the past six years,[...]

Dean Nair's December 7 announcement of Arcadia appointment

This message from Ajay Nair was disseminated December 7, 2017, via social media. Dear Emory Community, It is with mixed emotions that I inform you I will be leaving Emory University ¿ for personal and professional reasons. I have been named president of Arcadia University, effective April 2, 2018.[...]

Emory University Names Misha Jackson Head Women's Basketball Coach

Emory Athletics, March 13, 2018 Emory University Athletics Director Dr. Michael Vienna has announced Misha Jackson¿s appointment as head women's basketball coach. Jackson was named the Eagles' Interim Head Coach in mid-October following the resignation of Christy Thomaskutty, who served in that capacity[...]

Eagle Edge: New initiative to make exceptional Emory Athletics program even better

By S.A. Reid, Consulting Writer, Campus Life Communications In the world of intercollegiate sports, Emory Athletics is a powerhouse, with 23 NCAA Division III national championships, 109 NCAA Postgraduate Scholars, 191 UAA conference titles, and 940 CoSIDA All-Americans, among other honors. Now, Emory[...]

Campus Life awards program celebrates 25 years and invites nominations from entire Emory community

By John Baker Brown, Campus Life Communications A Campus Life tradition will celebrate a quarter of a century of formally recognizing outstanding staff in its own ranks ¿ as well as honoring faculty and staff throughout the university community ¿ during the annual Campus Life CLASS Awards banquet in[...]

Marthers appointed Interim Vice President of Campus Life

Emory President Claire E. Sterk has announced that Paul Marthers, vice provost for enrollment management, has been appointed to serve as interim vice president of campus life, as Ajay Nair, senior vice president and dean of campus life, transitions to his new position as president of Arcadia University[...]

Rabinovitz named interim AVP for Student Health Services

MESSAGE FROM AJAY NAIR:   Dear Campus Life Senior Staff:   I am pleased to announce that Sharon R. Rabinovitz, MD, will become interim assistant vice president and executive director of Emory University Student Health Services (SHS), succeeding Michael J. Huey, MD. Sharon will assume this role following[...]

Campus Life expands professional development options with Executive Leadership Fellowship

By S.A. Reid, Contributing Writer, Campus Life Emory Campus Life has expanded professional development opportunities with a new yearlong fellowship to prepare current high-potential staff for future student affairs executive-level leadership opportunities. The 2018 Executive Leadership Fellowship program[...]

Diversity of counseling staff enhances clinical services for Emory's diverse student body

Emory's office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is in the forefront as the university pursues its commitment to cultivate a more racially and socially just university community -- moving from diversity to inclusion. CAPS, a department of Campus Life, is available to all Emory students[...]

Nair reflects on Greek life, racial justice on campus

Article by Alex Klugerman, The Emory Wheel, Jan 23, 2018: Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair, known around campus for his social justice advocacy and Greek life initiatives, is set to step down this March to become president of Arcadia University (Pa.). During his five-year tenure[...]

Office of Student Success expands support for students experiencing food insecurity

Emory students experiencing food insecurity now have access to expanded support thanks to new intervention strategies to teach them how to best manage their food resources. The Office of Student Success Programs and Services (OSSPS), a Campus Life organization delivering a range of support for students,[...]

ECL Program Highlights

March 2018: Issue 10 Farewell to Dean Nair. It is with a heavy heart that Emory University and Emory Campus Life say goodbye this month to Dean Nair as he takes his new position as President of Arcadia University. Join us in wishing Dean Nair farewell by signing our digital card with your well wishes,[...]

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. [...]

Campus Life seeks student wellness ambassadors as peer-to-peer educators

By S.A. Reid, Contributing Writer, Emory Campus Life Emory Campus Life's Department of Recreation and Wellness is looking for a few good student recruits at the Atlanta campus for its new Healthy Eagles Ambassadors Program. Their special mission: Help create a culture of wellness by linking their[...]

Nair named president of Arcadia University

Ajay Nair, Emory's senior vice president and dean of Campus Life, will serve as the next president of Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Nair will remain at Emory through March 31 and take the helm at Arcadia on April 2.[...]

New Office of RACE engages Emory community in dialogue around race, culture, and social justice

Dialogue about race and culture on Emory's campus just got a promotion and a new title: Office for Racial and Cultural Engagement -- or RACE. The new office succeeded the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services (OMPS) in August and is building on the many contributions that OMPS made to the Emory[...]

Exclusive video documentary: A Dean's Quest

What happens when the Dean of Campus Life receives a charge to sing the Emory University alma mater to help promote Homecoming 2017? The #EmoryRemixChallenge, a social media campaign conducted in October to highlight school spirit and build student excitement for Homecoming 2017, inspired these shenanigans.[...]