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ECL in the News: Fall 2017

December 4, 2017


December 2017
Teaching Positive Peer Pressure Empowers Atlanta Students to Be Change Agents
By Bevin Carpenter
Emory’s Graduation Generation program in the Atlanta Public Schools is training peer leaders to have a positive impact on fellow students.

November 29, 2017
McCartney, Khattab Named to United Soccer Coaches All-South Atlantic Region Teams
Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Elite Eight, senior Jason McCartney and junior Moustafa Khattab of the Emory University Men's Soccer team were named to the United Soccer Coaches Association All-South Atlantic Region teams late Tuesday evening.
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November 18, 2017
Gabrielle Stravach Earns USTFCCCA Honor
Emory University senior Gabrielle Stravach (Westfield, NJ) has been named by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as South/Southeast Region Women's Athlete of the Year for the 2017 cross country season.
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November 2017: Issue 6

Oct. 30, 2017
Katie Chang named UAA Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Emory freshman Katie Chang of the women's tennis program was named the University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week.
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Oct. 23, 2017
Award of Distinction honors Emory University employees for outstanding contributions
Adrienne Slaughter and Courtnay Oddman of Campus Life are among this year’s recipients.

Oct. 23, 2017
Dani Staffin Named UAA Defensive Athlete of the Week
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Oct. 17, 2017
Center for Women celebrates 25 years at Emory
A conversation with the new director of the Center for Women at Emory, Chanel Craft Tanner.

October 2017: Issue 5

October 5, 2017
Christy Thomaskutty Resigns Emory Head Women's Basketball Coaching Post
Emory Athletics
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October 4, 2017
Emory students host American Mock World Health Organization Conference
Emory Report and Dooley Report

October 3, 2017
Recruiting a few good students and faculty: Emory Commission on Racial and Social Justice
Emory Report and Dooley Report

October 2017
Greek Life on Campus: An Asset and Challenge
Insight into Diversity
Co-authored by Campus Life’s Ajay Nair, senior vice president and dean, and Victoria L. Chan-Frazier, assistant director of student conduct.

September 30, 2017
Emory Men's Tennis Secures Spots in ITA Region Singles & Doubles Championships
Emory Athletics
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September 25, 2017
Photos: 'Run AMUC' Carnival
The demolition of the Dobbs University Center (DUC) brought the end of DUC Day celebrations, but the fun returned Friday, Sept. 22, with "Run AMUC" outside of the Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC).

September 2017: Issue 4

September 17, 2017
How Generations X, Y, and Z may change the academic workplace
Chronicle of Higher Education
Ajay Nair is interviewed about generational differences on campus. The Chronicle subscription required. You can sign in here with Emory net password and ID to access the publication:

August 28, 2017
White Action Matters
Huffington Post
Ajay Nair, senior vice president and dean of Campus Life at Emory University, writes that non-blacks should consider their role in anti-racism.

August 17, 2017
Connecting Racism and Sexual Violence On Campus: A Conversation with Victim Advocate of the Year Wanda Swan
Campus Prevention Network
It’s the list of people that you secretly (or not-so-secretly) want to be like when you grow up. Near the top of my list is Wanda Swan, director of Emory University’s Respect Program.

August 17, 2017
Exceptional students arrive as new class of Emory Scholars
Emory News Center
Woodruff Debate Scholar Ryan James is eager to engage with Emory’s Barkley Forum Center for Debate Education and hopes to major in business and computer science.

August 16, 2017
Emory Men's Basketball Closes Out Italy Tour With A Win
Emory Athletics
The Eagles notched an 85-70 triumph, with Adam Gigax being named the game's Most Valuable Player. Emory finished the tour with a 3-0 won-lost slate.
For more sports news, visit the Emory Eagles website.

August 14, 2017
Why Universities Are Unlikely to Heed Calls for Punishing Students at Rally
Chronicle of Higher Education
ECL Dean Ajay Nair is quoted in this story about students at the recent Charlottesville protest.

August 10, 2017
Emory Men's Basketball Names Kevin Sullivan Assistant Coach
Emory Athletics
Sullivan takes over for Chris McHugh who recently accepted the head coaching position at Washington and Lee University.
For more sports news, visit the Emory Eagles website.

April 25, 2017
Twelve Flags: One Brotherhood
Delta Tau Delta
A senior from Costa Rica, Konstantinos Mira (Emory University, 2017) wanted to stay involved with Delta Tau Delta after he finished his term as president of Beta Epsilon Chapter so he took a role that usually isn’t taken seriously and decided to make something of it.

August 2017: Issue 3

August 9, 2017
Former Emory Baseball All-American Jason Glushon Profiled By Forbes.Com
Emory Athletics
Former Emory baseball All-American Jason Glushon is making a name for himself as a sports agent.

August 4, 2017
Green roofs take root at Emory
Emory Report
Over at Longstreet-Means Hall, a stand of leggy greenery shimmers on a flat ledge just outside an eastern wall of third-floor windows. On the other side of the building, a narrow bed of plants has also found a home.

July 17, 2016
Student Affairs Professionals: Open Expression and Beyond
Dean Nair authored an essay on open expression in higher education for the NASPA blog.

July 2017
Two therapists and a Mic: 13 reasons to discuss suicide
Two Therapists and a Microphone
Mahlet Endale of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit of Campus Life, is one of two therapists featured in this episode of a new podcast series on mental health.

June 29, 2017
Andrew Wilson finishes as U.S. national runner-up in 50 breaststroke
Emory Athletics

June 8, 2017
The 25 best US colleges for students who want to change the world
World Economic Forum / Business Insider
Emory makes the cut and Career Center’s Green Networking Night is mentioned.


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