Humanitarian award deadline is quickly approaching
Jan. 17 is the deadline for nominations for the 1997 Humanitarian Awards,
which are sponsored by Campus Life to recognize undergraduate and graduate
students for their leadership and humanitarian spirit within the Emory community.
Nomination forms are available in the DUC Commons, Lullwater Book Store
or in the Office of Student Activities. For information, call 727-6169.
Campus recycling available for old telephone books
Now that the new 1996-97 campus directories have arrived in most University
offices, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to recycle their old
directories. A large bin for telephone book recycling has been placed just
off Peavine Creek Drive near Candler Field. Emory community members are
invited to recycle not only their campus directories, but also their BellSouth
directories and Yellow Pages from home. Departments are encouraged to bring
telephone books to the recycling site themselves. Those who cannot deliver
their own directories should contact Recycling Coordinator Elaine Gossett
for assistance. Gossett can be reached by phone at 727-1796 or by e-mail
Inclement weather procedures posted
In the event of inclement weather, University employees may call 727-1234
and receive frequently updated information on University closings or delayed
Other inclement weather procedures, which do not apply to Emory Hospital
and Crawford Long Hospital employees, include:
- During life-threatening weather conditions, the provost may exercise
one of two alternatives:
- Delayed opening: The University will open at a specific time to be announced
by 5:30 a.m. on local television and radio stations.
- University closing: In the event of a closing, classes, examinations
and all other operations will be canceled, except for Emory Hospital, Food
Services, the Police Department and Facilities Management.
Essential personnel, designated by department heads, must report for duty
even in the event of a closing or delayed opening.
Deadline extended for Staff Fest theme/logo
Staff members who wish to submit suggestions for a theme and logo for Staff
Fest 1997 have one week left. The due date for the contest previously published
in Together at Emory and NETMA has been extended to Jan. 17. Staff Fest
is scheduled for Thursday, May 15. The themes suggested should emphasize
the value of Emory's employees and the festivity of the occasion. Entries
may be sent by e-mail to <email@example.com> or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Entries also may be mailed to Geiselle Sykes, Human Resources, 1762 Clifton
Guidelines for logo and theme entries include the following:
The winner(s) will receive a $25 gift certificate.
- Logos must be submitted on a sheet of white 8-1/2 x 11-inch paper.
- Drawings may be used as originals if chosen; pencil drawings will not
- Entries may be submitted in color or black and white.
Submissions invited for LGB writing prize
The President's Commission on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Concerns is offering
awards for undergraduate, graduate and professional student writing on the
issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer studies. The undergraduate
prize carries a $250 award, while the graduate and professional student
prize carries a $500 award.
For the undergraduate award, authors must currently be enrolled as students
in Emory College, Oxford College or the undergraduate divisions of the business
and nursing schools. Papers must have been written for a course in one of
these schools between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1996. Honors theses written during
that time also are eligible for submission.
For the graduate/professional student award, authors must currently be enrolled
as graduate or professional students in either the Graduate School or the
schools of medicine, law, public health, theology, business and nursing.
Submitted papers must have been written for a course, conference, lecture,
dissertation chapter or published on unpublished journal article between
Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1996.
All papers must be submitted unmarked and typed, double-spaced, on 8 1/2
x 11-inch paper. The name of the author and course title must appear on
a page separate from the paper's title page. No information identifying
the author may be included in the body of the paper.
Deadline for submissions is Friday, Jan. 31. Awards will be presented at
the annual Pride Banquet in March.
To submit a paper, send four copies to: President's Commission on Lesbian/Gay/
Bisexual Concerns, Lesbian/ Gay/Bisexual Studies Writing Prize, P.O. Box
24075, Campus Mail.
For further information, contact Yvette Morgan via e-mail at <ymorgan@ss.
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