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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Celebrating Emory's Class of 2022
Emory’s Commencement returned to the Quad on Monday to celebrate the spirit, resolve and extraordinary accomplishments of the Class of 2022. View comprehensive coverage, including keynote speaker Tyler Perry, video highlights, photo galleries, and profiles of outstanding graduates and award recipients.


Thomas Jefferson Award winner Jeffrey Rosensweig has an ‘attitude of gratitude’
Jeffrey Rosensweig is a renowned scholar and sought-after mentor. A founder of the Center for Ethics, he also enhanced recognition for veterans and co-designed University Courses.


Exemplary Teacher Award honors Jennifer Ayres for classroom impact
Jennifer Ayres focuses on "the full humanization of everyone in the classroom, setting a standard for pedagogy at Candler School of Theology and across Emory.


Cuttino Award winner Rachelle Spell mentors every Emory biology student, new faculty
As Rachelle Spell, this year’s winner of the Cuttino Award for Excellence in Mentoring, prepares to retire, she leaves a legacy of one-to-one guidance at Emory College.


Emory Williams Awards honor distinguished undergraduate teaching
The Emory Williams Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award is presented annually as part of Commencement to faculty members in each of Emory’s four undergraduate schools.


Provost’s Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize excellence in graduate, professional school faculty
The Provost’s Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize outstanding scholars who excel as teachers within formal and informal educational settings.
Emory Insider


Together again: Staff Fest for Emory University employees returns to the Quad on Friday, May 13, with favorites from years past and some new options: free food, games, a DJ, caricatures, volleyball tournament, sidewalk art contest and more. Visit the Staff Fest 2022 webpage to RSVP, register for the volleyball tournament or fun run/walk and more.
student honors


Undergraduate Brittain Award winner Zhang pushes for social justice on and off campus
Stephanie Zhang is on a mission to create a more equitable world. Her commitment to creating a more welcoming campus has earned her the 2022 undergraduate Brittain Award, Emory’s highest student honor.


Nguyen, graduate Brittain Award recipient, finds a calling in community
From volunteering as an interpreter to mentoring first-generation students and speaking out on others’ behalf, this year’s graduate Brittain Award recipient My Nguyen drives positive change in everything she does.


Wagner’s creative and distinguished storytelling honored with McMullan Award
Senior Ozzy Wagner has taken a lifetime of writing and developed into a groundbreaking playwright with an eye for inclusive and diverse theater.


As Emory College class orator, Konan directs the spotlight to everyday supporters
Heather-Destiny Konan, the 2022 Emory College class orator, found success through community while at Emory. She wants fellow graduates to consider their role doing the same as they head into the world.
emory in the news
Rise in gun violence during pandemic adds strain to overburdened hospitals


Rise in gun violence during pandemic adds strain to overburdened hospitals
May 9 |  Greg Martin |  CNN

Unearthing memories of chef who died in Baltimore in 1801


Unearthing memories of chef who died in Baltimore in 1801
May 8 |  Lauren F. Klein |  Washington Post

You’re cleaning all wrong


You’re cleaning all wrong
May 5 |  Cassandra Quave and Bill Wuest |  New York Times
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