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Raper named University Counseling Center’s interim director

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After a total of 37 years in the University Counseling Center, with 28 years serving as its director, Marianne Schubert began a phased retirement on June 30, 2014.

Schubert will remain as a staff psychologist for the upcoming academic year and will retire on June 30, 2015.

James Raper has been named interim director. Raper joined Wake Forest as a staff counselor in 2002 and has most recently served as the Counseling Center’s associate director.

The University will launch a national search in September for the next director of the University Counseling Center. Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Campus Life Adam Goldstein will lead the search.

Exterior window washing scheduled

Message from Facilities and Campus Services

Facilities and Campus Services is pleased to announce a new three (3) year contract for exterior window washing. The following buildings are scheduled for Phase I of the contract:

Dance Studio
Scales Fine Arts Center
Starling Hall
Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions
Winston Hall
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Presidents House
Olin Physical Laboratory
Salem Hall

Donnie Adams will be scheduling the work and will answer any questions or concerns. You may reach him at 336-758-4599.

Parking lot closure and information on cross-country trails

A message from Facilities and Campus Services

Parking Lot Closures:

Beginning Monday, Aug. 25, Parking Lot X will be closed for 2-3 weeks, pending weather. This parking lot will be closed due to the intramural field renovation project. Parking spaces in Lot X will gradually re-open as the project progresses. Here is a link to the campus parking map for reference to this parking location.

Contact Alex Crist at 336-758-2558 with any questions.

TrailPartial closure of cross-country trails:

The construction for the McCreary Field House has begun. Part of the cross-country trails will remain open during the construction. Access to the trails on campus will be behind The Barn; with the trails from The Barn toward Faculty Drive area open during the construction. There will be barricades and signs on the trail indicating where the trails are closed due to the construction zone. Please do not cross into the construction area for safety reasons.

See the map for barricade locations shown as blue lines. Areas highlighted in yellow indicate trails that are open and accessible to runners.

Contact Wendy Wooten at 336-758-5689 or wootenwr@wfu.edu with any questions.

ACA names National Award after Gladding

Sam GladdingThe American Counseling Association (ACA), the world’s largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings with over 55,000 members, has set up a new award in honor of Professor of Counseling Samuel T. Gladding (’67, MAEd ’71).

The award will be called the Samuel T. Gladding Unsung Heroes Award and will recognize professional counseling practitioners who often serve without any type of peer recognition.

The first individual to receive the Gladding Award will be announced in March, 2015, at the ACA National Awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla. The award carries an honorarium of $1,000.

Gladding is a past president of the American Counseling Association and a past chair of the American Counseling Association Foundation. He served as chair of the counseling department from January 2003, when the department was established, until July 2014.

Jasper Memory Lane closure

Message from Wake Forest Communications and External Relations

Much of Jasper Memory Lane will be closed to motor vehicle traffic from 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, until 3 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, due to a University event planned for first-year undergraduate students.

The road will be closed from Luter Residence Hall to Collins Residence Hall for Friday Night Live, an event that is part of first-year orientation. Access to Faculty Drive will remain open in that area, but no traffic will be allowed in front of the residence halls along Jasper Memory Lane.

Vehicles parked in Lot J, behind Collins and South residence halls, may leave the lot by driving through adjacent Lot H, at the intersection of Jasper Memory Lane and Wingate Road.

All vehicles parked on Jasper Memory Lane must be removed by 5 p.m. on Aug. 22.

Friday Night Live will feature music provided by Wake Radio, food trucks and many outdoor games and activities. Hundreds of first-year students are expected.

Orientation organizers appreciate the community’s cooperation.

Move-in Day: Share the excitement on social with #WFU18

wfu18The Wake Forest homepage, www.wfu.edu, has a special look to celebrate the excitement of move-in! Use the class of 2018’s hashtag, #WFU18, to join in the fun and share your Wake Forest pride with new students, current students, parents, faculty and staff. All are welcome to participate.

Visit the #WFU18 tagboard for a selection of the best tweets, posts and pictures on social media.

Wake Forest welcomes a new freshman class, traffic expected

movein.620x350The following message is sent on behalf of Residence Life and Housing.

Wake Forest will welcome a new freshman class early on Thursday, Aug., 21, when new student move-in begins at 8 a.m. For faculty and staff scheduled to be on campus that busy morning, the University has recommendations for where to enter campus and park.

The University is committed to making the move-in experience the best possible time for our students and their families, and as convenient as possible for faculty and staff. Thanks in advance for your assistance and flexibility as we welcome the newest Demon Deacons to campus!

New student move-in traffic and parking

On Aug. 21, faculty and staff should enter campus through the Polo Road entrance. New students and their families will be encouraged to enter campus via the University Parkway and Reynolda Road entrances.

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Faculty and staff publications: July updates

Faculty Publications

Dinan, John. (Politics & International Affairs). The Virginia State Constitution, 2nd ed. (Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States). Oxford University Press. April 2014.

Hughey, Matthew W., & Gregory S. Parks. (School of Law). The Wrongs of the Right: Language, Race, and the Republican Party in the Age of Obama. New York University Press. May 2014.

Young, Julian. (Philosophy). The Death of God and the Meaning of Life, 2nd ed. Routledge. May 2014.

Staff Publication

Brittenham, Greg (Athletics), & Daniel Taylor. Conditioning to the Core. Human Kinetics. June 2014.

Get social with the LGBTQ Center this fall

logo-300x300-1Throughout the semester, the LGBTQ Center hosts events and classes for the WFU community. The LGBTQ Center is located in Benson University Center, Room 218. All are welcome.

Welcome Back Pizza Party
At 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 4, join the LGBTQ Center for a Welcome Back Pizza Party. Reconnect with friends, meet new people, check-in with LGBTQ Center staff, and enjoy pizza.

Safe Zone
Four Safe Zone Trainings are scheduled for fall 2014. Safe Zone Training helps faculty, staff and students learn how to serve as allies to the LGBTQ community. The trainings are three and a half hours. Participants consider key ways to create a more inclusive campus. Click here to register for Safe Zone Training.

Coffee Hour
Each Thursday throughout the fall semester at 3 p.m. the LGBTQ Center hosts Coffee Hour. Coffee Hour is a casual time to enjoy conversation and meet new people. The host for Coffee Hour varies weekly. Departments, student groups, or individuals who would like to host a Coffee Hour may fill out this form, and the LGBTQ Center program coordinator will help secure a date.

July 2014 comings and goings

See a list of employees joining the University in July 2014.

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