Campus Recreation Archive

Wake Forest's Reynolda Campus to open at 11 a.m. Thursday Jan. 18

This announcement was emailed to students, faculty and staff on January 17 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

The Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will open at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18.

Classes will not meet until 11 a.m.  Offices will open at 11 a.m.

The University’s Black and Gold shuttle line will begin at 9:50 a.m.  The Wake Downtown shuttle line will begin at 9:55 a.m.  The Gray line will begin at 10 a.m.

Reynolds Gym and the Sutton Center will open at 9 a.m.

Conditions will vary in the region, so please use your best judgment regarding your own safety.

Please see the Wake Alert website at for any  other announcements that may be made,

Wake Forest Communications and External Relations

Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest closed Wednesday Jan. 17

This announcement was emailed to students, faculty and staff on Jan. 17 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will be closed on Wednesday, January 17.  Classes will not meet on campus.  Offices will be closed.

This includes Wake Downtown.

Travel on and off campus Wednesday is expected to be hazardous, so all are encouraged to be cautious outside.

For those planning to attend events on campus Wednesday, check with the host or sponsoring organization.

To obtain information on campus dining, visit

Recreation facilities, Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Benson University Center will be open Wednesday.

University shuttles will not operate Wednesday.

Please continue to check the Wake Alert website at for any other announcements that may be made.

How to learn about weather-related closings and delays at Wake Forest

At Wake Forest, there are plenty of ways to learn about a University closing or delay prompted by snow or ice.

The University activates some components of its Wake Alert system to announce closings and delays.  They include:

  • Brief announcement across the top of the University’s home page that links to the Wake Alert page, where full details are provided.
  • E-mail to all students, staff and faculty.
  • Voice mail to staff and faculty.
  • Wake Alert Twitter message. Other social media, too.
  • Message on the University Weather and Emergency Phone Line, 336-758-5935.
  • Announcements in local news media, particularly on TV stations’ closings/delays web sites.

At Wake Forest, there is also easily accessed information about the weather, including current conditions and forecasts. That information is available from the WeatherSTEM stations on top of the Miller Center and the scoreboard at BB&T Field.

Wake Forest community invited to WISE Conference 2018

This is a guest post from the Center for Global Programs and Studies:

The Center for Global Programs and Studies encourages members of the Wake Forest community to attend the 2018 Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement, or WISE Conference, celebrating its 10th anniversary, Feb. 8-9. Wake Forest faculty, staff and students may attend at no cost, although registration is required.

WISE is the pioneering conference for faculty leaders, program coordinators, and administrators to develop the knowledge and skills needed to help students advance their intercultural skills and awareness during abroad experiences.

Farzana Nayani, a nationally-recognized Diversity & Inclusion Specialist and Intercultural Trainer, will present the keynote address on Thursday morning. Nayani, who has extensive experience working with academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations, will speak on Being Inclusive: Creating an Environment Where Authentic Selves Thrive.

The conference features a number of Wake Forest faculty, staff, and student presenters, including the following sessions:

  • Bridging the Communication Gap: Script-Based Language and Culture for Non-Language Programs with Rebecca Thomas
  • Inclusive Excellence: Including the On-site Team with Jessica Francis and Shayla Herndon-Edmonds
  • International Student Adjustment to U.S. Universities: The Role of Intercultural Skills with Nelson Brunsting, and student presenters Megan Mischinski, Frank Fang, and Wenjin Wu

The full schedule and session descriptions are available on the WISE website.

Registration is open through Jan. 27. WISE 2018 will be held at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Winston-Salem, located at 425 North Cherry Street.

WISE 2018 also features pre-conference workshops on February 7. Topics include Mindfulness & Intercultural Teaching and Learning, and Global Service-Learning Pedagogy and Partnerships. Paid registration is required.

Please contact or 336-758-5938 with any questions.

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C-SPAN motor coach to visit Wake Forest on Jan. 18

C-SPAN’s 45-foot customized motor coach will visit Wake Forest on Jan. 18.  It will be parked along Wingate Road directly in front of Manchester Athletic Center from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This visit is part of C-SPAN’s “50 Capitals Tour,” which includes stops in Raleigh and cities/towns across North Carolina.

The high-tech, interactive C-SPAN Bus includes these resources:

  • Access to an exclusive interactive experience available on 11 large-screen tablets featuring C-SPAN programming and myriad of political and educational resources
  • A smart TV and classroom area for conversations with students and teachers
  • A high-definition TV production studio for taped and live programming
  • A 360-degree video station featuring C-SPAN’s unfiltered coverage of high-profile events and insightful, behind-the-scenes tours of U.S. landmarks
  • A D.C.-themed selfie station where visitors can share their Bus experience through social media

Students, faculty and staff are invited aboard the bus to learn about C-SPAN Classroom, a free online educational resource, and C-SPAN’s extensive online Video Library.  With more than 235,000 hours of public affairs content, the C-SPAN Video Library serves a great educational source and research tool, according to a C-SPAN news release.  A C-SPAN contact for faculty is Joel Bacon at

“Charter is thrilled that the C-SPAN Bus is visiting Winston-Salem, bringing their political and educational resources to the community. We’re proud to partner with C-SPAN and look forward to residents, teachers and students stepping aboard to experience all that C-SPAN has to offer,” said Adam Falk, SVP of State Government Affairs for Charter Communications.


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