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 wakealert.wfu.edu for any other announcements that may be made,
Wake Forest Communications and External Relations
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 deacondining.com.
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 wakealert.wfu.edu for any other announcements that may be made.
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:
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.
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:
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 email@example.com or 336-758-5938 with any questions.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
“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.