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January 2015 staff milestones

Lacy R. Watson, a maintenance technician at Graylyn, has been a part of the Wake Forest community for 25 years. Below is a list of other staff members celebrating milestones this month.

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December 2014 comings and goings

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in December 2014:

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Computing network maintenance scheduled for Jan. 3

On Saturday, Jan. 3, between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m, Information Systems will perform maintenance on the computing network. Between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., the wireless network will be unavailable. Between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., there will be sporadic wired and wireless network outages. The sporadic outages may last up to three seconds. You may have to reconnect to wireless should you experience a brief outage.

Information Systems apologizes for any inconvenience that this outage may cause. If you have questions regarding the outage, please contact us at help@nullwfu.edu or 336-758-HELP (4357).

November 2014 comings and goings

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in November 2014:

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October 2014 comings and goings

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in October 2014.

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Learn more about collaborative technologies

Wake Forest offers the following collaborative tools to all faculty, staff and students. 

To learn more about any of these topics, check out the Professional Development Center (PDC) for classes and webinars. If you have any questions about collaborative technologies at WFU, let us know. Visit us at The Bridge, or contact us at help@nullwfu.edu or 336-758-4357.

November tech classes and webinars

Google logoMultiple learning opportunities are available here and there and everywhere from the Information Systems Learning Team. Classes are available at various locations to accommodate busy schedules. Webinars make learning easy and convenient, and IS is offering several 15-minute online classes this month.

The IS Learning Team updates their class offerings regularly. Use the IS Learning Calendar for an at-a-glance look at educational opportunities or visit the Professional Development Center. If you have a question, email is-learning@nullwfu.edu.

Below are the classes offered in November.

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A message about technology and its future at Wake Forest

A message from:
School of Business Vice Dean of Programs Gordon McCray
Former CIO, Information Systems and Professor of Physics Rick Matthews, and
Vice Provost and Dean of Z. Smith Reynolds Library Lynn Sutton

Dear Wake Forest Faculty, Staff and Students,

In May 2014, a committee of Wake Foresters representing various areas of the University completed a review of the technological landscape in higher education and began the important challenge of exploring what the future of collaborative work might look like in the next five years.

After site visits, interviews and research, the committee produced “Vision 2020: Charting A Course for Academic Computing at Wake Forest,” a white paper that envisions how technology changes already underway can support teaching and learning at Wake Forest.

From an environmental scan to recommendations regarding teaching and learning, the 27-page report offers informative and insightful details on IT-based technology and higher education. We would like to showcase several important points from the paper as people begin to delve more deeply into Vision 2020.

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September 2014 staff miletsones

See a list of staff milestones for September 2014:

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August 2014 staff milestones

See a list of staff milestones for August 2014.

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