August 17th, 2015 | University Announcement
Guest post by Residence Life and Housing:
Wake Forest will welcome a new first-year student class on Friday, 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.
On Aug. 21, the University asks that faculty and staff 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.
Traffic is expected throughout the day and will begin around 7 a.m. as families arrive for move-in. Due to the increased traffic, faculty and staff seeking to park on campus are encouraged to arrive on campus early. The Hearn Plaza lots will be available for faculty and staff parking. However, the University asks that faculty and staff avoid parking on South Campus (Lots E, F, G and J) and in Lots Q and W1/W2 to allow parking for our new students and their families.
Faculty and staff may park in the lots on either side of Long Drive, near Winston-Salem First Church and Polo Road. A shuttle bus will provide transportation to and from those lots and campus from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The University will continue to run the Gray Line shuttle that normally operates between University Corporate Center and campus on Aug. 21.
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March 24th, 2014 | Staff News
James Byrd, manager of the Deacon OneCard Office, has earned the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA.
Certification as a Certified Educational Facilities Professional validates the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field. Byrd is the first person to receive this credential at Wake Forest.
“By obtaining the CEFP, it assures the individual and their institution that they have established a thorough and applied understanding of the best management practices related to educational facilities,” said J. Thomas Becker, chair of APPA’s Board of Educational Facilities Professionals Certification.
“The CEFP credential is an exciting new standard for educational stewardship. It represents core knowledge, talent and skill, underscoring accountability and commitment to growth and mastery,” said Lander Medlin, APPA executive vice president. “By earning the CEFP designation, James shows his superior mastery and commitment to his work, his institution and his colleagues.”
December 18th, 2013 | Staff News
On November 4, Matt Clifford, director of residence life, received the inaugural Mid-Level Professional Award at the 64th Annual Conference of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA) in Baltimore, Md.
The Mid-Level Professional Award recognizes a mid-level professional who has provided exemplary service to SACSA and on a college or university campus. The criteria include a minimum of six years of full-time professional experience in a higher education setting and demonstrated service to SACSA. The award-winner must also possess outstanding character and serve as a role model for other new and mid-level professionals.
Clifford’s leadership positions with SACSA include: 2006-07, Member of the Local Arrangements Committee Team; 2011-12 Resource Room & Involvement Chair; 2012-13 Talent Development Chair, 2013 Annual Conference Committee Program Chair, and 2014 Annual Conference Committee Chair.
December 10th, 2013 | Staff News
Brad Shugoll, Campus Life fellow, Matt Clifford, the director of Residence Life, and Larry Correll-Hughes, assistant director of assignments, recently attended the Southern Association of College Student Affairs annual conference in Norfolk, Va.
Correll-Hughes presented “Managers?: Thinking about what we do and what we think about management.” Shugoll presented a poster session titled “Uniting the Arts, Humanities, and Service through Civic Reflection.” Clifford served as the program chair for the conference and was honored with the association’s mid-level professional award for 2013.
November 27th, 2013 | Staff News
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November 12th, 2013 | Staff News
Matt Clifford, director of Residence Life, co-wrote an article entitled “Advancing Professional Development and Knowledge Community Resources for NASPA Members: A Member-Driven Assessment” in the fall 2013 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Knowledge Communities publication.
August 30th, 2013 | Faculty News, Staff News
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July 30th, 2013 | Faculty News, Staff News
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July 10th, 2013 | Staff News
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May 20th, 2013 | News You Can Use, University Announcement
The University Police Communications Center will move after commencement from Davis Residence Hall into Alumni Hall on a temporary basis. The move is required by renovation of the police communications center.
Starting on the afternoon of May 20, the police communications center will be located in Alumni Hall, Room 164, until June 11.
No disruption of service will occur. Calls to the communications center — emergency and non-emergency — will be answered, as always.
To visit the center’s Alumni Hall location, enter the building at the entrance that also leads to offices for Residence Life and Housing, Parking and Transportation and Deacon One Card. Follow signs. After hours, there is a phone at the building’s entrance that can be used to call the communications center and request admission to the building.
The emergency number for University Police is 758.5911 from a campus phone and 336.758.5911 from a cell phone. The non-emergency number from a campus phone is 758.5591 and 336.758.5591 from a cell phone.