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SAC survey asks about staff experience at annual picnic

2017 Staff Appreciation Picnic

The Staff Advisory Council is encouraging staff to take a survey that provides an opportunity to comment on the Staff Appreciation Picnic held June 6.

The survey asks for comments about various aspects of the event, including the food, shuttles, location, music and more.  The survey is brief and quick to take online.

Hundreds of staff turned out for the “Tailgate at McCreary Tower” event held at BB&T Field.

In recent years, the Staff Advisory Council has held picnics for staff at campus area locations, including Reynolda House, a field next to Reynolda Village, and BB&T Field.  The stadium has been the location the past two years.

Staff Appreciation Picnic starts at 11 a.m. June 6 at BB&T Field

The Staff Advisory Council and the Office of Wellbeing invite all staff members to attend the 2017 Staff Appreciation Picnic June 6 at BB&T Field.

Called “Tailgate at McCreary Tower,” the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

On the menu will be: burgers, hot dogs, wings, pulled pork, veggie burgers, salads, desserts and more.

A number of games, including lawn games, are planned.

In the spirit of Pro Humanitate, the Staff Advisory Council is also sponsoring a book drive on behalf of Mineral Springs Elementary School.  New or gently used children’s books are requested.

Shuttles will run from Reynolda Campus, Graylyn and the University Corporate Center to BB&T Field for those wanting to catch a ride.  Shuttle stops include the following:

–In front of Benson University Center
–Bus shelter at Lot W1 (at corner of Wake Forest Road and Carroll Weathers Drive)
–Behind Graylyn Center
–In front of University Corporate Center.

Parking will be available in the Gold Lot at BB&T Field.

Staff Appreciation Picnic to be held June 6 at BB&T Field

The 2017 Staff Appreciation Picnic will be held June 6 at BB&T Field.  Called “Tailgate at McCreary Tower,” the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Staff Appreciation Picnic 2016

The Staff Advisory Council and the Office of Wellbeing invite all staff members to attend.

On the menu will be: burgers, hot dogs, wings, pulled pork, veggie burgers, salads, desserts and more.

A number of games, including lawn games, are planned.

In the spirit of Pro Humanitate, the Staff Advisory Council is also sponsoring a book drive on behalf of Mineral Springs Elementary School.  New or gently used children’s books are requested.

Shuttles will run from Reynolda Campus, Graylyn and the University Corporate Center to BB&T Field for those wanting to catch a ride.  Shuttle stops include the following:

–In front of Benson University Center
–Bus shelter at Lot W1 (at corner of Wake Forest Road and Carroll Weathers Drive)
–Behind Graylyn Center
–In front of University Corporate Center.

Parking will be available in the Gold Lot at BB&T Field.

Staff Appreciation Picnic to be held June 6

The 2017 Staff Appreciation Picnic will be held June 6 at BB&T Field.  Called “Tailgate at McCreary Tower,” the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Staff Advisory Council and the Office of Wellbeing invite all staff members to attend.

On the menu will be: burgers, hot dogs, wings, pulled pork, veggie burgers, salads, desserts and more.

A number of games, including lawn games, are planned.

In the spirit of Pro Humanitate, the Staff Advisory Council is also sponsoring a book drive on behalf of Mineral Springs Elementary School.  New or gently used children’s books are requested.

Workday presentation set for Staff Advisory Council meeting

The Staff Advisory Council will hear a presentation at its May 11 meeting from members of the the Workday Steering Committee.

The meeting, open to staff and others, will be held at 9 a.m. in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium.

At the SAC meeting, there will be a presentation by Eric Proctor of Human Resources and Beth Hoagland of the Office of the Provost on the University’s implementation of Workday and its progress since the project began last fall.  Workday is the enterprise resource planning software that will replace Banner’s human resources, finance and payroll management functions.

Human Resources’ Shannon Araya to speak at SAC meeting

Shannon Araya of Human Resources will make a presentation on University benefits at the Staff Advisory Council (SAC) meeting on April 13.

The SAC will meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401 B/D.

Staff are invited to the meeting.

Staff Advisory Council meeting to feature presentation on CARE Team

The Staff Advisory Council meeting on March 9 will feature a presentation on the University’s Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation Team (CARE).

Presenters will be Team members August Vernon, the University’s emergency manager, and Sarah Tooley, case manager for the CARE Team.

Staff are invited to the meeting, which will be held at 9 a.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401 B/D.

SAC to hear presentations on Wake Downtown, poverty initiative

An update on the newly-opened Wake Downtown will be presented to the Staff Advisory Council on Feb. 9 by Rebecca Alexander, professor of chemistry and director of academic planning for Wake Downtown.

Other speakers will be David Coates and Allan Louden, who will speak about the “Making Wake Forest a Poverty-Free Space” initiative.  Coates is Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies and Louden is professor of communication and chair of the Department of Communication.

The Staff Advisory Council will meet at 9 a.m. in the fourth-floor auditorium in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library.  Staff are invited to attend.

Staff Advisory Council to meet this week

Members of the Staff Advisory Council will participate in a roundtable discussion at 9 a.m. Jan. 12 regarding a variety of topics important to the University community. The members-only session will take place in Benson University Center.

Any staff members with issues they would like the SAC to discuss can speak to their SAC representatives prior to the meeting, or use the options on the SAC Contact Us website to bring any thoughts, issues, questions to the SAC’s attention  for discussion at the meeting.

Emergency manager to speak at SAC meeting Nov. 10

August Vernon, Wake Forest’s emergency manager, will speak on disaster and crisis prevention at the Staff Advisory Council meeting on Nov. 10.

The meeting will run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s auditorium on the fourth floor.

All staff members are invited to attend the SAC’s monthly meetings.