The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has awarded 88.5 WFDD a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation for its Community Conversation on Mental Health. This comes after the station received three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Large Market Radio in Region 8, which encompasses Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
Murrow Awards, among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news, are presented to news organizations that demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of broadcast and digital journalism.
NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) recently selected Marianne Magjuka as the recipient of the James E. Scott Outstanding Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional Award. The award will be presented officially this summer at the NASPA Region III Summer Symposium.
Magjuka is executive director of the Pro Humanitate Institute and assistant dean of students. In her leadership role with the institute, Magjuka is responsible for providing its direction, strategic vision, oversight, and development for curricular and co-curricular initiatives.
At Wake Forest, Magjuka is the founder and co-chair of the Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Knowledge Community. Her nomination documents note that she has spearheaded many other professional, social justice and democratic engagement initiatives at Wake Forest.
Some of her other accomplishments at Wake Forest include the following:
–leading a campus climate assessment process
–establishing a regional VISTA program to address poverty in Winston-Salem through campus-community partnerships
–initiating the BRANCHES social justice retreat for undergraduates
–supervising the staff of Campus Kitchen and multiple pre-orientation programs for first-year students
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Eric Proctor of Human Resources will make a presentation on the Workday Project at the April 12 meeting of the Staff Advisory Council (SAC). The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401 B/D.
Proctor, one of the University’s staff members working on the project, will also discuss upcoming training opportunities for Workday.
All staff are invited to the meeting.
The meetings and events schedule for the SAC can be found on its web site.
The SAC may be contacted at email@example.com