Staff News Archive

Comings and goings for May 2018

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SAC encourages staff to participate in survey about recent campus picnic

On June 25, the Staff Advisory Council emailed a survey to University staff that, apparently, ended up in the spam folder of some staff.  The following is the message that was sent to staff, earlier this week.  Links to the survey are included:

The Staff Advisory Council would like to encourage all staff to take this survey to provide comments on the Staff Appreciation Picnic held June 7.

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

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Staff Advisory Council

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Staff and faculty milestones June 2018

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WFDD wins prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award

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.

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Magjuka named recipient of NASPA award

Marianne Magjuka

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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