The next Staff Advisory Council (SAC) meeting will be held Thursday, October 21, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Topics and speakers include:
Campus dialogues on honorifics and naming
Sean McClure, special projects coordinator, Office of the Provost
Annual Benefits Enrollment update and Q&A
Shannon Araya, director, absence and benefits, and
Beth Fay, assistant vice president, total rewards and HR solutions
CARE and case management: Who? what? why? when?
Candice Epps Jackson, assistant dean of students, and
Mary Katherine Newsome, CARE case manager
DeacWell App: Benefits of use for staff
Dana Lopez, director of programs, Campus Recreation, and
Mandy Martin, financial operations manager, Campus Recreation
Senior Academy Program
Tina Long, workforce programs manager, Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.
A Zoom Webinar link was emailed to staff on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Please email Elizabeth Dam-Regier (email@example.com) if you need assistance.
Updates from HR: Workshops, Affinity Experience, CARE referrals, retirement contributions and mask distribution
CARE Team: How to report
The Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) Team serves the University community by evaluating and responding to reports of disruptive, troubling or threatening behaviors and provides referrals to individuals in need of support, guidance or intervention. If you are concerned about a member of the Wake Forest community, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the CARE referral form.
Inclusive Excellence for Leaders: Jan. 21
Faculty and staff leaders and those with responsibility for leading diversity, inclusion and equity efforts with their unit are invited to join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Thursday, Jan. 21, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., for a RIDE Workshop.
Register for this workshop on the PDC website.
Strategies for Trans Inclusion: Jan. 21
Join Dr. AJ Mazaris of the LGBTQ+ Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., for a conversation about pronouns, chosen names and best practices for classroom inclusion, with a focus on both virtual and in-person teaching spaces.
Register for this conversation on the PDC website.
Spring Affinity Experience: Jan. 28
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a Spring Affinity Experience on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., to link underrepresented faculty, staff and allies to affinity groups and resources at Wake Forest University to create a sense of belonging and community.
Register for this event on the PDC website.
Free face coverings are available for faculty and staff pickup at the following locations:
- Benson Information Desk
- Environmental Health and Safety Office
- Reynolds Gym Front Desk
- School of Business Student Engagement Suite
- ZSR Library Circulation Desk
If you would like to request masks for your entire department or have questions, contact Jen Haggas at 336.758.5707 or email@example.com.
Update your retirement contributions
As a reminder, faculty and staff may change their 403(b) retirement contributions at any time by visiting the TIAA website or calling 800.842.2776.
Plan Number: 406897
“Let’s Stop Making the Easy Stuff Hard”
ICYMI: Allison McWilliams, assistant vice president of mentoring and alumni personal and career development, reflects on last week’s events in Psychology Today.
Read the full article on Psychology Today.
See a list of staff and faculty milestones for April 2018:
See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in September 2017:
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A presentation about the University’s CARE Team will be made April 4 at Reynolda Hall, Room 301. Faculty, staff, students and others are invited to the presentation, which will run from 2 to 3 p.m.
Registration is available through the Professional Development Center.
The overview about the team will be presented by August Vernon, the University’s emergency manager, and Sarah Tooley, case manager for the team.
Formally known as the Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) Team, it “serves the University community by evaluating and responding to disruptive, troubling, or threatening behaviors brought to the attention of team,” according to its website.
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