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Call for vendors for the annual Artisans' Fair!

artisansfairAre you gifted in woodworking, arts, crafts, etc. and wish to share/show your hand-made products with other Wake Foresters?

Plans are being made for the Artisans’ Fair to be held on campus on Friday, Dec. 2. If you are a WFU employee (staff or faculty), spouse of a WFU employee, retiree or student, you are eligible to participate.

Restrictions are as follows:

  • Vendors must be WFU employees (faculty, staff or their spouses), retirees, or students who wish to sell or display their work. Outside vendors will not be permitted.
  • All items to be sold must be handmade by the representative.
  • Vendors must arrange to staff their booth. Tables cannot be left unattended.
  • All vendors must pay a $10 table registration fee (you will get one 6-foot table and one accessory table). This fee will be used to cover event expenses. No refunds available.
  • The Planning Committee reserves the right to refuse any exhibit not appropriate for this event.

To sign up, email Dana Hutchens at hutchens@nullwfu.edu to be sent the registration link.

All registrations MUST BE received by Nov. 4, and spots are on a first-come, first served basis.

Only 32 vendors spots open!

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July 2016 staff milestones

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Annual WFU Artisans' Fair Call For Vendors

artisansfairIt’s time for vendor signups for the annual Artisans’ Fair, an event that showcases the artistic talents of WFU employees (staff or faculty), spouses of WFU employees, retirees or students. Items are all handmade by the representatives.

To register, you must complete this form, and turn in your $10 (cash only) to one of the committee members: Dana Hutchens (758.5246, Farrell, Room A54), Gale Newport (758.5230, Benson, Room 139), or Gloria Stickney (758.4971, Olin, Rom 305A).

All registrations MUST BE received by Nov. 4, and spots are on a first-come, first-served basis. Only 32 vendors spots open!

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OPCD staff share thought leadership with industry peers

Several members of the Office of Personal and Career Development presented at industry conferences, recently, on such topics as marketing strategies to engage students and how to build a college campus around mentoring. In addition to sharing successful ideas that Wake Forest has implemented, staff members received recognition for their work and assumed leadership positions within organizations.

Presentations:

The International Mentoring Conference occurred on April 22-24. The theme of the conference centered on practical strategies around mentoring.

  • Lauren Beam, assistant director of mentoring and alumni personal and professional development, presented “Building Your Toolkit: Engaging Your (Campus) Community around Mentoring.” The presentation focused on ways in which the Wake Forest mentoring department uses National Mentoring Month to engage the campus community with creative marketing materials.
  • Allison McWilliams, director of mentoring and alumni personal and professional development, served as this year’s conference chair.

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OPCD staffers present at NCACE, take on leadership roles

Several Wake Forest staff members have recently taken on leadership roles and made presentations at the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (NCACE) annual conference held in Atlantic Beach from April 30-May 2.

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In addition to being selected as president elect of the NCACE for 2014-15, Dana Hutchens, employer experience manager, presented “Hire U: Providing Students the Employer Perspective,” a workshop that turns the tables on students, putting them in the role of recruiters having to review resumes and make interview selections. As the 2013 Furney K. James Outstanding Service Award winner, she served on the 2014 awards committee and completed her executive board two-year position as treasurer, where she also acted as the conference budget manager. Hutchens will assume the president role for the 2015-16 year.

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