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Wake Forest Fellows announced for 2018-19

Wake Forest Fellows, 2018-19, left to right: Sarah York, Alisha Hartley, Dominique Tucker, Clay Hamilton, Jayson Pugh, Joseph Ford, Matthew Connor, Sarah Ottenjohn.

Eight seniors will remain at Wake Forest after graduation in May as Wake Forest Fellows.  They will work throughout the campus community, including in the offices of the President, the Provost and the Dean of the College.

Since 2008, the Wake Forest Fellows program has provided exceptional Wake Forest college graduates with the opportunity to work in higher education administration for a year.  Each fellow will serve as a full-time Wake Forest staff member, starting this summer. In addition to working with top administrators, the fellows will participate in leadership activities and interact with faculty, staff and students to learn about the inner workings of higher education.

The Wake Forest Fellows for 2018-19 are:

  • Campus Life:  Alisha Hartley, Monroe; major, Psychology; minors, Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise and African studies
  • Dean of the College:  Matthew Connor, High Point; major, Religious Studies with a double major in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Information Systems:  Sarah Ottenjohn, Cincinnati, Ohio;  major, Mathematical Statistics with a double major in Spanish
  • Office of Personal & Career Development:  Sarah York, Charlotte; major,  Communication (Health-Science Concentration); minors:  Journalism and Creative Writing
  • President’s Office: Joseph Ford, Winston-Salem; major, History
  • Provost’s Office:  Jayson Pugh, Bronx, N.Y.; major, Sociology; minors, American Ethnic Studies and Theatre
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center:  Dominique Tucker, Yorktown, Va.; major, Biology (Microbiology concentration); minors:  Chemistry and Anthropology
  • Wake Downtown:  Clayton Hamilton, Spartanburg, S.C.; major, Music; minors:  Biology and Chemistry

Alumni of the Wake Forest Fellows program have pursued careers in many fields, including law, medicine, public policy and more.  Fellows have since received prestigious academic honors such as Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships.

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Mazaris receives In Good Company Award from North Star LGBTQ Center

Angela Mazaris

The North Star LGBTQ Center in Winston-Salem presented the In Good Company Award to Angela Mazaris on Nov. 9 at the organization’s annual event that honors LGBTQ-friendly organizations, their employees, local volunteers and activists. Mazaris is the founding director of Wake Forest’s LGBTQ Center.

Intended to recognize leaders in creating inclusive and welcoming spaces, the award honored Mazaris for her leadership of the University’s LGBTQ Center.  She was among other honorees at the annual event that featured a keynote address by undocumented activist Moises Serrano, who is described as committed to uniting the immigration and LGBTQ movements.

Mazaris is also a member of the faculty in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

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House bill 2 public forum to be held Oct. 15 in Tribble Hall

A public forum on North Carolina House Bill 2 will be held Oct. 15 from 1:45-3:15 p.m. in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium.

It is free and open to the University community and public.

“North Carolina House Bill 2: Privacy or Discrimination?” is an event of the AMINTAPHIL Conference on Privacy at Wake Forest.  AMINTAPHIL is the American Section of the International Association of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy.

Panelists will include:

  • Kristina Gupta, Wake Forest assistant professor of women, gender and sexuality studies
  • Win-chiat Lee, Wake Forest professor of philosophy
  • Harold Lloyd, associate professor of law
  • Leslie Francis, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Utah

The forum is co-sponsored by the philosophy department; the women, gender and sexuality studies department; and the law school.

 

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