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Crime update: Man arrested in indecent exposure incident

A message from Wake Forest Communications and External Relations

This is an update to a crime alert announced to students, faculty and staff on June 21 through Wake Alert.

A Winston-Salem man has been arrested and charged in connection with a June 21 incident in which a female student reported that a man exposed himself and physically assaulted her early in the evening outside Benson University Center.

The Wake Forest University Police Department charged Quantez Levon McKee with one count of indecent exposure and one count of attempted common law robbery. The Winston-Salem Police Department arrested McKee on July 21 and served him with the warrants. Wake Forest and Winston-Salem police investigated the incident.

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Annual Wake Forest Women's Football Camp set for July 24

This is a guest post from the Athletics Department:

Join Wake Forest football head coach Dave Clawson and his staff for the 22nd Annual Wake Forest Women’s Football Camp, Wednesday, July 24, at BB&T Field. Registration hour begins at 5 p.m. (with a photo booth) and the program begins promptly at 6 p.m. inside Bridger Field House. All participants leave with a Wake Forest gift bag including a limited edition t-shirt.

There is a special rate for Wake Forest University faculty and staff!

To register and learn more, click here.

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Office of Wellbeing offers massage therapy, nutrition counseling services

This is a guest post from the Office of Wellbeing:

Did you know that massage therapy and nutrition counseling services are offered by the Office of Wellbeing?

Registered Dietitian Christie Hunter will be onsite to assist you with meeting your individual nutrition goals. She will assess your current intake to make practical goals that will help you become a healthier you. As part of our commitment to wellness, we encourage benefits-enrolled individuals to take advantage of these free, one-on-one consultations. Sessions take place in Reynolds Gym Wellbeing Suite and are open to benefits-enrolled faculty and staff. To get started, fill out an information form here.

Massage therapy is designed to enhance wellbeing through physical and mental relaxation and pain relief, improving the quality of life for those who receive services. Sessions are one hour in length and take place in the Reynolds Gym Wellbeing Suite. Massage therapy services through the Office of Wellbeing are open to faculty, staff, students and retired faculty and staff. You can find more information and see available appointments here.

For more information about services through the Office of Wellbeing, contact Michelle Ford (-4370 or fordmig@nullwfu.edu)

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Campus Entrance at University Parkway to close overnight July 17

The entrance to campus at University Parkway will close briefly for resurfacing on July 17.

It will close from 4 p.m. July 17 until 8 a.m. on July 18.

Other campus entrances at Polo Road and Reynolda Road will remain open.

Facilities and Campus Services announced the closing, recently.

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The Campus Kitchen receives award from USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, recently, presented a silver Turnip the Beet Award for 2018 to The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest.

The award recognizes Campus Kitchen for its 2018 summer food service program.  Wake Forest was one of 66 recipients of the silver award.  The Turnip the Beet Award “recognizes outstanding summer meal program sponsors across the nation who work hard to offer high quality meals to children” during the summer.

The USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service launched the awards in 2016.  Bronze, silver and gold medals are presented.

A USDA grant funds Campus Kitchen’s summer meal program, which extends free meals to children who receive free and reduced-price school lunch during the academic year.  Meals provided by Campus Kitchen include fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

Primarily, the Campus Kitchen meals benefit children attending Freedom School, a program for elementary and middle-school students aimed at strengthening children’s reading skills and closing achievement gaps.  Wake Forest’s education department is hosting the Freedom School held at the University.

Previously, Campus Kitchen won a bronze Turnip the Beet Award for its 2017 summer meal program serving Freedom School.

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