"Office of University Advancement" Archive

Faculty and staff books: September and October 2021

Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty and staff from the Reynolda Campus who reported publishing books in September and October 2021:

Greiner playing active role at conferences for event professionals

Wake Forest director of events Geni Greiner, Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Geni Greiner, Wake Forest’s executive director of university events, is playing a prominent role in two major conferences for event professionals.

On Jan. 10, she delivered a keynote presentation at the 10th Annual Academic Event Professional (AEP) Conference in Orlando.  Her presentation was entitled, “Planning to Win: How to Build a Champion Event Team.”

Also in Orlando this week, Greiner is participating in a panel discussion at the Special Event Conference.  The discussion is entitled, “Excellence Through Collaboration: An Event Industry Perspective on Academic Events.”

The related conferences draw thousands of of event professionals, exhibitors and others.

Greiner joined Wake Forest’s Office of University Advancement in early 2015.

Categories: Staff News

Memorial service scheduled for Chip Patterson

A memorial service for Chip Patterson will be held Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. at Knollwood Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.

The University previously announced that he died on Nov. 17.  A Wake Forest alumnus, he joined the Wake Forest staff in 1987 and retired this year as assistant vice president of gift planning in the Office of University Advancement.

Death of Chip Patterson announced

This message was sent by e-mail to faculty and staff by Communications and External Relations:

We are saddened to announce that Chip Patterson, who retired this year in the Office of University Advancement, died today.

A Wake Forest alumnus, Mr. Patterson joined the Wake Forest staff in 1987 and retired as assistant vice president of gift planning.

We grieve Mr. Patterson’s death and extend our condolences to his family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know him.

Once his family has made arrangements for a service, information will be posted on the Inside WFU web site.

Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff.  The University Counseling Center may be reached at 758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 758-5210.  For staff and faculty, there is also the Employee Assistance Center at 716-5493.

Wake Forest Communications and External Relations