Applications are now being accepted for several upcoming programs.
Aspiring Leaders Program (ALP) Fall 2014
The ALP is a unique opportunity to develop a cohort of faculty and staff throughout the academic year. The program is geared towards faculty
who may someday assume a leadership position (i.e. program director, center director or department chair), and staff with a minimum of five
to seven years of professional experience who are new to leadership. Application deadline is March 7th. For more information visit: http://
Career Group Coaching
Planning one’s career can be empowering, yet daunting if the path is unclear. The Career Planning Small Group will help participants begin to
envision and prepare for the next step of their careers. The group will be limited to eight faculty and staff. Application deadline is February
14th. For more information visit:
Career Development for Women Leaders
The Office of Women in Medicine and Science's (OWIMS) Leadership & Mentoring Program sponsors the professional development fellowship
the “Career Development for Women Leaders” (CDWL) Program. The CDWL program for women is modeled after national programs for wom-
en in academic health sciences, is eight days and spans nine months, from September through May. The application deadline for this pro-
gram is March 7th. This is a fee-based program. Please visit for more infor-
mation about the program.
Leadership Winston-Salem
Leadership Winston-Salem is a 25 year old program that provides a select group of professionals with the opportunity to learn about commu-
nity leadership. In addition to Wake Forest being a long-time supporter of Leadership Winston-Salem, this opportunity blends well with the
community building aspects of our Strategic Plan, as leaders are immersed into several facets of the Winston-Salem community. Please vis-
it for more information about the program and documents needed to apply.
The Center for Community So-
lutions (CCS) is pleased to an-
nounce the 2014 CCS Fellows,
Dr. Lisa Blee (left), Assistant
Professor of History, and Dr.
Sharon Raynor (right), Visiting
Associate Professor of English.
Each brings to the program
expertise and a passion for
community engagement. Stay
tuned for updates on their
CBPR progress this semester!
One of the outcomes of the inaugural 2013 CCS initiative
is a collaborative effort spearheaded by Bob Feikema,
Executive Director of Family Services, Inc.—The Forsyth
Family Engagement Initiative (FEI). The FEI involves par-
ents in low-income families with young children in lead
roles in a community-based participatory research (CBPR)
project to investigate and assess obstacles to and oppor-
tunities for families to effectively engage schools, commu-
nity agencies, and other community institutions in sup-
port of their children's educational success. The FEI is
based at Family Services, Inc., a human service agency
headquartered in Winston-Salem (NC). The Initiative will
be aligned with the agency’s Child Development Program,
which is the sole provider of the Head Start program in
Forsyth County (NC). The CCS will oversee the CBPR.
Foodways & Roadways Film
Screening, Panel Discussion,
and Reception
Join us on Monday, February
10th at 5:00 pm in the ZSR Au-
ditorium as we watch and dis-
cuss Foodways and Roadways,
a film by Jessica Pic ‘13 and Dr.
Margaret Savoca of WFBMC.
This will be a look at the com-
munity change over time in
Winston-Salem as related to
the built environment with
particular emphasis on
the effect on the African Ameri-
can Community and food ac-
cess. A reception will take place
in the Mandelbaum Room.
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