for scholarship. Overall, we
submitted 154 proposals,
requesting over $46.1
million.
Reynolda House
Reynolda House was
awarded more than
Research and
Sponsored Projects
For the fiscal year ending
June 30, Wake Forest
investigators once again
received over $9.1 million
from external sponsors as
well as fellowship support
$180,000 in federal
grants in the past few
months to put its nationally
recognized collections
online. The digital
collections will be available
for teaching and research in
late 2013.
Research Awards
P A G E 4 V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1
The Office of Multi-
cultural Affairs in col-
laboration with the
Teaching and Learn-
ing Center is spon-
soring a workshop
series for Wake
Forest faculty to
learn about the various demographic groups represented
in the incoming class:
underrepresented minorities / students of color
first-generation college and high-need students
international students
LGBTQ students
students with physical and learning disabilities
the Millennial Generation
Presenters will share information on their unique needs,
and we will explore pedagogical approaches that lead to
student success. We invite faculty to register through the
Professional Development Center, and for more in-
formation, please contact Alta Mauro, OMA Director,
at mauroat@wfu.edu, or Catherine Ross, Director of the
Teaching and Learning Center, at rossce@wfu.edu.
OPCD is committed to building a supportive
community of faculty, staff, alumni, and
parents to help students successfully navigate
the career process each year at Wake Forest.
The Innovation Station on the
2nd
floor of
Reynolda Hall can be reserved for class
presentations and department club/honor
society meetings. Contact Ladd Flock for
information and reservations, 758-5247.
OPCD hosts an exclusive LinkedIn group, Wake Forest University Career Connectors, comprised of over 4,000 alumni, parents, faculty, and
staff who provide advice and connections for students learning about careers. Many faculty and staff use LinkedIn to identify and source
alumni, parents, or employers as speakers and panelists. For more information on using LinkedIn to support departmental programming,
contact Ladd Flock, 758-5247.
We’re gearing up for another strong recruiting season at Wake Forest! To keep faculty and staff informed, the Employer Relations team has
developed a weekly digest. If you would like to receive it, contact Lisa Simmons.
The Fall Career Fair will be held Wednesday, September 19, from 12 to 4 P.M. in Benson 401. Representatives from a wide variety of
organizations will meet with WFU students from any class year or major to discuss careers as well as candidate requirements for full-time and
internship positions. Please encourage students to attend, dress appropriately, and prepare good questions. Andy Chan, Jacque Fetrow, and
Steve Reinemund will welcome and thank our employers and share their unified vision for the new Wake Forest University Recruiting Center
to open in Farrell Hall next year. Remarks will begin at 11:00 A.M. Email Dana Hutchens if you’re interested in participating.
The Mentoring Resource Center trained 240 students, faculty, and staff as part of pre-orientation activities with Residence Life, Academic
Advising, Wake Forest Fellows, Magnolia Scholars, First-Year in Focus, and Reynolds Library. It will give a presentation on peer advising at the
2012 University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute in October.
The Family Business Center's Fall Forum will be held at Graylyn on Thursday, October 11. The topic is governance, specifically the role of
a board in succession planning for family businesses. Panelists from Hickory Springs Manufacturing, Wells Enterprises, and the local chapter
of the National Association of Corporate Directors will discuss the advantages of having independent members on family business boards.
Faculty and their students are welcome; registration is required. For more information, contact FBC Director Kathy Baker (bakerka@wfu.edu).
The Family Business Center is currently accepting applications for its 5th annual North Carolina Family Business of the Year Awards
program. Nominations, accepted through November 9, may be submitted at familybusiness.opcd.wfu.edu/awards.
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