John Champlin

Brief Biography

John joined the Professional Development Center (PDC) team in July of 2011.  As Manager of Professional and Leadership Development, his main focus is the implementation, execution and, assessment of the CORE initiative.

John previously served as a Regional Human Resources Manager for Noble Investment Group where his duties included training, organizational development, and recruiting.  John also spent time developing and implementing community service projects for team members at multiple locations within this organizations.

John received a BS in Business Administration from the Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University.  In 2008, John attained his Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.  He is scheduled to complete the Wake Forest School of Business Evening MBA Program in 2015.

Events Facilitated by John Champlin

    • Wake Wake. . . Don't Tell Me! ZSR Edition

    • Thursday, June 8th, 2017 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    • A twist on a campus favorite!  This version of WWDTM has brand new questions and a special ZSR themed wild card round.  Come and learn about Wake Forest history, tradition, and culture in a gameshow modeled after the NPR show Wait Wait....Don't Tell Me.
    • Location: ZSR Library 476
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    • Winning with People: Part 1 (Communication)

    • Thursday, June 15th, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Using some of the elements established in John C. Maxwell's 25 Ways to Win with People, class attendees will discuss and focus on how we can better communicate with others and how we can form strong, lasting relationships.  Participants may find that the root of individual happiness and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Gatekeepers Workshop 1: Enhancing Our Community through Inclusion (Community)

    • Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • In fall 2009, the Office of the Provost began to offer Gatekeepers Workshops in partnership with the Wake Forest Professional Development Center.  A “gatekeeper” is any member of the Wake Forest community who represents the University through his or her interaction with students, . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • On Leadership - Part 3 (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • In his book On Leadership,  John W. Gardner outlines nine essential tasks of leadership.  The "On Leadership" series will explore those nine tasks, three at a time - and relate them to the work of leaders here at Wake Forest University.  Attendees will discuss and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Group Facilitation Skills (Communication)

    • Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • In our work, we're occassionally asked to facilitate group discussions among faculty, staff, students, alumni, or community members.  Navigating these discussions may come more easily to some than to others.  This workshop will review tools and skills that a facilitator uses to strengthen . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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