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Services for Alumni and the General Community

The PDC’s primary focus is the Wake Forest faculty and staff. ¬†However, many of the opportunities are open to alumni and/or the general Winston-Salem community. ¬†If there is a class, event, or service (i.e. coaching, organizational development) that interests you, but is not currently open to community, please let us know by contacting us at or at 758-2PDC (2732).

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    • Start the New Year Off - On the Right Financial Foot

    • Thursday, January 22nd, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    •  How to start the year off on the right financial foot with your budget! This one-hour workshop will teach attendees the skills to start a budget and stick to it.  It provides excellent tools for getting a handle on expenses and tips to start saving.  We will discuss goal . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Pro Humanitate Institute Faculty Engaged Teaching Luncheon Discussion

    • Monday, January 26th, 201511:00 am - 12:15 pm
    • PHI Faculty Engaged Teaching Luncheon Discussion   Dr. T. Sharee Fowler, Partnership Director, lead a November luncheon discussion about how The Forsyth Promise “serve[s] as a catalyst for bringing cross-sector stakeholders and the broader community together to . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • The History of Wake Forest University I: The Tribble Years (1948-1967)

    • Wednesday, March 25th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Hellzapoppin (or Never a Dull Moment, if you prefer)   The case could be made that Harold Wayland Tribble’s Wake Forest years actually began in 1946, four years before he was hired. The post-war conditions on the old campus led directly to the Great Removal Program, a huge task . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • The History of Wake Forest University II: The Scales Years (1967-1983)

    • Wednesday, April 1st, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • The years of the Scales presidency (1967-1983) will be remembered most, for the creation of the Fine Arts Center and the new emphasis placed in the College curriculum on art, music, and theatre; for the purchase of our first overseas houses in Venice and London; for the founding of the Babcock . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • The History of Wake Forest University III: The Hearn Years (1983-2005)

    • Wednesday, April 8th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Sam Gladding will take you through years 1983-2005 which was the time Thomas Hearn was president of Wake Forest. Sam will talk about significant events during these 22 years, such as:  The University becoming independent of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention The two . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Bookfeast -- Random Readings by Indie Authors

    • Thursday, April 23rd, 20153:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    •  A Bookfeast is a service dedicated to the proliferation of books that seeks to remove publication barriers and encourage publishing-related independence and respect. It is an opportunity for all booklovers to come together for short readings and book-related fellowship. This first Bookfeast . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Ebooks Freakout

    • Friday, April 24th, 20159:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Ebooks + Libraries = Freakout This event will bring together representatives from libraries engaged in (or considering) initiatives to define and address major questions and challenges related to ebook collections; to identify and document collaborative opportunities; and to strengthen and promote . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404