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Services for Alumni and the General Community

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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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    • Campus-Wide THRIVE Event

    • Tuesday, August 25th, 20154:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Join the Office of Wellbeing and partners as we start the semester off with a bang! Learn about the 8 dimensions of wellbeing with experiential activities, free food, and fun. During the #WFUThrive event, there will be an Instagram contest. Up for grabs are eight nice prizes representing . . .

    • Location: Manchester Plaza
    • Gatekeepers Workshop 1: Enhancing Our Community through Inclusion (Community)

    • Friday, September 4th, 20159:00 am - 12:00 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
    • Lunch and Learn: Just Google It!

    • Monday, September 14th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Is your primary search engine when you need to look something up? Do you use Google for all of your research needs? Do you Google everything that you're curious about? (You should!) Bring your lunch and join us as we explore several of Google's latest and greatest tools that help . . .

    • Location: University Corporate Center (UCC) Room 1018
    • Symposium on Supporting our Multilingual Readers and Writers

    • Friday, September 18th, 20151:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    •  Join us for a half-day symposium when scholars in second language and writing studies consider the complexities and best instructional practices in working with international, multilingual students. Topics addressed include language and writing development, students' source use, responding to . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • The RIGHT way to CITE: Cite and manage your resources as you go

    • 3 dates and times available
    • Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citaion formats. We will cover in-text citation and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 3 dates and times available
    • Zotero is a powerful open-source citations manager and research tool that integrates directly into the Firefox, Chrome or Safari web browser. Participants will learn how to install and start using Zotero to cite sources and create bibliographies in a matter of minutes. This workshop includes . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations