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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).

Showing events 1 - 10 of 11 unique titles ( a total of 11 sessions )

    • 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: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • TechXploration 2015

    • Tuesday, April 7th, 201511:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • This event brings together faculty and staff who want to share their experiences with current technology efforts underway. TechXploration allows faculty, staff and students to see how technologies are being leveraged in teaching, learning, research, engagement and creative endeavors at Wake Forest . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 401
    • The History of Wake Forest University III: The Hearn Years (1983-2005)

    • Wednesday, April 8th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • From intervisitation to instant communication - on the road to national prominence! 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 . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Gatekeepers Workshop 1: Enhancing Our Community through Inclusion (Community)

    • Wednesday, April 8th, 20151:00 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
    • Hope for the Hopeless Bike Ride/Walk

    • Saturday, April 11th, 20158:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • The 2nd Annual Hope for the Hopeless Bike Ride/Walk is a fundraising event for the WFU's Counseling Center's suicide awareness and prevention efforts. This event is aimed at raising awareness among the Wake Forest community about resources for suicide prevention and mental health both on and off . . .

    • Location: Scales Fine Art Center Breezeway
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • Sunday, April 12th, 20152:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • 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: ZSR Library 204
    • Putting Community Knowledge to Work - Forsyth Futures and Forsyth Community Food Consortium

    • Monday, April 13th, 201511:00 am - 12:15 pm
    • The Pro Humanitate Institute and the Economic Equality Working Group of the recently formed Wake Forward (faculty/staff/students who share a vision of positive social change for our campus, city and state) invite you to a PHI Faculty Engaged Teaching Luncheon Discussion Mari Krane, MURP, . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 410
    • Aromatherapy: How Essential Oils Impact Emotional Wellbeing

    • Thursday, April 16th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Could you use a boost to get started in the morning? Need some help winding down at night?    Using essential oils as a holistic way to manage your emotions is an opportunity to learn how to find balance in your daily life. By the end of this healing experience you will be able to learn . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 311
    • 6th Annual Senior Showcase

    • Tuesday, April 21st, 20153:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • The Senior Showcase recognizes exemplary senior theses and research projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates in their final year. Selected students have the honor of sharing their research or projects with the Wake Forest community at an event hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • 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