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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 36 sessions )

    • Carolina's University Eating Disorders Symposium

    • Friday, January 19th, 20188:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • **Register Here** Eating Recovery Center, Wake Forest University, and UNC School of the Arts have collaborated to create a free, full-day symposium focused on improving the prevention, identification, assessment, and treatment of eating disorders on campus. We are pleased to invite you and your . . .

    • Location: Benson 401, Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus
    • Campus Security Authority Course

    • Tuesday, January 23rd, 20189:00 am - 12:30 pm
    • This training covers the requirements of the federal law regarding Campus Security Authorities and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Individuals who received an invitation to this training have been identified as being CSA’s. Newly identified CSA’s and those who previously attended . . .

    • Location: Wake Downtown 4802 (Auditorium)
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 13 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
    • Publishing with Library Partners Press: It Doesn't Get Better Than This

    • 5 dates and times available
    • Any and all WFU faculty, staff, students and friends are invited to any or all of this semester-long series of publishing workshops and/or drop-in office hours to learn about how Library Partners Press can turn any and all publishing-related projects into properly published books, electronic or . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Rose O'Brien: MLK "Building the Dream" Lecture - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Thursday, January 25th, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Rose O’Brien is a senior Politics and International Affairs major from Winston Salem, NC. In addition to being a Carswell Scholar, she also received the Richter Scholarship to work at a refugee center in Italy, work which she continues in Winston Salem through the refugee resettlement office . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • CARE Team Overview (Organizational Acumen)

    • 2 dates and times available
    •  This session is an overview of the CARE Team. After the session, participants will gain an understanding of the role of the CARE Team at WFU and will be able to: - Identify 3 types of behaviors the Team seeks to address and evaluate – disruptive, troubling, and threatening behaviors - . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Safe Zone Lunch and Learn

    • 5 dates and times available
    • Join the LGBTQ Center for our Safe Zone Lunch and Learn Series—you bring your lunch, we will provide dessert and dialogue! Each session will feature a deeper-dive educational experience regarding various aspects of LGBTQ experiences and action steps for building more inclusive communities for . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Safe Zone Workshop

    • 5 dates and times available
    •  The Safe Zone program is an in-depth, interactive presentation designed to educate Wake Forest faculty, staff, and students about the LGBTQ community. Anti-LGBTQ bias and prejudice affects all members of a community, and we all have the opportunity to work against it. Participants . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • The NCAA Faces Steep Trade-Offs from Its Governance Decisions - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Wednesday, January 31st, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Dr. Todd McFall is an economist and author specializing in sports and economics who teaches at Wake Forest University in the Department of Economics. He will discuss his controversial book, The (Peculiar) Economics of NCAA Basketball. The NCAA has decided to organize its revenue-generating sports, . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Ancient Forests of England - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Wednesday, February 7th, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Dr. Bob Browne, Wake Forest University Professor of Biology, and recipient of the Nathan and Julie Hatch Research Grant for Academic Excellence, will discuss his research at Oxford University on the Ancient Forests of . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404