Get Involved – Staff

We’ll Do the Dirty Work

2018-06-04T15:50:27+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|

Not all heroes wear capes. In fact, some don tan shirts and rubber gloves and call themselves the Compost Crew. The Compost Crew is a student-initiated group committed to diverting waste on campus. As their name indicates, the group’s primary focus is collecting food waste for composting. Their work is part of a broader commitment at [...]

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Sustainability Champions Recognized at Fifth Campus Sustainability Awards

2018-03-28T14:56:38+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Each year, the Office of Sustainability recognizes campus change agents who work to create a more adaptable and resilient Wake Forest community as “Champions of Change.” This year’s fifth annual Campus Sustainability Awards celebration took place on March 21 during the Office of Sustainability’s week-long celebration of the Earth. Wake Forest University Provost Rogan Kersh and [...]

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Working for the World We Want: 2018 Earth Week at Wake Forest

2018-03-11T21:29:59+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Earth Day, Events, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories|

The Office of Sustainability will be hosting our annual Earth Week celebration March 18-24. This week-long celebration will focus on environmental (in)justice, with a focal community lecture by Majora Carter. Other events will include the annual Champions of Change campus sustainability awards program, a campus beautification service project, and student-curated public art experiences. Follow the Office of [...]

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Attend the March for Science in Raleigh

2017-04-13T15:25:52+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Earth Day, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

The Wake Forest Office of Sustainability will be chartering a bus to the March for Science in Raleigh. The bus will depart from the flagpole at the Benson University Center at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, and will return to campus around 4:30 p.m. that same day. […]

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Nominate a Champion of Change

2017-02-11T22:36:43+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Do you know an individual who has made an impact on campus sustainability at Wake Forest? Nominate her or him for a 2017 Champions of Change Award. This year’s winners will be recognized at the fourth annual Campus Sustainability Awards ceremony on March 22. […]

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Submit a Nomination – Campus Sustainability Awards

2016-03-16T10:27:25+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Categories: Events, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories|

Nominations for the Campus Sustainability Awards are now open! Students, faculty and staff who have demonstrated or initiated successful sustainable practices on campus are eligible. Nominate yourself or someone else as a Champion of Change in one of the following categories: Nominations for the Campus Sustainability Awards are now open! Students, faculty and staff who have demonstrated or initiated successful sustainable practices on campus are eligible. Nominate yourself or someone else as a Champion of Change in one of the following categories: Resource Conservation, Academics and Engagement, Service and Social Action, and Bright Ideas.

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Campus Sustainability Awards

2015-04-28T12:52:10+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Magnolias Curriculum Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

2015 Champions of Change award winners On the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, change agents for sustainability across the Wake Forest campus gathered for the Champions of Change campus sustainability awards. The awards program recognizes the creativity and innovation of individuals and teams who work to integrate principles of sustainability into operations, teaching, and engagement. Dean of [...]

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Are you a Champion of Change?

2015-03-27T10:09:06+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Have you facilitated a change to a sustainable practice on campus? Are you teaching a sustainability-focused course or leading a research effort with sustainability-centered outcomes? We want to hear about it! On April 22, 2015 Wake Forest will host our second annual Champions of Change award ceremony. Complete this form by April 7, 2015 to nominate yourself or someone else as a Champion of Change for [...]

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Shiva at the Forest: In Review

2014-11-19T11:15:40+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Categories: Events, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories|

Molly Dutmers/Old Gold & Black I was introduced to the work of Vandana Shiva only a year ago.  It was a hot, spring day in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Pro Humanitate Institute’s Shelley Sizemore and I were unwinding with other Wake Alternative Break participants after a day on an urban farm.  Needless to say, [...]

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Fourth Annual Arbor Day Celebration

2014-06-27T09:26:29+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Categories: Events, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|

Students and staff circled around a vibrant Japanese Maple tree at Student Apartments on April 24th to celebrate Arbor Day. Landscaping Services, Residence Life and Housing, and the Office of Sustainability co-hosted the ceremony in conjunction with a Campus Beautification Day celebration that was organized by Greeks Go Green interns. University Arborist Jim Mussetter,  presented the [...]

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