Get Involved – Staff

Inaugural Champions of Change Awards

2015-03-04T09:18:58-04:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Buildings, Champions of Change, Earth Day, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Green Team Network, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Waste Reduction|

Wake Forest’s celebration of Earth Day this year included the announcement of Champions of Change award winners. This was the first year of the program, which recognizes the creativity and innovation of individuals and teams who work to integrate principles of sustainability across campus. Provost Rogan Kersh and Sr. VP/CFO Hof Milam presented the awards. Click to [...]

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Case Study: Wake the Library

2014-04-01T15:25:31-04:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , , |

If you are a Wake Forest University student or a member of the alumni body, you may be familiar with the “Wake the Library” program hosted at midnight in ZSR throughout the week of finals every semester. You may be less familiar, however, with the work of ZSR Green Team captains Mary Scanlon and Peter Romanov, [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Alan Winkler

2014-01-17T11:27:03-04:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories, Stewardship, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , , , |

From lamps to pianos, if you have moved or discarded furnishings on campus in the past few years, chances are you have met Alan Winkler, Surplus Coordinator for Wake Forest University. With a passion for keeping anything reusable out of the landfill, Winkler collects, catalogs, stores, and delivers myriad furnishings and recyclable waste streams across campus. [...]

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Are You a Champion?

2015-03-04T09:17:56-04:00October 30th, 2013|Categories: Buildings, Campus, Champions of Change, Development, Dining and Food Systems, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Equity, Events, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Green Team Network, Home Stories, Procurement, Service and Outreach, Transportation, Waste Reduction, Water and Landscaping|

Have you or are you preparing to facilitate a change to a sustainable practice on campus? Have you implemented a new sustainability initiative in your area? If so, you might be a winner! This coming April, Wake Forest will host our inaugural Champions of Change award ceremony. In March, we will accept nominations for awards that [...]

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Green Team Gets Ergonomics Lesson

2013-12-11T17:01:46-04:00June 25th, 2013|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Staff, Green Team Network, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Image from blog.scad.edu Laughter abounded at last month’s Green Team Quarterly meeting, as Bridget Marrs playfully briefed the Green Team captains on the dos and don’ts of workplace ergonomics.  The Green Team, a network of staff and faculty who advocate for the integration of sustainability into their departments’ daily operations, listened closely to Marrs, [...]

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University Corporate Center Plugs In

2013-12-11T17:04:22-04:00June 19th, 2013|Categories: Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories, Transportation|Tags: , |

The University Corporate Center now has three parking spaces dedicated to electric vehicles.  Parking and Transportation installed outlets at these spaces, allowing Wake Forest staff to charge up during the work day.  Alex Crist, the director of Parking and Transportation, explains “the decision to dedicate three spaces was instrumental in a couple employees making the decision [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Paul Borick

2013-12-11T16:27:28-04:00May 28th, 2013|Categories: Buildings, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Behind every green building, there is a team of designers and builders who imagined and built it. For several buildings at Wake Forest, Paul Borick is an important member of that team.  Borick is a Registered Architect and Senior Project Manager for WFU Facilities & Campus Services.  He manages design and construction projects anywhere from $1,000 to [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Environmental Health and Safety

2013-12-12T16:24:35-04:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: |

Campus sustainability efforts often begin with Environmental Health and Safety enforcement. Without first addressing the environmental and safety regulations that protect our resources and our overall health and safety, we would not be able to create sustainability goals and programs that take us beyond compliance.  The men and women of the Wake Forest Office of Environmental [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Friday, April 27

2012-06-01T14:20:55-04:00April 26th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Dining and Food Systems, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Explore local foods on and around campus by participating in a guided walk to Reynolda Village Farmers Market.  You can dine all day on local cuisine in the Reynolda Fresh Food Company and the Magnolia Room. Guided Walk to Reynolda Village farmers market When: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Benson University Center circle Meet a [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Saturday, April 21

2012-04-20T17:01:06-04:00April 20th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|Tags: , |

Join us for a day of advice, discussion, and networking focused on food activism. Food Activism Workshop When: Opening comments begin at 9:00 A.M. Morning Session: 1:00-11:30 a.m. Afternoon Session: 2:30-4:00 p.m. Where: Tribble Hall The workshop will offer participants practical advice on how to engage in the food justice movement. Local and regional food activists [...]

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