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Winston-Salem Water Supply Not Impacted by Coal Ash Spill

News media continue to report on a leaking stormwater pipe that dumped tons of coal ash and wastewater into the Dan River in Eden, near the North Carolina-Virginia state line. The City of Winston-Salem has confirmed to Residence Life and Housing officials that the city’s water supply, which services Wake Forest University, comes from the Yadkin River and is not impact by the spill.

Read more February 12, 2014

The Consequences of Leaving Residence Hall Windows Open During Cold Weather

Important message for residents of Bostwick, Johnson, Luter, Collins, Palmer, Piccolo, Davis, Taylor, Efird, Huffman, Poteat, Kitchin All residence hall students should be aware of the consequences when windows are opened during times of below freezing temperatures.  When the windows are left open, the fan coil units are forced to work harder than intended causing various heating and cooling problems.  Pipes can also freeze when exposed to outside temperatures resulting in water flow out of the fan coil units and into student rooms.  In the past this has caused damage, not only to student property in the offending room, but…

Read more October 24, 2013

RSA Practices Pro Humanitate by Giving Back to the Community

   The Resident Student Association (RSA) Executive Board members presented a check to Mr. Clyde Fitzgerald, Executive Director of Second Harvest Food Bank from their  Zumbathon 2012 event held on October 24, 2012 .  RSA was able to donate $250 and 25 canned goods to the organization.  According to Mr. Fitzgerald, the $250 donated will be able to provide roughly 1600 nutritious meals to the community.  They estimate that each dollar provides roughly 7 meals.  Executive Board members are Xizi Liao, Trey Kern, Tyler Gaetano, Ryan Gutschick, Chelsea Kesty, and Jay Pearson.

Read more November 7, 2012
North Carolina Association of Residence Halls Awards WFU NRHH

North Carolina Association of Residence Halls Awards WFU NRHH

The Wake Forest Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) won four state-wide awards through the North Carolina Association of Residence Halls (NCARH) during the month of May.  Click here to read more.

Read more August 18, 2012

“Rake” Forest – Pro Humanitate in Action

Approximately 120 Wake Forest students used their Saturday morning  on November 12 to put Pro Humanitate  in action.  When they could have been getting a much deserved morning to sleep in, students participated in the second annual “Rake” Forest.  “Rake” Forest is a program where students volunteer to rake and clean the yards of neighborhoods surrounding  the Wake Forest campus.  This year’s neighborhoods included Faculty Drive, Harmon, Rosedale Circle, Friendship Circle, Waycross and Macon Drive. 

Read more November 16, 2011
Resident Advisers attend Drive in Conference

Resident Advisers attend Drive in Conference

On October 22, 2011, 5 Resident Advisers and one advisor traveled to North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina for the annual North Carolina Housing Officers RA Drive-In Conference.  This day consisted of presentations about leadership, programming, diversity, and special student populations.  There was also a keynote speaker address which touched upon Resident Adviser’s strengths and their potential.  One RA noted, “I liked the RA drive-in conference because I learned about other schools’ approaches to residential living and what community means to them. The RA drive-in conference also provided some unique and supplementary information targeted specifically for RAs, such as how…

Read more October 28, 2011