It’s a cool and grey morning on campus, Deac families. Some rain in the forecast for this morning, and then cool weather predicted for the rest of the week. I think it is finally time to break out the fall jackets for real.
Here are a few bits and pieces from campus:
One of the skill sets our students (and all college students) need is global competency. The Center for International Studies is hosting “Preparing for a Global Workplace” this Wednesday, October 23rd in the ZSR Auditorium (Room 404). It is billed as follows: “Ken Loeber, President of Eagle Rock Partners LLC, will discuss how students can prepare themselves for the global marketplace of the 21st century.”
You may know that WF has a spectacular debate team that ranks among the very best at tournaments. I saw on Facebook the following post: “Wake Debate is taking on the British National Debate team at 7:30 pm this Thursday!! Let’s go cheer on Wake Debate as they remind the British who won the Revolutionary War!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #GODEACS #GOUSA.” This will be held in the Annenberg Forum (Carswell Hall) on Thursday, October 24.
For those who like music, on Thursday at 7:30 in Brendle Recital Hall (Scales Fine Arts Center) is the Fall Choral Concert. We have some amazingly talented musicians on campus, and this is a chance for your students to hear them doing what they do best. This concert is described as follows: “The Wake Forest choirs will begin the 2013-14 concert season with a program entitled “Benjamin Britten and His Choral Legacy”, featuring the Wake Forest Concert Choir, the Collegium Musicum Vocal Ensemble, and the Wake Forest Chamber Choir.”
And on Friday night, Student Union is sponsoring The Haunted Barn from 10pm-2 am.
These are just select highlights. There are tons more options on the Events Calendar. Again, in my much-used metaphor, Wake Forest is like a rich buffet. Students should sample plentifully and taste a lot of new things. Encourage your Deacs to think about attending some of these!