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Hearn Plaza Courtyard Renovations

Facilities and Campus Services will renovate the courtyards to the east and west sides of the Hearn Plaza entrance to Wait Chapel. The project began on December 15, 2014, and will remove overgrown shrubbery, replacing it with a more inviting planting design that opens the spaces up to Hearn Plaza. In addition to an entirely new planting scheme, curved teak benches, brick pavers, and blue stone will also be included. While this project is quite weather dependent, it should cause very little inconvenience, and is scheduled for completion on January 16, 2015.

Read more December 18, 2014

Construction Project Updates

Reynolds Gymnasium Addition & Transformation: Work will begin to pick up pace over the next few weeks.  The access road at the north end of Kentner Stadium and utilities will impact the site fence, turf and trees along Wake Forest Road.  The final landscape plan addresses any changes made during construction.   The new drive will be used as a construction entrance during all phases of the project and all construction traffic will enter and exit at this location. Pedestrian Traffic between the Gymnasium and the tennis courts will be closed as this work continues.  All other exits from Reynolds Gym…

Read more October 13, 2014

Wake Forest Earns 2013 Tree Campus USA Recognition

Wake Forest was recently recognized by Mary Sweeney, the Program Manager of the Arbor Day Foundation with 2013 Tree Campus USA recognition. Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. To obtain this distinction, Wake Forest University has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, including establishment of a tree advisory committee, evidence of a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures for its campus…

Read more March 18, 2014

Landscaping Services’ Employees Earn Certifications

Facilities & Campus Services believes that by striving to better themselves, employees’ achievements provide for the betterment of the University community as a whole and helps to maintain Wake Forest University as one of the leading universities in the nation. Congratulations to the Landscaping Services’ employees below on their accomplishments and commitments to professional development both nationally and internationally.    The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that David Davis of Winston-Salem, N.C. has become the 142nd grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program.   The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Kevin Cook of Winston-Salem,…

Read more June 11, 2013
Wake Forest University in Top 5 for Water Conservation again this year!

Wake Forest University in Top 5 for Water Conservation again this year!

Congratulations Palmer and Piccolo Hall residents for winning the WFU CCN2013 by accomplishing the greatest reduction in electricity consumption with a 23.4% reduction, yielding 9,532 kWh saved. This is very exciting due to the fact that these two buildings are the least energy efficient on account of its original construction intended for temporary use! Way to go! Congratulations again Palmer and Piccolo Hall residents for also winning WFU CCN2013 by reducing their water consumption by 35.1%, saving 16,823 gallons of water! Wake Forest was among the top 5 schools with greatest average percent reduction in water! Total energy saved at…

Read more May 16, 2013
Important Information about Mold

Important Information about Mold

What you need to know: Mold spores are ubiquitous.  They are located indoors and outdoors just about everywhere on earth. Mold can easily travel indoors through open doors and windows as well as on clothing and shoes. To help prevent mold growth: Do not open windows while heating or cooling units are operating.  This will cause condensation and may contribute to mold growth. Do not leave wet or damp clothes, towels or shoes in closets.  Set them out on a drying rack until completely dry. Do not place potted plants or any other source of moisture on or around heating…

Read more March 14, 2013