Wake in the News

Media report for Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2019

October 9, 2019   |  WFU News and Communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2019 is now available online.

Mow time! Custodians, lawn services and maintenance workers shine in spotlight

October 3, 2019   |  Winston-Salem Journal

They toil in the shadows, but this weekend, when the sun sets, the employees who maintain and beautify Wake Forest University’s campus will be firmly thrust into the spotlight. More than 55 members of the custodial, maintenance and landscaping staff will perform a dance choreography show, “From the Ground Up,” highlighting the specific skills and tasks required from the staff. The goal is to show appreciation for the workers who literally do the dirty work that keeps campus looking clean.

Rebuilding trust will be challenging for Blue Cross NC as it identifies new CEO

September 28, 2019   |  Winston-Salem Journal

“The fact that the leadership of Blue Cross and Blue Shield did not disclose Dr. Conway’s arrest for DWI to the leadership of Cambia and the insurance regulators suggests a lack of transparency, which breaches trust with all stakeholders involved in the merger,” said Patrick Sweeney, a professor of the practice of management at Wake Forest’s School of Business. “This breach of trust has the potential to damage Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s reputation in the market, with policyholders and employees.”

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