College Advisory Board

Purpose: Advise the City Council regarding matters that are of interest to students who are enrolled in colleges and universities in Winston-Salem, which, in turn, will encourage the retention of college graduates in Winston-Salem.

The College Advisory Board/Wake Forest University School of Law Mediation Program  

The College Advisory Board/Wake Forest University School of Law Mediation Program has been launched. The College Advisory Board initiated this program and partnered with the Wake Forest University School of Law for its implementation. 

The CAB/WFU School of Law Mediation Program is for community mediation between residents of the community immediately surrounding Wake Forest University and off-campus Wake Forest students who may be experiencing disagreements with noise issues, trash issues, parking, and other neighbor vs. neighbor issues.  Volunteer law students from the Wake Forest School of Law will mediate for students and/or residents for free. 

For additional information or for a mediation request, please call City Link 311. 

2016-2017 College Advisory Board Members

College Advisory Board 2016-2017

Executive Committee  
Richard Caban-Cubero, Wake Forest Chair
Madeline Coffey, Wake Forest Vice Chair
Simeon Shore, FTCC
& Lesly Luna, Salem College

2016-2017 Fall/Winter Newsletter [pdf/2p]


(a) Suggest and contribute ideas to economic development projects that will appeal to college students and young professionals;

(b) Advocate for public transit availability and accessibility at various colleges and universities;

(c) Voice concerns and resources pertaining to off-campus student housing issues involving landlords, property managers, and fair housing matters;

(d) Actively engage in learning about community leadership opportunities that will encourage and foster partnerships with colleges and universities, as well as young professionals; and 

(e) Encourage college students to remain in Winston-Salem after graduation.

Membership: The Board shall be composed of a maximum of 12 members appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. Such members shall be enrolled as full-time college or university students in Winston-Salem. Members shall be representative of the diversity present in the community. 

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