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WAKEChicago is a volunteer-led group dedicated to engaging alumni, parents and friends in the area. We plan a variety of programs throughout the year for all ages to participate in social, athletic, networking, and service opportunities. We hope you will join us at our next event. Go Deacs!

Upcoming Events

Streakin' Deacon Happy Hour


Saturday, June 03, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery
9030 S Hermitage
Chicago, Illinois 60620


Chicago, the Streakin' Deacon is coming to you! Join us on June 3rd at Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery from 3-5 pm for refreshments, networking with other Deacs in the Chicago area, and the opportunity to check out the Streakin' Deacon. Each registrant…

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Who's Coming?

Streakin' Deacon Happy Hour

Ms. Sydney Elizabeth Bailey ('12)

Mr. Mark Losson Helms ('09)

Mr. Michael "Mike" Anthony Jankowski Jr. ('10, MSA '11)

Mr. Scott A. Kaniewski (P '21)

Mr. Connor Evan Kaniewski ('21)

Mr. William "Will" Stephen Kladakis ('04)

Ms. Kristen Shryock (P '21)

Mr. Mike Shryock (P '21)

Mr. Ray Davis Shryock ('21)

Ms. Rosalind O. Williams (MAM '10)

Ms. Jingda "Zelda" Zhou (MA '16)


Security and Refund Policy

Past Events


WFU vs. Army Game Watch
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


WFU vs NC State Game Watch
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Pro Humanitate Day
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Welcome Happy Hour
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Lunch in the Loop
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Spring Happy Hour for Chicago Area Deacs
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Wake Alum Lunch in the Loop
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


YA Reception
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Community Leadership


Lexi Lennox ('11)

Jack Ransdell ('12)

If you would like to help plan future events for this community, please contact alumni@wfu.edu.