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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

Connections and Conversation


Tuesday, April 02, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


321 N. Clark Street, Suite 3400
Chicago, Illinois 60654


You're invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for Connections and Conversations! You'll learn about companies, industries, and careers in a personal setting. Each table conversation will be led by a Wake Forest alumna/us or parent to a current student who…

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Who's Coming?

Connections and Conversation

Ms. Lauren Elizabeth Bienemann ('06)

Ms. Allison Elizabeth Cacich ('13)

Mr. Peter "Pete" Nicholas Delneky ('04)

Mr. Taylor David Duran (MSA '12)

Ms. Karon Nicole Fowler (JD '15)

Mr. Yevgeny Frolov (MBA '05)

Ms. Qi Gu (MA '12)

Ms. Mia Cymone Harris ('17)

Mr. Ian Robert Hennessy (MBA '12)

Mr. John Patrick Idzik ('17)

Mr. Michael Walter Montgomery ('12)

Mr. Mark Palace ('13)

Ms. Lindsey Ann von Thron ('06)

Mr. Fred E. Welker IV ('03)

Ms. Corina "Cori" Michelle Wixon ('15)


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Past Events


Birmingham Bowl Game Watch
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Inclusion and Diversity at Wake
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join José Villalba, Chief Diversity Officer at Wake Forest University for an intimate lunch & learn experience, designed to provide a critical understanding of the Office of Diversity & Inclusion’s vision, mission, and guiding processes.


WAKEChicago: WFU vs. BC Game Watch @ Tobacco Road
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Join the WAKEChicago Community at Tobacco Road for a game watch experience as the Deacons take on Boston College. Tobacco road is a nostalgic sports bar devoted to the Atlantic Coast Conference with Carolina eats & house cocktails, so it's sure to be fun!


Volunteer Interest Meeting & Loyal DEAC Happy Hour
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


New Student Reception
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

At the home of Alison and Jim Moriarity (P'19)


Streakin' Deacon Happy Hour
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


ACC Happy Hour
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


ACC Carolinas Holiday Party
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


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.

Community Leadership


Pete Delneky ('04)

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