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WAKECharlotte 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

Mentoring Workshops


Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Join us for this Mentoring Workshop Series! In the first workshop, we'll discover the basic skills of mentoring relationships. Participants will learn about the roles and strategies effective mentors, and mentees use in creating supportive developmentalā€¦

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Mentoring Workshops

Mr. Marco Carbone (MBA '18)

Mr. Kent Shelton Davidson (CERT '16, MBA '17)

Ms. Maura Hartwell Emery (MSA '16)

Mr. Michael "Chris" Christian Howe (MBA '12)

Ms. Neeta Nanik Kirpalani ('03, MBA '10)

Mr. Carlton Akari Ligon (MBA '12)

Ms. Courtney Leigh McKinnon ('13)

Mrs. Melodie (Simmons) Ohaus ('81)

Ms. Crystal Janette Redfern (MBA '15, MS '15)

Mrs. Lisa Kay Speas ('82)

Ms. Kristin (Winkle) Tacy ('97)

Mr. Owen E. Taylor ('01)


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Past Events


Pro Humanitate Days Projects
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Calling all Wake Foresters in Charlotte! Join your fellow Charlotte Deacons and show the world that #GoodWearsBlack during WFU Pro Humanitate Days!


Connections and Conversations
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Tapas Cooking Class with Chef Alyssa
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Pro Humanitate Event, Crisis Assistance Ministry
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Atlanta Hawks @ Charlotte Hornets Game
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Belk Bowl Parties
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Join fellow Wake Forest alumni, parents, and friends as we celebrate the Deacons playing in the Belk Bowl!


Wake Forest @ UNCC Basketball Game
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Wake the City 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Wake Forest @ Notre Dame Football Game Watch
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Houston Rockets at Charlotte Hornets
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Community Leadership


Doug Townsend ('88, P '15, P '17)

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