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WAKENewYork 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

Wake NOW Panel


Thursday, July 28, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


The Cornell Club - New York
6 East 44th Street


Please join fellow Wake Forest women for a panel discussion moderated by Senior Advisor for Engagement Strategies, Mary Tribble ('82) at the Cornell Club on Thursday, July 28th. The conversation will focus on our outstanding panelists achievements, and…

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Wake NOW Panel

Ms. Olivia Frances Acuna ('15)

Ms. Lydia Pickering Armstrong (MAM '11)

Ms. Madeleine "Maddie" Anne Brandenburger ('11)

Ms. Nichole Renee Burnap ('07, MSA '08)

Ms. Elizabeth Ann Carlson ('15)

Ms. Caitlin Mackenzie Carlson ('17)

Ms. Jennifer Anne Ciampi ('17)

Ms. Quinn Braceland Cutchin ('14)

Ms. Tracie Lynn Dellinger ('89)

Ms. Chelsea Lynn Dougherty ('13)

Ms. Kelly Marie Dulin ('17)

Ms. Christina Hopkins Federowicz ('11)

Ms. Jessica Renee Ferrando ('17)

Ms. Nicole Maria Fitzpatrick ('07)

Ms. Cynthia "Cindy" Dianne Freed ('89)

Ms. Elizabeth Ellen Garrett ('11)

Ms. Margaret Ahl Garrison ('17)

Ms. Elizabeth "Chase" Chase Gerber ('17)

Mrs. Allison (Reid) Grigg ('89)

Ms. Nina L Gunderson ('15)

Ms. Lan Jin "LJ" Emily Harris ('14)

Ms. Samantha Christian Hoback ('12)

Ms. Claire Frances Hogan ('10)

Ms. Sarah Elizabeth Hotvedt ('15)

Ms. Megan "Meg" Elizabeth Kohler ('05, MSA '06)

Ms. Melinda Marie Kurnath ('15)

Ms. Kelly Morgan Laffey ('10)

Ms. Caroline Elizabeth Lewis ('17)

Ms. Audrey Vanessa Loeys ('13)

Ms. Jillian Marie Macdonald ('07)

Ms. Sarah Elizabeth Milam ('00, MSA '01)

Ms. Mary "Mary Kate" Katherine Miller ('14)

Dr. Elisabeth (Sheridan) Mitchell ('05)

Ms. Aleia Rochelle Naylor ('01)

Ms. Margarite Stanley Noesen ('17)

Ms. Christina Nichols Oelsner ('15)

Ms. Maegan Elizabeth Olmstead ('15)

Ms. Alyssa Joy Raguso ('17)

Ms. Dasha Ray Rettew ('04)

Ms. Charlotte Elizabeth Said ('17)

Ms. Desiree "Des" Sanchis ('13, MAM '14)

Ms. Caroline Hunter Schoen ('17)

Ms. Jun Shao (MSA '13)

Ms. Courtney Anne Shively ('11)

Ms. Elizabeth "Liz" Brown Shumate ('10)

Ms. Emily Kate Stern ('13)

Ms. Caroline "CC" Cowing Thornburgh ('15)

Ms. Paige Victoria Tralka ('17)

Ms. Emily Barnard Upson ('17)

Ms. Kari Sue Walkley ('14, MAM '15)

Ms. Brigham Louise Wall ('11)

Ms. Monica Webster (P '17)

Ms. Kathryn May Wieber ('17)

Ms. Meng Wu (MSA '12)


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Past Events


Emily Giffin ('94) Book Tour Event
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join author and Wake Forest graduate Emily Giffin ('94) at Union Square on the day her new book (First Comes Love) is released for a talk, Q&A and book signing!


Achilles Hope & Possibility 4M Run & Brunch at Tavern on the Green
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Register here to join fellow alumni, parents and friends for brunch at Tavern on the Green, Sunday June 26th! $65 Prix-Fixe includes a cocktail, breakfast or lunch entree, and a side dish.


MAD DEACS Summer Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

This event has reached capacity. If you would like to be added to the wait list please e-mail Gray Allen at allenlg@wfu.edu. Kick off summer with MAD DEACS at a networking happy hour at Turnmill on Thursday, June 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


The Great American Casket Company
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Register here to join fellow Deacons for an immersive theater experience at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn


Private Spin Class
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

WAKE NYC invites YOU to a private spin class for WFU alumni and friends. The Monster Cycle studio welcomes all levels, so if you're new to spin or a seasoned veteran, come join the fun because this is a class you don't want to miss!


"America at a Crossroads" Wake on Wall Street Panel
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Pro Humanitate Day
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Book Reading with Matt Gallagher ('05)
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join fellow Deac Matt Gallagher ('05) as he reads excerpts from his new novel "Youngblood" in Manhattan on Monday, March 21st. Matt is a former US Army captain who works as a writing instructor at Words After War, a literary nonprofit.


The King and I at Lincoln Center Theater
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

03/06 Update: Sold Out please contact Tonya at lee.tonya.j@gmail.com.


Book Reading with Matt Gallagher ('05)
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join fellow Deac Matt Gallagher ('05) as he reads excerpts from his new novel "Youngblood" in Brooklyn on Thursday, February 25th. Matt is a former US Army captain who works as a writing instructor at Words After War, a literary nonprofit.

Community Leadership


Lexi Sindall ('05)

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