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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

WakeNOW Mentoring Workshop


Thursday, July 13, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Ally Bank
300 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10022


This workshop is being offered exclusively for Wake Forest women in the NYC area. Sponsored jointly by the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Mentoring Resource Center, we invite you to build your mentoring skills while also learning about the newly…

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Past Events


Weekend Repack with the Food Bank of New York City!
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


2016 Welcome to New York
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Health Care Panel
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

We invite you to join us for a panel discussion on Health Care in America — current trends and issues, and a look into the future.


Hit the Bikes at SoulCycle
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join NYC Deacs as we bring a favorite memory from WFU's quad to the streets of Manhattan! For the first time, NYC will be hosting "Hit the Bikes" to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Foundation.


Horticulture Project in Central Park
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Wake Forest at Duke Football Game Watch
3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Come join fellow alumni, parents and friends to watch the Deacs take on in-state rival Duke this coming Saturday!


Wake NOW Panel
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


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.

Community Leadership


Lexi Sindall ('05)

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