11,658 Alumni, Parents and Friends

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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

No events currently planned. Contact your local Community Officers or alumni@wfu.edu with event ideas!

Past Events


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


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.


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.

Community Leadership


Lexi Sindall ('05)

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