11,745 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

Weekend Repack with the Food Bank of New York City!


Saturday, November 12, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Food Distribution Warehouse
Hunts Point Cooperative Market 355 Food Center Drive
Bronx, New York 10474


Let's Give Back this Thanksgiving Join fellow alumni, families and friends on Saturday, November 12th at one of the world's largest food distribution centers! At the Food Bank's Bronx Warehouse, located within the Hunts Point Cooperative Market, we…

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Weekend Repack with the Food Bank of New York City!

Mr. Richard F. Agee (P '98*)

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

Ms. Meredith Anne Brown ('14)

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

Ms. Julie Chu ('16)

Mr. Robert Andrew Cox ('09)

Mr. Mickael O. G. Dada Amos (MSA '09)

Ms. Chelsea Lynn Dougherty ('13)

Ms. Elizabeth Ellen Garrett ('11)

Mrs. Geraldine "Gerrie" Jaffe (P '08, P '12)

Ms. Mariah Caroline Jaffe ('12)

Mrs. Angela Reid James (P '14, P '15, P '19)

Ms. Jennifer Elizabeth King ('11)

Ms. Mary "Lillian" Lillian King ('11)

Ms. Jillian Marie Macdonald ('07)

Mr. Chris Marsh

Mrs. Diane Sanders (Moore) Marsh ('11)

Mrs. Maria McGowen (P '20)

Mr. Mark E. McGowen (P '20)

Ms. Erin Marie Merritt ('10)

Ms. Ji Hae Moon ('16)

Ms. Deborah "Deb" Hower Perkins (P '18)

Ms. Hillary Ann Rossi ('14)

Mr. Matthew "Matt" Talmadge Sink ('07, MBA '13)

Mr. Jon David Spivey ('02, MSA '03)

Ms. Priyanka Surapaneni ('15)

Mrs. Suzanne Hurley Taylor

Mr. William "Bill" Lloyd Taylor ('70)

Ms. Brigham Louise Wall ('11)


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Past Events


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.


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!

Community Leadership


Lexi Sindall ('05)

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