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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



Saturday, October 27, 2018
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Maria Pia Italian Restaurant
319 W 51st St
New York, New York 10019


AWFUBA, Let's have dinner, connect with each other, and discuss AWFUBA (Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni), current student affairs and how we affect change moving forward. Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. at Maria Pi Italian Restaurant and…

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Ms. Naadu Ama Bentsi-Enchill (MAM '13)

Ms. Julie Francesca Bowser ('93)

Mr. Jeffrey "Jeff" Wendell Dobbs ('77)

Dr. David Julius Ford Jr. Ph.D. ('98, MA '11)

Mr. Marcel Havyarimana (MBA '03)

Mr. Benjamin "Ben" Alexander Kleinschmidt ('18)

Ms. Sonydrea "Briana" Briana McCloud (MBA '14)

Ms. Mariana "Mar" Carina Sims ('16)

Ms. Kelly Rachelle Starnes ('93, MBA '14)


Wake NOW (Network of Women) Wake Women and Wine Discussion


Thursday, November 01, 2018
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


The Grey Dog
242 W. 16th St.
New York, New York 10011


***This event is at capacity and registration is now closed*** Please join Wake NOW for our second "Wake Women & Wine" event. The purpose of these events is for Wake Forest women to come together to discuss current issues over a glass of wine and/or…

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Wake NOW (Network of Women) Wake Women and Wine Discussion

Ms. Mingjiao Ai (MSA '13)

Ms. Alexandra "Lexie" Gail Calistri ('10)

Ms. Lauren Elizabeth Daccache ('17)

Ms. Paige Elizabeth Emerson ('13)

Ms. Meghan "Meg" Elizabeth Fallon ('14)

Mrs. Colleen Federer (P '22)

Ms. Kristin Gabrielle Garris (JD '08)

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

Ms. Jennifer "Jen" Lynn Iwanicki ('01)

Ms. Abriana "Abri" Lesha Kimbrough ('15, MAM '18)

Mrs. Kat McCoy

Mrs. Kathryn Taylor (Cooper) McNamara ('11)

Ms. Erin Marie Merritt ('10)

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

Mrs. Linda M. Monteiro-Hopper (P '22)

Ms. Bridget Adeline Rose ('15)

Ms. Alea Catherine Sciarrone ('13)

Ms. Margaret "Skyler" Skyler Serenbetz ('13)

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

Ms. Caroline Collier Smith ('15)

Ms. Cristina Grace Stewart ('16)

Ms. Natalie Marie Straughn (MSA '14)


Pro Humanitate PubliColor Event


Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.




Grab your paint brushes! Join your fellow alumni as we transform a New York City public school into a warm and invigorating environment by using the power of color, design, paint, and strong community collaborations. In addition to painting the schools,…

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Pro Humanitate PubliColor Event

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

Ms. April Nicole Walsh ('14)


2018 Radio City Christmas Spectacular


Sunday, December 02, 2018
3:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Radio City Music Hall
1260 6th Ave
New York, New York 10020


Join fellow DEACS at Radio City Music Hall to see where the magic happens! Not only has WAKENewYork reserved a block of tickets, but we have also secured a private tour for a chance to go behind the scenes of the Christmas Spectacular.

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2018 Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Mrs. Rachelle Adelle Brookshire

Riley Addison Brookshire

Mr. Richard Anthony Brookshire ('96)

Mr. Shalinder "Shelly" Nichani (P '18)

Ms. Kavya Nichani (P '18)

Mr. Mahir Nichani ('18)

Mrs. Maria Taylor

Mr. Devin Lane Taylor ('02)

Mrs. Diane Tuffey (P '17, P '19)

Ms. April Nicole Walsh ('14)

Ms. Brittany Michelle Wong ('10)

Ms. Lee Liwei Zhang ('10)


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Past Events


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


Wine Tasting Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Wake NOW (Network of Women) Career Panel
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


2nd Annual Hit the Bikes
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Professional Development Panel and Networking Session
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


WFU @ Clemson Football Game Watch
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Wake NOW (Network of Women) Walk & Talk Mentoring Event
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Recent Graduate Welcome Event
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


WFU @ BC Football Game Watch
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Game
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Community Leadership


Jared Lilly ('08)

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