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WAKEWashingtonDC 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!


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Upcoming Events

Potomac River Cleanup Project


Saturday, August 20, 2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Potomac Park on Columbia Island - DC
Memorial Ave
Washington District of Columbia 20566


On Saturday, August 20th from 9-11am, please join the Wake Washington community as we take part in a river cleanup with the Potomac Conservancy! The...

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WAKEWashington Back to School Supply Drive


Sunday, August 28, 2022
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Wake Washington Center
One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 420
Washington District of Columbia 20036


Join the Wake Washington Community in a back to school supply drive for students of DC Public Schools and Arlington Public Schools. Whether you shop...

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Past Events

Jul 25

WFU Alumni on the Hill Happy Hour

After a long hiatus, we are planning a happy hour for Wake Foresters who work on and around the Hill, and we hope you will... Monday, July 25, 2022

Jul 18

DC Area Alumni Reception

Join Wake Law alumni and friends in DC on July 18! Monday, July 18, 2022

Jul 15

WFU Alumni on the Hill Networking Lunch

After a long hiatus, we are planning a couple of casual social and networking events for alumni & students who work on the Hill. ... Friday, July 15, 2022

Jun 4

Wake NOW (Network of Women) DC

Wake NOW (Network of Women) in Washington, D.C. invites you to a yoga and cider event at Lost Boy Cider. Beth A. Wolfe will guide... Saturday, June 04, 2022

May 10

Pull Up Your C.H.A.I.R. Event

The Wake Forest University Washington, DC Community invites you to a professional development and book discussion event with Cicely Simpson, author of "Pull Up You... Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Apr 23

Brunch and Learn with Professor Will Walldorf

You are invited to join us for a brunch and learn with Politics & International Affairs Professor Will Walldorf. Professor Walldorf is our resident... Saturday, April 23, 2022

Apr 3

Powers Farm and Brewery Day Trip and PHD Supply Drive

UPDATE: We will be collecting items for Fauquier FISH (For Immediate Sympathetic Help), in support of Wake Forest Pro Humanitate Days 2022! FISH is starting... Sunday, April 03, 2022

Mar 30

Young Alumni Happy Hour

The WAKEWashingtonDC Young Alumni Committee is hosting a Happy Hour for recent graduates on Wednesday, March 30th. You are invited to join fellow Deacs at... Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Mar 20

WFU Men's Soccer Match at Georgetown

You are invited to join fellow Deacons to watch our men's soccer team take on Georgetown March 20th! A group will be gathering at the... Sunday, March 20, 2022

Mar 4

Wizards v Hawks Alumni Tickets, Devils Backbone Lounge

All alumni, families and Deacon fans are invited to join us for the Hawks at Wizards game on Friday, March 4th (7:00pm), with early access... Friday, March 04, 2022

Community Leadership


Ryann DuRant ('11) 

Executive Committee

Kezia McKeague ('05) 

Riley Mistrot ('19)  Young Alumni President

Jennifer Richwine ('93) 

Luke Schwartz ('12) 

Liz White ('10) 

Seth Williford ('11, JD '18) 

Staff Coordinator

Evan McMillan ('07) 

Young Alumni President

Riley Mistrot ('19)  Executive Committee

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