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WAKETampa is a volunteer-led group dedicated to engaging alumni, parents and friends in the area. We plan programs throughout the year for all ages and hope you will join us at our next event. Go Deacs!


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Upcoming Events

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

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Past Events

Jul 31

Tampa Bay Rays Alumni Day

Join other Deacons as we show our Wake Forest pride on Alumni Day when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Cleveland Guardians on Sunday,... Sunday, July 31, 2022

May 11

Wake Forest University Chamber Choir Performing in Tampa

The Wake Forest University Chamber Choir, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Gilliam, presents its touring concert, "In Dreams and Visions." Wednesday evening, join Wake's... Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Feb 23

Tampa -Film Screening and Panel Discussion/Happy Hour

Join Wake Forest Deacons in supporting alumnus, Carlton Ward ('98), at a Preview Screening and Panel Discussion - Saving the Florida Wildlife Corridor. The... Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Dec 5


One of Wake Forest’s oldest traditions is its annual Moravian Lovefeast. Lovefeasts nourish the soul, give us pause and inspire. They transport us to sacred... Sunday, December 05, 2021

Sep 18

Wake Welcome

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of fall and the WAKETampa/St.Petersburg Community with a fun afternoon at Splitsville! This event is a time... Saturday, September 18, 2021

Jul 28

New Student Reception - Stefany and Revelle

Congratulations and Welcome, Wake Forest Class of 2024! You are cordially invited to a virtual reception for incoming Wake Forest students and parents in... Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Apr 25

Pro Humanitate Days Project

CANCELLED - Metropolitan Ministries provides meals and housing to poor and homeless families. We will participate in various volunteer projects which include preparing meals in... Saturday, April 25, 2020

Feb 28


Board of Trustees member Helen ('84, P '14, P '19) and Dave (P '14, P '19) Feinberg are looking forward to hosting a reception to... Friday, February 28, 2020

Dec 27

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Watch

Come cheer on the Deacs as they compete for their fourth consecutive bowl victory! If you're not traveling to New York, Wake Forest fans in... Friday, December 27, 2019

Dec 8

WAKETampa/St. Petersburg Local Lovefeast

One of Wake Forest’s oldest traditions is its annual Moravian Lovefeast. You are invited to gather at Bayshore Baptist Church to watch the live stream... Sunday, December 08, 2019

Community Leadership


Susan Pilon ('96) 

Executive Committee

Adria Abrams ('98) 

Diane Marsh ('11) 

Jill Music ('98) 

Katie Rief ('00) 

Kelsey Sierra ('17) 

Carol Stefany ('80, P '09, P '13) 

Staff Coordinator

Suzanne Shay  

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