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WAKEChicago 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 Virtual Events
D.E.A.C. Allies: LGBTQ+ 101 (Tuesday, July 7, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) – D.E.A.C. (Developing Empowering and Affirming Communities) Allies is a workshop series designed to build participants’ knowledge and skills through a scaffolded learning approach. Workshops are designed to deepen knowledge around topics of sexual orientation and gender, and to equip participants with skills for building intentionally inclusive communities that welcome people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
D.E.A.C. Allies: The Gender Binary and Beyond (Wednesday, July 8 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) – The Gender Binary and Beyond is the second workshop in the current series and will center on gender, including gender identity, gender expression, and analyzing the myriad ways individuals may experience gender. Participants will develop skills for ensuring spaces and practices are inclusive for people of all genders.
The @LifeAfterWake Summer Series is in full swing! View the full list of current event offerings here and below, and note that the video archive is available on the Life After Wake website. Learn or refresh your tools to cope, grow and learn during the now normal with these resources.
- Andy Chan and the World of Work (Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
- Kayla Lisenby-Denson and Deb Marke on LBGTQ+ Inclusion (Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
- Steph Trilling and Erin Adamson on Gender in the Workplace (Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Wake Washington Brown Bag Lunch Series (Video archive on the Wake Washington Webpage)
Stay tuned for future events in Wake Workout Series!
No events currently planned. Contact your local Community Officers or firstname.lastname@example.org with event ideas!
New Student Reception - Madigan/Moriarity
Congratulations and Welcome, Wake Forest Class of 2024!
You are cordially invited to a virtual reception for incoming Wake Forest students and parents... Thursday, July 16, 2020
WAKEChicago Bulls vs OKC Thunder Game & Meetup
Enjoy a legendary outing at a Chicago Bulls game with WAKEChicago area alumni, family, and friends. Share the excitement of Bulls basketball and the NBA's... Tuesday, February 25, 2020
WAKEChicago New Era Pinstripe Bowl Game Watch
Come cheer on the Deacs as they compete for their Chicago area will gather at Tobacco Road to watch WFU take on Michigan State in... Friday, December 27, 2019
WAKEChicago WFU vs FSU Game Watch
Join fellow Chicago area alumni and friends at Tobacco Road Tap Room in Lincoln Park on October 19th to watch the Deacs take on Florida... Saturday, October 19, 2019
WAKEChicago WFU vs BC Game Watch
Join fellow Chicago area alumni and friends at Tobacco Road Tap Room in Lincoln Park on September 28th to watch the Deacs take on Boston... Saturday, September 28, 2019
Join us as we welcome the Class of 2019 into the alumni family!
In cities around the country, we’re hosting WAKEWelcomes to celebrate the... Monday, August 26, 2019
WAKEthe City Chicago
Please join us as we recognize the WAKEChicago Community leadership team, and celebrate the robust network of 250,412 Wake Forest alumni, parents, and friends around... Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Hamilton Exhibit Tour
Join WAKEChicago for a guided group tour of Hamilton: The Exhibit at Northerly Island.
Alexander Hamilton’s remarkable story has inspired millions of Americans. Now,... Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Connections and Conversation
You're invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for Connections and Conversations! You'll learn about companies, industries, and careers in a personal setting.
Each... Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Birmingham Bowl Game Watch
Join the WAKEChicago Community at Tobacco Road for a game watch experience as the Deacons take on the Memphis Tigers in the 2018 Birmingham Bowl.... Saturday, December 22, 2018
If you would like to help plan future events for this community, please contact email@example.com.