666 ALUMNI, PARENTS AND FRIENDS
WAKEMinneapolis 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!
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!
WAKEMinneapolis/St. Paul WFU v. UNC Football Game Watch
Join fellow Deacon fans in the Twin Cities for a game watch party as the Demon Deacons take on the Tar Heels in a Friday... Friday, September 13, 2019
WAKEMinneapolis Pro Humanitate Days Project 2019
Calling all Wake Foresters in the Twin Cities area! Join your fellow Deacons and show the world that #GoodWearsBlack during WFU Pro Humanitate Days!
**THE WFU TICKET BLOCK IS SOLD OUT. PLEASE EMAIL CARRAM@WFU.EDU IF YOU'D LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST.**
**Anyone, whether you have... Saturday, March 30, 2019
WAKEMinneapolis/St. Paul Birmingham Bowl Game Watch
Come cheer on the Deacs as they compete for their third consecutive bowl victory! Wake Forest fans in the Twin Cities will gather at Yard... Saturday, December 22, 2018
Catch-up and Conversation with Provost Kersh
Wake Forest University Provost Rogan Kersh ('86) is making a visit to the Twin Cities! Join the WAKEMinneapolis/St. Paul Community for a happy hour at... Monday, October 29, 2018
Join us as we welcome the Class of 2018 into the alumni family with a picnic at Lake Ann Park!
In cities around... Sunday, August 26, 2018
Houston Rockets v. Minnesota Timberwolves
Sorry, our tickets are sold out. However, if you would still like to attend you may purchase tickets at a group rate by going... Sunday, March 18, 2018
Belk Bowl Watching Party
For the 2nd consecutive year the Deacs are going bowling! Come join fellow alumni, family, friends and students at Randle's Restaurant and Bar on December... Friday, December 29, 2017
Streakin' Deacon Happy Hour
Minneapolis, the Streakin' Deacon is coming to you!
Join us on June 6th at Boom Island Brewing from 5:30-7:30 pm for refreshments, networking with... Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Pro Humanitate Day
Join fellow Wake Forest Alumni, Parents, and Friends when we gather as one to volunteer on Pro Humanitate Day and show the world that Good Wears Black. Saturday, April 29, 2017