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WAKEWilmington 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

Wilmington NC Alumni Reception


Thursday, October 13, 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Carolina Yacht Club
401 S Lumina Ave.
Wrightsville Beach North Carolina 28480


We invite you to join fellow alumni Jim Hickmon (JD '01), as he hosts Wilmington area Law alumni at the Carolina Yacht Club on Thursday, October 13 from 5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Past Events

Apr 6

Pro Humanitate Days 2022

Bring items and pack snack bags for Nourish NC. Wednesday, April 06, 2022

Apr 2

Pro Humanitate Days 2022

Warehouse clean-up and deck building at First Fruit Ministries Saturday, April 02, 2022

Feb 19

WFU vs. Notre Dame Basketball Game Watch

Our Wake Forest men's basketball team (20-5) will be playing Notre Dame on February 19th! Come join fellow Wake Foresters at Wild Wing Cafe to... Saturday, February 19, 2022

Nov 20

WFU v. Clemson Game Watch

The nationally ranked Wake Forest Football Team will be playing Clemson on November 20th! Come join fellow Wake Foresters at Wild Wing Cafe to cheer... Saturday, November 20, 2021

Oct 23

WFU vs. Army Game Watch

The Wake Forest Football team is now 5-0! Join fellow Wake Foresters at Wild Wing Cafe to cheer on the Deacs as they take on... Saturday, October 23, 2021

Aug 7

New Student Reception

Congratulations and Welcome, Wake Forest Class of 2025! You are cordially invited to a reception for incoming Wake Forest students and parents in the... Saturday, August 07, 2021

May 3

Pro Humanitate Days Project First Fruit Ministry

Cancelled - WakeWilmington will be volunteering with First Fruit Ministry. First Fruit Ministry works with the unsheltered and homeless members of our community to connect... Sunday, May 03, 2020

May 2

Nazi Germany And the Jews: From Isolation To Annihilation

Recently you received word of our Adventures in Lifelong Learning event on the Nazi Holocaust scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020, in Morehead City. Given... Saturday, May 02, 2020

Mar 3

WFU vs. UNC Game Watch

Calling All Wilmington Area Deacon Fans! You are invited to gather with fellow Wake Foresters on March 3 to watch and cheer on the... Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Jan 29

WFU vs. Notre Dame Basketball Game Watch

Calling all Wilmington area Deacons: You are invited to gather with fellow Wake Foresters on January 29th to watch and cheer on the Deacs... Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Community Leadership


David Hartness ('86, P '20) 

Executive Committee

Rhonda Amoroso (JD '85, P '97) 

Ryan Estes ('02) 

Andy Everhart ('99) 

Julie Lancaster ('89, P '24) 

Sally McCraw ('91, MSA '97) 

James Ramsbottom ('10) 

Loulie Scharf (P '23, P '25) 

Vivian Skelton (P '24) 

Gail Smith ('74, P '01) 

Samantha Stokes (JD '02) 

Staff Coordinator

Suzanne Shay   Community Advocate

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