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WAKEPhiladelphia 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

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

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Past Events

Apr 13

Pro Humanitate Days 2024

Prepare and serve lunch at Face to Face Saturday, April 13, 2024

Apr 1

Pro Humanitate Days 2023

Prepare and serve lunch at Face to Face Saturday, April 01, 2023

Sep 29

WAKEWelcome Philadelphia

Philadelphia alumni, families and new graduates! You are invited to join us at the Fitler Club on September 29th to help us welcome the most... Thursday, September 29, 2022

Jul 14

New Student Reception - Durham

Congratulations and Welcome, Wake Forest Class of 2024! You are cordially invited to a virtual reception for incoming Wake Forest students and parents... Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Mar 21

Cancelled - Blue Coats Game Outing

Wake Alumni, Parents & Families and Friends - You are invited to join a group of Deacons to watch Doral Moore and the Delaware Blue... Saturday, March 21, 2020

Feb 11

Wake v. UNC Game Watch

Gather with fellow Wake Foresters next Tuesday the 11th to watch and cheer on the Deacs when they take on tobacco road rival UNC at... Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Jan 11

Wake at Duke Bball Game Watch

Calling all Philadelphia area Deacons: You are invited to gather with fellow Wake Foresters on January 11th to watch and cheer on the Deacs... Saturday, January 11, 2020

Sep 14

AWFUBA Sensational Saturday Topgolf

This event has been cancelled due to low registrations Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep 12

WAKE Welcome

Join us as we welcome 2019 graduates and new residents to Philadelphia! In cities across the country, WAKEWelcomes are hosted to celebrate the start of... Thursday, September 12, 2019

Aug 29

WAKEPhiladelphia Happy Hour

Join alumni, parents, and friends of Wake Forest University for a casual WAKEPhiladelphia happy hour. Reconnect with old friends and make some new ones as... Thursday, August 29, 2019

Community Leadership

Executive Committee

Lauren Bulsak ('07) 

Elisabeth Collins ('10) 

Mark Gerelus ('13, MSM '14) 

Reed Haywood ('85) 

Lisa Joshua ('09, MSA '10) 

Christopher Steighner (MBA '10) 

Staff Coordinator

Evan McMillan ('07) 

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