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WAKECharleston 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
Wake Forest Homecoming 2020: Get Your DeacON(line)!
October 19 – 25 | Registration Now Open!
It’s been a decade-long year, but we couldn’t go any longer without “seeing” you and giving you a chance to connect to Mother So Dear. So we pulled on our suit jacket, tied our bow tie, and donned our thinking top hat to provide opportunities for WFU alumni to get their DeacON(line)! Click here to list a list of all virtual Homecoming events – Go Deacs!
Learn With Life After Wake In the Wednesday Webinar Series! Throughout the fall, we’re offering 30-minute webinars to help you cope, grow, learn, and connect. Register for one or all of the webinars below! We’ll record each presentation, so even if you can’t join live, you’ll have a chance to watch the content at another time.
- October 28: Leveraging LinkedIn
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- November 11: LBGTQ Inclusion
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- November 18: Make Networking Work for You
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- December 2: Q&A with Employer Relations
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rare Book Collection with Rare Books Curator Megan Mulder
Tuesday, October 13 | 5:30 p.m. (EDT)
Join Special Collections Librarian and Rare Books Curator Megan Mulder for an introduction to ZSR Library’s fascinating Rare Books Collection. We’ll learn about the history of the collection, what makes a book “rare,” and how we are continuing to grow the collection. We’ll also look at some of the materials that have been integrated into Wake Forest college classes over the past year. If you think you know what a rare book is and who is likely to use it, you may be in for some surprises!
Face to Face Speaker Forum
Wake Forest University is excited to announce the genesis of a new community asset, the Face to Face Speaker Forum. This signature speaker series will bring world-class speakers to Winston-Salem on an annual basis. The events in each season will cover a variety of topics, including political affairs, arts & culture, innovation & business, and social justice & global issues.
- A Conversation Between Pulitzer Prize winning Columnists, Peggy Noonan of Wall Street Journal & Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post (October 20, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. EDT) – Register Here
Will My Vote Count? Securing the 2020 Election
Wednesday, October 21 | 1:00 p.m. EDT
The security of the U.S. election system is on the minds of many Americans, with early voting beginning and mail-in ballots arriving in mailboxes in many states across the country. Just how secure is this election, and what is being done to protect against foreign interference, hacking and cyber attacks? What challenges to election officials face due to the current pandemic, and how can the American public be assured that the election will be secure and fair?
Celebrate the life of Dr. Maya Angelou with AWFUBA
January 30 | Registration Details Coming Soon
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou and over 50 years of her groundbreaking autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings with the Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni (AWFUBA)! Join us virtually as we discuss the book and the phenomenal woman in November. More details to come! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate.
Virtual Call to Conversation
This online version of a Call to Conversation facilitates “virtual” face-to-face engagement through remote video conferencing. Developed in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, a Virtual C2C employs free, user-friendly Zoom technology to bring Wake Foresters together from their computers or mobile devices anywhere in the world. A Wake Forester volunteers to serve as Conversation Leader, and the C2C team manages the guest list and registration. Digital resources are available for the Virtual C2C Conversation Leader as well as participants.
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Canceled Law Alumni Reception
Join us Charleston to meet our new dean, Jane Aiken! Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Pro Humanitate Days Project Lowcountry Food Bank
Cancelled - Join fellow Wake Foresters as we volunteer at the Lowcountry Food Bank. We will assist with boxing cans and sorting food. We hope... Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Wake Will Lead a Call to Conversation - Selvey
A Call to Conversation is a national movement with one goal – to spark more meaningful conversation.
The immediate impact of a Call... Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Fred Wilson Lecture and Private Tour of Exhibit
We’d like to offer these opportunities to WAKECharleston!
The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to present Fred Wilson as their Distinguished Lecture Series... Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Charleston -Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Collection Storage at the Gibbes -11.6.19
Join your fellow Charleston Deacs and Director of Collections and Operations Zinnia Willits, for a special tour of the new state-of-the-art collection storage facility at... Wednesday, November 06, 2019
WAKECharleston WFU vs. NC State Game Watch
Co-Sponsored with the NC State Charleston Alumni Club, come cheer on the Deacs @ Charleston Sports Pub in Mount Pleasant.
It's a noon kickoff... Saturday, November 02, 2019
Charleston -Gibbes Museum of Art Tour -10.19.19
CANCELLED - Sorry, this event has been cancelled.
Join fellow Charleston Deacs for a private tour of the beautiful Gibbes Museum of Art... Saturday, October 19, 2019
WAKECharleston WAKEWelcome Event
Gather with fellow Deacs for a WAKEWelcome!
Celebrate on the First Day of Classes - August 26, 2019
Class of 2019 graduates are launching... Monday, August 26, 2019
Law Alumni Reception
Please join Dean Reynolds for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and reunite with your fellow Wake Forest University School of Law friends. Thursday, April 25, 2019
Pro Humanitate Days Project Salvation Army
Please join us for Pro Humanitate Days as we volunteer at The Salvation Army. We will be doing outdoor work., cleaning the grounds and baseball... Saturday, April 13, 2019