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WAKEColumbia 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!


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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

Outdoor clean-up at the Lourie Senior Center in Maxcy Gregg Park. Saturday, April 13, 2024

Mar 25

Pro Humanitate Days 2023

Outdoor clean-up at the Lourie Senior Center in Maxcy Gregg Park. Saturday, March 25, 2023

Apr 9

Pro Humanitate Days 2022

Outdoor clean-up at the Lourie Senior Center in Maxcy Gregg Park. Saturday, April 09, 2022

Aug 26

WAKEColumbia WAKEWelcome

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

Jul 22

Happy Hour

Join alumni, parents, and friends of Wake Forest University for a casual WAKEColumbia happy hour. Reconnect with old friends and make some new ones as... Monday, July 22, 2019

Apr 6

Pro Humanitate Days Project

Please join us as we volunteer for the clean up patrol with the Cookout for Kids BBQ Fundraiser. After we finish work you are welcome... Saturday, April 06, 2019

Nov 17

WFU v. Pitt Game Watch

The Demon Deacons just beat ACC arch rival #14 NC State in dramatic fashion. Gather with friends and fellow alumni this weekend as we cheer... Saturday, November 17, 2018

Oct 20

WFU vs FSU Game Watch

Join fellow Columbia area Wake Forest alumni as we watch our Demon Deacons take on FSU this Saturday, Oct. 20th at 3:30 p.m. We will... Saturday, October 20, 2018

Apr 21

Pro Humanitate Days Project

Calling all Wake Foresters in Columbia! Join your fellow Columbia Deacons and show the world that #GoodWearsBlack during WFU Pro Humanitate Days! Saturday, April 21, 2018

Sep 28

WAKEColumbia Happy Hour

Join your fellow Columbia Demon Deacons for a Happy Hour at Main Street Public House! We'll enjoy drinks and conversation at this lively hotspot in... Thursday, September 28, 2017

Community Leadership

Executive Committee

Peyton Bryant ('10) 

Gregg Frierson ('84, P '18) 

Vida Jennings ('95) 

Don Miller ('60) 

Anna Saunders ('04) 

Staff Coordinator

Suzanne Shay   Community Advocate

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

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