958 Alumni, Parents and Friends

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WAKEAustin 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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Want a WAKEAustin “Keep WAKEAustin Weird” T-Shirt? Contact Swell Cihal, WAKEAustin Program Chair, at swellcihal@yahoo.com.


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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

Jul 28

WAKEAustin Zilker Hillside Theater Presents The Newsies

WAKEAustin! After a brief hiatus, we hope you will join fellow alumni and families next Thursday, July 28th when the Zilker Hillside Theater will be... Thursday, July 28, 2022

Mar 5

ZSR Dinner with the Dean

Mar 4

WAKEAustin Brewery Tour with ZSR Dean Tim Pyatt

Join fellow alumni, parents and friends for a tasting at Friends and Allies Brewery on Monday Night. The Z. Smith Reynolds Library Dean, Tim... Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Feb 29

WAKEAustin WFU v. Notre Dame Basketball Game Watch

Come cheer on the Deacs as they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday, February 29. Wake Foresters in Austin will gather at the... Saturday, February 29, 2020

Dec 27

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Game Watch

Come cheer on the Deacs as they compete for their fourth consecutive bowl victory! Wake Forest fans in the Austin, TX area will gather (stay... Friday, December 27, 2019

Dec 17

WAKEAustin "Big Data" presentation and networking event with current students

Deacs Are Headed to Austin! Join WAKEAustin as we host Dr. Jeff Camm, Wake Forest University Associate Dean of Business Analytics, Professor & Inmar Presidential... Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Dec 17

"Big Data" Presentation and WFU Student Career Trek Reception

Please join us for an evening of talking "Big Data" and networking with Wake Forest alumni, parents, friends, and current students. These students are "career... Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Nov 30

"Keep WAKEAustin Weird" t-shirts

Please use this link to pay for "Keep WAKEAustin Weird T-Shirts"... Saturday, November 30, 2019 - Sunday, December 01, 2019

Nov 16

WAKEAustin WFU v. Clemson Game Watch

Come cheer on the Deacs as they take on the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, November 16. Wake Foresters in Austin will gather at the home... Saturday, November 16, 2019

Oct 5

WAKEAustin "From the Ground Up" Livestream Watch Party

Wake Forest and Austin-based Forklift Danceworks are co-creating “From the Ground Up” – a dance featuring the movement and stories of custodial, maintenance and utilities,... Saturday, October 05, 2019

Community Leadership

Vice President

Pete Sternburg ('04) 

Executive Committee

Swell Cihal ('04) 

Patrick Kruse ('08) 

Outreach Chair

Stephanie Criscione (JD '18) 

Staff Coordinator

Evan McMillan ('07) 

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