April 22, 2014
by Kathleen Garber
We are pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Alumni Council Innovation Fund winners! The Innovation Fund is designed to support creative club programming that increases alumni participation.
The National Program Development Committee of the Alumni Council has chosen to fund proposals from the alumni clubs in Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Wilmington, NC.
The Philadelphia club was awarded funding for Innovation and Growth: Philadelphia Stands Tall, a roundtable discussion with prominent alumni who represent innovative and high growth industries in the Philadelphia area.
The San Francisco Bay Area club was awarded funding for Wake Forest, the West Coast and Careers: A Discussion with Office of Personal and Career Development’s Andy Chan, an event that will offer an explanation by Andy Chan on how OPCD has changed recently and how it can continue to assist alumni and current students in their job search efforts.
The Wilmington, NC club was awarded funding for Retaining the Soul, a forum for interested students and their families to meet with WFU Admissions and financial aid personnel. It is designed to promote Wake Forest as a viable option for prospective students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds
There were a number of innovative submissions this year, and we look forward to supporting more club programming in the future. If you are interested in receiving feedback with regard to your club’s proposal, please contact Patricia Boone.
The Office of Alumni Engagement’s mission is to find exciting new ways to connect Wake Forest alumni, friends and family. Once a Deac, always a Deac – and we’re here for you. Each day we leap out of bed humming the fight song, ready to create the moments that keep the spirit of Wake Forest present in your world.