Connections and Conversations

Lunch and Learn Series

February – AprilWaitDogwood

Connections & Conversations is an opportunity for alumni to reconnect and engage with their fellow Wake Foresters in a lifelong learning format. Hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement, the Lunch and Learn series is designed as a relaxed and informal way to extend the exciting conversations taking place at reunions, Homecoming and Wake Forest community events.

Past Featured Events

February 22
Navigating Healthcare

Dr. Mark Hall

Selecting the right healthcare for you and your family can be dizzying, to say the least. How much healthcare do you need? Which plan is the most cost- effective? How does The Affordable Healthcare Act affect your choices? Dr. Mark Hall, Professor of Law and Public Health will hold a one hour Lunch and Learn to discuss the healthcare options that are available to all Americans.

March 22
Nutritional Supplements: Do Vitamins Really Help to Improve Overall Health?

Dr. Gary Miller

No doubt we’ve all taken a supplement at some point in our lives, but do we know if it really makes a difference? Some of us have even gone further than a multi-vitamin by taking vitamins B12, B6, C, D3 and others to strengthen or enhance the functionality of particular systems within the body. Dr. Gary Miller, Professor of Health and Exercise Science will provide us with some of the answers on vitamin supplements, and if and how they work.

April 22
Wake Forest Travel 101

Bob Carpenter, AHI
Jon Richardson, Gohagan Travel

Want to travel the world with family and friends? It’s possible to travel with your Wake Forest family and friends! Join our travel partners Bob Carpenter from Alumni Holidays International, and Jon Richardson from Gohagan Travel for an hour’s discovery of the many places you can go with Wake Forest Travel. You’re sure to find a place that stirs your wanderlust!