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Giveaway! Belk Bowl 2017

We are so excited about Wake Forest’s trip to the 2017 Belk Bowl! We have multiple events planned, and we want to give you the chance to win tickets for you and a friend to attend the Kick-off Party or Tailgate in Charlotte.  #GoDeacs! […]


A Farewell of the Finest: An Ode to the Streakin’ Deacon

We are still in mourning over here in the office of Alumni Engagement as our beloved Streakin’ Deacon has driven off into the eternal highway in the sky. Oh, but the good memories it has left us with: remember the national championship down in Houston? […]


Runnin’ in the Desert

That’s desert with one “s.” There’s nothing decadent about the landscape we are moving through – no Mag trees to shade us, no grass to run barefoot in. Something deeply terrifying and also beautiful. Perhaps sublime is the word I’m looking for. By the time […]


Hope in the Trees

“This park is going to be so pretty one day,” Jane Cage (’78) says with a steady gaze.  We are strolling by a row of saplings in Mercy Park – the unofficial ground zero for the EF5 tornado that ravaged the small town of Joplin […]


They Left Me

The Streakin’ Deacon just left for Cincinnati yesterday and I must admit, I am having a bit of separation anxiety. I know she is in good hands – Chelsea and Kathleen are both great drivers – it’s just…weird. I’m still getting used to my stationary […]


Pro Humanitate Day 2017

After the fight song has been played, the Deacon has come by with a signature fist bump, and the students have filed into the library for a long week of studying before finals, we are reminded of what lays at the heart of this great place, […]


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