This Month at Wake Forest

Alumni Engagement Featured Events:

CycleBar Ride and Learn – October 30, 6 – 7:30 a.m. and November 13, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Join alumni and students for a CycleBar class and a discussion led by WFU’s Alumni Personal and Career Development Center. On October 30th we’ll review and develop a Reciprocity Ring. On November 13 we’ll hear from local entrepreneurs during a Founder AMA (Ask Me Anything). Come exercise your body and your mind! Register HERE.

Backstage@Wake: Campus Dining – November 14, 5:30 – 7:45 p.m., $29 per person

Check out the Wake Forest dining scene and visit with other alumni while sampling the local campus cuisine. This fun, casual dinner will include tea/soda/coffee, two beer/wine tickets, a three course progressive dinner, and all taxes and gratuities.

We will begin with appetizers at Shorty’s in Benson University Center from 5:30 – 6 p.m. and then a walk through the Fresh Food Company, aka “The Pit.” From there, we will cross the Quad to Zick’s Underground for salad and pizza. The evening will conclude by 7:45 p.m. with dessert and coffee in North Dining Hall. (If you have Secrest tickets, you may skip the dessert portion in time for the 7:30 p.m. concert start.) $29 per person includes the progressive dinner and two drink tickets for wine/beer. $20 per person without the drink tickets. Space is limited so do not delay in registering!

Invite other Wake Forest friends to join you or take this opportunity to meet others in the local Wake Forest community of Winston-Salem! Register HERE.

Managing Up, Down, and All Around Workshop – November 20, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., WFU Center for Private Business, $10 per person

Join John Champlin (’06, MBA ’15), Director of Alumni Engagement, for an interactive workshop that explores the art of building strong professional relationships with your supervisor, direct report, and peers.

Attendees will learn effective tools for identifying complementary workstyles, interacting with a transient workforce, and establishing effective systems for work. Attention will be paid to creating win-win situations and establishing and maintaining boundaries.

Activities and real-world examples will engage the group and allow sharing of best-practices and worst-practices.

Register HERE. $10 pp includes drinks and appetizers.

Santa and the Deacon – December 7, 9 – 11 a.m., Benson University Center

Party with Santa Claus and the Deacon. Come by between 9 – 11 a.m. and enjoy festive family time. Pose for a unique, holiday photo with the Deacon and Santa Claus. Crafts, activities, kid-approved, “finger-food” brunch, and hot chocolate bar!

Registration is $10 per person. Children 2 and under are free. Registration includes brunch, crafts, and downloadable, professional photos.

So that we have enough food, crafts, and time for the photographer, we do limit capacity. This popular, biennial event usually sells out. Register now HERE.

The Arts:


  • Oct. 24 – Women’s Soccer vs. Pitt – 7 p.m., Spry Stadium
  • Oct. 26 – Men’s Soccer vs. Notre Dame – 7 p.m. Spry Stadium
  • Oct. 27 – Field Hockey vs. Appalachian State – 1 p.m., Kentner Stadium
  • Oct. 27 – Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech – 1 p.m., Reynolds Gymnasium
  • Nov. 1 – Field Hockey vs. Virginia – 6 p.m., Kentner Stadium
  • Nov. 2 – Football vs. NC State – 12 p.m., BB&T Field
  • Nov. 5 – Women’s Basketball vs. UNC Wilmington – 7 p.m., LJVM Coliseum
  • Nov. 8 – Volleyball vs. NC State – 6 p.m., Reynolds Gymnasium
  • Nov. 9 – Official WFU vs. Virginia Tech Football Events – More information and register HERE
  • Nov. 10 – Men’s Basketball vs. Columbia – 2 p.m., LJVM Coliseum
  • Nov. 13 – Men’s Basketball vs. UNC Asheville – 7 p.m., LJVM Coliseum
  • Nov. 15 – Women’s Basketball vs. UNC Charlotte – 7 p.m., LJVM Coliseum
  • Nov. 17 – Volleyball vs. Boston College – 1 p.m., Reynolds Gymnasium
  • Nov. 23 – Football vs. Duke – TBD, BB&T Field
  • Nov. 30 – Women’s Basketball vs East Carolina – 1 p.m., LJVM Coliseum
  • Visit for the full schedule.



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