February 17th, 2015 | Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy
David Couch (’84), a Wake Forest alumnus and former football and baseball player, has committed $4 million in support of the Wake Forest baseball program and Sports Performance Center.
January 9th, 2015 | Athletics
Former Demon Deacon assistant and current University of Denver head coach Bobby Muuss has been named the head men’s soccer coach at Wake Forest University. “We’re happy to welcome Bobby back to Wake Forest,” said Athletics Director Ron Wellman.
November 9th, 2014 | Athletics, Campus Life
Wake Forest field hockey defeated Syracuse 2-0 to claim its fourth ACC Championship at Jack Katz Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The victory gives Wake Forest athletics its 47th all-time team ACC Championship.
July 22nd, 2014 | Alumni, Athletics
Health and exercise science major Sara Creighton (’05) wanted to be a dentist since middle school. This summer, she sold her brick-and-mortar office to take her practice on the road in a custom-designed, souped-up trailer housing San Francisco’s first mobile dental office.
April 4th, 2014 | Athletics, University Announcement
Danny Manning, one of the most accomplished college basketball players in the history of the sport, has been named the head coach at Wake Forest University. Athletics Director Ron Wellman made the announcement today.
March 6th, 2014 | Alumni, Athletics, Student, University Announcement, Wake Will
Ever since Bob McCreary (’61) came to Wake Forest in 1957 on a football scholarship, he has never forgotten the power of a transformative gift on a young student-athlete.
Now his $7.5 million gift in support of the Wake Forest Football program adds momentum to Wake Forest’s plans for a 95,000-square-foot sports performance center.
February 6th, 2014 | Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Wake Will
Alumnus Alan Fox (’79, MBA ’81, P ’12) has donated $2 million in support of the Wake Forest Football Program. His gift brings the total amount raised for football to $5 million since the launch of the Wake Will campaign, demonstrating significant momentum for a new era in Wake Forest football under Coach Dave Clawson.
December 10th, 2013 | Athletics, Staff
Dave Clawson today was named as the 32nd head football coach in Wake Forest history. Clawson, the head coach at Bowling Green State for the past five seasons, led the Falcons to the 2013 Mid-American Conference championship on Friday with a 47-27 win over No. 16 Northern Illinois.
October 7th, 2013 | Athletics, Graduate School, Research, School of Medicine, Student, Teacher-Scholar
A first-of-a-kind study by Wake Forest researchers will address why long distance runners, particularly women, are more likely than athletes in other sports to develop osteoporosis later in life.
March 2nd, 2013 | Alumni, Athletics
In recognition of his competitive excellence and considerable charity, Wake Forest retired the No. 3 jersey of NBA All-Star Chris Paul (’07) in a halftime ceremony during Saturday’s home game against Maryland.