Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alums and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 49th annual Lovefeast.
Students at the School of Business turned an assignment about food insecurity and hunger in Forsyth County into a competition that raised $20,000 to feed school children over the holiday break. They presented a check to Forsyth Backpack, a nonprofit agency founded by School of Law professor Barbara Lentz.
Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to local residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen.
Award-winning poet, author and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou encouraged a standing-room only crowd to take individual responsibility for creating a community of kindness and respect. The event marked the first 30 days of a yearlong, campus-wide “Dignity and Respect Campaign.”
More than 800 community children from nearly 25 local agencies arrived on campus Wednesday afternoon with costumes and matching smiles to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of Project Pumpkin. At least 750 Wake Forest students volunteered, escorting trick-or-treaters around Hearn Plaza to the festive carnival booths sponsored by 70 different student organizations and academic departments.
The first in his family to go to college, Joseph Belangia has made it his mission to mentor other first generation students so that they also find their unique place in the Forest.
Marion Secrest, who endowed the Secrest Artists Series, passed away on Sept. 20 at the age of 107.
Rather than putting a Band-Aid on a wound, Wake Forest students, faculty and staff continue to take a proactive approach in preventing and eradicating hunger and bringing about systemic change.
A team of Wake Forest computer scientists hosted the second Google-sponsored CS4HS workshop for local middle school and high school teachers. The goal: teach educators the basics of computer programming and how to apply computational thinking to all aspects of education.
LENS @ Wake Forest has given 38 high school students from 15 states and Puerto Rico a sneak-peek at college life, service and the opportunity to study sustainability and apply this knowledge to the community.