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Alumnus Bob McCreary donates $15 million to Wake Forest Athletics

October 13, 2016  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Bob McCreary (’61), whose generous philanthropy already distinguishes him as one of Wake Forest University’s greatest benefactors, has committed an additional $15 million to further his unrivaled support of the athletics program.


$625 million in construction over 10 years enhances residential experience

June 24, 2016  |   Admissions, Athletics, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, President, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Forest University is in the midst of a 10-year, $625 million construction effort that reflects the institution’s commitment to offer the best residential college experience in the country.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest organizations provide personalized desks for local elementary students

April 8, 2016  |   Media Advisory, Philanthropy, Student

Wake Forest University students will gather on Poteat Field Tuesday, April 12 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. to paint 50 desks for local elementary school children as part of an annual service project called Discovering Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K.).


HES space has room to flex

February 25, 2016  |   Admissions, Faculty, Philanthropy, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Will

Top ranked HES program moves into a new space with updated labs and classrooms, giving faculty, students and staff functional space to learn and conduct research.


WFU dedicates McCreary Field House

February 25, 2016  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest formally cut the ribbon on McCreary Field House, the new indoor practice facility for Demon Deacon athletics Wednesday. The 80,000-square foot structure features a 120-yard football field and weightlifting facilities for the football team.

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