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WFU to expand access to high-achieving lower income students

April 25, 2017  |   Admissions, Philanthropy, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has joined 67 of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.

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WFU breaks ground for Shah Basketball Complex and Sutton Sports Performance Center

April 21, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories

Wake Forest University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 20 for the Sutton Sports Performance Center and the Shah Basketball Complex.

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Alumnus Mit Shah donates additional $5 million to Wake Forest Basketball

January 26, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest University alumnus and trustee Mit Shah (‘91) has donated an additional $5 million in support of Wake Forest Basketball and the basketball player development facility which is currently under construction.

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WFU receives $15 million for Sutton Sports Performance Center & Basketball Player Development Center

October 31, 2016  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest soon will break ground on the Sutton Sports Performance Center and the Basketball Player Development Center thanks to the continued generosity of Ben Sutton (’80, JD ’83, P ’14, P ’16, P ’19). The construction of these two buildings is a $50 million project — all of which has been pledged by athletic donors like Sutton.

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Wake Will Lead: WFU sets new goal to raise $1 billion by 2020

October 27, 2016  |   Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Wake Will

Wake Forest University has raised more than $625 million through Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest. Having surpassed its initial fundraising goal of $600 million by 2018 two years ahead of schedule, Wake Forest will build on support from alumni, parents and friends to extend the campaign and raise $1 billion by 2020.

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