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August 18, 1998  |   Admissions, Campus Life, For Parents, Student

Freshmen Arrive On Campus Toting milk crates, posters and desk lamps, freshmen will move into residence halls Wednesday, Aug. 19, beginning at 8 a.m. Wake Forest faculty and staff will help students carry belongings to their new rooms. Students will move in all day long, but most arrive in the morning between 8 and 11 […]

Texas Foundation Contributes to Baptist Scholarship

June 30, 1998  |   Admissions, For Parents, Student, University Announcement

The Hobby Family Foundation of Houston, Texas, has made its second annual gift of $37,500 to Wake Forest University to support the William Louis Poteat Scholarship program. The scholarships are awarded to students who are active members of Baptist State Convention or General Baptist Convention churches in North Carolina and who show promise of making […]

WFU Awards 1997 Reynolds Scholarships

March 7, 1997  |   Admissions, University Announcement

Six high school seniors have received Nancy S. Reynolds Scholarships to attend Wake Forest University. The 1997 winners of the scholarships, among the most selective merit-based awards in the United States, are: Melissa Shields of Charlotte, N.C.; Stephen Caldwell of West Chester, Pa.; Daniel Durand of Shoreham, N.Y.; Jacob Kline of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; Somya […]

WFU, Foundation Create New Scholarships

September 23, 1996  |   Admissions, Media Advisory, Student, University Announcement

Wake Forest University and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation announced today the creation of the North Carolina Leadership Scholarships for as many as 100 students with financial need throughout the state. “I see these scholarships as a way to ensure that young people of modest means but ambitious goals will be able to come to […]

First-Year Seminars Begin Under Plan

August 19, 1996  |   Admissions, Student

First-year seminars, envisioned by designers of the Plan for the Class of 2000 to develop analytical and critical-thinking skills, debut this fall for the entire freshman class. Part of the basic requirements for graduation, the newly-created seminars will be taught in small classes with about 15 students in each. Sixty-three classes, covering 58 topics, are […]

Freshmen to Arrive Wednesday

August 19, 1996  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Media Advisory, Student

Wake Forest University’s 943 freshmen will arrive on campus Wednesday, Aug. 21, for several days of orientation before classes begin Aug. 28. As part of an extensive plan to enrich undergraduate education, each member of the Class of 2000 will be provided with an IBM notebook computer and will benefit from additional faculty, specially-designed seminars […]

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