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WFU athletes win big with new sports facilities

September 13, 2019  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Walk into the new Sutton Sports Performance Center and Shah Basketball Complex and you can sense the camaraderie, excitement and anticipation that comes when student-athletes have a new state-of the art facility supporting their competitiveness as athletes and their success as students.

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Media tours for WFU’s new sports center and basketball complex

September 3, 2019  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories

Wake Forest invites media to tour the University’s new Sutton Sports Performance Center and Shah Basketball Complex on Tuesday, Sept. 10, following Coach Dave Clawson’s regular weekly press conference in the Rovere Room in the Miller Center.

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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

August 30, 2019  |   Athletics, Recognition, Research, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

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WFU student-athletes ‘suit up’ for career success

August 16, 2019  |   Athletics, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

At 6 a.m. the alarm rings. Mornings are for workouts followed by classes and tutoring. Afternoons include additional activities that all Division I level student-athletes take on to compete at the highest level of their sport such as attending film sessions, rehab and therapy, sports performance training and nutrition counseling. A student-athlete’s summer schedule is full but familiar.

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Ron Wellman to retire as Wake Forest Athletic Director, John Currie named AD

March 3, 2019  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

After nearly 27 years leading the Wake Forest University athletic department, Ron Wellman will retire as Athletic Director on May 1, 2019. Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch has selected John Currie to succeed Wellman as the University’s sixth athletic director.

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WFU student-athletes visit fourth-grade classes to teach goal setting

November 28, 2018  |   Athletics, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

In collaboration with the Skip Prosser Literacy Program, Wake Forest University students and student-athletes in education professor Alan Brown’s EDU 101 class will visit fourth graders at Mineral Springs Elementary School on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

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NBA All-Star Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest Basketball

August 7, 2018  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, Wake Will

Former Wake Forest University superstar and hometown hero Chris Paul is donating $2.5 million to support Wake Forest Basketball. The Houston Rockets point guard’s latest donation to his alma mater – the largest ever by a former basketball student-athlete or any alumnus under the age of 35 – will ensure that future generations of Demon Deacons can succeed on and off the court.

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WFU student-athletes read to elementary school students

December 6, 2017  |   Athletics, Community, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

In collaboration with the Skip Prosser Literacy Program, Wake Forest University students and student-athletes in education professor Alan Brown’s “Issues and Trends in Education” class will read to second graders at Old Town Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 7.

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Chris Paul to participate in conversation on leadership at WFU

August 30, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Chris Paul (’07), Demon Deacon standout, NBA superstar, Houston Rockets point guard, businessman and philanthropist, will join members of the Wake Forest community in Wait Chapel on Wednesday, September 13, at 5 p.m. for a conversation about leadership.

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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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