Commencement Archive

News

Class of 2018 encouraged to ‘Choose to Lead’

May 21, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

A crowd of almost 13,000 gathered on Hearn Plaza to celebrate the accomplishments of Wake Forest University’s Class of 2018 on Monday, May 21. Nearly 1,900 graduates received their diplomas, flipped their tassels and began the next chapter of their lives as alumni.

News

WFU Commencement to be held on Hearn Plaza

May 20, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University’s 2018 commencement ceremony will take place as originally scheduled on Hearn Plaza tomorrow, May 21, at 9 a.m.

News

Traffic detours for May 21 Wake Forest Commencement

May 17, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 21, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon.

News

Commencement weather conditions

May 16, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

With inclement weather potentially in the forecast on Monday, May 21, Wake Forest University commencement organizers encourage graduates and their families to pay special attention to the severe weather plan.

News

Wake Forest University Commencement: Media arrangements

May 15, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Members of the media are invited to attend Wake Forest University’s commencement ceremony Monday, May 21. Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley, will deliver the commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates.

News

Commencement story ideas from Wake Forest

May 7, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 21. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

News

Carla Harris to deliver 2018 Commencement address at WFU

April 30, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 21.

News

WFU remembers connections to former First Lady Barbara Bush

April 17, 2018  |   Commencement, Top Stories

Bush delivered Wake Forest’s Commencement address in 2001 to 1,349 graduates, challenging them to live the University’s motto, Pro Humanitate (In Service to Humanity), long after graduation.

News

Wake Forest Class of 2017 set to make history

May 15, 2017  |   Commencement, Top Stories

During his commencement speech at Wake Forest, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham told the class of 2017 to reflect on the past, but also challenged them to “make history.”

News

Traffic detours for May 15 Wake Forest Commencement

May 11, 2017  |   Commencement, Events

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 15, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon.

1 2 3 5

Wake Forest News

336.758.5237
media@wfu.edu
Meet the News Team

News Archives