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Wake Forest Class of 2019: Be ‘seekers and stewards of the truth’

May 20, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Nearly 2,000 graduates and their friends and family members filled Hearn Plaza on Monday, May 20, for Wake Forest’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. Cloud cover and a light breeze in the early morning gave way to warm temperatures and bright sun for the nearly 11,000 attending the celebration.

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Traffic detours for May 20 Wake Forest commencement

May 16, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 20, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver the commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates.

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Media arrangements: WFU commencement

May 10, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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Commencement story ideas from Wake Forest

May 2, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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