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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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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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WFU Commencement: Media arrangements

May 10, 2017  |   Commencement, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 15. The commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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Commencement story ideas from Wake Forest

May 2, 2017  |   Commencement, Events, Media Advisory, Personal and Career Development

Experts available on job trends and mentoring new grads in the workplace. 2017 graduates include a first-gen from the neighborhood that made headlines for Freddie Gray’s death and a blind student who never let her lack of sight keep her from succeeding.

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Historian Jon Meacham to deliver 2017 Commencement address

March 21, 2017  |   Commencement, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 15.

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His Walk

May 17, 2016  |   Alumni, Commencement, Events, Recognition, Top Stories

As she finished Neal’s walk on Monday morning, June did so with a strange mix of joy and sadness but she also remembered her son with every step.

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