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Turkeypalooza 2019 to feed about 350

November 15, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Beginning Nov. 17, Wake Forest volunteers will prepare about 350 traditional Thanksgiving meals in Campus Kitchen and deliver them to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents during Turkeypalooza.


Wake Forest’s Magnolia Scholars program celebrates 10th anniversary

November 8, 2019  |   Admissions, Community, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

On Nov. 8, Magnolia Scholars at Wake Forest University gathered at Tribble Hall to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of a prestigious program that provides scholarships, academic support, study abroad opportunities and counseling for 120 first-generation students.


Wake Forest to celebrate indigenous people

November 1, 2019  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

Representatives from the North Carolina Tribal Nations will be on hand as Wake Forest University unveils a plaque honoring the land on which the University now resides and the original campus.


WFU’s Project Pumpkin to commemorate moon landing

October 17, 2019  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Top Stories

More than 800 Winston-Salem children are expected to converge on Wake Forest for candy, fun and a good time during the University’s 31st annual Project Pumpkin festival. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. on Hearn Plaza.


WFU’s ‘Hit the Bricks’ event for cancer research to be held Sept. 26

September 24, 2019  |   Community, Events, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

The annual ‘Hit the Bricks’ cancer research fundraiser in honor of Brian Piccolo will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. along the brick pathway of Hearn Plaza.


Wake Forest facilities team to star in ‘From the Ground Up’

September 24, 2019  |   Community, Events, Staff, Top Stories

Zero turn and walking wing mowers will move in unison. A telehandler, backhoe and skid steer will dance on Wake Forest’s Hearn Plaza. For three nights, the University’s iconic Quad will be transformed into a stage to showcase the work of the facilities and campus services staff.


WFU to participate in annual Building Community Day Sept. 19

September 18, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

On Sept. 19, Wake Forest’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement and Campus Kitchen are partnering with Harvest Table Culinary Group and Second Harvest Food Bank for Harvest Table’s annual Building Community Day.


WFU’s Office of Civic & Community Engagement reflects expanded Pro Humanitate commitment

August 6, 2019  |   Community, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Top Stories

There’s no mistaking the purpose of the Office of Civic & Community Engagement as Wake Forest University’s central hub for community-based activities, including service, teaching and research.


Wake Forest hosts Freedom School

June 24, 2019  |   Alumni, Community, Student, Top Stories

This summer, Wake Forest University’s education department will host Freedom School, a program for elementary school students aimed at strengthening children’s reading skills and closing achievement gaps.


Wake Downtown grant will take STEM lessons into K-12 classrooms

June 7, 2019  |   Community, Faculty, Top Stories

With a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Wake Forest University will start a program this fall to provide free STEM educational activities to K-12 students in local Title 1 schools.

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