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WFU students to serve the poor in other countries

January 3, 2005  |   Pro Humanitate, Student

Three Wake Forest University student groups are spending a portion of their winter recess serving the poor and disadvantaged in other countries. This year, 37 student volunteers and seven faculty or staff advisors are traveling to India, Costa Rica and Vietnam. Wake Forest’s City of Joy Scholars Program has taken 11 student volunteers to Calcutta, […]

WFU students to serve the poor in other countries

December 13, 2004  |   Community, Pro Humanitate, Student, University Announcement

Four Wake Forest University student groups will spend a portion of their winter recess serving the poor and disadvantaged in other countries. This year, 47 student volunteers and seven faculty or staff advisors will travel to India, Honduras, Costa Rica and Vietnam. Wake Forest’s City of Joy Scholars Program will take 11 student volunteers to […]

WFU students to serve the poor in India, Honduras and Vietnam

December 8, 2003  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, University Announcement

In what has become an annual tradition, Wake Forest University students will spend a portion of their holiday break overseas serving the poor and disadvantaged. This year, three groups made up of 33 student volunteers and three faculty advisors will travel to India, Honduras and Vietnam. Wake Forest’s City of Joy Scholars Program will take […]

Stories this week at WFU

November 13, 2003  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student

WFU STUDENT COMPETES ON JEOPARDY TONIGHT Wake Forest senior Jim Fitzpatrick will battle wits with two other college students tonight at 7:30 on Jeopardy, aired locally on WFMY. Fitzpatrick, an analytical finance major from New Jersey, was selected to compete in Jeopardy’s College Championship from hundreds that applied and tried out. “In my group of […]

Martha Mason receives WFU’s Pro Humanitate Award

September 8, 2003  |   Alumni, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, University Announcement

Wake Forest University announced Martha Mason, a 1960 Wake Forest graduate, as the winner of the university’s Pro Humanitate Award during a Sept. 5 ceremony on campus. The award, one of the university’s highest honors, was presented to Mason in recognition of a life lived in the spirit of the university’s motto, Pro Humanitate (for […]

Summer institute offers service learning opportunities at WFU

April 8, 2003  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, University Announcement

The Summer Institute for Vocational Formation, sponsored by the Wake Forest University Pro Humanitate Center, will bring 14 high school juniors and seniors to the Wake Forest campus for two weeks of activities focused on faith and vocation beginning June 15. The institute is free, including room, board and a small travel stipend. Applications may […]

Stories this week at WFU

March 6, 2003  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, Student, University Announcement

EASLEY’S LATEST LOTTERY PUSH DEPENDS ON ACTIVE SUPPORTERS – John Dinan, assistant professor of political science at Wake Forest, has tracked lottery legislation across the country, and he has closely followed the debate about a numbers game for North Carolina. He says that Gov. Mike Easley’s latest call for a state lottery during the March 3 […]

Stories this week at WFU

February 28, 2003  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, Student

WFU PARTICIPATES IN WORLD-WIDE THEATRE PRODUCTION FOR PEACE — Students and faculty will participate in the first ever world-wide theatrical event for peace at 4 p.m. March 3 in Shorty’s on the second floor of the Benson University Center. The students and faculty will read Aristophanes’ anti-war comedy, “Lysistrata.” More than 650 readings of the play […]

WFU students volunteer during spring break

February 25, 2003  |   Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Student

Note to Editors: This is an update of a news release initially distributed on Feb. 24. Originally, students were scheduled for community service trips to Atlanta, New Orleans and Tampa during spring break. New plans call for the groups to travel only to Atlanta and New Orleans. Two Wake Forest University student groups will volunteer […]

WFU names director of new Pro Humanitate Center

June 15, 2002  |   Faculty, Pro Humanitate, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has named Betsy Taylor director of its new Pro Humanitate Center. Taylor will begin July 15. The Pro Humanitate Center, which takes its name from the university’s motto, is being established through a $1.9 million grant from the Lilly Endowment. As director of the center, Taylor will play a central role in […]

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