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Wake Forest University Awarded $30M Lilly Endowment Inc. Grant to Build National Capacity for Character Education

January 24, 2023  |   Humanities, Philanthropy, President, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, University Announcement

The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded Wake Forest a $30.7 million grant to support the University’s Program for Leadership and Character and create a national higher education network devoted to educating character.


Wake Forest hosts day of service during presidential inauguration week

March 24, 2022  |   For Alumni, For Parents, President, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Wake Forest University students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteered at “kit-packing” events on March 23 in a day of service that coincided with the upcoming presidential inauguration and will benefit local schoolchildren and homeless women.


Though virtual, the annual MLK Read-In Day for children being held Saturday

February 16, 2022  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

On Saturday, Wake Forest University senior Zoe Chamberlin will read to area children during the annual MLK Read-In Day sponsored by WFU, Winston-Salem State University and HandsOn NWNC.


130,000 meals later, Wake Forest’s Campus Kitchen celebrates 15 years of fighting hunger

November 15, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

More than 130,000 meals have been prepared and served by 13,000 volunteers since Wake Forest University’s Campus Kitchen was founded. On Nov. 19, the organization will mark its 15th anniversary of combating hunger in the Winston-Salem community.


Project Pumpkin to bring Halloween fun to the community

October 26, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Project Pumpkin will be held with a twist this year, as Wake Forest students go off campus on Oct. 28 to provide fun activities and candy for children.


Wake Forest’s annual Hit The Bricks fundraiser was record-breaking

October 8, 2021  |   Events, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s annual Hit the Bricks campaign was record-breaking this year, with more laps run or walked, more teams participating and more money raised than ever in the event’s 18-year history.


Wake Forest to Hit The Bricks to raise money for cancer research

September 29, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

On Thursday, Wake Forest students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends will once again Hit the Bricks at Hearn Plaza to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund.


WFU students hope decorative desks will inspire learning

April 14, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

If children feel comfortable when they’re sitting at their desks working, whether in the classroom or at home, chances are they’ll be more productive.


Through mini-grants provided by Wake Forest, area students performing community service projects

April 1, 2021  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Kenya Cropps participated in Girl Scouts when she was younger and has always been service-oriented. So when the Reynolds High School junior learned about $250 community service mini-grants being offered by Wake Forest University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement (OCCE), she didn’t hesitate to apply.


Wake Forest students to show off dance moves for cancer research

March 18, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

When Wake Forest senior Jack Rolle was 10, doctors discovered a malignant tumor on his pituitary gland. After it was removed, he endured more than a dozen rounds of chemotherapy and missed a year of school.

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