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Alumnus Mit Shah donates additional $5 million to Wake Forest Basketball

January 26, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest University alumnus and trustee Mit Shah (‘91) has donated an additional $5 million in support of Wake Forest Basketball and the basketball player development facility which is currently under construction.

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WFU receives $15 million for Sutton Sports Performance Center & Basketball Player Development Center

October 31, 2016  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest soon will break ground on the Sutton Sports Performance Center and the Basketball Player Development Center thanks to the continued generosity of Ben Sutton (’80, JD ’83, P ’14, P ’16, P ’19). The construction of these two buildings is a $50 million project — all of which has been pledged by athletic donors like Sutton.

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Wake Will Lead: WFU sets new goal to raise $1 billion by 2020

October 27, 2016  |   Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Wake Will

Wake Forest University has raised more than $625 million through Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest. Having surpassed its initial fundraising goal of $600 million by 2018 two years ahead of schedule, Wake Forest will build on support from alumni, parents and friends to extend the campaign and raise $1 billion by 2020.

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President Hatch: “Wake Will Lead”

October 27, 2016  |   Philanthropy, President, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Will Lead extends the momentum of the Wake Will campaign to claim a leadership position in our signature strengths and emerging opportunities.

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Alumnus Bob McCreary donates $15 million to Wake Forest Athletics

October 13, 2016  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Bob McCreary (’61), whose generous philanthropy already distinguishes him as one of Wake Forest University’s greatest benefactors, has committed an additional $15 million to further his unrivaled support of the athletics program.

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$625 million in construction over 10 years enhances residential experience

June 24, 2016  |   Admissions, Athletics, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, President, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Forest University is in the midst of a 10-year, $625 million construction effort that reflects the institution’s commitment to offer the best residential college experience in the country.

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HES space has room to flex

February 25, 2016  |   Admissions, Faculty, Philanthropy, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Will

Top ranked HES program moves into a new space with updated labs and classrooms, giving faculty, students and staff functional space to learn and conduct research.

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WFU dedicates McCreary Field House

February 25, 2016  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest formally cut the ribbon on McCreary Field House, the new indoor practice facility for Demon Deacon athletics Wednesday. The 80,000-square foot structure features a 120-yard football field and weightlifting facilities for the football team.

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Wake Forest receives $650,000 Mellon Foundation grant

January 29, 2016  |   Faculty, Humanities, Recognition, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Wake Will

A $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to Wake Forest University in support of “engaged humanities.”

Media Advisory: Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest Hits Half-Billion Dollar Mark

July 6, 2015  |   Media Advisory, President, University Announcement, Wake Will

Two years earlier than projected, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has reached the half-billion dollar mark in total campaign commitments and is more than 83 percent toward its Reynolda Campus goal. As of June 30, 2015, Wake Forest has raised more than $503 million of its $600 million goal for the Reynolda Campus. […]

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