What’s Next

June 6, 2019 | Managing Up, Down, and All Around Workshop | Washington, DC
Join John Champlin (’06, MBA ’15), Director of Alumni Engagement, for an interactive workshop that explores the art of building strong professional relationships with your supervisor, direct report, and peers. Attendees will learn effective tools for identifying complementary workstyles, interacting with a transient workforce, and establishing effective systems for work. Attention will be paid to creating win-win situations and establishing and maintaining boundaries. Activities and real-world examples will engage the group and allow sharing of best-practices and worst-practices. Registration includes drinks and appetizers.


June 2019 (various dates) | WAKEthe City | Various U.S. Cities
WAKEthe City is a time for Wake Foresters to gather together to recognize and celebrate WAKECommunity and Affinity volunteer leaders. Throughout the year, these volunteer leaders support programs and events for alumni, parents, and friends of Mother, So Dear wherever they live. WAKEthe City is our chance to thank these awesome University ambassadors and celebrate the accomplishments of the WAKECommunities program.

June 23, 2019 | Alumni Panel and Networking | Los Angeles, CA
Join fellow Demon Deacons for a Communications, Film/Media, and Arts alumni panel discussion and networking event, moderated by Prof. Mary Dalton. Learn about companies, industries, and careers in a personal setting at the Elon Arts Alumni House in LA. Join us for this casual barbecue with open networking and the moderated panel discussion.

June 25, 2019 | Wake Forest School of Business: Authentic and Effective Leadership | Charlotte, NC
This 1-day program will provide the participant with the foundation of authentic and effective leadership, while exploring who the leader is as a person. Fully understanding the factors driving behavior enhances leadership authenticity, assists in building trust with others, increases leader effectiveness, and contributes to personal fulfillment and team performance. Authentic and Effective Leadership is part one of a series of four open enrollment leadership programs. New programs will be introduced quarterly with completion of all four programs resulting in a Certificate in Leadership.

August 2019 | WAKEWelcomes | Various U.S. Cities
Class of 2019 graduates are launching their lives after graduation all over the country. To celebrate the start of this new chapter, WAKECommunities are hosting WAKEWelcomes to welcome the most recent grads into the alumni family! Because the First Day of Classes is such a nostalgic time, we invite you to join fellow Wake Foresters on the First Day of Classes in August for casual drinks, food, and a warm welcome to your new city!