What’s Next

Friday, September 20, 2019 | Northeast Young Alumni Open House at the OPCD
Join us for the Open House we’re hosting during Homecoming Weekend in Reynolda Hall, Room 230 from 3-4:30pm. Connect with fellow Deacs, learn about opportunities to get engaged, and hear about when we will be in your WAKECommunity this year. Beer, wine, light refreshments provided.

October 30, 2019 | Boston: Connections and Conversations for Healthcare Professionals
You’re invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for a special evening of Connections and Conversations, designed specifically for Healthcare Professionals! The evening will begin with open networking, followed by several rounds of small group conversations. Each table conversation will be led by a Wake Forest alumna/us or parent to a current student who has vast experience within an area of the healthcare industry. These Table Leads will share their own career journey and then facilitate a discussion around working in the healthcare field.

November 5, 2019 | DC: Networking Basics: What You Need To Know
When was the last time you walked into a room full of new faces and actually felt comfortable? How do you find a mentor to provide honest guidance on your career goals? How do you make authentic connections that lead to helpful professional and personal relationships? Join us for this interactive three-part workshop and we’ll explore all your questions about effective networking. You’ll examine your personal network to identify potential mentors and sponsors and you’ll learn the best ways to work a room!

November 12, 2019 | Boston: Connections and Conversations for Tech Industry Professionals
You’re invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for a special evening of Connections and Conversations, designed specifically for those working in the Tech Industry! The evening will begin with open networking, followed by several rounds of small group conversations. Each table conversation will be led by a Wake Forest alumna/us or parent to a current student who has vast experience within an area of the tech industry. These Table Leads will share their own career journey and then facilitate a discussion around working in the tech field. 

November 1-30, 2019 | Introductory Mentoring Skills Online Course
This course is designed as an introduction to skills and strategies used by effective mentors and mentees. We will explore tools that will help you build and maintain your mentoring network. At the end of this course, you should be better equipped with the language and tools for engaging in mentoring relationships and conversations both personally and professionally. Register now to reserve your seat in the virtual classroom.


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!

September 20-21, 2019 | Homecoming 
Homecoming and Reunion Weekend is September 20-21. Classes ending in 4 or 9 will celebrate reunions this year, yet Homecoming is a time for all alumni to return to campus. Register now for all events including Party So Dear with The Temptations on Friday and Alumni Tailgate and the football game on Saturday.