Deacon Digest

From the PAC: Q&A with Adriene Stephenson


In this year’s Deacon Digest, members of the Parents’ Athletic Council (PAC) will be participating in a Q&A, where they share updates on various PAC and Wake Forest Athletics happenings. Be sure to read this special section each month to stay in the know with all the latest news. Name: Adriene Stephenson My son/daughter is…Read more »

Athletics Establishes New Performance Team


In the spring of 2017, the Athletic Department created the Performance Team, which is designed to fulfill the department’s vision of Developing Champions through an integrative approach that aligns five critical units: Sports Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Sports Performance, Student-Athlete Services and Student-Athlete Development. The mission of this new group is to positively influence and contributeRead more »

From the Parents’ Athletic Council: Jim Thornhill (’84, P ’17)


In August of 2015, I was contacted by Gerard McMahon, Assistant Athletic Director for Development/Annual Fund, about a proposed Parents’ Athletic Council (PAC). The premise behind this council was to gather parents of student-athletes in an effort to provide insight on various challenges and opportunities to ultimately enhance the student-athlete experience at Wake Forest, asRead more »

April 2017 Compliance Column


It’s the time of year that we begin preparing for the next academic year. Part of that planning process involves familiarizing ourselves with key figures and dates for the upcoming year. With that said, the University recently released the financial figures for 2017-18, which can be seen below: Tuition: $50,524 Fees: $1,146 (on-campus, incoming); $876Read more »