A Letter from Ron Wellman – March 2015


If you have had the opportunity to visit our campus recently, you have no doubt seen the significant impact that the success of “Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest” is already having on the athletic department. With two projects actively under construction on the Reynolda campus, another project at the tennis complex slated toRead more »

2015 Deacon Club Appreciation Day Recap


Dear Deacon Club members, Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our annual Deacon Club Appreciation Day celebration this past Sunday in Deacon Tower at BB&T Field. I am proud to announce that we had record breaking attendance with over 15% of our membership represented. This is truly one of myRead more »

February is Not Too Early to Think Football


Dear Deacon Club members, The end of the football recruiting period, culminating with Signing Day, is an exciting time for college football fans pining for next season in the dead of winter. It provides a glimpse of the future for Wake Forest football. Who will be the next Alphonzo Smith or Riley Skinner? The promiseRead more »

Giving Level Increase Helps Close Scholarship Gap


Dear Deacon Club members, Early this fall, the Deacon Club announced giving level increases for the first time since 2005. After careful consideration, this change was made to help close the widening gap that exists between funds raised through the Annual Fund and endowment payout and total scholarship costs that must be paid each yearRead more »

New Athletics Advisory Council to Play Key Role in Deacon Club’s Future


Inspiration comes from many places, but our Deacon Club staff is extremely fortunate to have a wealth of knowledge available to us in our Deacon Club Board of Directors and newly-created Athletics Advisory Council. Over two years ago we began exploring the interest of a new generation of leaders in getting involved within the DeaconRead more »

New Giving Levels Overview


You may have noticed some major changes to the Deacon Club giving levels with our first solicitation of the 2014-15 giving year.  The names and giving levels have changed but the mission of the Deacon Club remains the same.  We are focused on the athletic department mission of Developing Champions.  Our goals within the DeaconRead more »

Reflections on the trip to Monroe, LA


Dear Deacon Club members, Traveling with our various Wake Forest teams is always memorable. The experiences are often one of a kind, and sometimes it is the trips to more unique locations that create the fondest memories. Certainly, we would have loved to come away with a victory at Louisiana Monroe last week, but IRead more »

Deacon Club Launches “Bring Back the Legacy” Campaign


Share your favorite memories | Learn more | Make a donation WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Starting March 9th, the Deacon Club will be reaching out to Wake Forest alumni and supporters to invest in Demon Deacon athletics by making a donation to the Annual Fund through the “Bring Back the Legacy” campaign. All Deacon Club membership donations go towards the AnnualRead more »

Join us for the McCreary Field House Groundbreaking Ceremony


Dear Deacon Club members, Thanks to your loyal support, I am happy to announce that history was made on several fundraising fronts during the 2013-14 giving year. Your generous contributions led to unprecedented success in our final fundraising results, and I have never been as encouraged heading into a new academic and fiscal year asRead more »

Changes to ACC Tournament Format


To accommodate the expansion of the conference to include Syracuse, Pittsburgh, and Notre Dame, the Atlantic Coast Conference has announced that the 2014 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament will now feature a five-day bracket which will kick off in Greensboro, NC, on Wednesday, March 12 with ‘Opening Day Presented By Food Lion.’ Tickets for Wednesday’s ‘OpeningRead more »

Update on the Hoops Room (Windsor Club Room)


As we enjoy the start of ACC men’s basketball, we wanted to provide a quick update on food and beverage service in The Hoops Room (Windsor Club Room) at the LJVM Coliseum. Upon purchasing the coliseum, Wake Forest Athletics became subject to the current Health Code rules enforced by Forsyth County. As a result, theRead more »