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Wake Forest Baseball Breaks Ground on Player Development Center

11/18/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest Athletics began work on Monday on the first phase of a planned $14 million player development center. Construction of the $9.5 million initial phase was made possible by the gifts of a number of generous donors When complete, the state-of-the-art, 41,000 square foot facility will include a team locker room,Read more »

Deacon Club Announces New “Recruit A Deac” Referral Campaign

11/05/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Wake Forest Deacon Club has announced “Recruit A Deac”, an exciting new referral campaign that offers all donors, regardless of giving level, an opportunity to provide a lasting impact on the future of Wake Forest Athletics. Just as our coaches rely on new recruits to build upon and improve our athleticRead more »

Recruit A Deac

11/04/15

Recruiting is essential to each one of our athletic programs. To compete for championships and truly Develop Champions, we must first recruit the highest caliber student-athletes, a cause our Deacon Club members support through their annual contributions. And just as we rely on new recruits to improve our athletic programs, the Deacon Club leans onRead more »

Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81) Receives Gene Hooks Achievement Award

10/26/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81), a former volleyball player, was honored during the Varsity Club/Hall of Fame Dinner on October 23 with the Gene Hooks Achievement Award. The award recognizes a former Wake Forest coach, staff member, student-athlete, trainer or manager who has exhibited traits of integrity, charity, leadership andRead more »

Homer Brookshire Receives 2015 Pete Moffitt Courage Award

09/29/15

Wake Forest former football player Homer Brookshire was honored on Saturday with the Pete Moffitt Courage Award. Established in 2010, the Pete Moffitt Courage Award is given in recognition of Wake Forest alum Pete Moffitt and the tremendous courage he displayed while battling ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The award is given annually to a Wake Forest student-athlete, coach, or alumnusRead more »

A Look Back…and a Look Ahead to a Bright Future

06/15/15

Dear Deacs, As I write this letter, all of our teams have completed their seasons with the exception of women’s golf and track and field. In reviewing our year competitively, there were some very encouraging accomplishments that provide much promise for the future. This spring, the men’s tennis, men’s golf and the women’s golf teamsRead more »

Celebrating the Class of 2015

06/15/15

Hearn Plaza was packed on May 18 for the 2015 graduation exercises, as all in attendance celebrated the Class of 2015. Graduation is the essence of what the Deacon Club is all about. The ceremony is a culmination of four years of hard work by our student-athletes, coaches and staff. The young men and womenRead more »

Travel Opportunities Abound This Fall

05/06/15

Deacon Club members, Some of my fondest memories over the years are from my travels with the Deacs, from bowl games to NCAA championships. This year, I am especially excited for the fall as two of my favorite destinations are travel options to support the football team in West Point, NY and South Bend, IN. I amRead more »

Spring Has Sprung at Wake Forest

04/08/15

The Reynolda Campus in the spring is undoubtedly one of my favorite places. The blooming flowers and trees at every corner create a lovely landscape, and the daffodils and tulips lining the Wake Forest Drive entrance serve as a happy welcoming party each time I enter campus. Many of our fans and donors come toRead more »

A Letter from Ron Wellman – March 2015

03/31/15

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

03/03/15

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

02/03/15

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 »