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 »

Gold Lobby Renamed for Jim Judson


On November 9, 2013 the Gold Elevator Lobby in Deacon Tower was renamed in honor of former trustee Jim Judson and his wife, Beth.  Jim and his wife Beth tragically died in a plane crash while returning home from their daughter Lauren’s golf tournament in 2010. Leading up to November 9, Jim’s friends and LambdaRead more »

Message from Ron Wellman


Dear Deacon Club, This is a great time of the year with all of our fall sports in the midst of their regular seasons and positioning themselves for post-season play and the basketball teams opening their seasons.  The overlap of seasons provides the promise of our improving basketball teams and the anticipation of strong finishesRead more »

Deacon Club Membership Guide


Dear Deacon Club members, Recently, you should have received your 2013-2014 Deacon Club Membership Guide in the mail. We hope you will enjoy this booklet, created as a resource for Deacon Club members to use throughout the membership year. The Membership Guide provides a wealth of information on topics such as member benefits, loyalty andRead more »