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'It's second nature to me to be able to relate to young people,' says Stan King.

Standing tall for Brooklyn’s youth

Mentoring and coaching changed former Deacon Stan King’s (’94) life. Now he’s paying it forward at the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club.

Jan G. Hensley. Photo by Mark Wagoner

A rare collector

Jan Hensley’s (’64) book collection offers a snapshot of 20th century North Carolina literature.

Jack Kalavritinos with his wife, Adrienne, and sons Mark (left) and John.

Opening doors to STEM careers

With a mission to attract students to careers in construction, architecture and engineering, Jack Kalavritinos (’85) takes the helm at ACE Mentor Program.

Janice Collins: 'I had to believe in myself and have faith.'

A legend on and off the court

From her parents, ACC Legends inductee Janice Collins (’86) learned the importance of academics, pride and respect. From her aunt, she learned a fierce hook shot.

USEPA Photo by Eric Vance. Public domain image

Saving the planet

President Obama nominates Stan Meiburg (’75) as the EPA’s No. 2 official.

Hu Womack plays an integral role in campus life.

Red backpack, bold personality

Librarian Hu Womack (’90, MBA ’00), recipient of the University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Building the Dream award, has “good days and great days.”

Photo courtesy Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection

Remember When

There was a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on at Wake Forest on Nov. 20, 1957.

Jay Venuto small photo

Cinderella Deacs ’79

Jay Venuto (’81) remembers Wake’s magical run to the Tangerine Bowl.


Rick Gentry’s (’70) long road to service

San Diego housing leader has spent his career fighting for affordable housing in cities across the country.


Gooey butter cake and more

Ryan Nusbickel (’96) leaves TV career behind to write children’s books.