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Distinguished alumni reflect the spirit of Wake Forest

Distinguished alumni reflect the spirit of Wake Forest

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


Successful. Authoritative. Commanding great respect. There are many terms to define “distinguished” but these seem especially appropriate when describing the 2012 recipients of Wake Forest’s Distinguished Alumni Award, who were recognized at a gala dinner on Feb. 17 during Alumni Council weekend. The Rev. Michael “Mike” Aiken (’71) is executive director of the Greensboro Urban Ministry. […]

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Michael “Mike” Aiken, Greensboro, N.C.

Michael “Mike” Aiken, Greensboro, N.C.

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


Since 1985 the Rev. Michael “Mike” Aiken (’71) has been executive director of Greensboro Urban Ministry, a nondenominational agency providing crisis intervention and outreach services. As one nominator wrote, “He is out to put himself out of a job as he works to end homelessness and poverty in Greensboro and Guilford County.” In accepting his […]

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Libba Clark Evans, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Libba Clark Evans, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


Well-known for her service in the private and public sectors, Lisbeth “Libba” Clark Evans (’74, MBA ’78) earned two degrees from Wake Forest and she has never strayed far from the place. She has, at one time or another, held leadership roles on the Board of Trustees, the Alumni Council, the boards of directors of Wake […]

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