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2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winners - Norm Kellum, Karen Bruton and Jim Williams

Distinguished alumni reflect the spirit of Wake Forest

A BUSINESSWOMAN WHO MERGED HER WORLDS OF HEAD AND HEART. A LAWYER WHO STEPPED UP FOR HIS COMMUNITY AFTER A TRAGIC SHOOTING. A TRUSTEE RENOWNED FOR HIS LEGAL ACUMEN AND SERVICE THROUGHOUT NORTH CAROLINA.   Karen Bruton (MBA ’84), Norman B. Kellum Jr. (’59, JD ’65, P ’96) and James T. “Jim” Williams (’62, JD […]

James T. Williams Jr., Greensboro, N.C.

As a standout tackle on Wake Forest’s football team in the early 1960s, James T. “Jim” Williams (’62, JD ’66, P ’89, ’92) once considered pursuing a career in the NFL until Professor of History Forrest Clonts (1920) encouraged him to attend law school. Williams, who was a first generation college student, said he was […]

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Pete Daniel (’61) shapes Southern history

Author Pete Daniel (’61, MA ’62) chronicles the South’s transformation.

Eudora Welty

Miss Welty’s lessons on listening

Commencement 2013 brought back memories of Eudora Welty’s appearance at Wake Forest and the magic of names.

Susan Brinkley ('62, P '93) received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Provost Emeritus Edwin G. Wilson ('43) in 2000.

Susan Brinkley (’62) is honored for promoting Wake Forest’s history

Susan Brinkley (’62), an alumna of the new campus, is honored for preserving the history of the Old Campus.

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Hoop dreams: The 1962 Final Four team

Billy Packer (’62) remembers Bones and the 1962 run to the Final Four.

Class of 1962 alumni Clyde and Janice Howell Glosson

All in the same day

June 4, 1962 was a day of milestones for Clyde and Janice Howell Glosson.

The Calvin Jones House near the Old Campus.

Susan Brinkley (’62) preserves memories of the Old Campus

Susan Brinkley (’62) shares tales of the Old Campus on UNC-TV.

Mary Ann Cromer Brittain (far right in lavender sweater) with several of her Wake Forest classmates.

North Carolina honors science educator Mary Ann Brittain (’62)

Order of the Long Leaf Pine recognizes teacher who led the conversion of a cow pasture into a classroom.

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Inspiring others to action

A local high school student who died after a football injury has inspired an incoming first-year student at Wake Forest.