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Stories Tagged: Class of 1993

Nate French ('93)

Constant & True

At my graduation I locked arms with fraternity brothers and sang these words from our fraternal hymn: “College days swiftly pass, imbued with memories fond, And the recollection slowly fades away.” I have never uttered words more true. Watching the 2014 graduates and their families on a Quad teeming with 13,000 people, I knew that […]

Travis Manning ('93) with his Employee of the Year award.

True to himself: Travis Manning (’93)

Books have always been there to guide ZSR’s Travis Manning (’93) along his life journey.

Associate Dean for Campus Life Mike Ford ('72) welcomes Libby Bell ('93) back to campus for the 25th annual Project Pumpkin.

Libby Bell (’93) unmasks the great pumpkin

Project Pumpkin founder returns to campus to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the annual Halloween tradition.

Allison Orr ('93)
Founder and Artistic Director
Forklift Danceworks
Austin, TX

Portraits of Pro Humanitate-2

Allison Orr (’93) Austin, TX Founder and artistic director of Forklift Danceworks Her cause: Besides staging renowned dance performances, she began two special outreach programs: Leaps and Bounds, which partners with four schools to bring creative dance to children from low-income families, and Body Shift, offering improvisational dance classes to adults with and without disabilities. […]

Doctor

Is There a Doctor in the Hikers Cabin?

In 1997, just a few years after graduating from Wake Forest, Rob Cocke was in a small cafe in a village near Lake Chirwa in Malawi. Playing a board game common there called bao and thinking about lunch, he wondered what time it was. An old man sitting near him had no idea; neither did […]

The events of 9/11 inspired Andrea Rodgers to 'give back.'

The power of positive volunteering

A passion for volunteering drove Andrea Rodgers (’93) to the intersection of charity and lifestyle.

Richard DiPatri says he worked his way up from the bottom in the film industry.

Finding his joy, at last

After a long journey, filmmaker Richard DiPatri (’93) is where he wanted to be — sitting in the producer’s chair.

David Paff, Rachel Weaver: WF memories sparked an instant connection.

Deacs in Love: Rachel Weaver (’93) and David Paff (’86)

Deacs in Love: what might the future hold for Rachel Weaver (’93) and David Paff (’86)?

Simple Squares made from simple ingredients

Simple, square and scrumptious

Who isn’t looking for a tasty snack that’s healthful, too? Kimberly Crupi Dobbins (’93) has the recipe.

Toth in 2009 at Egypt's Janub Sinai Mountains surrounding St. Catherine's Monastery

Operation Archimedes

The Bedouins spoke of them as “The Five.” They had come to the foot of Mount Sinai in Egypt, to the remote St. Catherine’s Monastery, and they did stick out a bit. They had crossed the desert with a strange load of equipment described with some creativity to customs officials, they were American, and one of them stood 6’8″ tall. The team was there on a technological aid mission of sorts, aiming to digitize the pages of ancient manuscripts for preservation, and to reveal secret texts hidden for centuries. They were hoping that the men outside the monastery, the ones from the Egyptian government speaking Arabic into walkie-talkies, weren’t going to interfere.