Last summer was a strange one around Winston-Salem, one of the coolest and wettest on record. For most of us, a break from the South’s usual summer swelter is a blessed relief, and only 30 summer days without rain is just an inconvenience, an annoyance that ruins nothing more than beach trips and yard work. […]
Stories Tagged: Class of 2004
June 3, 2014
January 24, 2014
While visiting The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, you might expect a tour guide to tell you about the brushstrokes that Emanuel Leutze used when painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware.” What you may not expect: being asked to sit on the floor and make a sculpture out of Play-Doh, imitate a pose […]
October 2, 2013
Taylor Field (’76, P ’08) NEW YORK CITY Pastor of East 7th Baptist Church, also known as Graffiti Church His cause: Through his church he provides food, clothing, after-school programs, legal services and addiction-recovery programs to the poor, homeless and addicted. Graffiti Church serves 10,000 people a year. “Wake Forest gave me opportunities to ‘first […]
July 11, 2013
Random acts of kindness honor the late Fred Scully (’04, MSA ’05), who remained focused on what he had, not what he was losing.
January 31, 2013
The Gardener By David Bare (P ’09) We are blessed to have the gift of Reynolda Gardens in our community. It is a rare and wonderful treasure to have an estate’s garden, meadow and woodland at our back door, open for free, public use. The 1961 deed of gift transferring Reynolda Gardens to Wake Forest […]
October 4, 2012
Probably no one’s journey to Wake Forest was longer than Somali native Yasin Ali’s, but he had Jordan Adam (’04) pointing the way.
January 17, 2012
Social media expert Kate Farber Gold (’04) lands dream job at Food Network.
November 17, 2011
She isn’t a politician or a government bureaucrat, but Sara Clement (’04) helps Wake Forest students succeed in our nation’s capital.
October 27, 2011
Kiley Smith (’04) believes in giving back, whether it’s helping underprivileged students in Philadelphia or entrepreneurs in Santiago, Chile.
August 23, 2011
Ginny B. Olson (MBA ’04) helps develop programs to address crosscultural social and economic challenges.