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Stories Tagged: A reluctant Wake Forester finds a home

'I’ve always had three things I’ve known about myself,' says Candide Jones. "One is that I love poetry, one is that I loved dogs since I was a little girl and one is that I love working with people on the edge of society.'

A reluctant Wake Forester finds home

“As of June 30, Wake Forest will let me go,” writes Candide Jones (’72, MA ’78), who is retiring. “But I’m not sure I can ever let Wake Forest go.”

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The scourge of poverty

Rev. Mel Williams (’65) fights to eliminate poverty in Durham, N.C.

Yuki Hijiya (left) and Augi Ahn (right) with their mentor, Ed Wilson.

Common ground

Wake Forest, and an admiration for Ed Wilson (’43), connected international students Augi Ahn and Yuki Hijiya (MA ’67) — for life.

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Courage to Change a Campus

In 1970, Linda Carter Brinson interviewed Edward Reynolds for the July issue of Wake Forest Magazine. Reynolds had graduated in 1964 as the first black undergraduate at the College. In June 2012, Brinson and Reynolds met in Santa Barbara, Calif., for another interview for Wake Forest Magazine. At both meetings, the two alumni talked about […]

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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Professor Emeritus Tom Elmore (’56) dies

Retired professor Thomas M. Elmore (’56), who founded Wake Forest’s counseling program, has died.

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Former trustee Weston Hatfield dies

Weston P. Hatfield (’41), a past trustee who was one of Wake Forest’s most influential leaders, has died.

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Bill Friday never forgot his black and gold roots

Former UNC President William C. “Bill” Friday, who died Oct. 12, got his start on the Old Campus.


A new home for alumni

The newly renamed Alumni Hall was dedicated Sept. 20 with a hope that it will become as hallowed as its namesake on the Old Campus.

Three of the "Girls on the Hall":

A trip back in time for the Class of ’64

Two weeks before the Class of 2016 moved onto campus, the “Girls on the Hall” from the Class of ’64 took over Johnson Hall.