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Jack Kalavritinos with his wife, Adrienne, and sons Mark (left) and John.

Opening doors to STEM careers

With a mission to attract students to careers in construction, architecture and engineering, Jack Kalavritinos (’85) takes the helm at ACE Mentor Program.

Author Guy T. Montgomery ('09) with his wife, Genevieve.

Spine-tingling tales

Guy T. Montgomery’s (’09) first book is a collection of ghostly stories haunting historic Old Salem.

'Big Brother' Chad Brown (right) and Erik, his 'Little Brother.'

‘Big Brother’ takes his role seriously

Mentoring matters to Chad Brown (’01, JD ’06), who is North Carolina’s Big Brother of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters Services.

Katina Parker (right) with Dr. Maya Angelou

Filmmaker Katina Parker (’96) remembers Maya Angelou

A writer of world renown claimed Katina Parker (’96) and ‘watered and seeded’ her soul.

Prof. of English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Mary DeShazer

A tribute to Professor Mary DeShazer

“Through our conversations,” writes Karen Roberts Nabavi (’01), “my own interests developed, and Dr. DeShazer helped me to chart a course to explore them.”

Mark Titus Hoover

Bucking the trend

Mark Titus Hoover (’10) takes the road less traveled to the U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

Caitlin Edwards Brooks (back row, fourth from right) and other Wake Forest Fellows alumni at the Nov. 23 reunion.

Wake Forest Fellows: a family reunion

Belonging to the Wake Forest Fellows family encourages her to be the best version of herself, writes Caitlin Brooks Edwards (’11).

Mary Dalton (second from left) talks with first-year students outside Luter Hall.

Go, (Luter) Hogs!

Professor in the lounge! Interaction benefits everyone and builds community, says Faculty Fellow Mary Dalton (’83).

Vitti with student.jpg

Nikolai Vitti (’00): Race to the top

Nikolai Vitti (’00, MAEd ’01) is on a mission to transform one of the largest school districts in the country.


The familiar and the unfamiliar

For alumni parents, freshman move-in was a day to share memories of their time at Wake Forest while encouraging their children to forge their own path.