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'It's second nature to me to be able to relate to young people,' says Stan King.

Standing tall for Brooklyn’s youth

Mentoring and coaching changed former Deacon Stan King’s (’94) life. Now he’s paying it forward at the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club.

Jan G. Hensley. Photo by Mark Wagoner

A rare collector

Jan Hensley’s (’64) book collection offers a snapshot of 20th century North Carolina literature.

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.

Photo courtesy Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection

Remember When

There was a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on at Wake Forest on Nov. 20, 1957.

Allison Orr ('93) surrounded by female professional baseball players in Kyoto.

Choreographing a common language

Dance on the diamond: Allison Orr (’93) collaborates with female baseball players in Japan to choreograph ‘Play Ball Kyoto.’

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Connecting boys sole to soul

Ashley Brown Armistead (’91) founded Let Me Run, a wellbeing program that inspires boys to be themselves, to build healthy relationships and to live an active lifestyle.

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 […]

Jane Patton Williams says her art is a way of giving back to Wake Forest.

Food for the soul, from the heart

Handmade pottery by Jane Patton Williams (MAEd ’76) brings food for the soul to campus dining hall.

Kevin Shorter, wife, Allison, and their daughters explore pagodas in China.

Help, hope for orphaned Asian girls

His family’s vision, says Kevin Shorter (MBA ’06), is to keep orphaned Asian girls off the street and out of the sex trade.

Karen Beasley (left) with fellow cheerleaders Sue Ahrens Covington ('85) and Jim Hutcherson ('83, JD '89). (photo courtesy Beth Parker Stout)

Karen Beasley’s legacy: save the turtles

Her legacy of love for nature’s vulnerable sea turtles lives on at the Karen Beasley (’84) Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.