Alumni Admissions Forum

November 17, 2017

8 – 8:55 a.m. Check-In
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions Office

9 a.m. Welcome to the Fall Alumni Admissions Forum 2017
Martha Allman ’82, MBA ’92, Dean of Admissions
Kelly Meachum McConnico ’00, Executive Director, Alumni Engagement

Why is Mother So Dear?
Jennie Harris ’06, Associate Dean of Admissions

9:45 a.m. Break

10 a.m. College 101
Dawn Calhoun ’99, MA ’07, Associate Dean of Admissions
Kevin Pittard ’85, Associate Dean of Admissions

10:45 a.m. Break

11  a.m.  Breakout Sessions

  • Class Simulation (students)
    Tom Phillips, Associate Dean and Director of Wake Forest Scholars Program
    Jeffrey Katula, Associate Professor, Health & Exercise Science
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (parents)
    Paul Gauthier ’93, Associate Dean of Admissions
    Milton King ’89, MBA ’92, Associate Director of Financial Aid

11:50 a.m.  Break for Lunch

12 p.m. Lunch
Reynolda Hall, 2nd Floor

1 – 3 p.m. Choose Your Own Adventure: Walking Tour of Campus and Campus 101 Session or Wake Downtown Tour

1 – 3 p.m. Wake Downtown Tour –
Board the Wake Downtown Shuttle in front of Benson University Center. Ride to Wake Downtown. Hear from Dr. Rebecca Wagner Alexander, Professor of Chemistry and Director of Academic Programming for Wake Downtown. Then tour the Wake Downtown facility. Board the shuttle for a return to campus.

1 – 2 p.m. Walking Tour of Campus –
Tour guides will gather tour groups together in front of Reynolda Hall on the Quad  following lunch.  

2 p.m. Campus 101 Sessions –
Following the campus tour, join one of three information sessions for a more in depth overview of one of the following:

  • Global Programs and Studies
    ZSR Library, Auditorium
    Questions about studying abroad?  Join Jessica Francis, Associate Director for Global Abroad Programs to learn more about Wake Forest’s opportunities to study abroad.
  • OPCD (Office of Personal and Career Development)
    Reynolda Hall, OPCD Suite
    Learn about the Wake Forest career community and what it means for your student. Facilitated by Heidi Robinson, Director of Career Education & Training and Patrick Sullivan, Interim Director, Office of Personal and Career Development.
  • School of Business
    Farrell Hall, Room 108
    Tour Farrell Hall and join Betsy Hoppe, Executive Director, Undergraduate Business Program, for an overview of the programs and current admissions process for the undergraduate School of Business.

3:30 – 5 p.m. Thoughts from the Dean and Students’ Perspective on Campus Life, Closing Reception
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center and Admissions Office, Auditorium
Martha Allman ’82, MBA ’92, Dean of Admissions

Ella Allman ‘19
Joseph Ford ‘18
Luis Herrera ‘19
T. Nash ‘18

5:30 p.m. Optional: Dinner in The PIt

Saturday, TBD, WF vs. NCSU Football Games